Robert Eric Gutman, MD| Urogynecology | MedStar Health

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

4.8 out of 5 (581 reviews)

Specialities: Urogynecology

Languages: 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
  • Endometriosis
  • 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
  • Cancer Related Sexual Concerns
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Complete Uterovaginal Prolapse
  • Complications Of Episiotomy
  • Constipation
  • Continuous Leakage Of Urine
  • Cystocele
  • Detrusor Instability
  • Dyspareunia
  • Dysuria
  • Endometriosis
  • Enterocele
  • Enterovaginal Fistula
  • Enuresis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Female Genital Problems
  • 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
  • Menopause
  • Menorrhagia
  • Microscopic Hematuria
  • Mixed Incontinence
  • Mullerian Anomalies
  • Neurogenic Urinary Bladder
  • Nocturia
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overflow Incontinence Of Urine
  • Painful Bladder Syndrome
  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
  • Pelvic Floor Pain
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Perineocele
  • Polyuria
  • Postmenopausal Bleeding
  • Prolapse Of Urethra
  • Prolapse Of Vaginal Vault After Hysterectomy
  • Rectocele
  • Rectourethral Fistula
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Skene Gland Cyst
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Third Degree Uterine Prolapse
  • Transverse Vaginal Septum
  • 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 Mesh Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bladder Suspension
  • Bladder Training
  • Bladder Uterine Fistula Repair
  • Botox Injection Of The Bladder
  • Cancer Risk Reduction Surgery
  • Closure Urethrovaginal Fistula
  • Colpocleisis
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposuspension
  • Complex Pelvic Surgery
  • Cystoscopy
  • Female Genitourinary Reconstruction
  • Gynecological Surgery
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopic Myomectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • 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 Colovaginal Fistula
  • 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
  • Repair Of Vaginoenteric Fistula
  • 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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106 Irving Street Northwest
Suite 405
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-6526

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13950 Brandywine Road
Suite L75
Brandywine, MD, 20613

301-782-2220

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1133 21st Street Northwest
Suite 800
Washington, DC, 20036

202-416-2000

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5410 Edson Lane
Suite 306
Rockville, MD, 20852

301-984-1870

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Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

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Education

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

Board Certification: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (1998)

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.8
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.8
  • Provider gave easy to understand instructions

    4.7
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.8
  • Provider showed respect

    4.8
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.8
  • Apr 29, 2022

    Talks over you. Bad listener. Talks AT you. I am sure he is very good at his job but his personality was off putting and I will not be using his services

  • Mar 15, 2022

    He explained and suggested a variety of options we could /would take to deal with my health problem

  • Mar 11, 2022

    Good