Dr. Khaled El-Shami, MD

Dr. Khaled El-Shami, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Khaled El-Shami, MD is an oncology specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Alexandria University College of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in oncology.

2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW Ste 1-100

Washington, DC 20037

Contact Information

(202) 741-2210

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. El-Shami performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Blood Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Secondary Malignancies
very high
more than 92% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. El-Shami's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

85  Conditions Treated


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3  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Alexandria University College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • George Washington University Hospital (internal medicine)
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. El-Shami has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. El-Shami's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. El-Shami to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. El-Shami's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

With the life of a loved one hanging in the balance, he played it by the book, refusing to allow the administration of a previously effective chemotherapy for fear it would compromise other infection-fighting medication. Family argued that we would take that chance rather than risk cancer...more
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