Robert Eric Gutman, MD| Urogynecology | MedStar Health

Robert Eric Gutman, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (921 reviews)

Specialties: Urogynecology

Languages: Spanish, English

301-984-1878

About me

Robert E. Gutman MD, FACOG is a board-certified gynecologist and obstetrician at the National Center for Advanced Pelvic Surgery. Dr. Gutman has subspecialty board certification in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. He maintains a faculty appointment as a professor of obstetrics/gynecology and urology at Georgetown University School of Medicine and is director of the Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship. He was formerly an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University, where he was instrumental in developing a multidisciplinary pelvic floor center.

In addition to maintaining a busy clinical practice, Dr. Gutman is committed to furthering the knowledge and understanding of pelvic floor disorders through education and research. On a recent trip to Rwanda, Africa, Dr. Gutman performed complex fistula repairs for women afflicted with this debilitating condition. He has been travelling for over 15 years as a member of the International Organization for Women and Development and typically brings one of his fellows on annual trips. He also serves on the medical advisory board of this organization.

Dr. Gutman completed his postgraduate training in obstetrics and gynecology at Brown University Women and Infants’ Hospital and his fellowship in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery at Johns Hopkins University. He received his Doctor of Medicine from Case Western Reserve University and a Bachelor of Science in engineering from the University of Michigan.

Dr. Gutman serves as a senior advisory board member for the American Urogynecologic Society and Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Fellows Pelvic Research Network, Director of American Urogynecologic Society Fellows Cadaver Course, and member of the American Urogynecologic Society registry committee and Society of Gynecologic Surgeons research committee. He was the Scientific Program Chair for the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons 2017 annual meeting. Since 2017, he served as an oral board examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology subspecialty Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery boards. He previously served as an investigator in the Pelvic Floor Disorders Network through the National Institute of Health. Dr. Gutman has received numerous teaching awards and has over 80 peer reviewed publications and book chapters. His primary research interest involves surgical outcomes including the role for uterine conservation, apical support procedures, and perioperative complications.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Bladder Prolapse
  • Hematuria
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Lichen Sclerosus
  • Mesh Removal
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
  • Pelvic Floor Pain
  • Prolapse Of Urethra
  • Rectocele
  • Sling Procedure
  • Urinary Incontinence
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • 3Rd Degree Vaginal Laceration
  • 4Th Degree Vaginal Laceration
  • Atonic Urinary Bladder
  • Bladder Fistula
  • Bladder Prolapse
  • Bladder Sphincter Dyssynergia
  • Bladder Trauma
  • Bladder Uterine Fistula
  • Complete Uterovaginal Prolapse
  • Complications Of Episiotomy
  • Continuous Leakage Of Urine
  • Cystocele
  • Detrusor Instability
  • Dyspareunia
  • Dysuria
  • Enterocele
  • Enuresis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Female Sexual Dysfunction
  • Female Urinary Incontinence
  • Foreign Body (BLADDER-URETHRA)
  • Foreign Body (GENITOURINARY TRACT)
  • Frequent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Functional Incontinence
  • Hematuria
  • Incompetence Of Pubocervical Tissue
  • Incompetence Of Rectovaginal Tissue
  • Incomplete Emptying Of Bladder
  • Incomplete Uterovaginal Prolapse
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Intrinsic Sphincter Deficiency
  • Labial Adhesions
  • Labial Hypertrophy
  • Levator Myalgia
  • Lichen Sclerosus
  • Microscopic Hematuria
  • Mixed Incontinence
  • Neurogenic Urinary Bladder
  • Nocturia
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overflow Incontinence Of Urine
  • Painful Bladder Syndrome
  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
  • Pelvic Floor Pain
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Perineocele
  • Polyuria
  • Prolapse Of Urethra
  • Prolapse Of Vaginal Vault After Hysterectomy
  • Rectocele
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Skene Gland Cyst
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Third Degree Uterine Prolapse
  • Underactive Bladder
  • Ureteric Fistula
  • Urethral Caruncle
  • Urethral Diverticulum
  • Urethral False Passage
  • Urethral Fistula
  • Urethral Hypermobility
  • Urethral Instability
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urethritis
  • Urethrocele
  • Urethrovaginal Fistula
  • Urge Incontinence
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Tract Fistula
  • Urinary Tract Injury
  • Uterine Polyp
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Cyst
  • Vaginal Fistula
  • Vaginal Mesh Implant Complications
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vaginal Surgery Complications
  • Vesicocutaneous Fistula
  • Vesicovaginal Fistula
  • Vulvodynia
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Procedures I perform

