Karina Giuliana Espinoza Ardiles, MD| Pediatrics | MedStar Health

Karina Giuliana Espinoza Ardiles, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialties: Pediatrics

Languages: Spanish, English

301-997-0709

About me

Areas of clinical interest

  • General Pediatrics
  • Healthy lifestyle - exercise and nutrition
  • Mental health
  • Newborn care

Philosophy of care

“My desire is to care for each child as a whole, acknowledging that our health is the result of many factors, and our health in turn affects many, if not every aspect of our lives. Together with my patients and their families, we can build a strong foundation for a healthy future.”

Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abdominal Distention
  • Abdominal Migraine
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abusive Head Trauma
  • Acne
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Itching
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Anxiety
  • Arm Injury
  • Arm Pain
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Pain
  • Behavior Concern
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bicep Pain
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blood In Stool
  • Breast Discharge
  • Breathholding Spells
  • Calf Pain
  • Celiac Diarrhea
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Childhood Onset Fluency Disorder
  • Colic
  • Concussion
  • 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
  • Erythema Marginatum
  • Failure To Thrive
  • Feeding Problems
  • Fever
  • Fever With Chills
  • Food Allergy
  • Foot Pain
  • Grave's Disease
  • Headache
  • Hepatitis
  • Hip Pain
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Impetigo
  • Irregular Menstruation
  • Irritability
  • Joint Sprain
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Pain
  • Labial Adhesions
  • Lazy Eye
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Leg Pain
  • Lethargy
  • Lice
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Malaise And Fatigue
  • Migraine
  • Mood Disorders
  • Muscle Cramps
  • Muscle Strain
  • Neonatal Acne
  • Nevus
  • Newborn Feeding Problems
  • Night Sweats
  • Nightmares
  • Nose Pain
  • Novel Coronavirus
  • Odynophagia
  • Otalgia
  • Pertussis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Scabies
  • School Anxiety
  • School Related Problems
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Disease
  • Skin Tag
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Terrors
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Sprained Muscle
  • Staphylococcus Infections
  • Stomach Pain
  • Stool Changes
  • Strep Throat
  • Substance Addiction
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  • Sunburn
  • Syncope
  • Teething
  • Tinea Capitis
  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tinea Cruris
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Toilet Training Issues
  • Underweight
  • Unexpected Weight Loss
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Vomiting
  • 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 Medicine
  • Travel Vaccination
  • Visual Field Testing
  • Well Child Exam
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Practice locations

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23511 Hollywood Road
Suite 2
Leonardtown, MD, 20650

301-997-0611

Fax 301-997-0709

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

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Residency Program: University of Virginia School of Medicine (2022)

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University (2019)