Dr. Helen Norwood, MD

Dr. Helen Norwood, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Helen Norwood, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

1150 Varnum St NE

Washington, DC 20017

Contact Information

(202) 269-7874

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Yeast Infections
more than 87% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
more than 86% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
more than 84% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

106  Conditions Treated


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14  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Sinai Of Baltimore Internal Med Program
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Howard University Hosptial
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • George Washington University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • George Washington University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Norwood has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Norwood's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Norwood to family and friends
23 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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Dr. Norwood's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Love her! She is knowledgeable, caring and thorough!
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I don't often make comments online. This was my first visit. Dr. Norwood was very attentive about my concerns. She was easy to talk to and I didn't feel rushed. I'll be returning.
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Dr Norwood is very professional and friendly. She really makes you feel comfortable.
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