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Melissa A Sinkiewicz, D.O.

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Arthritis, Back Pain, Botulinum Toxin Injections, Electrodiagnostic Medicine (EMG), Joint Injections, Joint Pain, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Myofascial Pain, Neuro Rehabilitation, Osteopathy, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation more


The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-5299 | Fax: 410-550-1345


Dr. Sinkiewicz is a board-certified Physiatrist and fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  She earned degrees in Biobehavioral Health and Psychology from The Pennsylvania State University where she also minored in Neuroscience before obtaining her medical degree at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Upon graduation, she completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Lankenau Hospital/ Main Line Health System and completed a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Emory University.  

In clinical practice, she has specialized in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders including acute orthopedic and sports injuries as well as chronic joint pain. She also has expertise in the management of chronic neurological conditions and the rehabilitative care of neuromuscular disorders.  

Her special skills include electrodiagnostic testing, spasticity management, botox injections, and ultrasound-guided injections.  She currently serves as a Senior Scientific Program Manager at the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences at the National Institutes of Health. more

Departments / Divisions



  • DO; Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (2007)


  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Emory University School of Medicine (2012)
  • Neurology; University of Vermont Medical Center (2009)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation) (2013)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Shamim E, Baker S, Liu F, Layug J, Vupputuri S, DiStasio C, Khandhar S, Neff C, Van Den Eeden S, Lungu C, Cooley R, Martel H, Chen C, Dorman J, Sinkiewicz M, Klingman J. Bcr-Abl tyrosine-kinase inhibitors (B-ATKI) and Parkinson’s disease (PD) [abstract/ poster]. Mov Disord. 2016; 31 (suppl 2)

Sinkiewicz M, Huang W. (2013). Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy on Cervicogenic Headache in Veterans with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury - A Case Series. Int J Phys Med Rehabil 1:4.

Sinkiewicz M, Strasser D. (2012).  Delirium in the Rehabilitation Setting. In K. Means, P. Kortebein, R. Buschbacher (Eds.), Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference: Geriatric Rehabilitation (1st ed.). Demos Medical.

Activities & Honors


  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2009
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2013
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