Mohammed Kabir Abubakar, MBBS| Neonatology | MedStar Health

Mohammed Kabir Abubakar, MBBS
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialties: Neonatology

Languages: Hausa, English

(202) 444-4747

About me

Director Neonatal ECMO Program and Respiratory Services

Clinical areas of focus

  • Critically Ill Infants
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Benign Neonatal Hemangiomatosis
  • Benign Neonatal Seizures
  • Birth Asphyxia
  • Congenital Cytomegalovirus
  • Congenital High Airway Obstruction Syndrome
  • Critically Ill Infants
  • Failure To Thrive
  • Hydrops Fetalis
  • Intraventricular Hemorrhage
  • Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis In Newborn
  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Neonatal Acne
  • Neonatal Adrenoleukodystrophy
  • Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia
  • Neonatal Bowel Obstruction
  • Neonatal Cholestasis
  • Neonatal Conjunctivitis
  • Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus
  • Neonatal Hemochromatosis
  • Neonatal Hepatitis
  • Neonatal Hypoglycemia
  • Neonatal Isoerythrolysis
  • Neonatal Jaundice
  • Neonatal Lupus Erythematosus
  • Neonatal Meningitis
  • Neonatal Sepsis
  • Neonatal Toxic Shock Like Exanthematous Disease
  • Newborn Feeding Problems
  • Omphalocele
  • Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension Of The Newborn
  • Premature Birth
  • Transient Neonatal Pustular Melanosis
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Procedures I perform

  • Body Cooling
  • High Frequency Ventilation
  • Inhaled Nitric Oxide
  • Medical Education
  • Newborn Care
  • Umbilical Arterial Line Insertion
  • Umbilical Granuloma Cauterization
  • Venous Line Insertion
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Practice locations

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5255 Loughboro Road Northwest
Sibley Memorial Hospital
Washington, DC, 20016

202-444-8569

Fax 202-444-4747

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Fax 202-444-4747

3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
M3400 - Neonatology
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-8518

Fax 202-444-7161

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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 Open Choice (PPO)
    • 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)
    • 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
    • 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
    • Kaiser Maryland Medicaid MCO
    • 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
    • Choice Care Network/HUMANA (PPO)
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Anthem Plus BCBS of VA HealthKeepers Plus
    • Anthem (POS & Open Access POS) BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • Anthem HMO - BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • 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
    • 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
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • United Optimum Choice
    • United Navigate
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • 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
    • 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 Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (1998)

Residency Program: Inova Fairfax Hospital (1997)

Fellowship Program: McMaster University (1996)

Residency Program: Our Ladys Hospital (1994)

Internship Program: Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (1984)

Medical School: Ahmadu Bello University (1983)