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Dr. Dawn Christopher, MD

Cardiology ·  Female

Dr. Christopher

Chesapeake Washington Heart Cre

41680 Miss Bessie Dr Ste 202 Leonardtown, MD 20650

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Dr. Dawn Christopher, MD is a cardiology specialist in Leonardtown, MD. She specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.


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(301) 475-3240

Dr. Christopher accepts the following insurance:

Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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Dr. Christopher's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chest Pain
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Dr. Christopher treats Chest Pain more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Christopher treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Cardiovascular Stress Test
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Dr. Christopher performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Christopher performs this procedure more than 97% of her peers

Syncope
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Dr. Christopher treats Syncope more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Christopher treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Syncope, Familial Neurocardiogenic

Dr. Christopher's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Paracentesis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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Dr. Dawn Christopher, MD is a cardiology specialist in Leonardtown, MD. She specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

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Saw Dr. Christopher based on a referral from my primary physician for Atrial Fibrillation. Very little discussion of background of my situation, and what seemed to me a very quick plan of action moving towards a cardioversion procedure. She proscribed medication which she suggested I would take for 2-3 weeks to see if it might correct the AFIB without the procedure. However the prescription she sent to the pharmacy was apparently for a year's supply as I ended up with 7 bottles.
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Dr Christopher ordered testing to be done by LabCorp and Insurance refused to pay. I asked the office to check the coding on the bill and nothing was done. I ended up having to pay 658.14
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I was a patient of Dr. Christopher’s, seeing her for chest pain, shortness of breath, and strong family history of heart disease. From the first appointment I felt as if she didn’t listen, routinely cut me off as I tried to explain my concerns, and always seemed to be in a hurry. I felt she was very quick to offer diagnosis and courses of action without understanding all the issues involved, and seemed dismissive of critical points I tried to relay to her. Since I’m in my 50’s, with a strong his
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