Julia Cunningham, MD| Benign Hematology, Hematology Oncology | MedStar Health

Julia Cunningham, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (441 reviews)

Specialties: Benign Hematology, Hematology Oncology

Languages: English

202-444-0939

About me

Julia M. Cunningham, MD, is an assistant professor of medicine in MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s Division of Hematology and Oncology who specializes in non-malignant hematology. She treats a broad range of diagnoses including platelet and bleeding disorders, red blood cell disorders, disorders of the white blood cell and blood proteins and hypercoagulable states. She emphasizes individualized diagnostic and treatment planning for all her patients. Dr. Cunningham is engaged in clinical research in the areas of non-malignant hematology and complement-mediated disease. Dr. Cunningham is part of a multidisciplinary team of skilled specialists that include cancer surgeons and radiation oncologists with expertise in the most advanced cancer treatment options available.

Dr. Cunningham’s main areas of clinical expertise include:

  • Bleeding disorders
  • Disorders of the white blood cells
  • Disorders of the red blood cells
  • Platelet disorders
  • Atypical HUS/TTP
  • Myeloproliferative disorders
  • Hematologic disorders of pregnancy
  • Hypercoagulable disorders

Clinical areas of focus

  • Bleeding Disorder
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Adverse Effects To Anticoagulants
  • Anemia
  • Anemia And Bone Marrow Disorders
  • Anemia Of Chronic Disease
  • Anemia Of Pregnancy
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Antithrombin Deficiency
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • B12 Deficiency Anemia
  • Bleeding Disorder
  • Blood Cancer
  • Blood Clot
  • Blood Clotting Disorder
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes
  • Castleman's Disease
  • Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome (CAPS)
  • Coagulation Disorders
  • Cold Agglutinin Disease
  • Cooley Anemia
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Thrombophlebitis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Diamond Blackfan Anemia
  • Dyskeratosis Congenita
  • Essential Thrombocytosis
  • Factor Eight Disorder
  • Factor Nine Deficiency
  • Factor V Leiden
  • Familial Aplastic Anemia
  • Fanconi Anemia
  • Folic Acid Deficiency
  • Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency
  • Hellp Syndrome
  • Hematologic Malignancies
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemoglobinopathies
  • Hemolytic Anemia
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hemophilia
  • Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
  • Leukocytosis
  • Leukopenia
  • Lymphopenia
  • Maternal Hematologic Disorders
  • Maternal Thrombophilia
  • Myeloproliferative Diseases
  • Neutropenia
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Petechiae
  • Platelet Disorder
  • Polycythemia
  • Porphyria
  • Post Thrombotic Syndrome (PTS)
  • Primary Myelofibrosis
  • Protein C Deficiency
  • Protein S Deficiency
  • Prothrombin Gene Mutation
  • Pure Red Cell Aplasia
  • Purpura
  • Recurrent Thrombosis
  • Red Blood Cell Disorders
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Splenic Sequestration
  • Splenomegaly
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombophilia
  • Thrombotic Disorders
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  • Venous Occlusive Crisis
  • Von Willebrand Disease
  • White Blood Cell Disorders
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Procedures I perform

  • Anticoagulation
  • Biological Targeted Therapy
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Maternal Anticoagulation
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Building Bmtclinic
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-5266

Fax 202-444-6387

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Fax 202-444-6387

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)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • CIGNA EPO
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open POS II
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • 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 Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2017)

Internship/Residency: Tufts University Affiliated Hospital (2014)

Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine (2011)

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.)

    4.9
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

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

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • Jan 24, 2024

    Very good

  • Nov 16, 2023

    Just a superb experience

  • Nov 9, 2023

    Outstanding physician