Tunay Kuru, MD| Sleep Medicine, Critical Care Medicine | MedStar Health
Tunay Kuru

Tunay Kuru, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (123 reviews)

Specialties: Sleep Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, 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

202-295-0552

Fax 877-286-1492

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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
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Fellowship: University of Michigan Health System (2000)

Graduate: University of Michigan Neuropsychology (2000)

Residency: Barnes Jewish Hospital (1997)

Graduate: Washington University School of Medicine Dept of Anesthesiology (1994)

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

    4.8
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.8
  • Mar 1, 2024

    Extremely good, outstanding.

  • Oct 23, 2023

    Dr. Kuru is excellent and has been a caring provider for 9 years to me.

  • Dec 9, 2022

    Excellent doctor, very helpful.