Curtis Mitchell Henn, MD Curtis Mitchell Henn, MD

Curtis Mitchell Henn, MD

About

Dr. Henn is a member of the MedStar Orthopaedic Institute and practices at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. He is a highly skilled, board certified orthopaedic hand and upper extremity surgeon, who also holds a Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.  He specializes in the care of any condition affecting the hand and wrist, forearm or elbow.He offers a complete range of surgical skills including arthroscopic, minimally invasive and microsurgical techniques.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Tendon and nerve injuries
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Sports injuries
  • Carpal and Cubital tunnel Syndromes
  • Arthritis
  • Chronic deformities
  • Tendinitis

Dr. Henn graduated magna cum laude with honors in biochemistry from Brown University, where he was awarded the Susan Colver Rosenberger Senior Prize in Biology. He earned his medical degree from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He was also awarded the Henry Thomas Randall Prize, given to the most outstanding medical graduate pursuing a surgical specialty. Dr. Henn completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, where he was awarded the Jean C. McDaniel Award, which recognizes a graduating resident for professional skill, dedication to ethics, and commitment to resident education. Dr. Henn then completed the Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship at Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

Dr. Henn has published several scientific articles and chapters and has presented his work at annual meetings of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Association, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Orthopaedic Research Society, Eastern Orthopaedic Association, and Pediatric Society of North America.

Dr. Henn’s Philosophy of Care
Dr. Henn is dedicated to providing the best possible care, while maintaining a relaxed environment for his patients. He believes it is important to take the time to listen to each patient and then encourages him or her to take part in the decision-making process. He treats many conditions of the hand and upper extremity without surgery when possible. If surgery is necessary, he guides patients before and after their procedure to ensure they achieve the maximal benefit and recover to their full potential.

Credentials

Board Certification
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Surgery of the Hand
Education
  • Residency Program Hospital for Special Surgery - 2014
  • Fellowship Program Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital - 2015
  • Medical School Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University - 2009

Locations

3800 Reservoir Road Northwest Washington, DC, 20007
Phone: 202-444-8766
1120 20th Street Northwest, Building 1 South Washington, DC, 20036
Phone: 202-416-2000

Videos

Orthopaedic Hand Surgery: Ask Dr. Curtis Henn

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Insurance

MedStar Health Providers participate with a wide range of health insurance products. We accept self-pay patients and the insurances plans listed below. This list is not comprehensive, it is updated periodically and is subject to change. If you do not see your health insurance plan or product listed, or if you have any questions regarding MedStar Health’s participation with your health plan, please contact your health plan to verify participation with our providers.

Since the MedStar Health providers span the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia regions, our participation with DC, Maryland and Virginia Medical Assistance programs varies by provider group. Please contact your MedStar Physician’s Office to assist with verifying Medical Assistance participation. If you are enrolled in a Medicaid Managed Care Organization, please contact your Medicaid health plan to verify participation.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
  • PRIVATE HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS, INC. (PHCS) - Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
  • CAREFIRST - Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - OneNet PPO, Inc.
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - POS OA & OA Plus
  • AETNA - Open EPO Plus
  • AETNA - Open POS II
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - Choice Fund PPO
  • AETNA - Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
  • AETNA - Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - M.D. IPA (HMO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Student Resources
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Choice Plus
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
  • MEDSTAR MEDICARE CHOICE - MedStar Medicare Choice
  • MEDSTAR SELECT - MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
  • MEDSTAR FAMILY CHOICE - MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
  • TRICARE - Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
  • TRICARE - Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
  • TRICARE - Tricare Standard
  • TRICARE - Tricare Prime
  • FIRST HEALTH (NOW COVENTRY) - FIRST HEALTH
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - First Health PPO
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - CIGNA Indemnity
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - CIGNA POS/Network POS
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
  • CAREFIRST - HealthyBlue PPO
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
  • AETNA - Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: Indemnity
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: PPO
  • AETNA - Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: POS Plus
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
  • AETNA - Aetna USAccess (POS)
  • AETNA - Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
  • AETNA - Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Compass (HMO)