Christian James Woods, MD| Infectious Diseases | MedStar Health

Christian James Woods, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.7 out of 5 (65 reviews)

Specialities: Infectious Diseases

Languages: English

(202) 877-0341

About me

Christian Woods, MD, is board certified in internal medicine, infectious diseases, pulmonary medicine, and critical medicine. Dr. Woods see patients in both infectious diseases and pulmonary medicine outpatient clinics and cares for patients who are admitted on internal medicine wards, in the medical intensive care unit. He also provides infectious disease and pulmonary consultative services.

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)
  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis
  • ACute Cerebellitis (AC)
  • Anaplasmosis
  • Antibiotic Resistant Infections
  • Aspergillosis Infection
  • Babesiosis Infection
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Bacterial Meningitis
  • Bartonellosis Diseases
  • Brucellosis
  • Cellulitis
  • Cerebral Toxoplasmosis
  • Chagas Disease
  • Chronic Osteomyelitis
  • Clostridium Difficile
  • Coccidioidomycosis
  • Cryptococcal Meningitis
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Cytomegaloviral Infection
  • Cytomegaloviral Pneumonia
  • Ehrlichiosis
  • Empyema
  • Encephalitis
  • Enterococcus Infections
  • Fever Of Unknown Origin
  • Fungemia
  • Genital Herpes, Male
  • Giardiasis
  • Gonorrhea
  • Helminthiasis
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Herpes
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Herpes Zoster Encephalitis
  • Herpetic Whitlow
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hiv/Aids
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Infection From A Cat (BITE-SCRATCH)
  • Invasive Fungal Sinusitis
  • Joint Infection
  • Legionnaires Disease
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Leprosy
  • Leptospirosis
  • Leukocytosis
  • Listeriosis
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Lymphangitis
  • Malaria
  • Maternal Infection
  • Meningitis
  • Meningococcal Meningitis
  • Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
  • Methicillin Susceptible Staphylococcus Aureus
  • Miliary Tuberculosis
  • Mucormycosis
  • Multisystemic Disseminated Toxoplasmosis
  • Mycobacterial Infection
  • Mycobacterium Avium Complex
  • Mycoplasma Infection
  • Mycosis
  • Needle Stick Exposure
  • Neutropenia
  • Novel Coronavirus
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Craniofacial Skeleton
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Foot
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Hand
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Hip
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Lower Extremity
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Pelvis
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Rib
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Scapula
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Shoulder
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Spine
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Sternum
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Upper Extremity
  • Parainfluenza Infection
  • Parasitic Diseases
  • Pneumocystis Carinii
  • Pneumonia
  • Post Infectious Arthritis
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection
  • Q Fever
  • Rickettsia Infection
  • Salmonella Infection
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Septic Arthritis
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
  • Spirochetal Infection
  • Sporotrichosis
  • Spotted Fevers
  • Staphylococcal Meningitis
  • Staphylococcus Infections
  • Streptococcal Infections
  • Streptococcal Meningitis
  • Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Syphilis
  • Tick Borne Infections
  • Toxic Shock Syndrome
  • Toxoplasmosis
  • Toxoplasmosis Encephalitis
  • Transplant Related Infection
  • Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Tuberculosis
  • Typhoid Fever
  • Varicella
  • Varicella Encephalitis
  • Viral Encephalitis
  • Viral Infections
  • Viral Meningitis
  • West Nile Virus
  • Wound Infection
  • Zoonosis
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Procedures I perform

  • Anal Pap Smear
  • Antiretroviral Salvage Therapy
  • Flu Shot Vaccination
  • Hepatitis A Vaccination
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination
  • HIV Testing
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccination
  • Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination
  • Measles Vaccination
  • Meningitis Vaccination
  • Menningococcal Vaccine
  • MMR Vaccine
  • Novel Coronavirus Antibody Testing
  • Novel Coronavirus Testing
  • Pneumonia Vaccination
  • Polio Vaccination
  • Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)
  • Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PREP)
  • Rabies Vaccination
  • Shingles Vaccination
  • Tetanus And Diphtheria Vaccine
  • Tetanus Diphtheria And Pertussis Vaccine
  • 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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102 Irving Street Northwest
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-1000

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

202-877-0333

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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 Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

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

Fellowship Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (2010)

Fellowship Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (2008)

Residency Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (2006)

Medical School: St Georges University (2002)

News and publications

Dr. Woods is one of seven physicians that helped save the life of Steven Jones, the husband of Dr. Sandra Swain.

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.6
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.8
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.6
  • Provider showed respect

    4.8
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.6
  • Nov 8, 2019

    Talks w/you using plain language.

  • Nov 1, 2019

    Everything

  • Oct 11, 2019

    Very understanding. Friendly & outgoing.