Karen Gayle Ganacias, MD| Pediatrics | MedStar Health

Karen Gayle Ganacias, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialties: Pediatrics

Languages: English

Clinical areas of focus

  • Behavior Concern
  • Cough
  • Ear Infections
  • Feeding Problems
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Headache
  • Newborn Care
  • Newborn Feeding Problems
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Well Child Exam
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abdominal Distention
  • Abdominal Migraine
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Anal Fissure
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Anxiety
  • Arm Pain
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Pain
  • Behavior Concern
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Breathholding Spells
  • Calf Pain
  • Celiac Diarrhea
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Colic
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Cradle Cap
  • Depressed Mood
  • Depression
  • Destructive Behavior
  • Developmental Delay
  • Diarrhea
  • Disruptive Behavior
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Ear Infections
  • Eating Disorders
  • Eczema Herpeticum
  • Elbow Pain
  • Enuresis
  • Failure To Thrive
  • Feeding Problems
  • Fever
  • Food Allergy
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Headache
  • Impetigo
  • Irritability
  • Leg Pain
  • Lice
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Neonatal Acne
  • Newborn Feeding Problems
  • Novel Coronavirus
  • Otalgia
  • Pertussis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Scabies
  • School Anxiety
  • School Related Problems
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Strep Throat
  • Substance Addiction
  • Syncope
  • Teething
  • Tinea Capitis
  • Toilet Training Issues
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Weight Problem
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Procedures I perform

  • Autism Testing
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Camp Physicals
  • Concussion Testing
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Examination Of Eyes
  • HIV Testing
  • Newborn Care
  • Novel Coronavirus Testing
  • Novel Coronavirus Vaccine
  • Novel Coronavirus Vaccine Booster
  • School Physical
  • Sports Physical Exam
  • Travel Vaccination
  • Visual Field Testing
  • Well Child Exam
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Practice locations

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4200 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Suite 200
Washington, DC, 20016

202-444-2880

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53rd and Cloud Pl NE
Dwellings Clay Terr
Washington, DC, 20019

202-444-8888

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1st and North St SW
King Greenleaf
Washington, DC, 20024

202-444-8888

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50th and Banks Pl NE
Lincoln Heights
Washington, DC, 20019

202-444-8888

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Fax 202-444-4315

4200 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC, 20016

202-444-8888

Fax 202-444-4315

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miles away

Fax 202-444-4315

13th and I St SW
Potomac Gardens
Washington, DC, 20003

202-444-8888

Fax 202-444-4315

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Fax 202-444-4315

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

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Residency Program: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (2016)

Internship Program: Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (2011)

Medical School: Rush Medical College of Medicine (2010)