Ajeet G. Vinayak, MD| Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care | MedStar Health
Ajeet G. Vinayak

Ajeet G. Vinayak, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (228 reviews)

Specialties: Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care, Pulmonology, Neurocritical Care

Languages: English

Clinical areas of focus

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Lung Mass
  • Mycobacterial Infection
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Sarcoid
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopy
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Chest Ct Scan
  • Acute Bronchiolitis Due To Other Infectious Organisms
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Allergic Aspergillosis
  • Allergic Pneumonitis
  • Allergic Wheezing
  • Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Anti Glomerular Basement Membrane Disease
  • Asbestos Lung
  • Aspiration Pneumonitis
  • Asthma
  • Asthmatic Bronchitis
  • Atelectasis
  • Atypical Mycobacteria Infection
  • Autoimmune Pleuritis
  • Beryllium Disease
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bronchus Deformity
  • Candidiasis Of Lung
  • Central Airway Obstruction
  • Chest Wall Disorder
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Lung Disease
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Chronic Pulmonary Embolus
  • Chronic Respiratory Failure
  • Ciliary Dyskinesia
  • Contusion Of Chest Wall
  • Cough
  • Croup
  • Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Diaphragmatic Disorders
  • Drug Induced Pulmonary Disease
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Epiglottitis
  • Exercise Intolerance
  • Exposure To Secondhand Smoke
  • Foreign Body (AIRWAY)
  • Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis
  • Hemoptysis
  • Hepatic Hydrothorax
  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
  • Hypercarbia
  • Hypoventilation Syndrome
  • Hypoxia
  • Influenza
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Kussmauls
  • Laryngotracheitis
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Disease
  • Lung Infiltrate
  • Lung Involvement In Systemic Sclerosis
  • Lung Mass
  • Lymphangioleiomyomatosis
  • Maternal Respiratory Disease
  • Mycobacterial Infection
  • Occupational Lung Injury
  • Pertussis
  • Pleural Diseases
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleural Thickening
  • Pleural Tuberculosis
  • Pleurisy
  • Pleuritic Pain
  • Pneumoconiosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis
  • Post Infectious Cough
  • Pulmonary Amyloid
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Bullae
  • Pulmonary Coccidioidomycosis
  • Pulmonary Complications Of Neurological Diseases
  • Pulmonary Congestion
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Granuloma
  • Pulmonary Hemorrhage
  • Pulmonary Hemosiderosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Infections
  • Pulmonary Nodule
  • Pulmonary Sarcoid
  • Radiation Pneumonitis
  • Reactive Airway Disease
  • Recurrent Lung Infections
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Restrictive Lung Disease
  • Rheumatoid Lung
  • Sepsis
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
  • Shortness Of Breath (SOB)
  • Silicosis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoker Cough
  • Snoring
  • Sputum Production
  • Stridor
  • Tobacco-Related Diseases
  • Tracheal Mass
  • Tracheobronchitis
  • Tracheomalacia
  • Transient Tachypnea Of The Newborn
  • Tuberculosis
  • Ventilator Dependent
  • Wheezing
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Procedures I perform

  • Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bullectomy
  • High Altitude Simulation Test
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Home Ventilation
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Pulmonary Function Tests (PFT)
  • Pulmonary Stent Placement
  • Pulmonary Therapy
  • Spirometry
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Vo2 Measurement
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center
Washington, DC, 20007

202-295-0552

Fax 877-286-1492

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Fax 877-286-1492

Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • United Student Resources
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • United Golden Rule
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • D-SNP)
    • I-SNP
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • United Choice Plus
    • United Choice
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Select
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • Kaiser Maryland Medicaid MCO
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Cigna EPO
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • Choice Care Network/HUMANA (PPO)
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Anthem Plus BCBS of VA HealthKeepers Plus
    • Anthem (POS & Open Access POS) BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • Anthem HMO - BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • Virginia Premier
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • United Optimum Choice
    • United Navigate
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Tricare for Life East
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Tricare East Select
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

Fellowship Program: University of Chicago Medical Center (2004)

Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2001)

Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2000)

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine (1997)

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.8
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.9
  • Care provider’s discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.8
  • Care provider’s efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.8
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.8
  • May 15, 2024

    I always love to go to Dr. Vinayak, he explained in good English your problems so you understand it.

  • May 1, 2024

    Dr. Vinayak is wonderful. He is extremely patient and listens to all concerns, responding to all questions.

  • Apr 22, 2024

    Dr. Vinayak was outstanding!! Highly recommended.