Benjamin B. Kenigsberg, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialities: Cardiac Critical Care

Languages: English

202-877-3339

About me

Benjamin Kenigsberg, MD, is trained in cardiovascular and critical care medicine. He is a critical care cardiologist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center who works primarily in the medical and surgical cardiovascular intensive care units with patients who are critically ill with heart conditions including cardiogenic shock, acute coronary syndrome, heart failure, and multi-organ failure. Dr. Kenigsberg also performs transesophageal echocardiograms and reads transthoracic echocardiograms.

Dr. Kenigsberg’s research interests include studies involving the hemodynamics of patients in various states of shock, valvular heart disease, mechanical circulatory support, cardiac arrest, and overall quality improvement for patients everywhere. He is actively involved in several research studies.

Philosophy of Care
 “My approach is primarily patient-centered. I am focused on the right treatment at the right time for each individual patient. I strive to provide comprehensive cardiovascular care for patients with complex cardiac conditions by communicating clearly, working collaboratively, and always keeping the patient’s needs in mind.”
—Benjamin Kenigsberg, MD

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

Fax 202-877-3339

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Fellowship Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (2018)

Residency Program: University of Chicago Medical Center (2015)

Medical School: New York University School of Medicine (2012)

Hospital affiliations