Cynthia Pineda, MD, is a board certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialist with special interest in Breast Cancer Rehabilitation and Lymphedema Therapy. She is also a Consulting Physiatrist at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center and MedStar Washington Hospital Center.
Dr. Pineda completed her Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency at MedStar 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 MedStar Georgetown University Hospital/MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program. She is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine at the Georgetown University Medical Center.
Dr. Pineda was a 2009 MedStar Health Teaching Scholar and received her Medical Education Research Certification in 2010. She 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 and 2010 Innovations in Medical Education Exhibit.
Dr. Pineda is a collaborator on a number of ongoing academic and clinical research projects and grants at MedStar 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 and Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers.