Princy N. Kumar, MD| Infectious Diseases | MedStar Health
Princy N. Kumar

Princy N. Kumar, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (577 reviews)

Specialties: Infectious Diseases

Languages: English

(877) 665-8072

About me

Dr. Kumar is the Division Chief of Infectious Disease.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Cellulitis
  • Clostridium Difficile
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
  • Mycobacterial Infection
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
  • Staphylococcus Infections
  • Travel Medicine
  • Travel Vaccination
  • Yellow Fever Vaccination
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Aspergillosis Infection
  • Babesiosis Infection
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Bartonellosis Diseases
  • Cellulitis
  • Cerebral Toxoplasmosis
  • Chronic Osteomyelitis
  • Clostridium Difficile
  • Fever Of Unknown Origin
  • Fungemia
  • Genital Herpes, Male
  • Gonorrhea
  • Helminthiasis
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Herpes
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Joint Infection
  • Leptospirosis
  • Listeriosis
  • Meningitis
  • Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
  • Mucormycosis
  • Mycobacterial Infection
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Pneumocystis Carinii
  • Pneumonia
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection
  • Q Fever
  • Septic Arthritis
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
  • Staphylococcus Infections
  • Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Syphilis
  • Tick Borne Infections
  • Toxoplasmosis
  • Transplant Related Infection
  • Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Tuberculosis
  • Varicella
  • Viral Encephalitis
  • Viral Meningitis
  • West Nile Virus
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Procedures I perform

  • Antiretroviral Salvage Therapy
  • Flu Shot Vaccination
  • Hepatitis A Vaccination
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination
  • Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination
  • Measles Vaccination
  • Meningitis Vaccination
  • Meningococcal Vaccine
  • MMR Vaccine
  • Pneumonia Vaccination
  • Polio Vaccination
  • Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PREP)
  • Rabies Vaccination
  • Shingles Vaccination
  • Travel Medicine
  • Travel Vaccination
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Test
  • Typhoid Fever Vaccination
  • Yellow Fever Vaccination
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center 5th Fl
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-0086

Fax 877-665-8072

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

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (1990)

Residency Program: Englewood Hospital (1988)

Internship Program: Englewood Hospital (1986)

Medical School: Kasturba Medical College (1980)

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

    4.9
  • 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

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • May 31, 2024

    Doctor Kumar is fantastic. She makes me feel like she really cares about my health. I never feel its automative where they are trying to get me out for the next patient. I feel my care is there priority. I don't always get that at other places.

  • May 21, 2024

    Dr. Kumar was clear on her questions, gentle in responses and answered my question on risk well

  • May 13, 2024

    Dr. Princy Kumar is always attentive and caring. She listened to my concerns and asked questions to help her better understand my level of health and wellness.