Eric Stern, MD| Pediatric Infectious Diseases | MedStar Health

Eric Stern, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.7 out of 5 (56 reviews)

Specialties: Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Languages: French, Spanish, English

(202) 243-3434

Clinical areas of focus

  • Cellulitis
  • Clostridium Difficile
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Malaria
  • Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
  • Mycobacterial Infection
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
  • Staphylococcus Infections
  • Travel Medicine
  • Travel Vaccination
  • Yellow Fever Vaccination
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis
  • ACute Cerebellitis (AC)
  • Anaplasmosis
  • Antibiotic Resistant Infections
  • Aspergillosis Infection
  • Babesiosis Infection
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Bacterial Meningitis
  • Bartonellosis Diseases
  • Brucellosis
  • Cellulitis
  • Cerebral Toxoplasmosis
  • Chagas Disease
  • Chronic Osteomyelitis
  • Clostridium Difficile
  • Coccidioidomycosis
  • Congenital Herpes
  • Cryptococcal Meningitis
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Cytomegaloviral Infection
  • Cytomegaloviral Pneumonia
  • Ehrlichiosis
  • Empyema
  • Encephalitis
  • Enterococcus Infections
  • Erysipelas
  • Erythema Nodosum
  • Facial Nerve Palsy And Paresis
  • Fever Of Unknown Origin
  • Fifth Disease
  • Fungemia
  • Genital Herpes, Male
  • Giardiasis
  • Gonorrhea
  • Helminthiasis
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Herpes
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Herpes Zoster Encephalitis
  • Herpetic Whitlow
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hiv/Aids
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Infection From A Cat (BITE-SCRATCH)
  • Invasive Fungal Sinusitis
  • Jc Virus
  • Joint Infection
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Legionnaires Disease
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Leprosy
  • Leptospirosis
  • Leukocytosis
  • Listeriosis
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Lymphangitis
  • Malaria
  • Maternal Infection
  • Meningitis
  • Meningococcal Meningitis
  • Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
  • Methicillin Susceptible Staphylococcus Aureus
  • Miliary Tuberculosis
  • Mucormycosis
  • Multisystemic Disseminated Toxoplasmosis
  • Mycobacterial Infection
  • Mycobacterium Avium Complex
  • Mycoplasma Infection
  • Mycosis
  • Needle Stick Exposure
  • Neutropenia
  • Novel Coronavirus
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Craniofacial Skeleton
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Foot
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Hand
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Hip
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Lower Extremity
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Pelvis
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Rib
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Scapula
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Shoulder
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Spine
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Sternum
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Upper Extremity
  • Parainfluenza Infection
  • Parasitic Diseases
  • Periodic Fever Syndromes
  • Pneumocystis Carinii
  • Pneumonia
  • Post Infectious Arthritis
  • Primary Immunodeficiency
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection
  • Q Fever
  • Recurrent Infections
  • Rheumatic Fever
  • Rickettsia Infection
  • Salmonella Infection
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Septic Arthritis
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
  • Spirochetal Infection
  • Sporotrichosis
  • Spotted Fevers
  • Staphylococcal Meningitis
  • Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome
  • Staphylococcus Infections
  • Streptococcal Infections
  • Streptococcal Meningitis
  • Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Syphilis
  • Tick Borne Infections
  • Toxic Shock Syndrome
  • Toxoplasmosis
  • Toxoplasmosis Encephalitis
  • Transplant Related Infection
  • Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Tuberculosis
  • Typhoid Fever
  • Varicella
  • Varicella Encephalitis
  • Viral Encephalitis
  • Viral Infections
  • Viral Meningitis
  • West Nile Virus
  • Wound Infection
  • Zoonosis
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Procedures I perform

  • Anal Pap Smear
  • Antiretroviral Salvage Therapy
  • Flu Shot Vaccination
  • Hepatitis A Vaccination
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination
  • HIV Testing
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccination
  • Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination
  • Measles Vaccination
  • Meningitis Vaccination
  • Meningococcal Vaccine
  • MMR Vaccine
  • Novel Coronavirus Antibody Testing
  • Novel Coronavirus Testing
  • Pneumonia Vaccination
  • Polio Vaccination
  • Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)
  • Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PREP)
  • Rabies Vaccination
  • Shingles Vaccination
  • Tetanus And Diphtheria Vaccine
  • Tetanus Diphtheria And Pertussis Vaccine
  • Travel Medicine
  • Travel Vaccination
  • Tropical Medicine
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Test
  • Typhoid Fever Vaccination
  • Yellow Fever Vaccination
  • Zika Virus Testing
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Practice locations

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4200 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Suite 400
Washington, DC, 20016

202-243-3400

Fax 202-243-3434

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

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Fellowship Program: Rady Childrens Hospital and Health Center (2009)

Fellowship Program: Center for Disease Control (2007)

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine (2002)

Internship/Residency: University of California San Diego ()

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

    4.7
  • 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

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

    4.7
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.6
  • Sep 13, 2023

    Exceptional care and fantastic bedside manner. Love this doctor. Clearest Explanations In the hospital. Helps make care go more smoothly l

  • Dec 15, 2021

    Dr. Eric Stern is alwaYs concerned, caring, attentive to my medical needs. He takes time to review and explain and wait for questions from me.

  • Jul 2, 2021

    Eric Stern is an amazing infectious doctor and a caring person as well. He is willing to take time to discuss/explain & answer questions thoroughly & each time.