Cheryl Anne Shaw, DO
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (663 reviews)

Specialities: Family Medicine

Languages: English

(301) 997-0709

About me

Dr. Shaw is a Family Physician who provides preventative care to all ages. She has a special intrest in caring for pediatric and adult patients with developmental disabilities. She was chosen chief resident in her final year of residency. She also received the Golden Gomco Award for procedural excellence in residency. Dr. Shaw is board certified in Family Medicine. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Osteopathic Association.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Allergies
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Hypertension
  • Physical Exams
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Sore Throat
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abdominal Distention
  • Abdominal Migraine
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • Acute Arthritis
  • Acute Back Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Allergies
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Pain
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Anxiety
  • Arm Injury
  • Arthralgia
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bereavement
  • Birthmark
  • Blood In Stool
  • Breast Lump
  • Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruising
  • Burns
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Childhood Onset Fluency Disorder
  • Chlamydia
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Kidney Disease Ckd
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cradle Cap
  • Depression
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Disturbance Of Attention
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysuria
  • Ear Infections
  • Epilepsy
  • Eye Infections
  • Family History Of Breast Cancer
  • Family History Of Cancer
  • Family History Of Heart Disease
  • Fever
  • First Degree Burns
  • Foot Injury
  • Frequency Of Urination
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gout
  • Graves Disease
  • Grief
  • Hashimoto Thyroiditis
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Racing
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hip Click
  • Hip Pain
  • Hirsutism
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hyperlipidemia Syndrome
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Impacted Cerumen
  • Impetigo
  • Infectious Mononucleosis
  • Influenza
  • Ingrown Hair
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Insect Bites And Stings
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Intention Tremor
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Keratosis Pilaris
  • Knee Pain
  • Laceration
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Leg Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Migraine
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motion Sickness
  • Mouth Pain
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Nausea And Vomiting
  • Neck Pain
  • Neonatal Acne
  • Newborn Feeding Problems
  • Night Sweats
  • Nightmares
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Numbness
  • Obesity
  • Odynophagia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Persistent Asthma
  • Persistent Cough
  • Pertussis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pleuritic Pain
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy
  • Poison Oak
  • Prediabetes
  • Pulmonary Infections
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Rash
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Pain
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Retinopathy Of Prematurity
  • Ringworm Of Body
  • Rosacea
  • Scratchy Voice
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Shortness Of Breath Sob
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sinus Pain
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Abscess
  • Skin Tag
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Slowing Of Urinary Stream
  • Sore Throat
  • Spider Bite
  • Stomach Pain
  • Stool Changes
  • Straining On Urination
  • Strep Throat
  • Stye
  • Submandibular Swelling
  • Sunburn
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Tachycardia
  • Teething
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Pain
  • Thalassemia
  • Thyroid Disorder
  • Tick Borne Infections
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Upper Lip Tie
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Varicella
  • Varicella Virus
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Conjunctivitis
  • Viral Infections
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Weakness
  • Wheezing
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Procedures I perform

  • Administrative Physicals
  • Adolescent Health
  • Birth Control
  • Blood Pressure Screening
  • Blood Test
  • Breast Cancer Prevention And Risk Reduction
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Breast Examination
  • Camp Physicals
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cerumen Removal
  • Chemistry Blood Panel
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • College Health
  • Concussion Testing
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression And Anxiety Assessments
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Education
  • Diabetes Management
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Therapy
  • Diet And Exercise
  • Diet And Nutrition
  • Drug Test
  • Ear Exam
  • Electrocardiogram Ekg
  • Employee Health
  • Family Planning
  • Fitness For Duty Evaluations
  • Flu Shot Vaccination
  • Gynecological Exam
  • Health Maintenance
  • Health Screening
  • Hepatitis A Vaccination
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination
  • Hiv Testing
  • Human Papilloma Virus Hpv Vaccination
  • Lab Services
  • Lifestyle Modification
  • Measles Vaccination
  • Medication Refills
  • Medication Renewal
  • Meningitis Vaccination
  • Menningococcal Vaccine
  • Mens Health
  • Migraine Treatment
  • Mmr Vaccine
  • Newborn Care
  • Nutrition And Health
  • Office Gynecology
  • Oral Contraceptive
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Exams
  • Pneumonia Vaccination
  • Polio Vaccination
  • Pregnancy Blood Test
  • Preoperative Evaluation
  • Preventative Women Healthcare
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Specific Antigen Blood Test
  • Rapid Strep Test
  • School Physical
  • Shingles Vaccination
  • Skin Cancer Screening
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Splinter Removal
  • Sports Physical Exam
  • Staple Removal Obesity
  • Suture Removal
  • Tetanus And Diphtheria Vaccine
  • Tetanus Diphtheria And Pertussis Vaccine
  • Tobacco Use Cessation
  • Tuberculosis Tb Test
  • Vaccinations
  • Welcome To Medicare Exam
  • Well Child Exam
  • Wellness
  • Wellness Check
  • Womens Health
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Practice locations

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23511 Hollywood Road
Leonardtown, MD, 20650

301-997-0611

Fax 301-997-0709

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Insurance

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

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine

Internship/Residency: Harper's Ferry Family Medicine Center (2013)

Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (2010)

Hospital affiliations

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.8
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.8
  • Provider gave easy to understand instructions

    4.7
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.8
  • Provider showed respect

    4.8
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.9
  • Aug 26, 2021

    Dr Shaw was great

  • Aug 23, 2021

    Dr Cheryl Shaw is an excellent provider. She listens, seems to genuinely care and will work with you to help understand your health issues.

  • Aug 18, 2021

    Dr Shaw is the best. This has.been a very difficult time for me. Both my husband and my son died. She has helped me cope and I'm stronger than I thought I was.