David B. Doman, MD| Gastroenterology | MedStar Health

David B. Doman, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (247 reviews)

Specialties: Gastroenterology

Languages: French, English

301-933-3621

About me

Dr. Doman is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Gastroenterology. Dr. Doman received his MD from Eastern Virginia Medical School and completed his internship and residency at Yale-affiliated hospitals and his fellowship in gastroenterology at George Washington University School of Medicine.

He is recognized as one of the region’s best gastroenterologists by Washingtonian Magazine, Castle Connelly, Checkbook, and U.S. News & World Report. Dr. Doman is a member of the Montgomery County Medical Society, American Gastroenterological Association, and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and past Chairman of the Patient Education Committee for the National Foundation for Ileitis and Colitis of the National Capitol Area.

His GI interests include inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease, and liver disease.  

Dr. Doman has delivered over 350 lectures nationally and internationally on a variety of topics in gastroenterology and hepatology. He is a physician member of the American Liver Foundation. He has authored or coauthored over 50 papers published in peer reviewed medical journals and is a member of the editorial staff of the peer-reviewed journal “Gastroenterology and Hepatology.”

Since 2013, Dr. Doman has served as host and medical editor of the healthcare T.V. show “Housecall” broadcast on Montgomery County public television channel 16. The show can be viewed on channel 16 nightly at 8:30 PM or viewed anytime/anywhere via internet video streaming at www.mmctv.org.

Dr. Doman and his wife, Penny, reside in Montgomery County. They have three married children and five grandchildren. Dr. Doman enjoys long-distance hiking, biking, swimming, and international travel. His hobby is creative writing. He has published two novels, “National Pastime” and “Heartbeat.”

Dr. Doman enjoys gastroenterology serving in the role of medical detective. He appreciates that he has elegant endoscopic state-of-the-art equipment to assist with the diagnosis and therapy of digestive disorders. Ultimately what matters most to him, as a physician, is listening to his patients to make them well.

Research

  • Intestinal Microbiota

Clinical areas of focus

  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic Ampullectomy
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Helicobacter Pylori
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abdominal Bloating
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Amylase Blood Test
  • Abnormal Liver Function Blood Test
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Annular Pancreas
  • Anorexia
  • Appendiceal Cancer
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Colon
  • Biliary Tract Disease
  • Blood In Stool
  • Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
  • Cholangitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cholestasis
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Colorectal Malignancy
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Elevated Alkaline Phosphatase Level
  • Elevated Lipase
  • Epigastric Pain
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Disease
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Mass
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Thickening
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophagitis
  • Family History Of Colon Cancer
  • Family History Of Colon Polyps
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallbladder Polyp
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) Stromal Tumors
  • Helicobacter Pylori
  • Hematemesis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Ischemic Bowel
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Jaundice
  • Left Upper Quadrant Pain
  • Liver Mass
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Stomach
  • Melena
  • Nausea
  • Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non Alcoholic Steatohepatitis
  • Obstructive Jaundice
  • Pancreas Divisum
  • Pancreatic Cyst
  • Pancreatic Insufficiency
  • Pancreatic Pseudocyst
  • Pancreaticobiliary Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peritonitis
  • Personal History Of Colonic Polyps
  • Positive Hemoccult Fecal Occult Blood Test
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Right Lower Quadrant Pain
  • Right Upper Quadrant Pain
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Vomiting
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Procedures I perform

  • Colon Cancer Surgery
  • Colon Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Screening
  • Early Detection Of Cancer
  • Endoscopic Ampullectomy
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Of Esophagus
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Of Large Colon Polyps
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) With Dilation
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Screening
  • Gastroscopy
  • Radiofrequency Ablation For Barrett's Esophagus
  • Rectal Cancer Surgery
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Single Balloon Enteroscopy
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Practice locations

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12012 Veirs Mill Road
Silver Spring, MD, 20906

301-942-3550

Fax 301-933-3621

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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
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)"
    • 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
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)"
    • 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
    • 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
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Tricare Prime
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • 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 (NCA) Indemnity
    • 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 Worker's Compensation Network
    • 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

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Fellowship Program: George Washington University Hospital (1981)

Residency Program: Yale New Haven Hospital (1979)

Internship Program: Yale New Haven Hospital (1977)

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School (1976)

Awards

  • Top Doctors gastroenterology Maryland Castle Connelly 2021
  • Top Doctors gastroenterology Washington, D.C. area Castle Connelly 2021
  • Top Doctors gastroenterology Bethesda Magazine 2021
  • Top Doctors gastroenterology 2017 Washingtonian Magazine

Ratings and reviews

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

    4.8
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.8
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.8
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

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

    4.8
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.7
  • Sep 21, 2023

    Dr. Doman was excellent in preparing me for an upcoming colonoscopy. He wisely avoided suggesting what any plan for my well being would be since the colonoscopy comes first. I value highly his professionalism.

  • Sep 12, 2023

    Dr Doman is the only one who found what needed to be attended in my body, I am very thankful to him

  • Sep 5, 2023

    Dr. Doman is always willing to answer my questions.