Cynthia Pineda, M.D.
Cynthia Pineda, M.D.
Dr. Cynthia Pineda, M.D., is a board certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialist.
provides inpatient clinical care at NRH
She is also an Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine at the Georgetown University Medical Center and a Consulting Physiatrist at the Washington Hospital Center.
Dr. Pineda received her medical degree from La Salle University Medical School in the Philippines and completed her postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at Saint Joseph Hospital in Chicago.Â She completed her Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency at NRH and received the distinction of being the Resident of the Year for 3 consecutive years.
Dr. Pineda is currently the Associate Program Director of the Georgetown University Hospital-National Rehabilitation Hospital Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program.
was a 2009 MedStar Health Teaching Scholar and received her
Medical Education Research Certification in 2010.
In order to meet the changing environment and requirements of graduate medical education, Dr. Pineda
has bridged education, scholarship, teaching and technology through the development of several curricular innovations.
participated in the Johns Hopkins Faculty Development Limited Longitudinal Program in Curriculum Development
and has enhanced the residency programâ€™s patient safety curriculum.
has presented at several academic national conferences, including the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
(ACGME) 2010 Marvin Dunn Poster Presentation
, Association of American Medical Colleges
(AAMC) 2010 Group of Resident Affairs Workshop and the AAMC
2009 Innovations in Medical Education Exhibit.
Dr. Pineda is a collaborator on a number of ongoing academic and clinical research projects at NRH and is the Training Director of the Rehabilitation Research Training Center (RRTC) Professional-Focused Training Project T2: Building Clinical Capacity to Help Persons with SCI Manage or Prevent Cardiometabolic Syndrome, Obesity and Pressure Ulcers.
Dr. Pineda is a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a Diplomate Member of the Association of Academic Physiatrists.
She is an active member of the Maryland Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Society of Arts in Healthcare and Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers.