Rakhi Krishnan, MD| Infectious Diseases | MedStar Health

Rakhi Krishnan, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.5 out of 5 (705 reviews)

Specialties: Infectious Diseases

Languages: English

(301) 884-7419

About me

Dr. Rakhi Krishnan earned her medical degree at the Patna Medical College in India and now specializes in the study and treatment of Infectious Diseases. Prior to joining Shah Associates, Rakhi practiced at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences. She deals with many infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, Lyme diseases & other tick-borne diseases; Dr. Krishnan receives the most pleasure when she is able to see her patients getting better right before her eyes. On weekends, she enjoys reading and participating in all outdoor activities.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Cellulitis
  • Clostridium Difficile
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Malaria
  • 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)
  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis
  • ACute Cerebellitis (AC)
  • Anaplasmosis
  • Antibiotic Resistant Infections
  • Aspergillosis Infection
  • Babesiosis Infection
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Bacterial Meningitis
  • Bartonellosis Diseases
  • Brucellosis
  • Cellulitis
  • Cerebral Toxoplasmosis
  • Chagas Disease
  • Chronic Osteomyelitis
  • Clostridium Difficile
  • Coccidioidomycosis
  • Cryptococcal Meningitis
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Cytomegaloviral Infection
  • Cytomegaloviral Pneumonia
  • Ehrlichiosis
  • Empyema
  • Encephalitis
  • Enterococcus Infections
  • Fever Of Unknown Origin
  • Fungemia
  • Genital Herpes, Male
  • Giardiasis
  • Gonorrhea
  • Helminthiasis
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Herpes
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Herpes Zoster Encephalitis
  • Herpetic Whitlow
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hiv/Aids
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Infection From A Cat (BITE-SCRATCH)
  • Invasive Fungal Sinusitis
  • Joint Infection
  • Legionnaires Disease
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Leprosy
  • Leptospirosis
  • Leukocytosis
  • Listeriosis
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Lymphangitis
  • Malaria
  • Maternal Infection
  • Meningitis
  • Meningococcal Meningitis
  • Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
  • Methicillin Susceptible Staphylococcus Aureus
  • Miliary Tuberculosis
  • Mucormycosis
  • Multisystemic Disseminated Toxoplasmosis
  • Mycobacterial Infection
  • Mycobacterium Avium Complex
  • Mycoplasma Infection
  • Mycosis
  • Needle Stick Exposure
  • Neutropenia
  • Novel Coronavirus
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Craniofacial Skeleton
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Foot
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Hand
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Hip
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Lower Extremity
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Pelvis
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Rib
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Scapula
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Shoulder
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Spine
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Sternum
  • Osteomyelitis Of The Upper Extremity
  • Parainfluenza Infection
  • Parasitic Diseases
  • Pneumocystis Carinii
  • Pneumonia
  • Post Infectious Arthritis
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection
  • Q Fever
  • Rickettsia Infection
  • Salmonella Infection
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Septic Arthritis
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
  • Spirochetal Infection
  • Sporotrichosis
  • Spotted Fevers
  • Staphylococcal Meningitis
  • Staphylococcus Infections
  • Streptococcal Infections
  • Streptococcal Meningitis
  • Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Syphilis
  • Tick Borne Infections
  • Toxic Shock Syndrome
  • Toxoplasmosis
  • Toxoplasmosis Encephalitis
  • Transplant Related Infection
  • Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Tuberculosis
  • Typhoid Fever
  • Varicella
  • Varicella Encephalitis
  • Viral Encephalitis
  • Viral Infections
  • Viral Meningitis
  • West Nile Virus
  • Wound Infection
  • Zoonosis
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Procedures I perform

  • Anal Pap Smear
  • Antiretroviral Salvage Therapy
  • Flu Shot Vaccination
  • Hepatitis A Vaccination
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination
  • HIV Testing
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccination
  • Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination
  • Measles Vaccination
  • Meningitis Vaccination
  • Meningococcal Vaccine
  • MMR Vaccine
  • Novel Coronavirus Antibody Testing
  • Novel Coronavirus Testing
  • Pneumonia Vaccination
  • Polio Vaccination
  • Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)
  • Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PREP)
  • Rabies Vaccination
  • Shingles Vaccination
  • Tetanus And Diphtheria Vaccine
  • Tetanus Diphtheria And Pertussis Vaccine
  • Travel Medicine
  • Travel Vaccination
  • Tropical Medicine
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Test
  • Typhoid Fever Vaccination
  • Yellow Fever Vaccination
  • Zika Virus Testing
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Practice locations

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26840 Point Lookout Road
Leonardtown, MD, 20650

301-475-5577

Fax 301-884-7419

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24035 Three Notch Road
Hollywood, MD, 20636

301-373-7900

Fax 301-373-6900

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

Residency Program: Finch University of Health Sciences (2001)

Medical School: University of Patna (1992)

Hospital affiliations

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.5
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.6
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.5
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.6
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.5
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.5
  • Nov 7, 2023

    Dr. Krishnan is always caring, friendly, and professional. I trust her with my life.

  • Oct 27, 2023

    Doc Krishnan answered all my questions and addressed my concerns.

  • Oct 3, 2023

    Very pleased with visit.