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Dr. Melita N. Moore, MD

Dr. Melita N. Moore, MD

Languages: English
Phone: 202-877-1621
Fax: 410-554-2084

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Specialties
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine
Conditions I Treat
  • achilles tendon injuries
  • adhesive capsulitis
  • ankle impingement
  • ankle injury
  • ankle instability
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Procedures I Perform
  • balance rehabilitation
  • botox for spasticity
  • gait analysis
  • joint aspiration
  • joint injection
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About the Provider

Melita N. Moore, MD, is a board-certified Physiatrist with additional certifications in both sports medicine and brain injury medicine. Her primary clinical interests are sports concussions, musculoskeletal ultrasound and sports team coverage.

Prior to joining MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Dr. Moore was an Associate Professor at the University of California, Davis, Medical Center in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She concurrently served as the head team physician for the University of California, Davis, where she oversaw 23 athletic teams and established national policies and protocols for concussion, eating disorders and mental health in student athletes. Previously, she was the Director of Sports Concussion at The Ohio State University and also was a team physician and consultant for the National Basketball Association's Sacramento Kings.

As a thought leader in her field, Dr. Moore serves as teaching faculty and physician expert at educational courses and gives presentations nationally and internationally. She has a keen interest and is committed to developing effective strategies, policies and practices designed to advance health equity and reduce disparities in healthcare. 

She enjoys treating active patients from high school throughout the adult lifespan. Dr. Moore takes pride in her thorough, whole-body approach to patient care, where treatments can range from therapeutic exercises to regenerative cell therapy.

Education
  • Fellowship Program: University of California Davis (2010)
  • Residency Program: Sinai Hospital of Baltimore (2009)
  • Internship Program: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (2006)
  • Medical School: Ohio State University College of Medicine (2005)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Brain Injury Medicine
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.


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Awards
  • Top Doctors, Sacramento, 2017