Dr. Kevin Kiernan, MD

Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
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Dr. Kevin Kiernan, MD
Dr. Kevin Kiernan, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in Washington, DC. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

4626 Asbury Pl NW Ste 206

Washington, DC 20016

Contact Information

(202) 362-9450

Dr. Kevin Kiernan, MD

Dr. Kevin Kiernan, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Dr. Kiernan's Experience

Dr. Kiernan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Psychiatry
  • Board certified in Psychiatry
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Psychiatry
  • Psychological Pharmacology
  • Psychotherapy

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder


  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for District of Columbia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Sheppard & Enoch Pratt Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Sheppard & Enoch Pratt Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kiernan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kiernan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kiernan to family and friends
based on 20 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Kiernan's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
Washington, DC |
His office isn't a spa, but it's not foul or moldy. It was hard to find a psychiatrist who takes insurance, is easy to get to, and provides effective treatment, so the basement didn't matter. I've found him caring and nonjudgmental and good at listening and explaining, and I have done much better under his care. He has moved to appointments only, which is much better than his walk-in system before. I only wish I could schedule appointments without waiting for a callback.
in Washington DC |
His office is in the basement of his home and smells like mildew. His office is the size of a walk in closet and is cluttered with papers. It feels like you are in a hoarders living room rather than a professional office. He isn't that warm and welcoming so I switched doctors because I didn't feel like I could open up to him about my medical and emotional health which is important when being treated for a mental illness.
in Silver Spring, MD |
I have seen Dr. Kiernan for four years and I am unsure as to who the reviewers are describing. His practice used to be a walk in and - he said so on his message machine that wait times were long. He does have your file out when you come in and he does go over previous notes with you... Perhaps the complaining reviewer is also offended when a waiter has to check the beer menu but... Kiernan is accurate, knows who I am and has helped me. He is smart, inquisitive and I recommend him highly.
Washington, DC |
Wait time is extremely long even if you have an appointment and you arrive 15 minutes early. Once you are seen, the interaction time is approximately 10 minutes or under. From my understanding, a doctor is suppose to know who they are seeing and have read their file before letting in the patient. He never knows who I am and always takes 5 minutes to read over my file while I wait in silence. He is not accommodating whatsoever, and does not seem to really care about his patients.
in Arlington, VA |
The foul, dank, crowded basement serves as an ever-present reminder that one should use Dr kiernan only if absolutely necessary. There is an odor of carious breath, which one may think comes from patients, but when at long last one goes into the inner sanctum of the Doctor, he realizes the source of the noisome atmosphere. Even a dentist's office in a nineteenth-century frontier town couldn't produce such a feculent stench. Use the free hand-sanitizer before and after your appointment.
He was condescending, and extremely rude
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Dr. Kiernan accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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