  • Abdominal Sacrocolpopexy
  • Anterior Posterior Repair
  • Anterior Repair
  • Autologous Sling
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bladder Suspension
  • Bladder Training
  • Bladder Uterine Fistula Repair
  • Botox Injection Of The Bladder
  • Closure Urethrovaginal Fistula
  • Colpocleisis
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposuspension
  • Complex Pelvic Surgery
  • Cystoscopy
  • Female Genitourinary Reconstruction
  • Gynecological Surgery
  • Hysterectomy
  • Interstim
  • Labial Reduction
  • Labiaplasty
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Sacrocolpopexy
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Laparoscopic Salpingo Oophorectomy
  • Laparoscopic Urethral Suspension
  • Laparoscopy Procedure Bladder
  • Laparoscopy Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Mesh Removal
  • Midurethral Sling
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Non Surgical Treatment For Urinary Incontinence
  • Obliteration Of Vaginal Vault
  • Paravaginal Repair
  • Partial Hysterectomy
  • Pelvic Floor Exercise
  • Pelvic Reconstruction
  • Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS)
  • Perineorrhaphy
  • Periurethral Injection
  • Periurethral Suspension
  • Pessary
  • Plastic Repair Of Urethrocele
  • Pop Q Exam
  • Posterior Repair
  • Reconstruction Of Urethra
  • Reconstruction Of Vagina
  • Reconstructive Gynecological Surgery
  • Rectus Fascia Sling
  • Repair Of Cystocele
  • Repair Of Enterocele
  • Repair Of Pelvic Prolapse
  • Repair Of Rectocele
  • Repair Of Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Repair Of Urinary Stress Incontinence
  • Repair Of Vaginal Tear
  • Retropubic Sling
  • Retropubic Suspension
  • Retropubic Urethropexy
  • Robotic Bladder Surgery
  • Robotic Gynecological Surgery
  • Robotic Hysterectomy
  • Robotic Sacral Colpopexy Fistula Repair
  • Robotic Sacrocolpopexy
  • Robotic Vesicovaginal Fistula Repair
  • Sacral Neuromodulation For Bladder Control
  • Scheduled Voiding
  • Sling Procedure
  • Suburethral Sling
  • Surgical Excision Of Bladder Endometriosis
  • Tension-Free Vaginal Tape
  • Transobturator Sling
  • Transurethral Cystoscopy
  • Tvt Sling
  • Urethral Bulking Injection
  • Urethrocystopexy
  • Urethromeatoplasty
  • Urethropexy
  • Urinary Bladder Reconstruction
  • Urodynamics
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Uterine Artery Embolization
  • Uterine Surgery
  • Uterosacral Ligament Vaginal Vault Fixation
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Native Tissue Repair
  • Vaginal Prolapse Repair
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginal Suspension
  • Vaginoplasty
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Practice locations

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5410 Edson Lane
Suite 306
Rockville, MD, 20852

301-984-1870

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Brandywine, MD, 20613

301-782-2220

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106 Irving Street Northwest
Suite 405
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-6526

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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
    • 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
    • Open POS II
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Aetna HMO
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Network OA
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • Open HMO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • 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 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

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Education

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

Residency: Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island (2002)

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Dentistry Office of the Registrar (1998)

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.)

    4.8
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

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

    4.8
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.8
  • Dec 26, 2023

    Great doctor explained every aspect of the problem

  • Dec 13, 2023

    He didn't listen to a word I said. Showed no concern. Arrogant and a total waste of time.

  • Nov 28, 2023

    All Good