Mary Christine Finkbone, AUD| Audiology | MedStar Health
Mary Christine Finkbone

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

4.9 out of 5 (290 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
    • 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
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA

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
  • Apr 26, 2024

    Dr. Finkbone was extremely clear, thorough, and patient in all of her answers to my questions.

  • Apr 25, 2024

    Everything was thoroughly explained about each test that I was taking. Dr. Finkbone was very caring and I trusted her completely.

  • Apr 5, 2024

    Dr. Finkbone is great. She is sympathetic and helpful in making suggestions.