Dr. Edger Potter, MD

Dr. Edger Potter, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Edger Potter, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Washington, DC. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 43 years. Dr. Potter is affiliated with United Medical Center and Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital Center.

1310 Southern Ave SE Rm 211

Washington, DC 20032

Contact Information

(202) 574-6141

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Potter performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Muscle Weakness
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more than 57% of peers
Vascular Disease
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more than 23% of peers
Bone Disorders
normal
more than 11% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
34

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for District of Columbia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Howard University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Howard University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Howard University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Potter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Potter does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Potter and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Potter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Potter to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Potter's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
VA |
Dr. Potter is a caring, knowledgeable, thorough physician. I regret that I now live two hours away and can't make the trip to see him routinely. In 20 years of seeing rheumatologists, Dr. Potter is THE BEST I've ever seen. He set me on the right course to deal with a debilitating disease.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Potter accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Potter has admitting privileges

Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
7503 Surratts Rd
Clinton, MD 20735
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United Medical Center
1310 Southern Ave SE
Washington, DC 20032
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