Dr. Abraham Asmamaw, MD

Dr. Abraham Asmamaw, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Abraham Asmamaw, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Alexandria, VA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Semmelweis University, Faculty Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in pain medicine, sports medicine, and more.

5350 Shawnee Rd Ste 305

Alexandria, VA 22312

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Background Check

2 disciplinary actions Found
  • Disciplinary action in another state (2/16/2018)View details
  • Injudicious Prescribing (4/26/2016)View details
1 board action Found
  • Injudicious Prescribing (9/27/2016)View details
No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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Dr. Asmamaw's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Asmamaw treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 39% of his peers

Dr. Asmamaw treats this condition more than 39% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Asmamaw treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 37% of his peers

Dr. Asmamaw treats this condition more than 37% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Asmamaw treats Spondylosis more than 32% of his peers

Dr. Asmamaw treats this condition more than 32% of his peers

Dr. Asmamaw's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acupuncture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Muscle Diseases
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stroke
  • Tension Headache
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Weakness

About Me

Care Philosophy

Provide individualized and detailed medical care for patients who have musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. Areas of expertise: physiatry, pain medicine, spinal disorders, musculoskeletal disorders, neurological disorders, sport medicine.


  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


Kingsbrook Jewish Med Center
Residency Hospital
Maimonides Med Center
Internship Hospital
Semmelweis University, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School


  • Amharic
  • Hungarian
  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Abraham Asmamaw, MD
Dr. Asmamaw was the first to accurately diagnose my condition and treat the severe pain I was experiencing. He has completely answered any questions I have had in a friendly, informed and professional manner. He has my complete confidence.
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