Dr. Alexander H. Krist MD Family Medicine Doctor

Dr. Alexander Krist is a family medicine doctor in Fairfax, Virginia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Inova Fair Oaks Hospital and Inova Fairfax Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Krist accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 92 doctors at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital and one of 99 at Inova Fairfax Hospital who specialize in Family Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Family Medicine Doctor: General Family Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Residency, Family Practice, 1996–1999

University of Virginia School of Medicine
Class of 1996

University of Virginia
Other Training, Chemistry, 1992

Johns Hopkins University
Other Training, Health Policy Mgmt, 2008

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

VA State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Best Research Paper, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

Distinguished Abstract, Academy Health, Annual Research Meeting

Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians

Research featured as a “Success Story”, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Research Recognition Award, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University

Resident Teacher Award, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

Top Doctors, Washingtonian Magazine

Publications & Presentations

Patient weight counseling choices and outcomes following a primary care and community collaborative intervention.
Wilson, D. B., Johnson, R. E., Jones, R. M., Krist, A. H., Woolf, S. H., Flores, S. K.

Shared decision making for prostate cancer screening: do patients or clinicians have a choice?
Woolf, S. H., Krist, A.

An assessment of the shared-decision model in parents of children with acute otitis media.
Merenstein, D., Diener-West, M., Krist, A., Pinneger, M., Cooper, L. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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