Zacharia Cherian, MD| Neonatology | MedStar Health

Zacharia Cherian, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialities: Neonatology

Languages: English

(202) 877-6565

Clinical areas of focus

  • Birth Asphyxia
  • Body Cooling
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Gastroschisis
  • High Frequency Ventilation
  • Inhaled Nitric Oxide
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Neonatal Bowel Obstruction
  • Neonatal Jaundice
  • Neonatal Sepsis
  • Non Invasive Ventilation
  • Omphalocele
  • Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension Of The Newborn
  • Premature Birth
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Retinopathy Of Prematurity
  • Therapeutic Hypothermia
  • Umbilical Arterial Line Insertion
  • Venous Line Insertion
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Birth Asphyxia
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Gastroschisis
  • Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Neonatal Bowel Obstruction
  • Neonatal Jaundice
  • Neonatal Sepsis
  • Omphalocele
  • Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension Of The Newborn
  • Premature Birth
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Retinopathy Of Prematurity
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Procedures I perform

  • Body Cooling
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • High Frequency Ventilation
  • Inhaled Nitric Oxide
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Non Invasive Ventilation
  • Therapeutic Hypothermia
  • Umbilical Arterial Line Insertion
  • Venous Line Insertion
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Practice locations

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110 Irving Street Northwest
Suite 5B-17
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-6510

Fax 202-877-7764

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Fax 202-877-7764

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 Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Internship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (1980)

Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (1980)

Fellowship Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (1978)

Residency Program: Holy Family Hospital (1976)

Internship Program: University of Calicut (1971)

Medical School: Kerala University (1970)