Luciana Lera De Almeida Veiga, MD| Internal Medicine | MedStar Health
Luciana Lera De Almeida Veiga

Luciana Lera De Almeida Veiga, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (1723 reviews)

Specialties: Internal Medicine

Languages: Portuguese, English

(410) 350-8220

About me

Dr. Veiga received a Master's degree in Internal Medicine - Pulmonology from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janerio in 2006, and was a post-doctoral fellow at the National Institute on Aging in 2007 - 2008. She was the chief resident at MedStar Harbor Hospital in 2011.

Philosophy of Care

"I am dedicated to providing the highest quality primary care services in internal medicine. My philosophy of care is driven by my commitment to personally working with each and every patient to address their unique needs."

Clinical areas of focus

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Allergies
  • Cough
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Hypertension
  • Physical Exams
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Sore Throat
  • Urinary Tract Infection
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abdominal Cramps
  • Abdominal Distention
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Bowel Movement
  • Abnormal Stool
  • Abrasion
  • Acute Arthritis
  • Acute Back Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Aging
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis To Pollen
  • Allergic Rhinosinusitis
  • Allergic Wheezing
  • Allergies
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Altitude Sickness
  • Anal Itching
  • Anal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Angioedema
  • Angular Cheilitis
  • Animal Bite
  • Ankle Pain
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Strain
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Aphthous Ulcers
  • Arm Pain
  • Arm Sprain
  • Arm Strain
  • Arm Weakness
  • Arthralgia
  • Asthma
  • Asthma Flares
  • Asthmatic Bronchitis
  • B12 Deficiency Anemia
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Muscle Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Bee Sting Allergy
  • Bee Stings
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Bereavement
  • Bilateral Knee Pain
  • Bleeding Hemorrhoids
  • Blister
  • Blood In Eye
  • Blood In Stool
  • Blurred Vision
  • Breast Lump
  • Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruising
  • Burns
  • Calf Pain
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Choking Sensation
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Chronic Abdominal Pain
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Chronic Migraines
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinus Infection
  • Claudication
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Cold Intolerance
  • Cold Sore
  • Common Cold
  • Confusion
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constant Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cough
  • Cystitis
  • Cystodynia
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Decrease In Appetite
  • Decreased Libido
  • Decreased Pulses
  • Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia
  • Depressed Mood
  • Depression
  • Dermatophytosis
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diarrhea
  • Disorder Of Balance
  • Disturbance Of Attention
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dizziness
  • Drug Reaction
  • Dry Nose
  • Dry Scalp
  • Dry Sinus
  • Dyshidrosis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysphoria
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Dysthymia
  • Dysuria
  • Ear Discharge
  • Ear Drainage
  • Ear Fullness
  • Ear Infections
  • Ear Pressure
  • Earache
  • Eczema
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Strain
  • Elevated LDL Cholesterol
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Environmental Allergies
  • Epicondylitis
  • Epigastric Pain
  • Epistaxis
  • Erectile Disorder
  • Eructation
  • Erysipelas
  • Erythema
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (ETD)
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Strain
  • Face Swelling
  • Facial Droop
  • Facial Pain
  • Facial Tingling
  • Falls
  • Family History Of Cancer
  • Family History Of Heart Disease
  • Fasciculations
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Fever With Chills
  • Fibrocystic Breast Changes
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Finger Pain
  • Finger Sprain
  • Flatulence
  • Folliculitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Foot Injury
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Strain
  • Frailty
  • Frequency Of Urination
  • Frequent Infections
  • Frequent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Geriatrics
  • Gout
  • Grief
  • Groin Mass
  • Groin Pain
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Pain
  • Handwriting Tremor
  • Head Congestion
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Racing
  • Heat Illness
  • Heat Intolerance
  • Heel Pain
  • Hematuria
  • Hemoptysis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hernia
  • Herpes
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Herpetic Whitlow
  • Hip Pain
  • Hirsutism
  • Hoarseness
  • Hot Flashes
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hyperlipidemia Syndrome
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Impacted Cerumen
  • Impetigo
  • Infectious Mononucleosis
  • Influenza
  • Ingrown Hair
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Insect Bites And Stings
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Intention Tremor
  • Intertrigo
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Itchy Ear
  • Jaundice
  • Joint Pain In Ankle And Foot
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Joint Warmth
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngitis
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Leg Numbness
  • Leg Pain
  • Leg Weakness
  • Lethargy
  • Lip Droop
  • Lipomas
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lump In Throat
  • Lyme Disease
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Malaise And Fatigue
  • Medial Epicondylitis
  • Memory Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Migraine
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motion Sickness
  • Mouth Bleeding
  • Mouth Pain
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Multiple Chronic Illnesses
  • Muscle Cramps
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myalgia
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nausea
  • Nausea And Vomiting
  • Neck Muscle Injury
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Sprain
  • Night Sweats
  • Nightmares
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Noisy Breathing
  • Nose Pain
  • Novel Coronavirus
  • Numbness
  • Obesity
  • Odynophagia
  • Optic Migraines
  • Oral Candidiasis
  • Orthopnea
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otalgia
  • Otitis Externa
  • Otitis Media
  • Overweight
  • Palpitations
  • Panic Attack
  • Paresthesia
  • Paronychia
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Penile Bleeding
  • Penile Discharge
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Persistent Asthma
  • Persistent Cough
  • Pharyngitis
  • Plant Dermatitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pleurisy
  • Pleuritic Pain
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy
  • Poison Oak
  • Polypharmacy
  • Positional Vertigo
  • Post Nasal Drip
  • Prediabetes
  • Problems With Smell And Taste
  • Pruritus
  • Pulmonary Infections
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Rash
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Pain
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Rhinitis
  • Ringworm Of Body
  • Ringworm Of Groin
  • Ringworm Of Head
  • Rosacea
  • Salivary Gland Swelling
  • Scab
  • Scabies
  • Scaly Skin
  • Sciatica
  • Scratchy Voice
  • Scrotal Pain
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Severe Asthma
  • Shakiness
  • Shortness Of Breath (SOB)
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Sinus Pain
  • Sinus Pressure
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Abscess
  • Skin Irritations
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Slowing Of Urinary Stream
  • Smoker Cough
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Spider Bite
  • Spine Injury
  • Sputum Production
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Pain
  • Stool Changes
  • Straining On Urination
  • Strep Throat
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Stye
  • Submandibular Swelling
  • Subungual Hematoma
  • Sunburn
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Swooshing Sound In Ears
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Pain
  • Throat Tightness
  • Thumb Sprain
  • Thumb Strain
  • Thyroid Disorder
  • Tick Borne Infections
  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Tingling
  • Tinnitus
  • Toenail Injury
  • Tongue Pain
  • Tongue Swelling
  • Tracheobronchitis
  • Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Tremor
  • Twisted Ankle
  • Twitching
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Unexpected Weight Loss
  • Unsteady Gait
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Urethral Discharge
  • Urge Incontinence
  • Urinary Hesitation
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urinary Urgency
  • Urticaria
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Varicella
  • Varicella Virus
  • Vasovagal Syncope
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infections
  • Visual Discomfort
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vitamin Deficiency
  • Voice Problems
  • Vomiting
  • Warts
  • Wasp Stings
  • Weakness
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Problem
  • Wheezing
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
  • Xerosis
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Procedures I perform

