Dr. Heechin Chae, MD

Dr. Heechin Chae, MD

Dr. Heechin Chae, MD

Languages: English
Fax: 202-829-2632

Contact this Provider:

  • Brain Injury Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Conditions I Treat
  • brain injury
  • chronic post traumatic headache
  • cognitive impairment
  • concussion
  • headache
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Procedures I Perform
  • balance rehabilitation
  • botox for spasticity
  • brain injury rehabilitation
  • exercise prescription
  • intrathecal baclofen pump
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About the Provider

Heechin Chae, MD, is a physician providing rehabilitation services to patients with acquired brain injury.

Dr. Chae is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R), Pain Medicine, and Brain Injury Medicine.  He received his medical school training at Virginia Commonwealth University. He completed his PM&R residency at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital through the Harvard Medical School system.

Following his post-graduate studies, Dr. Chae spent more than 15 years at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, serving in various roles including as the Medical Director of Brain Injury Program.  In 2011, he started a new interdisciplinary TBI Center for active duty service members at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital in Virginia. Throughout his career, Dr. Chae has received a number of  special recognitions, including the Teacher of the Year award and the Young Mentor Award from Harvard Medical School, and 'Medical All-Star' by the Boston Red Sox.

  • Residency Program: Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital (1998)
  • Internship Program: Cambridge Hospital (1995)
  • Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University (1994)
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Practice Locations
Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center
  • MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital