Mary Cassandra Melancon, MD| Obstetrics And Gynecology | MedStar Health
Mary Cassandra Melancon

Mary Cassandra Melancon, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (972 reviews)

Specialties: Obstetrics And Gynecology

Languages: English

(202) 877-8339

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Bleeding During Intercourse
  • Bleeding During Pregnancy
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Insufficiency
  • Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Cervical Polyp
  • Cervicitis
  • Chlamydia
  • Chlamydia Female Only
  • Cholestasis Of Pregnancy
  • Complications From Abortion
  • Condylomata Acuminata
  • Cystitis
  • Decreased Libido
  • 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 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 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)
  • Hydrosalpinx
  • Hyperemesis
  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Hypertensive Disorders Of Pregnancy
  • Infertility
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction Fetus
  • Irregular Menstruation
  • Laceration Of Vagina
  • Lactation Disorders
  • Leiomyoma
  • Lgsil Pap
  • Lichen Sclerosus
  • Mastitis
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Obesity
  • Menometrorrhagia
  • Menorrhagia
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Menstruation
  • Missed Abortion
  • Missed Periods
  • Morning Sickness
  • Multiple Gestations
  • Nausea Of Pregnancy
  • Oligomenorrhea
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cyst
  • Ovarian Endometriosis
  • Ovarian Mass
  • Ovarian Torsion
  • Paratubal Cyst
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Pelvic Adhesions
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Pelvic Mass
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Perinatal Mood Disorders
  • Personal History Of Stillbirth
  • Placenta Previa
  • Placental Abruption
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Postcoital Bleeding
  • Postmenopausal Bleeding
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Postpartum Mastitis
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Preterm Labor
  • Preterm Premature Rupture Of Membranes
  • Primary Amenorrhea
  • Pruritic Urticarial Papules And Plaques Of Pregancy (PUPP)
  • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
  • Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection
  • Retained Tampon
  • Salpingo-Oophoritis
  • Secondary Amenorrhea
  • Severe Preeclampsia
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases In Pregnancy
  • Shortened Cervix
  • Spontaneous Abortion
  • Squamous Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Teen Pregnancy
  • Tubo Ovarian Abscess
  • Twins
  • Urinary Problems
  • Uterine Bleeding
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Myoma
  • Uterine Polyp
  • 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
  • Vaginitis
  • Vulvar Abscess
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Vulvar Disease
  • Vulvar Dysplasia
  • Vulvitis
  • Vulvodynia
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Procedures I perform

  • Abortion Information
  • Antepartum And Postpartum Care
  • Anti Mullerian Hormone (AMH) Testing
  • Birth Control
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Breast Cancer Prevention And Risk Reduction
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Breast Examination
  • Breastfeeding Support
  • Cervical Biopsy
  • Cervical Cerclage
  • Cervical Conization
  • Cesarean Section
  • Cold Knife Cone Biopsy Of Cervix
  • Colposcopy
  • Contraceptive Implant
  • Cryotherapy Of The Cervix
  • Digital Rectal Examination
  • Dilation And Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Family Planning
  • Fetal Ultrasound
  • First Trimester Screening
  • Gynecological Exam
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopic Adhesiolysis
  • Hysteroscopic Myomectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Labor And Delivery
  • Lactation Support
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Lysis Of Peritoneal Adhesions
  • Laparoscopic Salpingo Oophorectomy
  • 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 Cystectomy
  • Pap Smear
  • Partial Hysterectomy
  • Pelviscopy
  • Permanent Sterilization
  • Post Partum Check Up
  • Postpartum Care
  • Preconception Counseling
  • Pregnancy Blood Test
  • Pregnancy Counseling
  • Prenatal Care
  • Prenatal Testing
  • Preventative Women Healthcare
  • Reproductive Health
  • Routine Gynecological Care
  • Surgical Sterilization
  • Suture Removal
  • Tubal Ligation
  • 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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1133 21st Street Northwest
Suite 800
Washington, DC, 20036

202-416-2000

Fax 202-416-2008

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12158 Central Avenue
Suite 700
Mitchellville, MD, 20721

301-430-5880

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106 Irving Street Northwest
Suite 4400
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-9992

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

Education

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

Residency: Washington Hospital Center (1997)

Residency: Howard University Hospital GME (1995)

Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine Office of the Registrar (1992)

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Ratings and reviews

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

    4.9
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    5
  • Care provider’s discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.9
  • Care provider’s efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    5
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • May 31, 2024

    Very Professional

  • May 30, 2024

    I recommend Dr Melancon to everyone I know!!

  • Apr 29, 2024

    Dr. Melancon is a wonderful, caring and compassionate doctor.