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

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

4.8 out of 5 (214 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
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage Signature and Select (aka Senior Advantage)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Aetna HMO
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Network OA
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Open HMO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • CIGNA EPO
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • United Student Resources
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Tricare Prime
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

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

Other Certification: United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, -

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

    4.8
  • 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

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.8
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.8
  • Dec 20, 2023

    Excellent

  • Sep 13, 2023

    Doctor Vinayak is a very caring doctor and listen to you when you have questions.

  • Jun 21, 2023

    Dr. Vinayak is wonderful.