Cristina Reichner, MD| Sleep Medicine, Critical Care Medicine | MedStar Health

Cristina Reichner, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (902 reviews)

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

Languages: French, German, 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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6862 Elm Street
Suite 800
McLean, VA, 22101

703-663-4737

Fax 703-663-4739

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Pasquerilla HealthCare Center Ste 5
Washington, DC, 20007

202-295-0552

Fax 877-286-1492

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

202-295-0552

Fax 877-286-1492

Get Directions

miles away

Fax 877-286-1492

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
    • Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Aetna Better Health of Maryland
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Aetna HMO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • CIGNA EPO
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Open HMO
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Open POS II
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • 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 (NCA) Indemnity
    • 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, Internal Medicine

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

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Sleep 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

  • 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.)

    4.8
  • 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

    4.8
  • Jan 30, 2024

    Dr Reichner has been my Doctor for years.Excellent rapport, mutual individual respect. I appreciate her medical knowledge and skill in patient care.

  • Jan 29, 2024

    Dr Reichner is always responsive and thorough

  • Jan 26, 2024

    Dr. Reichner is fast, efficient, and I appreciate the care she provided and her desire to help me get answers to my sleep issues