Husna Baksh, MDPhysician
Husna Baksh, MD, PC, is a skilled physician who is passionate about helping patients lead healthier, more fulfilling, lives.
Children National Medical Center
Washington Hospital Center
Children’s National Medical Center
Whitman Walker Clinic
NNMC Acute Care Clinic Staff
About Dr. Baksh
At Healthy Steps in Silver Spring, Maryland, keeping patients healthy starts with an emphasis on personalized medicine and patient-centered care. The practice is overseen by Dr. Husna Baksh and includes a skilled and experienced team of medical professionals who offer everything from routine physicals to advanced medical testing and disease prevention.
After earning her medical degree from Howard University Medical School, she completed her residency in internal medicine at the Washington Hospital Center, followed by an additional year of training at Children’s National Medical Center in adolescent medicine.
In 1993, Dr. Baksh became a volunteer at the Whitman Walker Clinic, and a year later, accepted a staff position at the National Naval Medical Center, Medical Acute Care Clinic, in Bethesda, Maryland. In 1997, she took on directorial roles at both of these clinics. She created her private practice Healthy Steps in 1999 to emphasize movement and proactive thinking as a critical part of health.
Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists. They manage and prevent common and complex diseases by providing comprehensive care and promoting overall well-being.
Among her most notable achievements:
Dr. Baksh has been the recipient of the Patients’ Choice Award (2018, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008), Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2011, 2010, 2009), and Top 10 Doctor – City (2014).
Over the last 30 years, she has mentored nurse practitioners, physicians, and medical students in patient evaluations with diverse populations. Her focus: attention to detail, excellence in bedside manner, and building trust for optimal patient outcomes.
She speaks Spanish and French and touches the lives of patients across multiple cultures. Her love of dance and movement is a critical foundation of her life’s work at Healthy Steps.
Enthusiastically, Dr. Baksh practices what she preaches!