Dahlia Ahmad Halim, MD| Pediatrics | MedStar Health

Dahlia Ahmad Halim, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (311 reviews)

Specialties: Pediatrics

Languages: Arabic, English

About me

Philosophy of Care: 
“My philosophy of care involves family centered care in a child-friendly environment, where I work with the values of families to provide excellent care.”

Areas of Clinical Interest

  • Mood Disorders
  • Global Health
  • Supporting American Academy of Pediatrics Recommended
    Vaccine Schedule for Infants and Children

Clinical areas of focus

  • Behavior Concern
  • Cough
  • Ear Infections
  • Feeding Problems
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Headache
  • Newborn Care
  • Newborn Feeding Problems
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Well Child Exam
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abdominal Distention
  • Abdominal Migraine
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Anxiety
  • Arm Pain
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Pain
  • Behavior Concern
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Breathholding Spells
  • Calf Pain
  • Celiac Diarrhea
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Colic
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Cradle Cap
  • Depressed Mood
  • Depression
  • Destructive Behavior
  • Developmental Delay
  • Diarrhea
  • Disruptive Behavior
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Ear Infections
  • Eating Disorders
  • Eczema Herpeticum
  • Elbow Pain
  • Enuresis
  • Failure To Thrive
  • Feeding Problems
  • Fever
  • Food Allergy
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Headache
  • Impetigo
  • Irritability
  • Leg Pain
  • Lice
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Neonatal Acne
  • Newborn Feeding Problems
  • Novel Coronavirus
  • Otalgia
  • Pertussis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Scabies
  • School Anxiety
  • School Related Problems
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Strep Throat
  • Substance Addiction
  • Syncope
  • Teething
  • Tinea Capitis
  • Toilet Training Issues
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Weight Problem
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Procedures I perform

  • Autism Testing
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Camp Physicals
  • Concussion Testing
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Examination Of Eyes
  • HIV Testing
  • Newborn Care
  • Novel Coronavirus Testing
  • Novel Coronavirus Vaccine
  • Novel Coronavirus Vaccine Booster
  • School Physical
  • Sports Physical Exam
  • Travel Vaccination
  • Visual Field Testing
  • Well Child Exam
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Practice locations

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12 Medstar Boulevard
Suite 265
Bel Air, MD, 21015

410-877-2080

Fax 844-772-3010

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Fax 844-772-3010

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

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Residency Program: St. Christopher's Hospital for Children (2012)

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School (2009)

Ratings and reviews

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

    4.8
  • 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

    4.8
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.8
  • Feb 6, 2024

    Love Dr Halim!

  • Feb 1, 2024

    Dr. Halim is excellent! Knowledgeable, caring, very professional. We feel fortunate to have her.

  • Dec 18, 2023

    Dr Halim is a phenomenal pediatrician! Always pleased with the care she provides my family.