Judith H. Veis, MD| Nephrology | MedStar Health

Judith H. Veis, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (525 reviews)

Specialties: Nephrology

Languages: English

(202) 877-8329

About me

Dr. Veis is a board certified nephrologist at Medstar Washington Hospital Center. Her interests include chronic kidney disease, fluid and electrolyte disorders and women's health issues in nephrology. She is a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology.  Her training was at the Northwestern University School of Medicine and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.  Dr. Veis is a past president of Women in Nephrology.  

Clinical areas of focus

  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Cardiorenal Syndrome
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • End Stage Renal Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney Disease
  • Medical Management Of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Acute Interstitial Nephritis
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Acute Tubular Necrosis
  • Alport Syndrome
  • Amyloid Nephropathy
  • Anti Glomerular Basement Membrane Disease
  • Azotemia
  • Bartter Syndrome
  • BK Virus Nephropathy
  • Cardiorenal Syndrome
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) After Renal Transplant
  • Congenital Renal Disease
  • Contrast Induced Nephropathy
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Crystalluria
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Dialysis Related Amyloidosis
  • End Stage Renal Disease
  • Ethylene Glycol Poisoning
  • Familial Renal Amyloidosis
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia
  • Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Glomerulonephropathy
  • Glucocorticoid Remediable Hypertension
  • Gouty Nephropathy
  • Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis
  • Hematuria
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • HIV Nephropathy
  • Horseshoe Kidney
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypercalciuria
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypermagnesemia
  • Hypernatremia
  • Hyperoxaluria
  • Hyperphosphatemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertrophy Of Kidney
  • Hyperuricemia
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypomagnesemia
  • Hyponatremia
  • Hypophosphatemia
  • Iga Nephropathy
  • Iga Vasculitis
  • Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion
  • Ischemic Nephropathy
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Malformation
  • Lead Nephropathy
  • Liddle Syndrome
  • Light Chain Disorders
  • Lithium Nephropathy
  • Lithium Poisoning
  • Lupus Nephritis
  • Malignant Hypertension
  • Maternal Iga Nephropathy
  • Maternal Renal Disease
  • Medullary Sponge Kidney
  • Membranous Nephropathy
  • Metabolic Acidosis
  • Metabolic Alkalosis
  • Methanol Poisoning
  • Microscopic Hematuria
  • Microscopic Polyangiitis
  • Minimal Change Kidney Disease
  • Myeloma Kidney
  • Nephritic Syndrome
  • Nephritis
  • Nephrocalcinosis
  • Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis
  • Nephropathy
  • Nephrosclerosis
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Nephrotoxicity
  • Obesity Related Glomerulopathy
  • Pauci Immune Glopmerulonephritis
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Postural Proteinuria
  • Proteinuria
  • Pseudohypoaldosteronism Type 1
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Radiation Nephropathy
  • Reflux Nephropathy
  • Renal Agenesis And Dysgenesis
  • Renal Anomalies
  • Renal Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Renal Artery Stenosis
  • Renal Cortical Necrosis
  • Renal Cysts
  • Renal Failure
  • Renal Hypoplasia
  • Renal Insufficiency
  • Renal Manifestations Of Sickle Cell Disease
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Renal Tubular Acidosis
  • Renovascular Hypertension
  • Retroperitoneal Fibrosis
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Salt Balance Disorders
  • Secondary Hyperaldosteronism
  • Small Kidney
  • Solitary Kidney
  • Thin Basement Membrane Disease
  • Tubulointerstitial Nephritis
  • Uncontrolled Hypertension
  • Uremia
  • Uremic Encephalopathy
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Procedures I perform

  • Medical Management Of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
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Practice locations

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110 Irving Street Northwest
Room 1A-50B
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-0333

Fax 202-877-7318

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106 Irving Street Northwest
Suite 1400
Washington, DC, 20010

202-829-0060

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106 Irving Street Northwest
POB 3800 N
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-2300

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

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Fellowship Program: University of Colorado Hospital Denver (1989)

Residency Program: Northwestern University Medical Center (1986)

Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (1982)

Awards

  • Fellow, American Society of Nephrology Fellow, American College of Physicians Alpha Omega Alpha

Ratings and reviews

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

    4.9
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.9
  • 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

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.8
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.8
  • Mar 18, 2024

    Excellent service

  • Feb 19, 2024

    Dr. Veis, always answers any questions and gives reasons why she responded that way.

  • Jan 4, 2024

    Dr. Veis is the best. Thank you hospital administrators for allowing patients to have an outstanding nephrologist. She deserves special recognition.