Dr. Yeheyis Negussie, MD

Dr. Yeheyis Negussie, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Yeheyis Negussie, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Silver Spring, MD and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Addis Ababa University, Faculty Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in internal medicine.

1111 Spring St Ste 214

Silver Spring, MD 20910

Contact Information

(301) 565-3440

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Dr. Negussie's Experience

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

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

199  Conditions Treated


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22  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

1 Sanction
  • Other (9/26/2007)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Dr Yeheyis T. Negussie; License # MD21540

    Nature of Complaint:

    The Physician is currently under investigation by the Board as a result of a review of the National Practitioner Data Bank report that stated the Physician was the subject of a medical malpractice lawsuit for allegedly failing to perform a CT scan and failing to diagnose the patient's condition upon admittance to the hospital resulting in the patient's death. The suit was settled on 05-17-2006 for the amount of $287,500.00.

    Action Taken:

    In lieu of further investigation, the Physician has Surrendered his license to practice medicine in the District of Columbia.

    June 9, 2008-Probation:

    The District of Columbia Board of Medicine has ordered that the prior Order of Revocation is vacated . The board has placed the physician's license to practice medicine in the District of Columbia on Probation until the board takes final action with regard to the on-going investigation pursuant to the surrender of the physician's medical license.

    November 18, 2008-Probation Terminated

    The physician has satisfied the terms and conditions of his prior interim order dated 06-09-2008.

    State: District of Columbia
0 Board Actions

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


  • Addis Ababa University, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Addis Adaba University Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Howard University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University London St George's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Negussie has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Negussie has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Negussie's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Negussie to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Negussie'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 (1)

Has terrible bedside manner, rude, and cares so little about his patients. Waited over an hour to be seen, and said nothing of it. I will never come see him again. Be advised- choose another MD
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