Katharine Alter, MD

Katharine Alter, MD

Physical Medicine/Rehab Bethesda, MD

Medical Director, Functional and Applied Biomechanics Section

Office Address

  • 10 Center Drive, Room 1-1429
    National Institutes of Health
    Bethesda, MD 20892
    Phone: (301) 451-7584

Katharine Alter, MD

Physical Medicine/Rehab Bethesda, MD

Medical Director, Functional and Applied Biomechanics Section

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Physical Medicine/Rehab: General Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Clinical Interests: Neurologic Gait Disorders; cerebral palsy; Stroke; Movement Disorders

Education & Medical Training

  • Medical College of Ohio at Toledo
  • University of Toledo College of MedicineUniversity of Toledo College of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical LicenseMD State Medical License1998 - 2016
  • DC State Medical LicenseDC State Medical License1989 - 2016
  • American Board of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic MedicineElectrodiagnostic Medicine, 1994, Current
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatrics
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationPediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Washingtonian Magazine, Top DoctorsWashingtonian Magazine, 2012
  • Top Doctors:Baltimore AreaCastle Connolly, 2012
  • Fellow (FAAP)American Academy of Pediatrics

Publications & Presentations


Professional Memberships"

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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