Gloria Jean Bowles-Johnson, MD| Obstetrics And Gynecology | MedStar Health
Gloria Jean Bowles-Johnson

Gloria Jean Bowles-Johnson, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.7 out of 5 (647 reviews)

Specialties: Obstetrics And Gynecology

Languages: English

(877) 544-7752

About me

Dr. Gloria Bowles-Johnson was honored as a Top Doctor by the Washingtonian in 2015-2020 for the Ob/Gyn specialty.

Trained at Harvard University school of medicine , Brigham and Women's Hospital /Massachusetts General Hospital in Obstetrics/Gynecology 

Medical school Boston University School of Medicine

Active duty Lieutenant Commander in US Navy at Bethesda Naval Hospital 1993-1996

Board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is currently a member of ABOG as a board examiner for the last 15 years. 

Practices general obstetrics/gynecology with interest in fibroid management both medical and surgical, abnormal uterine bleeding,, Minimal invasive surgery and vaginal surgery for prolpase, urinary incontinence.  complicated/complex abdominal surgery and the treatment of perimenopause and menopausal symptoms. 

Associate professor in obstetrics/gynecology through Georgetown University Medical School 

Enjoy teaching the next generation of doctors. 

 

 

 

Clinical areas of focus

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

Conditions I treat

  • 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
  • Arcuate Uterus
  • Asherman's Syndrome
  • 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
  • Bicornuate Uterus
  • Bladder Prolapse
  • Bleeding During Intercourse
  • Bleeding During Pregnancy
  • Breast Cancer During Pregnancy
  • Breast Lump
  • Breastfeeding Problems
  • Cancer Related Sexual Concerns
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Cyst
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Funneling
  • Cervical Incompetence
  • Cervical Insufficiency
  • Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Cervical Polyp
  • Cervicitis
  • Chlamydia
  • Chlamydia Female Only
  • Cholestasis Of Pregnancy
  • Complete Uterovaginal Prolapse
  • Complications From Abortion
  • Complications Of Episiotomy
  • Condylomata Acuminata
  • Cystitis
  • Cystocele
  • Decreased Libido
  • Delayed Menarche
  • Delayed Puberty
  • Dermoid Cyst
  • Detrusor Instability
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Dyspareunia
  • Dysuria
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Endometrial Hyperplasia
  • Endometrioma
  • Endometriosis
  • Endometritis
  • Enterocele
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Incompetence Of Pubocervical Tissue
  • Incomplete Emptying Of Bladder
  • Incomplete Uterovaginal Prolapse
  • Increased Libido
  • Infertility
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Complications
  • 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
  • Microperforate Hymen
  • Missed Periods
  • Morning Sickness
  • Mullerian Anomalies
  • Multiple Gestations
  • Nausea Of Pregnancy
  • Nuchal Cord
  • Oligomenorrhea
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cyst
  • Ovarian Endometriosis
  • Ovarian Failure
  • Ovarian Mass
  • Ovarian Torsion
  • Overflow Incontinence Of Urine
  • Paget's Disease Of Vulva
  • Paratubal Cyst
  • Paratubal Cysts Benign
  • 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 Percreta
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Short Umbilical Cord
  • Shortened Cervix
  • Spontaneous Abortion
  • Squamous Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Stillbirth
  • Straddle Injury
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Teen Pregnancy
  • Third Degree Uterine Prolapse
  • Transverse Vaginal Septum
  • True Knot
  • Tubo Ovarian Abscess
  • Twins
  • Umbilical Cord Compression
  • Umbilical Cord Prolapse
  • Unicornuate Uterus
  • Urge Incontinence
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Problems
  • Urinary Retention
  • Uterine Anomaly With Pregnancy
  • Uterine Bleeding
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Myoma
  • Uterine Polyp
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Abscess
  • Vaginal Agenesis
  • Vaginal Atrophy
  • Vaginal Bleeding
  • Vaginal Bleeding After Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • Vaginal Cyst
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Vaginal Dryness
  • Vaginal Infections
  • Vaginal Infections During Pregnancy
  • Vaginal Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Vaginal Irritation
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vaginal Septum
  • Vaginal Surgery Complications
  • Vaginismus
  • Vaginitis
  • Vasa Previa
  • Vulvar Abscess
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Vulvar Disease
  • Vulvar Dysplasia
  • Vulvitis
  • Vulvodynia
  • Well Woman Visit
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Procedures I perform

