Dr. Alexander Walter Dromerick, MD

Dr. Alexander Walter Dromerick, MD

Dr. Alexander Walter Dromerick, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (202) 726-7521

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Specialties
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Conditions I Treat
  • arthralgia
  • arthritis
  • back muscle injury
  • back pain
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
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Procedures I Perform
  • balance rehabilitation
  • botox for spasticity
  • gait analysis
  • joint injection
  • multiple sclerosis rehabilitation
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About the Provider

VP for Research, Vice Chair of Rehab Medicine

Dr. Alexander Dromerick is Vice President for Research at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital. He is also Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine and Neurology and Chairman of Rehabilitation Medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC. He is a Research Scientist at the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Dr. Dromerick is a neurologist and rehabilitation physician who focuses his clinical and research activities on brain recovery and restoration of motor function after stroke, traumatic brain injury, and limb loss. He is Co-Principal Investigator of the NINDS-funded I-CARE trial, a Phase III trial to improve arm recovery after stroke. He is co-Principal Investigator of the NINDS-funded PROTECT DC Phase II clinical trial, aimed at reducing recurrent stroke in urban underserved individuals. His studies to improve prosthetic arm function in Veterans are funded by the Veterans Administration, and studies in methods to improve the battlefield screening for traumatic brain injury are funded by the Department of Defense.

Dr. Dromerick, has received numerous awards including: the Kenneth Viste Award for Neurorehabilitation, the Georgetown University/National Rehabilitation Hospital Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program Teaching Award, the Washington University Clinical Teacher of the Year, the Washington University Neurology Residency Program Teacher of the Year (Eliason Teaching Award), the Washington University Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program Teacher of the Year, 2000 and the Award for Humaneness in Medicine from the Philadelphia County Medical Society.

Dr. Dromerick is a leader in the field of Neurorehabilitation. His many activities include: Chair, Function, Integration and Rehabilitation Sciences Panel, NIH/NICHD/NCMRR 2008 and 2009; Rehabilitation Chair, American Heart Association International Stroke Conference Program Committee 2007 to 2010 and served two terms on the Board of Directors of the American Society for Neurorehabilitation. He is currently on the American Heart Association National Advisory Committee.

Education
  • Fellowship Program: The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital (1993)
  • Fellowship Program: Medical Center at Princeton (1992)
  • Fellowship Program: University of Pennsylvania Hospitals (1992)
  • Residency Program: University of Pennsylvania Hospitals (1991)
  • Internship Program: Shock Trauma Center (1988)
  • Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine (1986)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
Insurance
    MedStar Health Providers participate with a wide range of health insurance products. We accept self-pay patients and the insurances plans listed below. This list is not comprehensive, it is updated periodically and is subject to change. If you do not see your health insurance plan or product listed, or if you have any questions regarding MedStar Health’s participation with your health plan, please contact your health plan to verify participation with our providers.

    Since the MedStar Health providers span the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia regions, our participation with DC, Maryland and Virginia Medical Assistance programs varies by provider group. Please contact your MedStar Physician’s Office to assist with verifying Medical Assistance participation. If you are enrolled in a Medicaid Managed Care Organization, please contact your Medicaid health plan to verify participation.
Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Pasquerilla Healthcare Center
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: 202-444-8525
    Fax: 877-245-1499

  • 102 Irving Street Northwest
    Suite 1332
    Washington, DC 20010
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    Phone: 202-877-1000

Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center
  • MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital