Dr. Deborah Ann Hoy, MD

Dr. Deborah Ann Hoy, MD

Languages: English, Spanish
Fax: (202) 444-4747

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Specialties
  • Neonatology
Conditions I Treat
  • newborn care
Procedures I Perform
  • newborn care
About the Provider

Deborah A. Hoy, MD, MDiv, is a neonatologist dedicated to the care of newborn infants who need specialized attention due to critical illness or premature birth. In addition to caring for patients, Dr. Hoy is also the medical director of Neonatal Transport and the director of the Neonatal Follow-up Clinic at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.

Dr. Hoy embraces MedStar Georgetown's philosophy of caring for the whole patient and family. That philosophy enables her to provide care for newborns with critical needs and also spend significant time with parents, helping them navigate their child's care during and after the hospital stay. Focused on providing evidence-based, leading-edge care, Dr. Hoy also participates in research.

Caring for infants and their families is both career and ministry for Dr. Hoy, who holds a master's of divinity and is an ordained pastor. She spends up to two months per year caring for patients and providing education in the Caribbean and South Africa. She also works with clergy in the Washington, DC, area, teaching them how to talk about HIV/AIDS in their congregations. In addition, she serves on the board for the Washington Regional Transplant Community and is active in educating the community about organ donation.

Education
  • Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (1986)
  • Fellowship Program: Baylor University Medical Center (1984)
  • Residency Program: Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals (1984)
  • Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (1982)
  • Internship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (1982)
  • Medical School: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (1981)
  • Medical School: University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (1981)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics
  • Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Insurance
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    Since the MedStar Health providers span the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia regions, our participation with DC, Maryland and Virginia Medical Assistance programs varies by provider group. Please contact your MedStar Physician’s Office to assist with verifying Medical Assistance participation. If you are enrolled in a Medicaid Managed Care Organization, please contact your Medicaid health plan to verify participation.
Practice Locations
  • 4200 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
    Suite NW
    Washington, DC 20016
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    Phone: (202) 444-8569
    Fax: (202) 444-4747

  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    M3400 - Neonatology
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: 202-444-8518
    Fax: 202-444-7161

Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
  • MedStar Montgomery Medical Center
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital