Deborah Ann Hoy, MD| Neonatology | MedStar Health

Deborah Ann Hoy, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (50 reviews)

Specialties: Neonatology

Languages: English

(202) 2433434

About me

Deborah A. Hoy, MD, MDiv, is a neonatologist dedicated to the care of newborn infants who need specialized attention due to critical illness or premature birth. In addition to caring for patients, Dr. Hoy is also the medical director of Neonatal Transport and the director of the Neonatal Follow-up Clinic at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.

Dr. Hoy embraces MedStar Georgetown's philosophy of caring for the whole patient and family. That philosophy enables her to provide care for newborns with critical needs and also spend significant time with parents, helping them navigate their child's care during and after the hospital stay. Focused on providing evidence-based, leading-edge care, Dr. Hoy also participates in research.

Caring for infants and their families is both career and ministry for Dr. Hoy, who holds a master's of divinity and is an ordained pastor. She spends up to two months per year caring for patients and providing education in the Caribbean and South Africa. She also works with clergy in the Washington, DC, area, teaching them how to talk about HIV/AIDS in their congregations. In addition, she serves on the board for the Washington Regional Transplant Community and is active in educating the community about organ donation.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Chronic Lung Diseases Of Infancy
  • Critically Ill Infants
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Chronic Lung Diseases Of Infancy
  • Critically Ill Infants
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
M3400 - Neonatology
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-8518

Fax 202-444-7161

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Fax 202-444-7161

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 Open Choice (PPO)
    • 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)
    • 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
    • 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
    • Kaiser Maryland Medicaid MCO
    • 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
    • Choice Care Network/HUMANA (PPO)
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Anthem Plus BCBS of VA HealthKeepers Plus
    • Anthem (POS & Open Access POS) BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • Anthem HMO - BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • 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
    • 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
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • United Optimum Choice
    • United Navigate
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • 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

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (1986)

Fellowship Program: Baylor University Medical Center (1984)

Residency Program: Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals (1984)

Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (1982)

Internship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (1982)

Medical School: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (1981)

Medical School: University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (1981)

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

    4.8
  • 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

    4.8
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.8
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.8
  • Nov 7, 2023

    Dr Hoy was fantastic.

  • Aug 15, 2023

    Dr. Hoy is fabulous! She spends more time with us than provider I've ever been to. Not only is she incredibly competent, but you can tell she truly cares about her patients and the well being of their entire family!

  • Jul 25, 2023

    Dr. Hoy was very thoughtful and thorough.