Elizabeth M. Chawla, MD| Pediatrics | MedStar Health

Elizabeth M. Chawla, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.7 out of 5 (167 reviews)

Specialties: Pediatrics

Languages: English

202-243-3434

About me

Areas of Interest:

  • newborn care
  • breastfeeding
  • early childhood development 
  • behavioral problems in children
  • mental and behavioral health for children
  • integrated mental health care
  • medical education

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 Pain
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Anxiety
  • Behavior Concern
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blood In Stool
  • Breastfeeding Problems
  • Breathholding Spells
  • Cellulitis
  • Childhood Onset Fluency Disorder
  • Colic
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Cradle Cap
  • Depressed Mood
  • Depression
  • Destructive Behavior
  • Developmental Delay
  • Diarrhea
  • Disruptive Behavior
  • Ear Infections
  • Eczema Herpeticum
  • Enuresis
  • Failure To Thrive
  • Feeding Problems
  • Fever
  • Food Allergy
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Headache
  • Impetigo
  • Irritability
  • Labial Adhesions
  • Learning Disabilities
  • 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
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Terrors
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Stomach Pain
  • Strep Throat
  • Teething
  • Tinea Capitis
  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tinea Cruris
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Toilet Training Issues
  • Underweight
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Vomiting
  • Weight Problem
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Procedures I perform

  • Autism Testing
  • Blood Test
  • Breastfeeding Support
  • Camp Physicals
  • 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 Medicine
  • Travel Vaccination
  • Visual Field Testing
  • Well Child Exam
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Practice locations

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4200 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Suite 400
Washington, DC, 20016

202-295-0547

Fax 877-680-5502

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

Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2012)

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine (2009)

Awards

  • Washingtonian Top Doctor, Pediatrics - 2019

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

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

    4.6
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.6
  • Oct 11, 2023

    Dr. Chawla explained things very clearly and had great insight into the situation for my child.

  • Aug 10, 2023

    Dr. Chawla is amazing and always listens to our concerns.

  • Jul 20, 2023

    Dr Chawla is top notch! Love her. Answers all my questions.