Dr. Ruwani Gunawardane, MD

Dr. Ruwani Gunawardane, MD

Neurology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
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
  • 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

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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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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

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

45  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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
118 total reviews (69 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (118)

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Dr. Gunawardane'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 (69)

This woman literally saved my life! I was misdiagnosed at the beginning of my illness(shingles) and wasn't taken seriously till Dr. G. She sent me for a spinal tap to rule out meningitis. The hospital took one look at me and said "no". They wanted to send me home without testing me! Dr. G fought to...more
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Dr. G diagnosed me when no one could, sent me for an MRI that showed a large herniated disc in my neck at c5 6, which was compressing/flattening my spinal cord. One little fall/accident I was looking at being paralyzed from the neck down for the rest of my life. I immediately had surgery and is...more
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Extremely knowledgeable and individualizes your care. She truly listens!
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In the 6 years I have been seeing Dr. Gunawardane, my Multiple Sclerosis symptoms and relapses have been drastically reduced. She treats MY symptoms and not just my disease. I was using a crutch to walk when I began treatment with her and to see me today, you would not know it. She has also...more
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DR. G has been providing me treatment for chronic migraine for over a decade. After having gone through a number of neurologists who showed little compassion for living with chronic pain while trying manage a family and a career, along came Dr. G. I will forever be grateful. Dr. G is incredibly...more
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