Mary Linda Fairbanks, MD| Obstetrics And Gynecology | MedStar Health

Mary Linda Fairbanks, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.7 out of 5 (375 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
  • 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 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
  • Arcuate Uterus
  • 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
  • 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 Dysplasia
  • Cervical Funneling
  • Cervical Incompetence
  • Cervical Insufficiency
  • Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Cervical Polyp
  • Cervicitis
  • Chlamydia
  • Cholestasis Of Pregnancy
  • Complete Uterovaginal Prolapse
  • Complications From Abortion
  • Condylomata Acuminata
  • Cystitis
  • Cystocele
  • Cystodynia
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Hydatiform Mole
  • Hydrosalpinx
  • Hyperemesis
  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Hypertensive Disorders Of Pregnancy
  • Imperforate Hymen
  • Incomplete Emptying Of Bladder
  • Incomplete Uterovaginal Prolapse
  • Increased Libido
  • Infertility
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • 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
  • Missed Abortion
  • Missed Periods
  • Morning Sickness
  • Mullerian Anomalies
  • Multiple Gestations
  • Nausea Of Pregnancy
  • Oligomenorrhea
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cyst
  • Ovarian Endometriosis
  • Ovarian Failure
  • Ovarian Mass
  • Ovarian Torsion
  • Overflow Incontinence Of Urine
  • Paget's Disease Of Vulva
  • Paratubal Cyst
  • 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 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)
  • Pudendal Neuralgia
  • 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
  • Shortened Cervix
  • Spontaneous Abortion
  • Squamous Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Teen Pregnancy
  • Third Degree Uterine Prolapse
  • Threatened Abortion
  • Transverse Vaginal Septum
  • Tubo Ovarian Abscess
  • Twins
  • 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 Discharge
  • Vaginal Dryness
  • Vaginal Infections
  • Vaginal Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Vaginal Irritation
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vaginal Septum
  • Vaginismus
  • Vaginitis
  • Vulvar Abscess
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Vulvar Disease
  • Vulvar Dysplasia
  • Vulvitis
  • Vulvodynia
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Procedures I perform

  • Abdominal Cerclage
  • Abortion
  • Abortion Information
  • Antepartum And Postpartum Care
  • Anti Mullerian Hormone (AMH) Testing
  • Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Biophysical Profile Testing
  • Birth Control
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Bladder Training
  • Breast Cancer Prevention And Risk Reduction
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Breast Examination
  • Breastfeeding Support
  • Cancer Risk Reduction Surgery
  • Cervical Biopsy
  • Cervical Cap Fitting
  • Cervical Cerclage
  • Cervical Conization
  • Cervical Length Assessment
  • Cesarean Section
  • Clomid
  • Cold Knife Cone Biopsy Of Cervix
  • Colpocleisis
  • Colposcopy
  • Contraceptive Implant
  • Contraction Stress Testing
  • Cryotherapy Of The Cervix
  • Da Vinci Hysterectomy
  • Digital Rectal Examination
  • Dilation And Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Family Planning
  • Fetal Non Stress Testing
  • Fetal Ultrasound
  • First Trimester Screening
  • Gynecological Exam
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopic Adhesiolysis
  • Hysteroscopic Myomectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • In Office Endometrial Ablation
  • In Office Sterilization
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Labor And Delivery
  • Lactation Support
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Lysis Of Peritoneal Adhesions
  • Laparoscopic Myomectomy
  • Laparoscopic Salpingo Oophorectomy
  • Laparoscopic Transabdominal Cerclage
  • Laparoscopy
  • Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive
  • Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Hysteroscopy
  • Myomectomy
  • Natural Birth
  • Nexplanon Implant
  • Nexplanon Implant Removal
  • Obliteration Of Vaginal Vault
  • Office Gynecology
  • Oophorectomy
  • Operations On Cul De Sac
  • Oral Contraceptive
  • Oral Contraceptive Counseling
  • Ovarian Cystectomy
  • Pap Smear
  • Partial Hysterectomy
  • Pelvic Floor Exercise
  • Permanent Sterilization
  • 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
  • Repair Of Cystocele
  • Repair Of Pelvic Prolapse
  • Repair Of Rectocele
  • Reproductive Health
  • Routine Gynecological Care
  • Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulation
  • Single Site Robotic Surgery
  • Single Site Surgery
  • Surgical Sterilization
  • Suture Removal
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Tubal Ligation Reversal
  • 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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106 Irving Street Northwest
Suite 1500
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-7101

Fax 202-877-6396

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Fax 202-877-6396

12158 Central Avenue
Suite 700
Mitchellville, MD, 20721

301-430-5880

Fax 301-249-8933

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Fax 301-249-8933

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

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

Residency: Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester (2004)

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Anesthesiology (2000)

Hospital affiliations

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.)

    4.7
  • 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

    4.6
  • Dec 16, 2019

    Scheduling appts, being consistent with specific doc. things change I know, but with doctors patients prefer consistency.

  • Sep 16, 2019

    Communicate better. Overall, she tried her best but she keep reiterating that she didn't know what was going on. She did refer me to another doctor. Overall, it bothered me that she was typing so much and had the nerve to say I was talking faster than she could type. In the future, I will NOT be going to her. At the end, she left my personal paperwork from another doctor on the check-out desk. I'm sure she is a good doctor to some other patients, but my experience was not pleasant at all.

  • Sep 11, 2019

    It's hard to book appointment