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Dr. Christina Puchalski, MD

Geriatric Medicine ·  Female · Age 64

Dr. Puchalski

Dr. Christina Puchalski, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from The George Washington University School Of Medicine & Health Sciences in 1994 and specializes in geriatric medicine.


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Dr. Puchalski accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Puchalski's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Puchalski treats Blood in Urine (Hematuria) more than 86% of her peers

Dr. Puchalski treats this condition more than 86% of her peers

Vitamin D Deficiency
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Puchalski treats Vitamin D Deficiency more than 83% of her peers

Dr. Puchalski treats this condition more than 83% of her peers

All Types of Food Poisoning
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Puchalski treats All Types of Food Poisoning more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Puchalski treats this condition more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Puchalski's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Hearing Screening
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hives
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Pap Smear
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Sepsis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tinnitus
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Christina Puchalski, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from The George Washington University School Of Medicine & Health Sciences in 1994 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

The George Washington University School Of Medicine & Health Sciences
Residency Hospital
1998
George Washington University
Fellowship Hospital
1995
George Washington University
Internship Hospital
1994
The George Washington University School Of Medicine & Health Sciences
Medical School
1998
1995
1994

Languages

  • Polish
  • English

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