Dr. Robert Daniel Bunning , MD

Internal Medicine and Rheumatology

(202) 877-1660

Med Star National Rehabilitation Hospital
102 Irving St NW Ste 2141
Washington, DC 20010


Dr. Bunning has directed the Arthritis Program at the National Rehabilitation Hospital since 1986. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Rheumatology. He has a traditional practice treating arthritis with additional expertise in the use of exercise therapy and the use of the rehabilitation team. Other clinical interests include gout, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and muscle disease. He has extensive experience in maximizing outcomes after total joint replacement using a rehabilitation program. Dr. Bunning is a past president of the Rehabilitation Section of DC Rheumatism Society, and has served on the Executive Committee of the American College of Rheumatology for 3 years. He also served as a member of the Medical Board of the DC Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation. He is on the clinical faculty of Georgetown University Hospital, and is a former chief medical resident of the Washington Hospital Center. His undergraduate degree is from Princeton University and his Medical Degree is from University of Cincinnati.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 44 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training


Graduation Date: in 1975

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Medstar Washington Hospital Center
  • Medstar National Rehabilitation Hospital

Specialties: Internal Medicine and Rheumatology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice HMO
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Bunning's Office Information

Med Star National Rehabilitation Hospital
102 Irving St NW Ste 2141
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 877-1660

Fax: (202) 288-2843
Website: medstarnrh.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Tue9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Wed9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Thu9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Fri9:00 AM-4:30 PM

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