Dr. Benjamin B. Kenigsberg, MD

Dr. Benjamin B. Kenigsberg, MD

Dr. Benjamin B. Kenigsberg, MD

Languages: English
Fax: 202-877-3339

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Specialties
  • Cardiac Critical Care
Conditions I Treat
  • aortic aneurysm
  • bleeding disorder
  • cardiac arrhythmias
  • cardiovascular disease management
  • cerebrovascular accident
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Procedures I Perform
  • arterial line placement
  • central line insertion
  • chest tube insertion
  • circulatory assist devices
  • endotracheal intubation
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About the Provider

Benjamin Kenigsberg, MD, is trained in cardiovascular and critical care medicine. He is a cardiac intensivist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center who works primarily in the medical and surgical cardiovascular intensive care units with patients who are critically ill with heart conditions including cardiogenic shock, acute coronary syndrome, heart failure, and multi-organ failure. Dr. Kenigsberg also performs transesophageal echocardiograms and reads transthoracic echocardiograms.

Dr. Kenigsberg’s research interests include studies involving the hemodynamics of patients in various states of shock, valvular heart disease, mechanical circulatory support, cardiac arrest, and overall quality improvement for patients everywhere. He is actively involved in several research studies.

Philosophy of Care
 “My approach is primarily patient-centered. I am focused on the right treatment at the right time for each individual patient. I strive to provide comprehensive cardiovascular care for patients with complex cardiac conditions by communicating clearly, working collaboratively, and always keeping the patient’s needs in mind.”
—Benjamin Kenigsberg, MD

Education
  • Fellowship Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (2018)
  • Residency Program: University of Chicago Medical Center (2015)
  • Medical School: New York University School of Medicine (2012)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Practice Locations
  • 110 Irving Street Northwest
    Room 4B-1
    Washington, DC 20010
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    Phone: 202-877-5975
    Fax: 202-877-3339

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