Dr. Ruwani Gunawardane, MD

Dr. Ruwani Gunawardane, MD

Neurology  |  
Female  |  
Age 55
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ruwani Gunawardane, MD is a neurology specialist in Fulton, MD and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from George Washington School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in neurology.

7625 Maple Lawn Blvd Ste 260

Fulton, MD 20759

Contact Information

(301) 490-3700

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas


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

Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
very high
more than 96% of peers

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  • Neurology

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • George Washington School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Coney Island Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of MD Med Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gunawardane has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gunawardane's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gunawardane to family and friends
based on 110 total reviews (61 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (110)

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Dr. Gunawardane's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (61)

I have been a patient of Dr. Gunawardane for over six years. She diagnosed my condition when other doctors were unable to do so, and prescribed a monthly infusion treatment that has kept my auto immune disease from progressing. She has made certain that I can reach her at anytime, through email...more
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Dr.G is an excellent diagnostician and the most caring doctor I have ever had. After wasting over a year with my primary, she had a diagnosis in two days, which was followed by emergency surgery. Plain and simple, she saved my life. Dr. G continues to monitor me and I have the utmost faith in...more
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in Woodbine, MD
Ruwani Gunawardane, MD is extremely knowledgeable, and does not mind taking her time to go into detail to explain treatment options and procedures. She is also down to earth and sincere, it is so rare to find a provider who is genuinely willing to try and help her patients. I whole hearted...more
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in Baltimore, MD
Dr. Gunawardane is skilled, appropriate, intuitive, comprehensive, efficient, resourceful and professional. She affords her patients the same respect and consideration with which she runs her entire practice. She treats her patients' time as valuable and she listens to her patients -- two...more
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in Sykesville, MD
If you are looking for a truly wonderful neurologist, look no further. Dr. Ruwani Gunawardane is the very best I have found! She is dedicated, fully qualified and one of the most patient focused physicians I’ve ever known. She provides me with valuable techniques to deal with my physical...more
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