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Dr. Asefa Mekonnen, MD

Critical Care Medicine ·  Male · Age 50

Dr. Mekonnen

Dr. Asefa Mekonnen, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Potomac, MD and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Addis Ababa University in 1991 and specializes in critical care medicine, pulmonary disease, and more.


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(301) 762-5020

Dr. Mekonnen accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Mekonnen's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Common Cold
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Asefa Mekonnen, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Potomac, MD and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Addis Ababa University in 1991 and specializes in critical care medicine, pulmonary disease, and more.

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1991
Addis Ababa University
Medical School
1991

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Mekonnen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Mekonnen

2.7

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
39.130434782608695%
(9)
4 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
1 Star
52.17391304347826%
(12)

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Professional, knowledgeable and very sympathetic
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If I could give Dr. Mekonnen negative stars, I would. I had the absolute worst experience seeing him and his staff. There was an issue with my insurance and medicine, so I called and I called again, and no one in the office would help me. Get this. I drove to the office and sat down with him to see...Read More
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I couldn't image he could be a doctor. I totally agree all the one Star reviews. Actually I read these reviews before I went there, but I gave him a try because I like the doctor referred him to me. Every visit he talked less then 1 minute, and like other reviewer said "He doesn't listen to what...Read More
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I would rate 0 if it was available. He doesn't speak loud enough to be heard. Office staff come and leave during the appointment but he doesn't introduce anyone. He doesn't have results on his desk so someone has to go look for them. He doesn't examine people so he sits behind a large desk and...Read More
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If he has them, he gives the sleep reports a cursory review as you are sitting in front of him for a follow up visit. He even talked to me about getting an oral appliance which he had already recommended and I was using! He clearly did not look at my file or prep for my appointment, which was...Read More
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