Cristina A. Reichner, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (426 reviews)

Specialities: Sleep Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care, Pulmonology

Languages: English

(877) 286-1492

About me

Cristina Aiken Reichner, MD, is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary diseases, critical care, and sleep medicine. She is an associate professor of clinical medicine and the fellowship director for the Pulmonary/Critical Care Program at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital.

Dr. Reichner treats patients with a wide range of pulmonary conditions, including interstitial lung disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, cough, and sleep disorders.

Dr. Reichner graduated from Princeton University with a degree in molecular biology. She came to Georgetown University where she earned her medical degree and completed an internship and residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine. She is active in professional education, clinical research and is a frequent presenter and moderator at professional medical society conferences. Currently, she is principal investigator on a study about the effect of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) on biomarkers in obstructive sleep apnea.

Born and raised in Switzerland, Dr. Reichner came to the United States for college. In addition to English, she is fluent in French and German and enjoys seeing patients who speak those languages.

Clinical areas of focus

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

Conditions I treat

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Mass
  • Mycobacterial Infection
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Sarcoid
  • Sleep Disorders
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Procedures I perform

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopy
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-8830

Fax 877-286-1492

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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, Sleep Medicine

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

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2005)

Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2002)

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine (1999)

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.8
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.9
  • Provider gave easy to understand instructions

    4.8
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.8
  • Provider showed respect

    4.9
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.8
  • Jul 15, 2021

    Had just recommended the doctor prior to my visit. I even checked to ensure she was still taking new patients. This appointment made me even more firm in my recommendation. Again very thankful for the care I received.

  • Jul 15, 2021

    I saw MY Doctors whom I have had for several years She is WONDERFUL,COMPENTENT, KNOWLEDGABLE AND IS CONCERNED ABOUT ME AND MY CARE. SHE LISTENS AND EXPLAINS HER EVALUATION WITH OPPORTUNITY FOR ME TO ASK QUESTIONS. I LOVE HER!!

  • Jul 13, 2021

    Dr. Reichner is absolutely excellent.