Carilynn Wright Rutledge, CNM| Obstetrics And Gynecology | MedStar Health

Carilynn Wright Rutledge, CNM
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.7 out of 5 (198 reviews)

Specialties: Obstetrics And Gynecology

Languages: English

About me

Carrie Rutledge MSN, CNM received her Master's degree in Nursing from Frontier Nursing University in December of 2019.  Prior to pursuing her passion for Midwifery, Carrie worked as a Labor and Delivery nurse for over 20 years. She specializes in low-risk pregnancy and birth. She also provides evidenced based care to women across the lifespan focusing on contraceptive counseling and preventative care.

Carrie has lived in the Southern Maryland area since 1986 when her father retired from the Air Force.  She is passionate about womens health and is grateful to be able to serve her community.  Carrie has 6 siblings and she has over 30 nieces and nephews.  She and her husband of 28 years have five children and love spending their down time kayaking, camping or just spending time together.  

Clinical areas of focus

  • Birth Control
  • Breast Examination
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Gynecological Exam
  • Irregular Menstruation
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Pregnancy
  • Threatened Abortion
  • Urinary Problems
  • Vaginal Infections
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abdominal Dermoid Cyst
  • Abnormal Pap Smear
  • Abnormalities Of The Uterus
  • Adenocarcinoma In Situ Of The Cervix
  • Adnexal Mass
  • Adolescent Gynecology
  • Advanced Maternal Age
  • Amenorrhea
  • Anemia Of Pregnancy
  • Anovulation
  • Anovulatory Bleeding
  • Arcuate Uterus
  • 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 Lump
  • Bicornuate Uterus
  • Bladder Prolapse
  • Bleeding During Intercourse
  • Bleeding During Pregnancy
  • Breast Cancer During Pregnancy
  • Breast Lump
  • Breastfeeding Problems
  • Cancer Related Sexual Concerns
  • 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
  • Cystocele
  • Cystodynia
  • Decreased Libido
  • Delayed Menarche
  • Delayed Puberty
  • Dermoid Cyst
  • Detrusor Instability
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Dyspareunia
  • Dysuria
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Endometrial Hyperplasia
  • Endometrioma
  • Endometriosis
  • Endometritis
  • Enterocele
  • Fallopian Tube Disorders
  • Family History Of Chromosomal Anomalies
  • Female Genital Problems
  • Female Orgasmic Disorder
  • Female Sexual Dysfunction
  • Fibrocystic Breast Changes
  • Fibroids
  • Follicular Cyst Of Ovary
  • Frequent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Galactocele
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Herpes, Female
  • Gonorrhea
  • Gynecologic Disorders Of Athletes
  • Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
  • Hellp Syndrome
  • Hgsil Pap
  • History Of Severe Preeclampsia
  • HIV In Pregnancy
  • Hormone Imbalance
  • Hot Flashes
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
  • Hydatiform Mole
  • Hydrosalpinx
  • Hyperemesis
  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Hypertensive Disorders Of Pregnancy
  • Imperforate Hymen
  • Incomplete Emptying Of Bladder
  • Incomplete Uterovaginal Prolapse
  • Increased Libido
  • Infertility
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction Fetus
  • Irregular Menstruation
  • Labial Adhesions
  • Labial Hypertrophy
  • Labial Hypoplasia
  • Laceration Of Vagina
  • Lactation Disorders
  • Leiomyoma
  • Lgsil Pap
  • Lichen Sclerosus
  • Liver Disease In Pregnancy
  • Mastitis
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Obesity
  • Menometrorrhagia
  • Menopause
  • Menorrhagia
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders In Athletes
  • Menstrual Migraines
  • Menstruation
  • Missed Abortion
  • Missed Periods
  • Morning Sickness
  • Mullerian Anomalies
  • Multiple Gestations
  • Nausea Of Pregnancy
  • Oligomenorrhea
  • Ovarian Cyst
  • Ovarian Endometriosis
  • Ovarian Failure
  • Ovarian Mass
  • Ovarian Torsion
  • Overflow Incontinence Of Urine
  • Paget's Disease Of Vulva
  • Paratubal Cyst
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Pelvic Adhesions
  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Pelvic Mass
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Pelvic Varicose Veins
  • 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)
  • Pudendal Neuralgia
  • Rectocele
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
  • Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection
  • Retained Tampon
  • Rh Incompatibility
  • Salpingo-Oophoritis
  • Secondary Amenorrhea
  • Septate Hymen
  • Septate Uterus
  • Severe Preeclampsia
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases In Pregnancy
  • Shortened Cervix
  • Spontaneous Abortion
  • Squamous Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Teen Pregnancy
  • Third Degree Uterine Prolapse
  • Threatened Abortion
  • Transverse Vaginal Septum
  • Tubo Ovarian Abscess
  • Twins
  • Unicornuate Uterus
  • Urge Incontinence
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Problems
  • Urinary Retention
  • Uterine Anomaly With Pregnancy
  • Uterine Bleeding
  • Uterine Myoma
  • Uterine Polyp
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Abscess
  • Vaginal Agenesis
  • Vaginal Atrophy
  • Vaginal Bleeding
  • Vaginal Bleeding After Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Vaginal Dryness
  • Vaginal Infections
  • Vaginal Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Vaginal Irritation
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vaginal Septum
  • Vaginismus
  • Vaginitis
  • Vulvar Abscess
  • Vulvar Disease
  • Vulvar Dysplasia
  • Vulvitis
  • Vulvodynia
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Procedures I perform

