Dr. Nkiruka Arene, MD

Dr. Nkiruka Arene, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Nkiruka Arene, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Bel Air, MD and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from University Of Lagos, College Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation, pain medicine, and more.

2012 S Tollgate Rd Ste 207

Bel Air, MD 21015

Contact Information

(443) 371-9750

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Employers Health Network
  • Maryland Physicians Care
  • Medicaid
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Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
more than 86% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Arene "After seven years experience as assistant professor and medical director of the stroke/neuro-rehabilitation program at John Hopkins university, Dr. Arene now brings her experience to her own clinic, Wellspring Clinic, as medical director. She continues the tradition of providing exceptional care in a modern clinic setting with personalized attention to each patient. Patients with pain and disabilities receive care tailored to their needs to optimize function and quality of quality of life."

4  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Adult Medicine
  • Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)
  • Pain Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

89  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dystonia
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fasciitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Amputation
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain
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25  Procedures

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  • University Of Lagos / College Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Lagos, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Brooklyn Hosp Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Long Island Jewsih Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Nigerian

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What People Say About Dr. Nkiruka Arene, MD
She always gives you the time that you need to ask questions, explain your concerns, etc.
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Glenna J in Rossville, MD – Sep 10, 2018
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Very kind,treats patient and family with respect.Knowledgeable,concerned with all aspects of patient,a holistic approach. Only negatve,wait time extremely long,especially for the type of patients seen. Needs to address that issue.
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Bel Air, MD – Aug 19, 2017
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I was lied to. And as soon ss she saw my medsheet & noted I was on an old depression med she ceased to take me seriously. I CANNOT walk.Her answer?Detox me from pain meds which would upset the balance of my psy meds.Didnt read my chart.NO HELP.1MONTH WASTED.
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Jean O. in Street, MD – Jun 07, 2016
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Dr. Arene treats my for Ehlers Danlos Sysndrome and Pain Management
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Russ Spencer in Abingdon, MD – Jan 15, 2016
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