  • Administrative Physicals
  • Blood Pressure Screening
  • Blood Test
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Breast Examination
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Cancer Screening
  • Chemistry Blood Panel
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • College Health
  • Depression And Anxiety Assessments
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Management
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Therapy
  • Diet And Exercise
  • Diet And Nutrition
  • Ear Exam
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Flu Shot Vaccination
  • Health Maintenance
  • Health Screening
  • Hepatitis A Vaccination
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination
  • HIV Testing
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccination
  • Lifestyle Modification
  • Measles Vaccination
  • Medication Refills
  • Medication Renewal
  • Meningitis Vaccination
  • Meningococcal Vaccine
  • Mens Health
  • Migraine Treatment
  • MMR Vaccine
  • Novel Coronavirus Testing
  • Novel Coronavirus Vaccine
  • Novel Coronavirus Vaccine Booster
  • Nutrition And Health
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Physical Exams
  • Pneumonia Vaccination
  • Pregnancy Blood Test
  • Premarital Exam
  • Preoperative Evaluation
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Examination
  • Prostate Specific Antigen Blood Test
  • Rapid Strep Test
  • Sports Physical Exam
  • Suture Removal
  • Tetanus And Diphtheria Vaccine
  • Tetanus Diphtheria And Pertussis Vaccine
  • Tobacco Use Cessation
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Test
  • Vaccinations
  • Varicella Vaccination
  • Welcome To Medicare Exam
  • Wellness
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Practice locations

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3001 South Hanover Street
Outpatient Center Ste 300
Baltimore, MD, 21225

410-350-8222

Fax 410-350-8220

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Fax 410-350-8220

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

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Residency Program: MedStar Harbor Hospital (2011)

Medical School: Universidade Federal Do Rio De Janeiro (1999)

Hospital affiliations

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

    5
  • 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

    5
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • May 27, 2024

    I believe I have a good rapport with my physician and Dr. Veiga listens to all my concerns.

  • May 23, 2024

    Dr. Veiga is and has always been a caring and diligent care provider. Very easy to talk to and quick to give you the information you are asking for. Instructions are clear and easy to follow.

  • May 20, 2024

    Dr. Veiga listens to your problems and always has a plan to help me. She is a concerned and thorough doctor that treats you with respect and kindness.