Dr. Angus Worthing, MD

Dr. Angus Worthing, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Angus Worthing, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University of Minnesota Medical School in 2003 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

2021 K St NW Ste 300

Washington, DC 20006

Contact Information

(301) 942-7600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas


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very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Worthing "Our physicians are technically proficient in diagnosing and absolutely compassionate in treating the broad range of rheumatological and musculoskeletal disorders. Each doctor's extensive individual training, coupled with the collaboration and consultation with their ARAPC colleagues, contributes to a unique environment that assures patients receive the highest quality and most comprehensive care. www.washingtonarthritis.com"


  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated


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  • Biological Therapy
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Injection Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Princeton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha medical honors society, 2002
  • Medical Humanities Award, 2005
Media & Publications

Dr. Worthing has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Worthing's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Worthing to family and friends
based on 27 total reviews (7 with comments)

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Dr. Worthing's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
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Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I am very pleased with my association with Dr Worthing as his patient. I especially like that he is truly a patient advocate in his work with the drug/insurance companies re: the need to have cost effective treatments made available to patients. He answers all of my questions and provides me with...more
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I've been a patient of Dr. Worthing for around 15 years. He is an excellent doctor, his knowledge of the field is expansive, he seems to be constantly involved in studies and is up to date with most things going on in the field. He's professional, kind and listens to me when I'm talking. I do sense...more
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Dr. Worthing was nice at first but ultimately not empathetic. I had severe thumb arthritis and was prescribed PT. Financial difficulties at the time prevented me from doing PT so went to a highly rated hand specialist in the DC area who told me that the deformity in my hands would not respond to PT...more
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Dr. Worthing is that rare physician who takes the time to listen to his patients. He is respectful and has a team approach to treatment, always considering my perspective on my condition and potential treatment options. He also keeps up to date on the most current research. It means the world to...more
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I've been a patient of Dr. Worthing's since 2012. He is very knowledgeable, thorough, patient and kind. Perfect for younger persons with rheumatological conditions like myself who still want to live quality, active lives DESPITE the conditions that we face. He is a great advocate who stays current...more
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