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Dr. David Sniezek, MD, DC, LAc, MBA

Physiatrist, Chiropractor, Acupuncturist

Washington, DC

About Dr. David Sniezek

Why Dr. Sniezek? Dr. David Sniezek is an MD, DC, (Doctor of Chiropractic), and a Medical Acupuncturist with over 25 years experience with facilities in Washington, DC and McLean, Virginia. He is a consultant in sports medicine, chiropractor and acupuncturist to the Washington Wizards and on the medical staff at Children's National Medical Center and George Washington University Hospital. His practice is a unique blend of conventional and complementary medicine that is patient-centered and focused on short-term care and quick relief for your neck, shoulder, knee, and back pain. Dr. Sniezek is a graduate of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation program at George Washington University Medical Center and a graduate of the Medical Acupuncture for Physicians programs at the UCLA School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School postgraduate programs. Dr. Sniezek has special interest in Rehabilitation Medicine, Pain Management, Medical Acupuncture, Performance Arts Medicine, and Integrative Medicine. Dr. Sniezek is an attending/consulting physician at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC with medical acupuncture privileges. A member of the Performance Arts Medicine Association, Dr. Sniezek also utilizes his expertise in the performing arts, including the treatment of dancers and musicians as well as vocal and theater performers. Dr. Sniezek has been recognized in Washingtonian Magazine as an outstanding specialist and "Top Doctor" in the field of Rehabilitation Medicine for 15 years and "Top Experts in Sports Medicine" (2010). He is a Fellow of the American Institute of HealthCare Quality, American Board of Geriatric Medicine, American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, and American Association of Integrative Medicine. He has authored numerous medical articles and books, and is on the Editorial Board of Med Acupuncture.

In-network insurances

  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

  • Chiropractor
  • Physiatrist
  • Acupuncturist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Children's National Medical Center
  • The George Washington University Hospital
  • MedStar National Rehabilitation Network
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital

Board certifications

  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • American Board of Medical Acupuncture

Education and training

  • Medical School - Universidad Tecnológica de Santiago Escuela de Medicina, Santo Domingo Campus
  • George Washington University Medical Center, Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Harvard University, Certificate in Structural Acupuncture for Physicians
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, McKeesport, Internship in General Surgery
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, McKeesport, Residency in General Surgery
  • George Washington University, Master’s in Business Administration
  • University of California, Los Angeles (Acupuncture)
  • Logan University, Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine
  • Harvard University (Osteopathic Manipulation)

Professional memberships

  • American Institute for Healthcare Quality
  • American Association of Integrative Medicine
  • American Academy of Pain Management
  • American Academy of Medical Acupuncture

Awards and publications

  • "Top Doctor" Award in Rehabilitation, Washingtonian Magazine, over 15 years (since 1993)
  • "Top Experts in Sports Medicine", Washingtonian Magazine, 2010
  • George Washington University Medical Center Faculty Award, presented 1993 by GWUMC residents and Medical Faculty Associates,

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1164537130

Overall rating
4.7
Recent reviews
The 1st visit was great. He took the time to speak with me about the pain I was having. However, allsubsequent visits I saw him for less than a minute. He would literally perform 2-3 quick adjustments and be done. I've only been to 2 other chiropractors, but it was the least amount of time spent on me. Maybe that's all I needed, so take that for what it's worth.
The 1st visit was great. He took the time to speak with me about the pain I was having. However, all subsequent visits I saw him for less than a minute.He would literally perform 2-3 quick adjustments and be done. I've only been to 2 other chiropractors, but it was the least amount of time spent on me. Maybe that's all I needed, so take that for what it's worth.
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I was very happy with the immediate relief from severe back pain I was experiencing and was very impressed with DrSniezek and staff. They are very professional and kind.
I was very happy with the immediate relief from severe back pain I was experiencing and was very impressed with Dr Sniezek and staff. They are very professional and kind.
Ellen L. · Less than 3 months ago

Dr. David Sniezek's office locations

David Sniezek, DC, MD, LAcup, MBA, FAAIM

908 New Hampshire Ave NW, Suite 500

Washington, DC 20037

David Sniezek, DC, MD, LAcup, MBA, FAAIM

1515 Chain Bridge Rd., Suite 102

McLean, VA 22101

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The 1st visit was great. He took the time to speak with me about the pain I was having. However, all subsequent visits I saw him for less than a minute. He would literally perform 2-3 quick adjustments and be done. I've only been to 2 other chiropractors, but it was the least amount of time spent on me. Maybe that's all I needed, so take that for what it's worth.

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Very thorough, listened to me and explained a course of treatment.

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Wait time was due to first visit. I did notice other patients did not wait long at all.

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I was very happy with the immediate relief from severe back pain I was experiencing and was very impressed with Dr Sniezek and staff. They are very professional and kind.

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Dr. Sniezek is someone I have seen on other occasions. He is extremely knowledgeable, takes the time to explain his diagnosis and recommendations and then is extremely patient to answer all questions you may have. I'd recommend Dr. Sniezek to anyone.

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He is kind, calming, thorough and incredibly skilled. Within a five minute physical evaluation after the initial consulting conversation, he then within seconds of me lying down on the table found my trigger points perfectly. I can't wait to go back!

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Dr. Sniezek was great! It was my first time getting an alignment and I felt very comfortable. The staff is very kind and I will definitely going back in the future

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He fixed my back after months of pain! Am very happy and pleased with his work.

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Professional, competent staff, excellent care from a Dr. who is knowledgeable and caring.

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Awesome. Very caring, knowledgeable, and professional.

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I have never seen a chiropractor before. This was amazing. I have minor pain and this fixed it immediately. Staff was awesome!!! Doctor was really great but having good staff? Good front desk? That tells me all I need to know.

