Andrew Frazier Shorr, MD| Pulmonology | MedStar Health

Andrew Frazier Shorr, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialties: Pulmonology

Languages: English

202-291-0386

About me

Andrew Shorr, MD, MPH, MBA is Section Head of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. In addition, he is Professor of Medicine, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Dr. Shorr earned a medical degree from the University of Virginia; completed an MPH in Health, Policy, and Ethics at Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health in Baltimore; and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C, and a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, also at Walter Reed.  He finished his MBA at the Darden School at the University of VIrginia.

A prolific author, Dr. Shorr has published over 300 original investigations plus numerous peer-reviewed articles, literature reviews, book chapters, editorials, case reports, and letters. In addition, he serves as a reviewer, editorial board member, and editorial advisory board member for several peer-reviewed journals, including Chest,Critical Care Medicine, Clinical Infectious Diseases, and Annals of Internal Medicine.  He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Critical Care.

His numerous awards include a Fulbright Award, the Alfred Soffer Research Award from the American College of Chest Physicians, and Outstanding Teacher from Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He has won the ACP educator award as well.  Dr. Shorr is a frequent invited lecturer and regularly presents his work at professional meetings.  He international expert on topics ranging from ventilator-associated pneumonia to resistant antibiotic infections.

Dr. Shorr is certified in Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Clinical areas of focus

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

Conditions I treat

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Airway Disorders
  • Allergic Aspergillosis
  • Allergic Pneumonitis
  • Allergic Wheezing
  • Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Asbestos Lung
  • Aspiration Pneumonitis
  • Asthma
  • Asthmatic Bronchitis
  • Atelectasis
  • Autoimmune Pleuritis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Lung Disease
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Chronic Pulmonary Embolus
  • Chronic Respiratory Failure
  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia
  • Diaphragmatic Disorders
  • Drug Induced Pulmonary Disease
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Exercise Intolerance
  • Hemoptysis
  • Hepatic Hydrothorax
  • Hypercarbia
  • Hypoventilation Syndrome
  • Hypoxia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Laryngotracheitis
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Disease
  • Lung Infiltrate
  • Lung Involvement In Systemic Sclerosis
  • Lung Mass
  • Maternal Respiratory Disease
  • Mycobacterial Infection
  • Occupational Lung Injury
  • Pleural Diseases
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleural Thickening
  • Pleural Tuberculosis
  • Pleurisy
  • Pleuritic Pain
  • Pneumoconiosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis
  • Post Infectious Cough
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Bullae
  • Pulmonary Complications Of Neurological Diseases
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Granuloma
  • Pulmonary Hemorrhage
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Infections
  • Pulmonary Nodule
  • Pulmonary Sarcoid
  • Pulmonary Veno Occlusive Disease
  • Radiation Pneumonitis
  • Reactive Airway Disease
  • Recurrent Lung Infections
  • Restrictive Lung Disease
  • Rheumatoid Lung
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
  • Shortness Of Breath (SOB)
  • Silicosis
  • Smoker Cough
  • Tobacco-Related Diseases
  • Tracheobronchitis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Wheezing
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Procedures I perform

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Pulmonary Clearance For Surgery
  • Pulmonary Function Tests (PFT)
  • Pulmonary Therapy
  • Spirometry
  • Thoracentesis
  • Vo2 Measurement
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Practice locations

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106 Irving Street Northwest
POB 3800 N
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-2300

Fax 202-877-2322

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Fax 202-877-2322

110 Irving Street Northwest
Room 1A-50B
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-0333

Fax 202-877-7318

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

Fellowship Program: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (2000)

Residency Program: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (1997)

Internship Program: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (1995)

Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine (1994)

News and publications

Recent Journal Articles

"The Role for Optical Density in Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia: A Cohort Study." Chest. 2015

"Clostridium difficile recurrence is a strong predictor of 30-day re-hospitalization among patients in intensive care." Infect Control Hospital Epidemiology. 2015

"Analysis of the phase 3 ESTABLISH trials of tedizolid versus linezolid in acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections." Antimicrob Agents Chemotherapy. 2015


Dr. Shorr's quick thinking helped save the life of the husband of Dr. Sandra Swain.