Tunay Kuru, MD| Pulmonology | MedStar Health

Tunay Kuru, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (94 reviews)

Specialities: Pulmonology

Languages: English

(877) 286-1492

About me

Dr. Kuru is an associate professor at Georgetown University. Her special interests include pulmonary hypertension, scleroderma-associated lung diseases, recurrent or submassive pulmonary embolism, interstitial lung diseases and critical care medicine.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Lung Mass
  • Mycobacterial Infection
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopy
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Pleuritis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Chronic Pulmonary Embolus
  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia
  • Drug Induced Pulmonary Disease
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Exercise Intolerance
  • Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis
  • Hemoptysis
  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Involvement In Systemic Sclerosis
  • Lung Mass
  • Mycobacterial Infection
  • Pleurisy
  • Pleuritic Pain
  • Pneumonitis
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Capillary Hemangiomatosis
  • Pulmonary Coccidioidomycosis
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hemorrhage
  • Pulmonary Hemosiderosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Sarcoid
  • Pulmonary Vein Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Veno Occlusive Disease
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
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Procedures I perform

  • Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
  • Ct Of The Chest
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Pulmonary Function Tests (PFT)
  • Right Heart Catheterization
  • Spirometry
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Vo2 Measurement
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-8830

Fax 877-286-1492

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Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine

Fellowship Program: University of Michigan Hospitals (2000)

Graduate Education: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (2000)

Residency Program: Barnes Jewish Hospital (1997)

Medical School: Washington University (1994)

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.8
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.8
  • Provider gave easy to understand instructions

    4.8
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.8
  • Provider showed respect

    4.8
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.8
  • Feb 9, 2022

    Once my doctor Arrived, she was very helpful.

  • Nov 4, 2021

    Dr. Kuru is very knowledgeable of her craft and she did a great job explaining my care and offering her expertise to allay any fears or worries I had.

  • Mar 12, 2021

    The entire experience was professional handled from initial contact, scheduling, reception and consultation with the utmost care.