Eric Dolven Anderson, MD| Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care | MedStar Health

Eric Dolven Anderson, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (742 reviews)

Specialties: Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care, Interventional Pulmonology

Languages: English

877-286-1492

About me

Dr. Anderson is the director of Interventional Pulmonology. He also serves as an associate professor at Georgetown University. His special interests include thoracic oncology; robotic radiosurgery with CyberKnife to lung tumors; lung cancer screening; procedures for diagnosis, staging, and treatment of lung cancer including: endobronchial ultrasound, electromagnetic navigational bronchoscopy, thoracic fiducial placement, APC laser, and endobronchial stent placement; medical thoracoscopy and PleurX catheter insertion; ALS and neuromuscular diseases.

Learn more about lung cancer screening and risk factors.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Lung Mass
  • Mycobacterial Infection
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Sarcoid
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopy
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Adenocarcinoma Of Lung
  • Asbestos Lung
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chest Wall Tumors
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Collapsed Lung
  • Egfr Mutation
  • Egfr Translocation
  • Empyema
  • Foreign Body (AIRWAY)
  • Hemoptysis
  • Hepatic Hydrothorax
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Kras Mutation
  • Large Cell Cancer Of The Lung
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Metastasis
  • Malignant Effusion
  • Mediastinum Cancer
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mycobacterial Infection
  • Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Sarcoid
  • Radiation Toxicity
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Ret Mutation
  • Ros1 Fusion
  • Sarcoma Of The Lung
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Squamous Cancer Of The Lung
  • Tracheal Mass
  • Tracheal Stenosis
  • Tracheomalacia
  • Ventilator Dependent
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Procedures I perform

  • Advanced Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
  • Airway Stenting
  • Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure
  • Biopsy Of Lung
  • Bronchial Dilatation
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cyberknife
  • Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy
  • Endobronchial Brachytherapy
  • Endobronchial Tumor Ablation
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound
  • Endoscopic Biopsy Of Lung
  • Endoscopic Biopsy Of Trachea
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy
  • Lung Cancer Genomics
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Pleurodesis
  • Pleurx Catheter Insertion
  • Proton Beam Therapy
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Tracheal Dilatation
  • Tracheal Stent
  • Tracheoplasty
  • Tracheostomy Management
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-8830

Fax 877-286-1492

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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)
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna HMO
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • CIGNA EPO
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Network OA
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Open EPO Plus
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • United Student Resources
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Tricare Prime
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • First Health PPO
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

Medical School: Hahnemann University Hospital (1992)

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

    4.8
  • 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 27, 2023

    Dr.Anderson explains everything in detail. Excellent doctor.

  • Nov 22, 2023

    Dr. Anderson was a breath if fresh air. He is very knowledgeable, attentive, engaging, funny, encouraging, and thorough. What a blessing to have him as my physician.

  • Nov 15, 2023

    Excellent