Dr. Helene Emsellem, MD

Dr. Helene Emsellem, MD

Sleep Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Helene Emsellem, MD is a sleep medicine specialist in Chevy Chase, MD and has been practicing for 41 years. She graduated from G Washington Univ Sch Med & Hlth Sci in 1977 and specializes in sleep medicine and neurology.

5454 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1725

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Contact Information

(301) 654-1575

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

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Dr. Emsellem's Experience

Dr. Emsellem's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sleep Medicine
  • Board certified in Neurology and Sleep Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

2  Specialties

  • Sleep Medicine
  • Neurology

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

20  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Essential Tremor
  • Herniated Disc
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Migraine
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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

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


  • G Washington Univ Sch Med & Hlth Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • George Washington University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • George Washington University
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Emsellem has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Emsellem's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Emsellem to family and friends
17 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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Dr. Emsellem's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

very bad experience. They seem totally disorganized. After months, I was finally able to get a sleep study -- was never able to see a Dr. or any type of medical person to actually discuss the results with me though. Finally gave up on Emsellem - now trying to get the results so I can get a...more
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She really knows sleep disorders. The office is not run as most are, but it is run very efficiently, and assures that she can treat a lot more people. If you want someone to hold your hand, don't go here. If you want someone to help you with your sleep disorder, this is the place.
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I was given incorrect instructions for how to use the sleep head apparatus, resulting in having to take the test twice. (Nor does the instructional book provide the necessary tips and/or instructions, pictures, etc., on how to use the apparatus). On writing to the doctor for an explanation, I...more
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I hear she is the best but the front desk staff is appalling. I submitted the online paperwork, which they request. Didn't hear from them so reached out a week later. I was told that they had my paperwork and I would hear something. Weeks went by and nothing. Sent an email. No response. Called...more
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Completely unprofessional and unresponsive office . Impossible to get answers to questions. Cannot reach the doctor and are left with rude college kids working in the front office who have no idea what they are doing and are apparently not accountable to anyone.
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