Dr. Alan R. Vinitsky, MD, Internist

Dr. Alan R. Vinitsky, MD

Internist

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2301 Research Blvd 220 Rockville MD, 20850
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4/5

About

 Dr. Vinitsky evaluates and treats complex medical conditions in people of all ages at Enlightened Medicine in Rockville, Maryland, which he established in 2001. He excels in solving and treating puzzling diagnostic dilemmas, by carefully listening to patients’ concerns and personal needs.  Based on detailed history, thorough  review of  patient-completed questionnaires, and in-depth physical, Dr. Vinitsky will likely uncover explanations for persistent and lingering symptoms. Through recommended, medically-indicated testing, he will confirm diagnoses that were previously undetected.  

Diagnoses are only the starting point. Patients are frequently surprised and pleased to learn that they have the potential to unlock their inherent repair and healing powers, many times without the need for medications.  In other instances, recommended remedies will help their current treatments work better.

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Education and Training

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania 1974

Board Certification

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM

Provider Details

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Dr. Alan R. Vinitsky, MD's Expert Contributions
  • What does it mean when blood comes out of your ear?

    BLOOD COMING OUT OF THE EAR COULD BE AS SIMPLE AS HAVING A SCRATCH IN THE EAR CANAL, WHICH MAY HAVE OCCURRED FROM USING A 'Q-TIP'. IF THIS IS THE PROBLEM, IT MAY HEAL ALL BY ITSELF. IF YOU HAVE PAIN WITH THE BLEEDING, PULL ON YOUR EAR LOBE. IF THAT HURTS, THERE CAN BE AN INFECTION IN THE WALLS OF THE CANAL. THAT REQUIRES EAR DROPS. IF YOU HAVE PAIN THAT'S NOT CAUSED BY PULLING ON YOUR EAR LOBE, IT MAY MEAN THAT YOUR EAR DRUM POPPED A BLOOD VESSEL, OR THE EARDRUM ITSELF POPPED. THIS EAR DRUM PROBLEM IS OFTEN ASSOCIATED WITH PAIN ALSO, AND SWELLING OR FLUID BEHIND THE EAR DRUM. THAT CONDITION MAY BE ASSOCIATED WITH SINUS CONGESTION. ORDINARILY, I'D TELL YOU TO HAVE IT CHECKED OUT BY A HEALTH PRACTITIONER WHO CAN INSPECT YOUR EAR AND ASSESS THE ABOVE. BUT BECAUSE OF THE RESTRICTIONS ABOUT STAYING AT HOME, TO AVOID COVID-19, YOU'D HAVE TO MAKE SURE YOU CAN GO TO A PLACE WHERE YOU WILL BE PROTECTED. ASSUME EVERYONE HAS COVID-19, WEAR A  N-95 OR KN-95 MASK. CLEAN YOUR HANDS WELL.   CONTACT THE HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER FIRST AND GO TO AN OFFICE. DO NOT GO TO URGENT CARE CENTER OR ER, BECAUSE PEOPLE WILL MORE LIKELY BE SICK IN THOSE LOCATIONS. Alan R. Vinitsky, M.D. READ MORE

  • Do blood pressure medications affect male fertility?

    Please see this link: http://www.ehealthme.com/ds/lisinopril/infertility/ Regardless of gender, the preferred pre-conception assessment for each prospective parent is analyzing for nutrient deficiencies, toxins, and infections. Lisinopril rarely causes infertility (see the reference). You should have a sperm analysis first before starting the medication, and again along the way. I am concerned about why you have hypertension in the first place. Do you have silver fillings (mercury amalgams) in your mouth? (See Houston http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1751-7176.2011.00489.x/full) Mercury toxicity impairs fertility, lowers zinc and selenium levels, and may contribute to immune dysfunction. Have you lived in a water-damaged environment? Are your B vitamins up to speed? Wish you healthy success in making a lovely baby. READ MORE

Areas of expertise and specialization

Exercise - training, nutrition, repair and healing Water-damaged environment exposuresTick-borne illnessNutrition evaluationsChemical exposures, such as pesticidesAutonomic Nervous System Dysfunction - including POTS and Neurally-mediated HypotensionGastro-intestinal dysfunction, such as "leaky gut"Fatigue - multiple causesSculpsure(c)I-Lipo(c)Histamine intoleranceChemical and EMF Sensitivity

