Ada Elizabeth Graham, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Languages: English, German


Anal Cancer, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Colon Cancer, Colon Polyps, Colon Surgery, Crohn's Disease, Diverticulitis, General Surgery, Hemorrhoids, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Natural Orifice Surgery, Pilonidal Cyst, Rectal Cancer, Ulcerative Colitis more


Camalier Building

10215 Fernwood Road
Suite 630
Bethesda, MD 20817 map
Phone: 443-927-3900 | Fax: 301-896-8805

Sibley Medical Building

5215 Loughboro Road NW
Washington, DC 20016 map
Phone: 202-895-1440 | Fax: 410-367-2247

Suburban Hospital

8600 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814 map


Ada Graham is a fellowship-trained colorectal surgeon in the National Capital Region, specializing in colon and rectal surgery. This includes colon cancer, rectal cancer, anal cancer, diverticulitis, crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, as well as such diseases as hemorrhoids and anal fissures. She is passionate about working with referring physicians to provide patients with the most effective treatment option. Dr. Graham's research focuses on inflammatory bowel disease and quality improvement initiatives such as ERAS, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery. She chose colon and rectal surgery as a way to help improve people's quality of life.

Dr. Graham received her undergraduate degree in linguistics from Dartmouth College, summa cum laude, and was a park ranger in New Zealand and high school teacher in Thailand all before attending medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She completed her general surgical residency at the George Washington University in Washington, DC, and her colorectal surgery fellowship at the University of Chicago. more


  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Departments / Divisions

  • Surgery - Surgical Oncology
  • Surgery
  • Surgery at Sibley Memorial Hospital



  • MD; University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine (2015)


  • General Surgery; The George Washington University School of Medicine (2021)


  • Colorectal Surgery; University of Chicago Medicine Mitchell Hospital-Hyde Park (2022)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery (General Surgery) (2021)

Patient Ratings & Comments

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