Walter J. Roche, MD| Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation | MedStar Health

Walter J. Roche, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (883 reviews)

Specialities: Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation

Languages: Spanish, English

410-554-2084

About me

Dr. Roche is a physiatrist who specializes in spine-related illnesses.

Dr. Roche speaks English and Spanish.

Dr. Roche's special interests include conservative spine care, musculoskeletal medicine, sports medicine and electrodiagnostic medicine. He also specializes in orthopedic rehabilitation, stroke, trauma, amputee care, rehabilitation, workers compensation and industrial injury.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Ankle Pain
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Concussion
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Pain
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Pain
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Pain
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Arm Injury
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthralgia
  • Arthritis
  • Athletic Pubalgia
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Pain
  • Bursitis, Subcutaneous Tendo Achilles
  • Calf Muscle Injury
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spinal Stenosis
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Concussion
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Pain
  • Femoral Neuropathy
  • Hamstring Injury
  • Heat Illness
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Sprain
  • Joint Sprain
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Pain
  • Leg Injury
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament Injury
  • Lower Back Injury
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Tears
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Patellofemoral Arthritis
  • Patellofemoral Injury
  • Peroneal Neuropathy
  • Radial Nerve Neuropathy
  • Radiculopathy
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Running Injury
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Related Injury
  • Stress Fractures
  • Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Wrist Injury
  • Wrist Sprain
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Procedures I perform

  • Arm Steroid Injection
  • Botox For Spasticity
  • Concussion Testing
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Joint Injection
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal Injection
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Neck Rehabilitation
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection
  • Sports Injury Rehabilitation
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Ultrasound
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Practice locations

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3333 North Calvert Street
Johnston Professional Bldg Ste 400
Baltimore, MD, 21218

410-554-6645

Fax 410-554-2084

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Fax 410-554-2084

12 Medstar Boulevard
Suite 300
Bel Air, MD, 21015

410-877-8088

Fax 410-877-8083

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Fax 410-877-8083

Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Board Certification: American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine

Residency Program: Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital (1996)

Internship Program: University of Maryland Medical Ctr Midtown Campus (1993)

Medical School: Ponce School of Medicine (1992)

Hospital affiliations

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.9
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.9
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.8
  • Provider showed respect

    4.9
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.9
  • Sep 22, 2022

    My strong respect to Dr Roche!

  • Sep 22, 2022

    Dr Roche is a joy to visit! He always takes his time to listen and respond. He is gentle and caring and makes me feel fabulous!

  • Sep 21, 2022

    I can't say enough about Dr. Roche listens to you, he takes time with you, he explains things to you, and he genuinely cares about how you feeljust an excellent doctor.