Alena Lira, MD| Cardiac Critical Care | MedStar Health

Alena Lira, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialties: Cardiac Critical Care

Languages: Slovak, Croatian, Polish, Spanish, Russian, Czech, English

This doctor only sees patients in a hospital setting and does not schedule visits.

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
Department of
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-7259

Fax 202-877-7258

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Fax 202-877-7258

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)

Hospital affiliations