Amy Candelaria Lee, MD| Obstetrics And Gynecology | MedStar Health

Amy Candelaria Lee, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.6 out of 5 (169 reviews)

Specialties: Obstetrics And Gynecology

Languages: English

(202) 416-2008

About me

Amy Lee, MD, is a general obstetrician/gynecologist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center with office locations in the Women’s Community Health Practice and MedStar at Lafayette Centre. 

Dr. Lee is a generalist who manages a variety of gynecological conditions including but not limited to abnormal uterine bleeding, abnormal pap smears, contraception, and fibroids. In addition to gynecologic care, Dr. Lee also enjoys providng prenatal care and welcoming new babies while on call at MedStar Washington Hospital Center's Labor and Delivery.

In addition to her clinical interests in general gynecology and obstetrics, Dr. Lee is also interested in academic medicine. She is Medical Student Clerkship Director for the Georgetown University Medical School students rotating at Washington Hospital Center for their third year OB/GYN clerkship and acting internship as fourth year students. She is also actively involved in the training of OB/GYN and Internal Medicine residents.

Dr. Lee received her medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences after completing a masters program in physiology from Georgetown University. She then completed four years of specialty residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, affiliated with Medstar Georgetown University Hospital.

Dr. Lee is passionate about providing high quality and evidence-based medicine to the women of the region.

Philosophy of Care

“My role as a healthcare provider is to provide the utmost care to my patients. I want to promote a healthy lifestyle and help my patients achieve this goal whether it means managing abnormal bleeding due to fibroids or bringing a new baby to this world.

“I accept all referrals and I look forward to working with referring physicians to provide the best gynecological and obstetrical care for our shared patients.”

Clinical areas of focus

  • Abnormal Pap Smear
  • Colposcopy
  • Endometriosis
  • Fibroids
  • Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Prenatal Care
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abdominal Cramps
  • Abdominal Dermoid Cyst
  • Abnormal Breast
  • Abnormal Pap Smear
  • Abnormal Urine Odor
  • Abnormalities Of The Uterus
  • Adenocarcinoma In Situ Of The Cervix
  • Adnexal Mass
  • Adolescent Gynecology
  • Advanced Maternal Age
  • Advanced Reproductive Age
  • Amenorrhea
  • Anemia Of Pregnancy
  • Anovulation
  • Anovulatory Bleeding
  • Asymptomatic Bacteriuria
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Atypical Glandular Cells Of Undetermined Significance
  • Atypical Squamous Cells Of Undetermined Significance On Pap Smear
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Bartholin Gland Cyst
  • Benign Breast Disease
  • Benign Breast Lump
  • Bleeding During Intercourse
  • Bleeding During Pregnancy
  • Breast Cancer During Pregnancy
  • Breast Lump
  • Breastfeeding Problems
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Funneling
  • Cervical Incompetence
  • Cervical Insufficiency
  • Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Cervical Polyp
  • Cervicitis
  • Chlamydia
  • Cholestasis Of Pregnancy
  • Complete Uterovaginal Prolapse
  • Complications From Abortion
  • Condylomata Acuminata
  • Cystitis
  • Cystodynia
  • Decreased Libido
  • Delayed Menarche
  • Delayed Puberty
  • Dermoid Cyst
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Dyspareunia
  • Dysuria
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Endometrial Hyperplasia
  • Endometrioma
  • Endometriosis
  • Endometritis
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Disorders
  • Family History Of Chromosomal Anomalies
  • Female Genital Problems
  • Female Sexual Dysfunction
  • Fibrocystic Breast Changes
  • Fibroids
  • Follicular Cyst Of Ovary
  • Foreign Body (VAGINA)
  • Frequent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Galactocele
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Herpes, Female
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gonorrhea
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Gynecologic Disorders Of Athletes
  • Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
  • Hellp Syndrome
  • Hgsil Pap
  • High Risk For Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
  • History Of Severe Preeclampsia
  • HIV In Pregnancy
  • Hormone Imbalance
  • Hot Flashes
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
  • Hydatiform Mole
  • Hydrosalpinx
  • Hyperemesis
  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Hypertensive Disorders Of Pregnancy
  • Incomplete Emptying Of Bladder
  • Increased Libido
  • Infertility
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction Fetus
  • Irregular Menstruation
  • Labial Adhesions
  • Labial Hypertrophy
  • Laceration Of Vagina
  • Lactation Disorders
  • Leiomyoma
  • Lgsil Pap
  • Lichen Sclerosus
  • Liver Disease In Pregnancy
  • Mastitis
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Hypertension
  • Maternal Obesity
  • Menometrorrhagia
  • Menopause
  • Menorrhagia
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders In Athletes
  • Menstrual Migraines
  • Menstruation
  • Missed Abortion
  • Missed Periods
  • Morning Sickness
  • Multiple Gestations
  • Nausea Of Pregnancy
  • Oligomenorrhea
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cyst
  • Ovarian Endometriosis
  • Ovarian Failure
  • Ovarian Mass
  • Ovarian Torsion
  • Paratubal Cyst
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Pelvic Adhesions
  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Pelvic Mass
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Perinatal Mental Health Disorders
  • Perinatal Mood Disorders
  • Personal History Of Stillbirth
  • Placenta Accreta
  • Placenta Previa
  • Placental Abruption
  • Placental Disorders
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Postcoital Bleeding
  • Postmenopausal Bleeding
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Postpartum Mastitis
  • Postpartum Thyroiditis
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy
  • Premature Ovarian Failure
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Preterm Labor
  • Preterm Premature Rupture Of Membranes
  • Primary Amenorrhea
  • Primary Ovarian Insufficiency
  • Pruritic Urticarial Papules And Plaques Of Pregancy (PUPP)
  • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
  • Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection
  • Retained Tampon
  • Rh Incompatibility
  • Salpingo-Oophoritis
  • Secondary Amenorrhea
  • Severe Preeclampsia
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases In Pregnancy
  • Shortened Cervix
  • Spontaneous Abortion
  • Squamous Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Teen Pregnancy
  • Tubo Ovarian Abscess
  • Twins
  • Unicornuate Uterus
  • Urge Incontinence
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Problems
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Uterine Anomaly With Pregnancy
  • Uterine Bleeding
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Myoma
  • Uterine Polyp
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Abscess
  • Vaginal Atrophy
  • Vaginal Bleeding
  • Vaginal Bleeding After Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Vaginal Dryness
  • Vaginal Infections
  • Vaginal Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Vaginal Irritation
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vaginal Septum
  • Vaginismus
  • Vaginitis
  • Vasomotor Symptoms
  • Vulvar Abscess
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Vulvar Disease
  • Vulvar Dysplasia
  • Vulvitis
  • Vulvodynia
  • Well Woman Visit
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Procedures I perform

