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About Dr. Steven L Weinstein MD
Dr. Steven L Weinstein, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Washington, DC, with another office in Washington, DC. His specialties include Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology, Neurology and Psychiatry. He speaks English.
Dr. Steven L Weinstein has 2 locations
111 Michigan Ave NW
Washington, DC 20010
111 Michigan Ave NW Ste 800
Washington, DC 20010
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Dr. Steven L Weinstein has the following 5 specialties
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
- Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
The main responsibility of a perinatologists, also known as a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, is to treat, monitor and assist pregnant mothers through high-risk pregnancies. This includes high blood pressure, early labor and bleeding. They’re also able to identify birth defects and then recommend necessary treatments to support your baby before he/she is born.
Other reasons you may need to see a perinatologist during your pregnancy include diabetes, problems with a previous pregnancy or carrying twins. Having completed OB-GYN training, they’re experts on the female reproductive system with additional specialized training in un-routine pregnancies. So, whether you know you’re at risk going into your pregnancy or problems arise unexpectedly, perinatologists can help you.
- Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology
A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.
A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.
Dr. Steven L Weinstein has the following 9 expertise
- Seizure Disorders
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Migraine Disorder
- Status Epilepticus
- Nerve Conduction Studies
Dr. Steven L Weinstein is Board Certified in 3 specialties
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No better doctor for foot and ankle!
Self-verified patient of Dr. Steven L Weinstein - Posted on June 27th, 2014
Dr Weinfeld is an outstanding surgeon as well an outstanding man...he listens to your concerns and issues, works with you to put together a plan from the first visit. He understands the frustration due to injury and ultimate objective is to get you back to your level of activity as soon as possible and have you back at the same level you were at before injury if not better (stronger, faster, flexible). His up to date knowledge and techniques are by far leading in the Sports Medicine field.
BEST EPILEPSY DOCTOR ON THE EAST COAST
Self-verified patient of Dr. Steven L Weinstein - Posted on March 5th, 2014
Dr. Weinstein was the most informed Doctor I have ever been to in my life. Anyone calling this BRILLIANT Doctor arrogant, obviously has lost their mind! On each and every appointment he was informative and educated us on what to expect and handled my child with patience of a saint! I thank Dr. Weinstein every day of my life for helping me a single Mom, raising a child with Epilepsy- the first case ever in my family. Thank you Dr. Weinstein!
Self-verified patient of Dr. Steven L Weinstein - Posted on September 16th, 2010
Dr Weinstein was arrogant. He insulted us and our opinions about our son. He ridiculed the current Doctors whom we see. He disputed the current care necessary for our son but, could formulate an accurate second opinion on our son. He changed his opinion several times and was very indecisive. Unprofessional and arrogant. Would not recommend him to anyone!!!!! We realized by meeting him that we found the best Dr's already and need not search further. Terrible Dr!!
Dr. Steven L Weinstein Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
- CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
- CareFirst Maryland POS
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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