Chandralekha Banerjee, MD| Infectious Diseases | MedStar Health

Chandralekha Banerjee, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (269 reviews)

Specialties: Infectious Diseases

Languages: English

443-444-5836

About me

Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital

Chandralekha Banerjee, MD, was named a Top Doctor in Baltimore Magazine for Infectious Disease in 2019 & 2020.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Cellulitis
  • Clostridium Difficile
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Malaria
  • Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
  • Mycobacterial Infection
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
  • Staphylococcus Infections
  • Travel Medicine
  • Travel Vaccination
  • Yellow Fever Vaccination
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Aspergillosis Infection
  • Babesiosis Infection
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Bartonellosis Diseases
  • Cellulitis
  • Cerebral Toxoplasmosis
  • Chagas Disease
  • Chronic Osteomyelitis
  • Clostridium Difficile
  • Coccidioidomycosis
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Encephalitis
  • Fever Of Unknown Origin
  • Fungemia
  • Genital Herpes, Male
  • Giardiasis
  • Gonorrhea
  • Helminthiasis
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Herpes
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Joint Infection
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Leprosy
  • Leptospirosis
  • Listeriosis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaria
  • Meningitis
  • Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
  • Mucormycosis
  • Mycobacterial Infection
  • Mycosis
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Parasitic Diseases
  • Pneumocystis Carinii
  • Pneumonia
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection
  • Q Fever
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Septic Arthritis
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
  • Spirochetal Infection
  • Sporotrichosis
  • Spotted Fevers
  • Staphylococcus Infections
  • Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Syphilis
  • Tick Borne Infections
  • Toxoplasmosis
  • Transplant Related Infection
  • Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Tuberculosis
  • Varicella
  • Viral Encephalitis
  • Viral Meningitis
  • West Nile Virus
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Procedures I perform

  • Anal Pap Smear
  • Antiretroviral Salvage Therapy
  • Flu Shot Vaccination
  • Hepatitis A Vaccination
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccination
  • Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination
  • Measles Vaccination
  • Meningitis Vaccination
  • Meningococcal Vaccine
  • MMR Vaccine
  • Pneumonia Vaccination
  • Polio Vaccination
  • Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PREP)
  • Rabies Vaccination
  • Shingles Vaccination
  • Travel Medicine
  • Travel Vaccination
  • Tropical Medicine
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Test
  • Typhoid Fever Vaccination
  • Yellow Fever Vaccination
  • Zika Virus Testing
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Practice locations

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5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
Suite 100
Baltimore, MD, 21239

443-444-5835

Fax 443-444-5836

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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
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • United Optimum Choice
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • United Golden Rule
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Aetna HMO
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • United Student Resources
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • Uniformed Services Family Health Plan (USFHP)
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Tricare for Life East
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Employee Health Plan (EHP)
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • Carefirst EPO
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Priority Partners - Maryland Health Choice
    • United Choice Plus
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • I-SNP
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • United Choice
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • United Navigate
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • Tricare East Select
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • D-SNP)
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Virginia Premier
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • Cigna EPO
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • Kaiser Select
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Fellowship Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (1987)

Residency Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (1985)

Internship Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (1983)

Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine (1982)

Awards

  • Baltimore Magazine, Top Doc, 2017
  • Baltimore Magazine, Top Doc, 2019
  • Baltimore Magazine, Top Doc, 2020

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.9
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.9
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.9
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

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

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • Mar 28, 2024

    Good

  • Jan 24, 2024

    Good

  • Jan 23, 2024

    Dr. B is exceptional. I've been under her exemplary care for a number of years and have benefited immensely; I'm thankful.