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Lewis Rhodes Townsend, M.D.

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Languages: English, English

Expertise: Gynecology, Obstetrics

Locations

Capital Women's Care
Appointment Phone: 301-897-9817

10215 Fernwood Rd
Ste 250
Bethesda, MD 20817 map
Phone: 301-897-9817
Fax: 301-897-0832

Background

Dr. Lewis R. Townsend is a gynecologist affiliated with Sibley Memorial Hospital. Dr. Townsend is certified in gynecology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He practices out of Capital Women’s Care in Bethesda, Md.

Dr. Townsend has an expertise in laparoscopic surgery, minimally invasive laparoscopic hysterectomies, hysteroscopic procedures, colposcopy, laser surgery, menopausal management and the management of abnormal pap smears. 

Dr. Townsend earned his medical degree from George Washington University. He completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at George Washington University Hospital. Dr. Townsend previously served as the chief of obstetrics at Columbia Hospital for Women. 

Dr. Townsend is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. 

Dr. Townsend has been repeatedly named a Top Gynecologist by Washingtonian Magazine. He has also been named a Top Doctor in the Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Washington-Baltimore areas by Castle Connolly. 

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Departments / Divisions

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology at Sibley Memorial Hospital

Education

Degrees

  • MD, George Washington University (1981)

Residencies

  • George Washington University Hospital / Obstetrics & Gynecology (1985)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology / Gynecology (1987, 2015)
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