Mary Christine Finkbone, AUD| Audiology | MedStar Health

Mary Christine Finkbone, AUD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (252 reviews)

Specialties: Audiology

Languages: English

877-754-5490

About me

Dr. Mary Finkbone is a clinical audiologist serving adult and pediatric patients at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Finkbone earned her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in American Sign Language at the University of Iowa. She achieved her doctorate in audiology at Gallaudet University, while continuing to immerse herself in American Sign Language and Deaf Culture to better work alongside her Deaf patients. Dr. Finkbone is certified by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA, CCC-A) and licensed to practice in the District of Columbia and Virginia. She is a member of the American Cochlear Implant Alliance (ACIA).
At MGUH, her experience includes adult and pediatric diagnostic evaluations, electrophysiologic measures, vestibular assessment, acoustic and bone-anchored amplification, and cochlear implantation. Dr. Finkbone particularly focuses on MedStar Georgetown's philosophy of caring for the whole person, always considering the patient's lifestyle and personal needs when providing recommendations. She provides patients all the information and treatment options available to help them make the best decision as a team.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Assessment
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA)
  • Cochlear Implant Hearing Aid Assessment
  • Cochlear Implant Hearing Aid Surgery
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Loss (ASYMMETRICAL)
  • Hearing Loss (CENTRAL)
  • Hearing Loss (CONDUCTIVE)
  • Hearing Loss (MIXED)
  • Hearing Loss (NEURAL)
  • Muffled Hearing
  • Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) Testing
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Vestibular Function Test
  • Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder
  • Cochlear Nerve Damage
  • Decreased Hearing
  • Disorder Of Balance
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (ETD)
  • Failed Hearing Screening Exams
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Loss (ASYMMETRICAL)
  • Hearing Loss (CENTRAL)
  • Hearing Loss (CONDUCTIVE)
  • Hearing Loss (GENETIC)
  • Hearing Loss (MIXED)
  • Hearing Loss (NEURAL)
  • Hearing Loss (NOISE INDUCED)
  • Hearing Loss (PROFOUND)
  • Muffled Hearing
  • Nystagmus
  • Tinnitus
  • Vestibular And Balance Disorders
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Procedures I perform

  • Acoustic Immittance Testing
  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Amplification For Hearing Loss
  • Audiometry Testing
  • Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) Test
  • Balance Testing
  • Behavioral Observation Audiometry (BOA)
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Assessment
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Surgery
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA)
  • Cochlear Implant Hearing Aid Assessment
  • Cochlear Implant Hearing Aid Surgery
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Conditioned Play Audiometry (CPA)
  • Electrocochleography
  • Electronystagmography
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (ETD) Testing
  • Hearing Aids
  • Hearing Evaluation
  • Newborn Hearing Screening
  • Nystagmus Testing
  • Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) Testing
  • Quicksin Test
  • Tympanometry
  • Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential (VEMP) Testing
  • Vestibular Services
  • Visual Reinforcement Audiometry (VRA)
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Practice locations

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6862 Elm Street
Suite 800B
McLean, VA, 22101

202-444-8186

Fax 887-826-5501

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Fax 887-826-5501

3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Main Bldg 4 North
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-4972

Fax 202-444-7344

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Fax 202-444-7344

2115 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Suite 202
Washington, DC, 20007

202-944-5300

Fax 202-754-5490

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Fax 202-754-5490

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
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage Signature and Select (aka Senior Advantage)
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • 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
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • 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
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • 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
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Tricare Prime
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • 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 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

Education

Other Certification: American Speech Language Hearing Association, -

Allied Health Education: Gallaudet University (2017)

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

    4.9
  • 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

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • Oct 3, 2023

    Dr. Finkbone is an excellent resource for any questions/concerns/worries I may have related to my hearing.

  • Sep 29, 2023

    Dr. Finkbone has been an excellent provider of care. She is informative and her treatment has benefitted my condition.

  • Sep 20, 2023

    Dr. Finkbone was great-listened, explained, was cordial, seemed extremely knowledgeable.