Treatments

  • Pain

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Environmental Medicine  
  • International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society  
  • Global Indoor Health Network  
  • MedChi - Maryland State Medical Society  
  • Montgomery County Medical Society  

Residency

  • Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia   1975
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University Affiliated Hospitals   
  • Upstate Medical Center, Children\'s Hospital in Philadelphia

Internships

  • Upstate Medical Center, Children\'s Hospital in Philadelphia

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine, Maryland State Medical Society, International Lyme And Associated Diseases Society

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Spending Time with Patients and Listening

Hobbies / Sports

  • Trainer, Running, Nutrition

Dr. Alan R. Vinitsky, MD's Practice location

Enlightened Medicine

2301 Research Blvd 220 -
Rockville, MD 20850
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New patients: 301-840-0002
https://enlightenedmedicine.net

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Get to know Internist & Pediatrician Dr. Alan R. Vinitsky, who serves patients in Rockville, Maryland.

Dr. Vinitsky is a board certified internist & pediatrician. He is currently serving patients at Enlightened Medicine in Rockville, Maryland, which he established in 2001. There, he goes above and beyond to find the root cause of what is ailing his patients. Based on an in-depth physical, described symptoms, and a detailed questionnaire filled out by the patient, Dr. Vinitsky will determine the necessary testing needed in order to find the best solution for that specific patient. 

Dr. Vinitsky is also affiliated with Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center – a 266-licensed bed acute care facility located in Rockville, Maryland.

Dr. Vinitsky earned his medical degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in 1974. He then went on to complete his residency in internal medicine at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, followed by his residency in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Dr. Vinitsky has a special interest in environmental medicine – a multidisciplinary field involving medicine, environmental science, chemistry and others, overlapping with environmental pathology. In fact, he is a member of the American Academy of Environmental Medicine.

Dr. Vinitsky is a member of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine, the Maryland State Medical Society, and the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society. He is also a life member of the National Registry of Who’s Who.

Dr. Vinitsky is board certified in internal medicine 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. 

Additionally, Dr. Vinitsky is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). The ABP is an independent, nonprofit organization whose certificate is recognized throughout the world as a credential signifying a high level of physician competence.  

Internal medicine or general 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. Dr. Vinitsky specializes in helping patients to identify the likely causes and treatments of conditions which seem to have no resolution.

Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that involves the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. Pediatricians are responsible for examining, diagnosing, and treating children with a wide variety of injuries and illnesses.

Dr. Vinitsky attributes his success to spending time with his patients, listening to their concerns and needs. In his spare time, he enjoys running. 

Additional Information

Top Pediatrician and Internist, Alan R. Vinitsky, MD, Welcomes Patients at Enlightened Medicine in Rockville, Maryland  Alan R. Vinitsky, MD, is a top pediatrician and internist who lends his skills and expertise to serve patients at Enlightened Medicine, Enlightened Nutritionals, and Illumivites.in Rockville, Maryland, which he established in 2001. Dr. Vinitsky evaluates children and adults with environmental problems, autonomic dysfunction, fatigue, chemical sensitivities, Lyme and co-infections, mold and mycotoxin exposure, nutritional deficiencies, hormonal dysfunction, allergy-like conditions, sports-related dysfunction, autism, and attention deficit disorder. With forty-one years of experience as a pediatrician and internist, he specializes in all facets of his specialties. Dr. Vinitsky uses ANSAR - non-invasive technology to asses Autonomic Nervous System function, Balance Posturography to assess Balance in conjunction with ANS dysfunction, and VNG to assess balance. For more information about Randall C. Dunn, MD, please visit https://enlightenedmedicine.net/the_doctor_-_alan_r_vinitsky. Alan R. Vinitsky, MD, is a 1974-graduate of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His postgraduate training includes his internal medicine residency served at the Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York (1974-1976), as well as his pediatrics residency performed at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (1976-1978). He attained board certification in internal medicine with the American Board of Internal Medicine and is also board-certified in pediatrics with the American Board of Pediatrics and environmental medicine with the American Academy of Environmental Medicine. He is a member of several professional societies and associations, the Montgomery County Medical Society and the Med Chi - Maryland State Medical Society, which allows him to remain at the forefront of his challenging field. For more information about Alan R. Vinitsky, MD, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/8121701-Alan-Vinitsky-pediatrician-Gaithersburg-Maryland-20878.

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