Dr. Getachew G Afre, MD


37 Years of Experience

Accepting patients


    Dr. Getachew Afre, MD is an Internist, who primarily practices in Washington, DC. He has been practicing for over 37 years and is board certified. Dr. Afre graduated from Addis Ababa University and completed his residency at Howard Univ Hosp, Internal Medicine. Dr. Afre is fluent in English and is currently seeing new patients. Dr. Afre’s practice accepts Aetna, UnitedHealthcare, Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS), Medicaid, Medicare and other major insurance plans. To book an appointment or to confirm insurance options, please call Dr. Afre’s office at (202) 722-0171.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise


    Education & Training

    Howard Univ Hosp, Internal Medicine (Residency)

    Howard University Program (Residency)

    Other Degree - Gondar College of Medical Sciences, Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia)

    Medical Degree - Addis Ababa University

    Medical Conditions Treated

    conditions treated by an Internist, like Dr. Getachew Afre, may include:

    Please contact Dr. Afre's office for more information or to schedule a consultation.

    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by an Internist, like Dr. Getachew Afre, may include:

    Annual Physical, Pre-Travel Checkup, General Consultation, Flu Shot, Swine Flu Shot, Flu Shot, Annual Physical, Pre-Travel Consultation, General Medical Consultation, Infection Consultation, Senior Visit, General Consultation, Pre-Surgery Consultation, Pre-Surgery Consultation, General Medical Consultation, Pre-Surgery Checkup / Pre-Surgical Clearance, Pre-Surgery Consultation, Pre-Surgery Consultation, General Follow Up, Pre-Travel Follow Up, Diabetes Follow Up, Vaccine(s), Worker's Compensation / Disability Evaluation, Certified Medical Examination for Pilot, Certified Medical Examination for Commercial Driver / Vessel Master, Certified Medical Examination for Overseas Worker, Certified Medical Examination for Police Officer / Fireman, Disability Evaluation, Freezing of Warts, Hospitalist Consultation, Nail Removal, Bladder and Bowel Management, Bowel and Bladder Management, Primary Care Consultation, Screening for Disease / Preventive Medicine, Wellness Care, Immigration Medical Examination, Medical Detoxification, Guided Imagery, Trigger Point Therapy, Hypnosis, Craniosacral Therapy, Aromatherapy, Hospital Discharge/Follow Up, Medicare Annual Wellness Visit, Welcome to Medicare Physical, Yearly Wellness Visit (For Medicare Patients), Annual Check Up, Ambulatory Care Consultation, Transgender Medical Consultation, Yellow Fever Vaccine, Primary Care Consultation, Transgender Medical Follow Up, Transgender Care, Splinter / Foreign Body Removal, Blood Pressure Testing, Cholesterol Management, Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT), Glycosylated Hemoglobin Test, Hepatitis A Vaccine, Hepatitis B Vaccine, Herpes Zoster Vaccine, Pneumococcal Vaccine, Posterior Cruciate Ligament Consultation, Cortisone Shots, Department of Transportation (DOT) Physical Exam, Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Test and Cryotherapy

    For detailed information, please contact Dr. Afre's office.


    Top Insurances

    • Aetna

    • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)

    • Medicaid

    • Medicare

    • UnitedHealthcare

    View All Insurances



    6323 Georgia Ave NW

    Washington, DC 20011

    (202) 722-0171

    Get Directions

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Getachew Afre accepting new patients?

    Yes, Dr. Getachew Afre is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Dr. Getachew Afre offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Afre's office at (202) 722-0171 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Dr. Getachew Afre offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Afre's office at (202) 722-0171 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Dr. Getachew Afre speak?

    Dr. Getachew Afre speaks English.

    Other Internist Near Washington, DC


    Addiction Medicine Specialist
    1208 Crittenden St Nw, Washington, DC 20011
    acceptingPatients-iconAccepting patients


    106 Irving St NW Ste 406, Washington, DC 20010
    acceptingPatients-iconAccepting patients


    110 Irving Street, Washington, DC 20010
    acceptingPatients-iconAccepting patients
    See All Specialists

    Doctors by Category