Elizabeth Mulaikal Cifra, MD| Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care | MedStar Health
Elizabeth Mulaikal Cifra

Elizabeth Mulaikal Cifra, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.7 out of 5 (57 reviews)

Specialties: Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care

Languages: Spanish, English


Clinical areas of focus

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Thoracentesis
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Airway Disorders
  • Novel Coronavirus
  • Pleural Diseases
  • Pulmonary Infections
  • Septic Shock
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
  • Status Asthmaticus
  • Tobacco-Related Diseases
  • Ventilator Dependent
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Procedures I perform

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Right Heart Catheterization
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ventilator Management
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Practice locations

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5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
Smythe Ste 500
Baltimore, MD, 21239


Fax 443-444-1327

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Fax 443-444-1327


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


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, Neurocritical Care

Board Certification: National Board of Echocardiography, Critical Care Echocardiography

Residency: NYU Grossman School of Medicine (2014)

Residency: Georgetown University Hospital (2011)

Graduate: Georgetown University School of Dentistry (2008)

Ratings and reviews

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

  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

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

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

  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

  • Feb 27, 2024

    Dr. treated with kindness as always.

  • Jan 3, 2024

    Dr. Cifra is awesome.

  • Dec 28, 2023

    She was amazing and saw me on the spot with no history.