“We recognize that navigating the healthcare world can be intimidating and overwhelming. Our aim is to educate our patients and empower them to achieve and maintain optimal health. Affiliating with Privia Medical Group will ensure that we continue to serve our patients this way in the future.”


Dr. Douglas Frankel, a Washingtonian Top Doctor, attended Syracuse University, University Mexico Americana Del Norte School of Medicine and completed his training in Internal Medicine at New York Hospital Medical College, NY Hospital Medical Center of Queens and the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is also board certified in Emergency Medicine. Dr. Frankel has extensive experience as an Emergency physician in top hospitals from New York to Washington, DC. He founded Capital Medical Partners (formerly Metropolitan Med Trauma Group) in Maryland so that he could deliver both primary care as an internist and specialty care (Emergency/Trauma/Sports Medicine) as a certified specialist. He is also a Police Surgeon.

Dr. Frankel’s passion for academic medicine is illustrated by his commitment to teaching and his participation in research. He enjoys teaching medical students as a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine and has also served as the Program Director for Advanced Cardiac Life Support courses at University College of Southern Maryland. Dr. Frankel has participated in medical research involving diseases such as hypertension, osteoarthritis and heart attack prevention. He is a professional sports trauma physician and is a ringside physician for the State of Maryland Athletic Commission since 1995.

Board Certification

  • Emergency Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Sports Medicine



State University of New York at Buffalo
Internal Medicine
Buffalo, NY


NY Hospital Medical Center of Queens
Internal Medicine
Flushing, NY

Medical School

New York Medical College
Doctor of Medicine
Valhalla, NY

Universidad Mexico Americana Del Norte School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Reynosa, Tamalipus, Mexico

Undergraduate School

Syracuse University
Bachelor of Science
Syracuse, NY

Hospital Affiliated With

Sibley Memorial Hospital

Academic Appointments

Georgetown University Medical School
Clinical Instructor
2010 – Present

University College of Southern Maryland
Director, Medical Director
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
1993 – 1997

Service Work

Madison House Autism Foundation
Member, Advisory Board
2012 – Present

Dedicated to creating awareness of the lifespan challenges autistic adults and their families face; and to finding, developing and promoting the solutions that allow adults with autism to make choices, live as independently as possible, hold jobs, feel connected to their communities and become participating members of our society.

Personal Interests

Dr. Frankel is married to a pediatrician and they both believe in donating their services to community causes. They both serve as board members for Madison House Autism Foundation where they are helping to advance improving primary care for adult patients on the autism spectrum. The Drs. Frankel have three children.

When not doctoring, Dr. Frankel’s favorite pastimes are his photography hobby, attending boxing matches, and spending time with his family at the beach.