  • Abortion
  • Abortion Information
  • Anal Pap Smear
  • Antepartum And Postpartum Care
  • Anti Mullerian Hormone (AMH) Testing
  • Birth Control
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Bladder Training
  • Breast Cancer Prevention And Risk Reduction
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Breast Examination
  • Breastfeeding Support
  • Cancer Risk Reduction Surgery
  • Cervical Biopsy
  • Cervical Cerclage
  • Cervical Conization
  • Cesarean Hysterectomy
  • Cesarean Section
  • Clomid
  • Cold Knife Cone Biopsy Of Cervix
  • Colposcopy
  • Contraceptive Counseling
  • Contraceptive Implant
  • Contraceptive Implant Removal
  • Digital Rectal Examination
  • Dilation And Curettage
  • Emergency Contraceptive (EC)
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • External Cephalic Version
  • Family Planning
  • Gynecological Exam
  • Gynecological Surgery
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccination
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopic Adhesiolysis
  • Hysteroscopic Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
  • Hysteroscopic Myomectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Counseling
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
  • Labor And Delivery
  • Lactation Support
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Lysis Of Peritoneal Adhesions
  • Laparoscopic Myomectomy
  • Laparoscopic Ovarian Cystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Laparoscopic Salpingo Oophorectomy
  • Laparoscopic Transabdominal Cerclage
  • Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation (LTL)
  • Laparoscopy
  • Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive
  • Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Hysteroscopy
  • Myomectomy
  • Natural Birth
  • Nexplanon Implant
  • Nexplanon Implant Removal
  • Office Gynecology
  • Oophorectomy
  • Oral Contraceptive
  • Oral Contraceptive Counseling
  • Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Ovarian Cystectomy
  • Pap Smear
  • Partial Hysterectomy
  • Pelvic Floor Exercise
  • Permanent Sterilization
  • Post Partum Check Up
  • Postpartum Care
  • Preconception Counseling
  • Pregnancy Blood Test
  • Pregnancy Counseling
  • Prenatal Care
  • Prenatal Testing
  • Prenatal Ultrasound Scan
  • Preventative Care
  • Preventative Women Healthcare
  • Prophylactic Oophorectomy
  • Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) Test
  • Repeat Cesarean Section
  • Reproductive Health
  • Routine Gynecological Care
  • Salpingectomy
  • Screening For Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)
  • Single Site Surgery
  • Sterilization Counseling
  • Surgical Sterilization
  • Suture Removal
  • Total Abdominal Hysterectomy With Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization Counseling
  • Uterine Surgery
  • Vaginal Biopsy
  • Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section
  • Vaginal Delivery
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Women's Health
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Practice locations

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1133 21st Street Northwest
Suite 800
Washington, DC, 20036

202-416-2000

Fax 202-416-2008

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106 Irving Street Northwest
Suite 4400
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-9992

Fax 202-877-8339

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Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage Signature and Select (aka Senior Advantage)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • CIGNA EPO
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Aetna HMO
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open HMO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Network OA
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Open EPO Plus
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • United Student Resources
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Tricare Prime
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus

Education

Residency Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (2017)

Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (2013)

Hospital affiliations

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.6
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.7
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.5
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.7
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.6
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.6
  • Dec 6, 2023

    Good experience

  • Sep 27, 2023

    Dr. Lee is the best! She has amazing bedside manner and I feel safe in her care.

  • Aug 11, 2023

    I even came home and told my girlfriend about her.