Alena Lira, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialities: Cardiac Critical Care

Languages: Spanish, Russian, Czech, English

(202) 877-7258

Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Bleeding Disorder
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Accident Cva
  • Congestive Heart Failure Chf
  • Dissection Of Aorta
  • Encephalopathies
  • Hypotension
  • Hypovolemia
  • Intracranial Hemorrhage
  • Intracranial Hypertension
  • Metabolic Acidosis
  • Renal Failure
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Right Heart Failure
  • Sepsis
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Trauma
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
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Procedures I perform

  • Arterial Line Placement
  • Brain Injury Rehabilitation
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Circulatory Assist Devices
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Intra Aortic Balloon Pump
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Median Sternotomy
  • Pacemaker Placement
  • Paracentesis
  • Renal Replacement Therapy Education
  • Right Heart Catheterization
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracostomy
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Ultrasound
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Practice locations

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110 Irving Street Northwest
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-7259

Fax 202-877-7258

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Insurance

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

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine

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

Fellowship Program: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2014)

Residency Program: NYC Health Hospitals/Kings County (2012)

Medical School: SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine (2007)