Eric Wisotzky, MD, is the Associate Director of Oncology Rehabilitation at MedStar NRH. Dr. Wisotzky graduated from medical school at Albany Medical College and completed a transitional internship at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. He trained at the Navy Aerospace Medicine Institute in Pensacola, FL, and graduated as a flight surgeon. He was then stationed for the next three years at Point Mugu, CA, as a flight surgeon.
Dr. Wisotzky was selected to be the team physician for the U.S. military triathlon team at the World Military Games in Mumbai, India. He received a Navy Commendation Medal for his military service and currently remains in the Navy Reserve as a Lieutenant Commander.
After completing his active duty in the Navy, he started residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at New York Presbyterian Hospital, the university hospital of Columbia and Cornell. Several months of this residency program included training in cancer rehabilitation at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Dr. Wisotzky served as Chief Resident and was also elected Chair of the Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) Residents/Fellows Council. During his term as Chair, he published the first ever AAP PM&R Medical Student Interest Group newsletter. He currently serves as co-course director of the AAP’s Residents/Fellows Workshop.
Dr. Wisotzky’s clinical interests include cancer rehabilitation, electrodiagnostics, musculoskeletal ultrasound, regenerative medicine, and medical education.