Dr. Richard A. Wilson Jr., MD
Rheumatologist | Rheumatology106 Irving St Nw Suite 315 Washington DC, 20010
Dr. Richard A. Wilson Jr. is a dedicated and compassionate internist & rheumatologist with over five decades of experience. He is committed to helping patients achieve optimal health at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, the largest private hospital in Washington, D.C. Dr. Wilson is board-certified in internal medicine and rheumatology, specializing in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. With extensive expertise in osteoporosis and screening, he provides comprehensive care for conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatic diseases, gout, and lupus. Dr. Wilson Jr.'s commitment to patient well-being makes him a trusted specialist in Washington, D.C.
Education and Training
Howard University College of Medicine 1976
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Excellent Performance Award Year D.C. Government
- Outstanding Performance Award Year D.C. Government
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Frozen Shoulder
- Rotator Cuff Syndrome
- Degenerative Disc Disease (ddd)
- Washington Hospital Center Rheumatology
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Get to know Internist & Rheumatologist Dr. Richard A. Wilson Jr., who serves patients in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Wilson Jr. is an attentive and compassionate internist & rheumatologist with over five decades of experience. He strives to help patients maintain the best health possible at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.
MedStar Washington Hospital Center is the largest private hospital in Washington, D.C. A member of MedStar Health, the not-for-profit Hospital Center is licensed for 926 beds. Health services in primary, secondary and tertiary care are offered to adult and neonatal patients.
MedStar Washington Hospital Center has proudly carried out its mission to provide top quality patient first medical care and to forge its clinical and research legacy as “the first, the most, and the only” in service to the District, the region, and in memory of those who had the vision to make it possible.
Born in Blytheville, Arkansas on May 29, 1950, Dr. Wilson Jr. attended Villanova University and earned his medical degree from the Howard University College of Medicine. He then performed his primary care internship and residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard University affiliated hospital. Furthering his training, he completed his fellowship in rheumatology at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in August of 1981.
Passionate about his profession, the doctor is board-certified in internal medicine and rheumatology by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.
Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists. They manage and prevent common and complex diseases by providing comprehensive care and promoting overall well-being.
Rheumatology is a branch of medicine devoted to the diagnosis and management of disorders whose common feature is inflammation in the bones, muscles, joints, and internal organs. A rheumatologist is a specialist who diagnoses and treats arthritis and other immune-related diseases and conditions.
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