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Great Consultation.

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I learned a lot about my knee condition and the things that I could do to improve it.

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Calm, assured bedside manner. I appreciate that he’s an MD/DC with integrative expertise that takes insurance. Overall awesome experience far. Nurses are very polite.

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Dr. Sniezek and staff (Edwina and Precious) went right to work dealing with my back pain. The doctor was very attuned to my paperwork and listened intently to me describing my issues. If you NEED a top Chiropractic...do not delay! Get professional care today.

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My visit was amazing! Dr. Sniezek listened to my concerns and treated me. He was friendly and had a great surrounding staff. I would highly recommend seeing him if you're suffering from back problems or honestly anything for that matter! He's very professional.

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Everyone onsite was professional and very attentive.

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Dr Sniezek was wonderful. He was attentive. He quickly recommended a treatment plan, though I didn't feel rushed. The staff was thorough and helpful in determining what my insurance would/would not cover.

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I have suffered with low back pain since 2010, and have been to every kind of physician and specialist and No relief yet. After seeing Dr. Sniezek, I have hope that relief is finally in sight. Today was my initial consultation; however, I will return after a few treatments and indicate how well I did with his treatment.

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My first appointment and consultation over my back injury. Everyone was well mannered and patient. Staff were friendly and the doctor was well mannered and listened to everything i had to say.

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He was very professional, knowledgeable, compassion, empathy, explain everything to me and helpful regarding treatments.

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Dr. Sniezek and his staff are honestly the best. I've suffered from back pain for so long and have seen so many doctors in my life, but none compare. They are caring, genuine and efficient. You are always greeted with a smile when you get to the office. They are also extremely accommodating for scheduling. Dr. Sniezek himself is simply the best- he genuinely cares about your pain or problem and will do his best to make you feel comfortable and to treat you. He goes above and beyond for his patients and that is just not something you see anymore. I would recommend him to any of my friends or family members who are suffering from pain or with an injury. I am so greatful that I found this doctor and I will never go back to any other.

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Nice doctor! Painless.

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He was very friendly and calming and took the time to understand the problem. He suggested I come back several times for treatment, so I won't know until after a few weeks of that whether he will have solved the problem.

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Seems knowledgeable but did not really feel cared for

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Fantastic...friendly, great office staff, and most of all very competent.

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Awesome Doctor and staff. First time I have received quality and genuine care from a doctor in a long time. I have a complex medical history and have struggled to find doctors who cared, were also skilled, and not intimidated by my medical history. This was definitely a positive experience.

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Dr. Sniezek is really attentive and thorough. His staff is absolutely fabulous, especially the ladies at the front desk who introduced themselves and took the time to explain my insurance coverage and what I should expect once they file a claim. The doctor's schedule is also very easy to work around when scheduling future appointments. I'm looking forward to getting treated by him regularly as he seems very knowledgeable and comprehensive!

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Dr. Sniezek is a competent doctor but I'm not sure it's worth the additional stress to deal with the office and their billing/claim filing practices. I do not enjoy having to "convince" the office staff that they were the ones that are in error rather than myself and/or my insurance company. This happened on more than two occasions.

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Direct but friendly. Ready to listen to my concerns and symptoms, addressing potential avenues for care and treatment.

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Extremely friendly, professional, prompt staff. Dr. Sniezek takes an active role in the patient diagnosis and treatment, and he and his staff are very personable and take time to understand your problem. I have a few more therapy visits scheduled but I'm totally confident that my problem will be resolved by Dr. Sniezek and his team! Scheduling future therapy appointments was very easy, with many convenient time slots open on the days I needed them.

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Dr. Sniezek and his team (Precious in particular) have been an incredible help to me this past month or so. I've had about 6 sessions (patellofemoral pain syndrome) and I am about 99.9% better. I had the kind of pain that would be on and off, sometimes very intense (limping), but I was hesitant to go in. I am so glad I did. The electromagnetic therapy (EMT) and ultrasound heat therapy, along with physical exercises inside and outside of the office have been so helpful. I am extremely thankful to Dr. Sniezek, Precious, and his team. At the next sign of any concerning pain, I would not hesitate to come in immediately and I have already referred close friends to his practice.

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I was very fortunate to find Dr. Sniezek. I was in excruciating pain, and he was able to work with me to alleviate it. The staff is also very professional. I never had to wait for an appointment, so that was an added plus. I have already recommended my colleagues who were in a similar situation and he was just as helpful. Please see him if you're in pain.

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Was expecting more chiropractic care. Disappointed that I wasn't fully adjusted.

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It was an amazing visit. For a long time I put off going to a back and neck doctor out of fear that the doctor would just write me prescriptions to "manage" my pain and not cure me. Dr. Sniezek spent a lot of time with me, identified my problem, and didn't write me a single opioid or other prescription. I was so grateful and for the first time I'm hopeful that I can get better and the pain will end. I highly recommend him. Great, warm, office staff too.

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Had a great experience! I've been pretty sick for the past 4 months and was getting very discouraged having many doctors not really listen to my symptoms/problems. Dr. Sniezek took his time to listen and come up with a possible treatment. Everything is going well and I really appreciate his care.

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Compassionate and effective. Highly recommended.

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Didn't feel rushed at all, he takes his time to get your history and make you feel comfortable, as well as explaining exactly what he will be doing.

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A blessing in disguise

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They are the best. 20 years plus as patient and love them.

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They are excellent so far!

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He was simply excellent! Very kind and sympathetic bedside manner. Very thorough exam, which provided feedback to answer so many questions I've had about my condition. His treatment plan seems really appropriate and reasonable. I'm extremely pleased.

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