  • Antepartum And Postpartum Care
  • Anti Mullerian Hormone (AMH) Testing
  • Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Biophysical Profile Testing
  • Bladder Training
  • Breast Cancer Prevention And Risk Reduction
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Breast Examination
  • Breastfeeding Support
  • Cancer Risk Reduction Surgery
  • Centering Pregnancy
  • Cervical Biopsy
  • Cervical Conization
  • Cervical Length Assessment
  • Cesarean Hysterectomy
  • Cesarean Section
  • Clomid
  • Cold Knife Cone Biopsy Of Cervix
  • Colpocleisis
  • Colposcopy
  • Contraceptive Ring Removal
  • Contraction Stress Testing
  • Cryotherapy Of The Cervix
  • Delayed Cord Clamping
  • Digital Rectal Examination
  • Dilation And Curettage
  • Dilation And Evacuation
  • Emergency Contraceptive (EC)
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Episiotomy
  • Exercise In Pregnancy
  • Fetal Non Stress Testing
  • Fetal Ultrasound
  • First Trimester Screening
  • Gynecological Exam
  • Gynecological Surgery
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccination
  • Hymenectomy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopic Adhesiolysis
  • Hysteroscopic Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
  • Hysteroscopic Myomectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • In Office Endometrial Ablation
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
  • Labor And Delivery
  • Lactation Support
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Lysis Of Peritoneal Adhesions
  • Laparoscopic Ovarian Cystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Salpingo Oophorectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery For Endometriosis
  • Laparoscopic Surgery For Ovarian Endometriosis
  • Laparoscopy
  • Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive
  • Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
  • Menstrual Suppression
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Hysteroscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery For Ovarian Endometriosis
  • Myomectomy
  • Natural Birth
  • Nexplanon Implant Removal
  • Obliteration Of Vaginal Vault
  • Office Gynecology
  • Oophorectomy
  • Operations On Cul De Sac
  • Ovarian Cystectomy
  • Pap Smear
  • Paravaginal Repair
  • Partial Hysterectomy
  • Pelvic Floor Exercise
  • Pelviscopy
  • 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
  • Radiofrequency Ablation Of Uterine Fibroids
  • Reconstructive Gynecological Surgery
  • Repair Of Cystocele
  • Repair Of Pelvic Prolapse
  • Repair Of Rectocele
  • Repeat Cesarean Section
  • Reproductive Health
  • Retropubic Urethropexy
  • Routine Gynecological Care
  • Salpingectomy
  • Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulation
  • Surgical Excision Of Ovarian Endometriosis
  • Suture Removal
  • Tampon Education
  • Total Abdominal Hysterectomy With Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization Counseling
  • Uterine Lining Removal
  • Uterine Surgery
  • Vaginal Biopsy
  • Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section
  • Vaginal Delivery
  • Vaginal Health
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Prolapse Repair
  • Vaginal Septum Resection
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Women's Health
  • Zika Virus Testing
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Practice locations

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2233 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Floor 3
Washington, DC, 20007

202-481-1060

Fax 844-554-7752

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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
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • United Student Resources
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • United Golden Rule
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • D-SNP)
    • I-SNP
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • United Choice Plus
    • United Choice
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Select
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • Kaiser Maryland Medicaid MCO
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Cigna EPO
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • Choice Care Network/HUMANA (PPO)
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Anthem Plus BCBS of VA HealthKeepers Plus
    • Anthem (POS & Open Access POS) BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • Anthem HMO - BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • Virginia Premier
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • United Optimum Choice
    • United Navigate
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Tricare for Life East
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Tricare East Select
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Residency Program: Brigham and Womens Hospital (1993)

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine (1989)

Awards

  • Top Washingtonian Doctor 2020 American Ob/gyn board examiner for over 15 years member American College of Obstetrics/Gynecology   

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

    4.7
  • 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

    4.7
  • Mar 7, 2024

    Dr. Bowles-Johnson took extra time to make sure I understood all of my options. I really appreciate her!

  • Feb 22, 2024

    I grabbed a few of Dr BJs cards to pass out

  • Feb 21, 2024

    Dr.Bowles-Johnson has great bedside manners. Please keep her at all cost.