Dr. Lisa Alford, MD

Dr. Lisa Alford, MD

Vascular Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 56
(8)
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Dr. Lisa Alford, MD is a vascular surgery doctor who practices in Glenn Dale, MD. She is 56 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Read her story

12200 Annapolis Rd Ste 123

Glenn Dale, MD 20769

Contact Information

(301) 552-4300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • 16 More

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Top Care Areas

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Venous Insufficiency
very high
more than 93% of peers
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
high
more than 89% of peers

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Dr. Alford's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Alford "Lisa M. Alford, MD, is a board-certified general and vascular surgeon at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital who specializes in treating conditions that affect veins and arteries. In her private practice, she focuses on venous procedures designed to quickly improve leg swelling, eliminate varicose veins, and assist with leg wound management. She also specializes in treating complex wounds, working in MedStar Georgetown 's Center for Wound Healing. In that role, Dr. Alford oversees Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which is used to treat chronic, non-healing wounds. As a provider at the Center for Wound Healing at Doctors Community Hospital, Dr. Alford also provides care to many patients with chronic wounds in the clinic setting weekly. Dr. Alford developed her love for surgery early in medical school, drawn to its ability to quickly improve a patient's condition. Her surgical expertise enables her to perform procedures ranging from major vascular surgery to minimally invasive procedures to treat a wide range of vascular conditions, including varicose veins and spider veins. Her additional certification as a registered physician for vascular diagnostic study interpretation allows her to remain actively involved with the vascular laboratory at Doctors Community Hospital. As a wound care specialist, Dr. Alford focuses on treating complex wounds that are often complicated by a vascular condition. With a specialty certification in hyperbaric oxygen therapy, Dr. Alford evaluates and manages the therapy for patients with chronic wounds. Dr. Alford is involved in community outreach, conducting health and wellness presentations at local churches and community centers. "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alford "Offering complete and comprehensive care for Venous and Vascular patients"
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Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Wound & Burn Care
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vein Diseases
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Reflux
  • Venous Thromboembolic Disease
  • Venous Thrombosis
  • Venous Ulcer
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Procedures

  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Procedure
  • Vein Laser Ablation
  • Vein Treatment
  • Venous Closure
  • Venous Doppler (Legs and Arms)
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • Oberlin College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Howard University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Howard University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • McGill University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Other Education | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alford's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alford to family and friends
4.9
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Alford's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Lanham, Md. |
She so fantastic, I have PAD, and she made me able to get back to walking and being able to do exercises at my normal rate at age 62. She is A1 to me
in Glenn dale md |
Cannot say enough about dr Alford most pleasant visit ever and I left with all my questions answered and very comfortable about pending procedures she was doing A GREAT EXPERIENCE IN EVERY WAY THANKS DR ALFORD
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Dr. Alford accepts 25 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Choice Network POS
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Maryland Physicians Care
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Alford has admitting privileges

Doctors Community Hospital
8118 Good Luck Rd
Lanham, MD 20706
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Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Rd NW
Washington, DC 20007
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