Krishnan Venkatesan, MD| Trauma And Reconstructive Urology, Urology | MedStar Health

Krishnan Venkatesan, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (545 reviews)

Specialities: Trauma And Reconstructive Urology, Urology

Languages: Tamil, Spanish, Portuguese, English

202-877-7012

About me

Krishnan Venkatesan, MD, is the Director of Urologic Reconstruction at Washington Hospital Center. He earned his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan.

Dr. Venkatesan completed a residency at Wayne State University School of Medicine Department of Urology. He was a Clinical Fellow in Genitourinary Reconstruction at the Institute of Urology University College London Hospital in London, United Kingdom. He also completed a fellowship in Urethral Reconstruction at Kulkarni Institute for Urethral Reconstruction in Pune, India, and was a Visiting Fellow in Urologic Reconstruction at the Sava Perovic Foundation in Belgrade, Serbia.

Dr. Venkatesan is a member of the American Association of Physicians from India, American Medical Association, American Urological Association and the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons. He has been published in multiple publications, abstracts and editorials and has presented around the United States on various urology topics.

Dr. Venkatesan has been presented with several awards for his work. He is fluent in English and Tamil (South India) and proficient in Spanish.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Hematuria
  • Male Stress Incontinence
  • Neurogenic Urinary Bladder
  • Urinary Tract Infection
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Atonic Urinary Bladder
  • Balanitis
  • Bladder Disease
  • Bladder Fistula
  • Bladder Neck Obstruction
  • Bladder Stone
  • Bladder Trauma
  • Cancer Related Sexual Concerns
  • Continuous Leakage Of Urine
  • Crushing Injury Of External Genitalia
  • Ejaculatory Dysfunction
  • Enterovesical Fistula
  • Erectile Disorder
  • Foreign Body (BLADDER-URETHRA)
  • Foreign Body (PENIS)
  • Frostbite Of Penis
  • Genital Trauma
  • Genitourinary Fistula
  • Hematuria
  • Hydrocele
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hydroureter
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypospadias
  • Incomplete Emptying Of Bladder
  • Male Genital Organ Stricture
  • Male Stress Incontinence
  • Male Urinary Incontinence
  • Male Urinary Problems
  • Meatal Stenosis
  • Microscopic Hematuria
  • Neurogenic Urinary Bladder
  • Non Traumatic Rupture Of Bladder
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Paralysis Of Bladder
  • Paraphimosis
  • Penile Chordee
  • Penile Fibrosis
  • Penile Induration
  • Penile Plaque
  • Periurethral Abscess
  • Peyronie's Disease (PD)
  • Phimosis
  • Pneumaturia
  • Post Prostatectomy Incontinence
  • Post Void Dribbling
  • Priapism
  • Slowing Of Urinary Stream
  • Spermatocele
  • Straining On Urination
  • Testicular Torsion
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Ureterocele
  • Urethral Abscess
  • Urethral Discharge
  • Urethral Diverticulum
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urethritis
  • Urinary Hesitation
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urinary Tract Injury
  • Urinary Tract Obstruction
  • Urinary Urgency
  • Urologic Trauma
  • Vesicocutaneous Fistula
  • Voiding Dysfunction
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Procedures I perform

  • Amputation Of The Penis Surgery
  • Artificial Urinary Sphincter
  • Biopsy Of Penis
  • Biopsy Of Periurethral Tissue
  • Biopsy Of Urethra
  • Botox Injection Of The Bladder
  • Botox Injection Of The Urinary Sphincter
  • Cystogram
  • Cystolitholapaxy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy
  • Dilation Of Ureteral Meatus
  • Endourology
  • Frenulotomy Of Penis
  • Hydrocelectomy
  • Lysis Of Penile Adhesions
  • Male Genitourinary Reconstruction
  • Male Sling
  • Penis Straightening For Chordee
  • Plastic Urethral Sphincter
  • Reanastomosis Of Urethra
  • Reattachment Of Amputated Penis
  • Reconstruction Of Penis
  • Release Of Chordee
  • Removal Of Internal Penile Prosthesis
  • Repair Of Rectourethral Fistula
  • Spermatocele Aspiration
  • Testopel Insertion
  • Transgender Feminization Surgery
  • Transgender Masculinization Surgery
  • Ureteral Stent
  • Urethromeatoplasty
  • Urethrotomy
  • Urinary Catheter Insertion
  • Urinary Catheter Management
  • Urinary Catheter Removal
  • Urodynamics
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Video Urodynamics
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Practice locations

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6862 Elm Street
Suite 800
McLean, VA, 22101

202-430-2700

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1133 21st Street Northwest
Suite 601
Washington, DC, 20036

202-416-2000

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12158 Central Avenue
Suite 420
Mitchellville, MD, 20721

202-877-9460

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106 Irving Street Northwest
Suite 315
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-7011

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Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Urology, Urology

Fellowship Program: Kulkarni Endosurgery Institutue (2012)

Fellowship Program: University College London Hospital (2011)

Residency Program: DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital (2010)

Residency Program: DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital (2006)

Medical School: Wayne State University School Of Medicine (2005)

News and publications

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=krishnan+venkatesan&sort=date


Podcasts

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Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.8
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.9
  • Provider gave easy to understand instructions

    4.8
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.8
  • Provider showed respect

    4.9
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.8
  • Mar 25, 2022

    Excellent and knowledgeable team.

  • Mar 22, 2022

    Dr. V is the best!

  • Mar 22, 2022

    Dr. Krishnan Venkatesan is incredible. He is the BEST!