  • Abdominal Cerclage
  • Antepartum And Postpartum Care
  • Anti Mullerian Hormone (AMH) Testing
  • Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Biophysical Profile 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 Cap Fitting
  • Cervical Cerclage
  • Cervical Conization
  • Cervical Length Assessment
  • Cesarean Section
  • Clomid
  • Cold Knife Cone Biopsy Of Cervix
  • Colpocleisis
  • Colposcopy
  • Contraceptive Implant
  • Contraction Stress Testing
  • Cryotherapy Of The Cervix
  • Da Vinci Hysterectomy
  • Digital Rectal Examination
  • Dilation And Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Family Planning
  • Fetal Non Stress Testing
  • Fetal Ultrasound
  • First Trimester Screening
  • Gynecological Exam
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopic Adhesiolysis
  • Hysteroscopic Myomectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • In Office Endometrial Ablation
  • In Office Sterilization
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Labor And Delivery
  • Lactation Support
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Lysis Of Peritoneal Adhesions
  • Laparoscopic Myomectomy
  • Laparoscopic Salpingo Oophorectomy
  • Laparoscopic Transabdominal Cerclage
  • Laparoscopy
  • Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive
  • Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Hysteroscopy
  • Myomectomy
  • Natural Birth
  • Nexplanon Implant
  • Nexplanon Implant Removal
  • Obliteration Of Vaginal Vault
  • Office Gynecology
  • Oophorectomy
  • Operations On Cul De Sac
  • Oral Contraceptive
  • Oral Contraceptive Counseling
  • Ovarian Cystectomy
  • Pap Smear
  • Partial Hysterectomy
  • Pelvic Floor Exercise
  • Permanent Sterilization
  • Pessary
  • Pop Q Exam
  • Post Partum Check Up
  • Posterior Repair
  • Postpartum Care
  • Preconception Counseling
  • Pregnancy Blood Test
  • Pregnancy Counseling
  • Prenatal Care
  • Prenatal Testing
  • Prenatal Ultrasound Scan
  • Preventative Women Healthcare
  • Prophylactic Oophorectomy
  • Repair Of Cystocele
  • Repair Of Pelvic Prolapse
  • Repair Of Rectocele
  • Reproductive Health
  • Routine Gynecological Care
  • Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulation
  • Single Site Robotic Surgery
  • Single Site Surgery
  • Surgical Sterilization
  • Suture Removal
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Tubal Ligation Reversal
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization Counseling
  • Uterine Surgery
  • Vaginal Biopsy
  • Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section
  • Vaginal Delivery
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Women's Health
  • Zika Virus Testing
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Practice locations

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41680 Miss Bessie Drive
Suite 102
Leonardtown, MD, 20650

301-997-1788

Fax 301-997-1790

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Fax 301-997-1790

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

Education

Board Certification: American Midwifery Certification Board, Midwifery

Medical School: Frontier Nursing University (2019)

Hospital affiliations

Ratings and reviews

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

    4.7
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

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

    4.7
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.8
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.7
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.6
  • Sep 27, 2023

    Very receptive to my current pregnancy questions, gave in depth explanations, and even provided additional information I didn't know about upcoming birth control options.

  • Sep 25, 2023

    This was my first time meeting Carilynn and it was a great experience! She made me feel comfortable right away and answered all my questions. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a midwife/OB

  • Feb 9, 2023

    The provider I saw was super kind and helpful