Ebony Rebecca Alston, MD| Cardiology | MedStar Health

Ebony Rebecca Alston, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.7 out of 5 (616 reviews)

Specialties: Cardiology

Languages: English

About me

Ebony Alston, MD is a cardiologist with MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center.

Dr. Alston treats patients with coronary artery disease, heart rhythm disorders, high cholesterol, hypertension, and congestive heart failure. She has a particular interest in, and emphasizes much of her practice on, preventive cardiology.

Dr. Alston seeks to understand the whole patient—integrating lifestyle modifications with medical therapies to develop an individualized cardiovascular treatment plan.Trained in naturopathic medicine, Dr. Alston offers a unique background and perspective when treating her patients. She works to optimize each patient’s cardiovascular health by incorporating evidence based medicines, cardiovascular tests, diet, exercise, and stress reduction regimens.

Dr. Alston views her relationship with patients as a partnership. She places great importance on getting to know each patient and discussing their individual concerns so that she can provide them the most appropriate tools to help them become healthier individuals.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Abnormal Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiovascular Care
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease In Women
  • Heart Murmur
  • Hypertension
  • Palpitations
  • Syncope
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Coronary Angiography
  • Abnormal Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Acute Decompensated Heart Failure
  • Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anomalies Of The Coronary Artery
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Ulcer
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Sclerosis
  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis Of The Aorta
  • Athletic Heart Syndrome
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
  • Atrial Tachycardia
  • Atrioventricular Block
  • Autoimmune Pericarditis
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Angina
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Insufficiency
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiac Tumor
  • Cardio Oncology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiopulmonary Disease
  • Cardiorenal Syndrome
  • Carotid Aneurysm
  • Carotid Intimal Thickness
  • Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Cerebral Venous Thrombosis
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Fistula
  • Cyanotic Heart Disease
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Double Aortic Arch
  • Double Outlet Right Ventricle (DORV)
  • Dysautonomia
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Edema
  • Eisenmenger Syndrome
  • Elevated Creatine Kinase
  • Exercise Intolerance
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Genetic Cardiomyopathy
  • Giant Cell Myocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease In Women
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Problems
  • Heart Racing
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • High Altitude Pulmonary Edema
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Idiopathic Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis
  • Infiltrative Disorders Of The Heart
  • Intestinal Ischemic Syndrome
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Left Bundle Branch Block
  • Left Heart Failure
  • Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
  • Lymphangitis
  • Lymphedema
  • Mitral Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mthfr Mutation
  • Myocardial Infarction (MI)
  • Myocarditis
  • Myxoma
  • Orthopnea
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Palpitations
  • Papillary Muscle Disorders
  • Paraganglioma
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (PAPVR)
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Edema
  • Pre Excitation Syndrome
  • Premature Atrial Contraction
  • Premature Beats
  • Premature Ventricular Contractions
  • Prinzmetals Angina
  • Pulmonary Artery Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Capillary Hemangiomatosis
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypoplasia
  • Pulmonary Valve Disorders
  • Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Vein Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Veno Occlusive Disease
  • Refractory Angina
  • Renal Vein Compression
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Rheumatic Aortic Regurgitation
  • Rheumatic Aortic Stenosis
  • Rheumatic Diseases Of Pulmonary Valve
  • Rheumatic Fever
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Rheumatic Heart Failure
  • Rheumatic Mitral Regurgitation
  • Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
  • Right Bundle Branch Block
  • Right Heart Failure
  • Right Ventricular Hypertrophy
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Single Ventricle Defect
  • Subaortic Stenosis
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Tachycardia Bradycardia Syndrome
  • Tricuspid Regurgitation
  • Tricuspid Stenosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Type 1 Second Degree Heart Block
  • Type 2 Second Degree Heart Block
  • Unstable Angina
  • Valve Stenosis
  • Valvular Endocarditis
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Variant Angina
  • Vasospastic Angina
  • Vasovagal Syncope
  • Venous Tumors
  • Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Viral Cardiomyopathy
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Procedures I perform

  • Abdominal Duplex Ultrasound
  • Adenosine Stress Test
  • Advanced Lipid Blood Tests
  • Anticoagulation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiac Risk Assessment
  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
  • Cardiovascular Care
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Collateral Vessel Closure
  • Coronary Brachytherapy
  • Directional Atherectomy
  • Dobutamine Stress Test
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiology Testing
  • Heart Health
  • Holter Monitor
  • Implantable Cardiac Monitor Procedure
  • In Office Cardiac Echocardiogram
  • In Office Cardiac Stress Test
  • Left Atrial Appendage Closure
  • Loop Recorder
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Preoperative Evaluation
  • Preventative Cardiology
  • Prosthetic Heart Valves
  • Pulmonary And Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Sports Related Cardiovascular Assessment
  • Stress Echo Cardiogram
  • Thallium Stress Test
  • Tilt Table Test
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Transthoracic Echocardiogram
  • Vo2 Measurement
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Practice locations

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9105 Franklin Square Drive
Suite 209
Baltimore, MD, 21237

410-574-1330

Fax 410-574-2691

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Fax 410-574-2691

12 Medstar Boulevard
Suite 175
Bel Air, MD, 21015

410-554-2950

Fax 410-261-8226

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Fax 410-261-8226

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

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Fellowship Program: Drexel University Hahnemann University Hospital (2017)

Residency Program: Cleveland Clinic (2014)

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina (2011)

Medical School: Bastyr University (2005)

Ratings and reviews

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

    4.7
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.7
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.7
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.7
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.8
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.7
  • Mar 28, 2024

    Today was my first visit with Dr. Alston but I hope that she will be someone I could recommend to others

  • Mar 8, 2024

    I adore this Doctor she's one of the best I have

  • Feb 20, 2024

    I am very satisfied with my decision on who will guide me thru my recovery plan going forward.