Kristen McElreath, MD| Hospice And Palliative Care | MedStar Health

Kristen McElreath, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialties: Hospice And Palliative Care

Languages: English

Clinical areas of focus

  • Advance Care Planning
  • Advance Directives Discussion
  • Artificial Nutrition And Hydration Discussion
  • Curative To Palliative Care Transition
  • Hospice And Palliative Care For Cancer Patients
  • Palliative Care
  • Palliative Care For Symptom Management
  • Patient And Family End Of Life Care Support
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Side Effects Of Cancer Treatment
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Procedures I perform

  • Advance Care Planning
  • Advance Directives Discussion
  • Artificial Nutrition And Hydration Discussion
  • Curative To Palliative Care Transition
  • Hospice And Palliative Care For Cancer Patients
  • Palliative Care
  • Palliative Care For Cancer Symptoms
  • Palliative Care For Symptom Management
  • Palliative Care Management Of Delirium
  • Patient And Family End Of Life Care Support
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Practice locations

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110 Irving Street Northwest
Room 2A68
Washington, DC, 20010


Fax 202-877-9966

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Fax 202-877-9966


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


Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine

Fellowship Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (2021)

Residency Program: University of Michigan (2020)

Medical School: Michigan State University (2017)

Hospital affiliations