Ryan A. Hankins, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (668 reviews)

Specialities: Urology

Languages: English

877-625-1478

About me

Ryan Hankins, MD, has clinical expertise in enlarged prostate (BPH), kidney stones and urologic oncology related to kidney, bladder and prostate cancer.  He also specializes in men's health including erectile dysfunction and penile prosthesis surgery. To improve patient outcomes and satisfaction, he is skilled in the use of minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery. 

Dr. Hankins attended the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine where he was awarded the distinguished J.K. Robinson award for outstanding achievement and service. He next completed an internship in general surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital followed by his urology residency at MedStar Georgetown and MedStar Washington Hospital Center. While a urology resident, Dr. Hankins also trained at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Children's National Medical Center and the D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center. At NIH, he conducted research in surgical approaches to multifocal kidney cancer and has given presentations on the topic.

Dr. Hankins delivers individualized diagnosis and treatment strategies while providing an empathetic approach to patient-centered practice. He believes in a coordinated multimodal approach to patient care embodied in the spirit of cura personalis or care for the entire person.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bph Surgery
  • Elevated Psa
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Female Urinary Incontinence
  • Hematuria
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Stone
  • Male Stress Incontinence
  • Neurogenic Urinary Bladder
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Urinary Tract Infection
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Adrenal Neoplasm
  • Adrenal Nodules
  • Atonic Urinary Bladder
  • Atrophy Of Testis
  • Benign Neoplasm Of The Prostate
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Disease
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Neck Obstruction
  • Bladder Stone
  • Bladder Trauma
  • Cancer Related Sexual Concerns
  • Carcinoma In Situ Of Prostate
  • Crushing Injury Of External Genitalia
  • Dysplasia Of Prostate
  • Ectopic Ureter
  • Ejaculatory Dysfunction
  • Elevated Psa
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Enterovesical Fistula
  • Epididymitis
  • Epididymo Orchitis
  • Erectile Disorder
  • Female Urinary Incontinence
  • Foreign Body Bladderurethra
  • Foreign Body Penis
  • Frequency Of Urination
  • Genital Trauma
  • Genitourinary Fistula
  • Hematuria
  • Hydrocele
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hydroureter
  • Hypertrophy Of Kidney
  • Hypogonadism
  • Incomplete Emptying Of Bladder
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Malformation
  • Kidney Stone
  • Localized Prostate Cancer
  • Male Stress Incontinence
  • Male Urinary Incontinence
  • Male Urinary Problems
  • Meatal Stenosis
  • Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • Microscopic Hematuria
  • Neurogenic Urinary Bladder
  • Nocturia
  • Non Traumatic Rupture Of Bladder
  • Paraphimosis
  • Penile Bleeding
  • Penile Cancer
  • Penile Plaque
  • Peyronies Disease Pd
  • Phimosis
  • Pneumaturia
  • Post Prostatectomy Incontinence
  • Post Void Dribbling
  • Post Void Residual
  • Priapism
  • Prostate Abscess
  • Prostate Bleeding
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Disease
  • Prostate Infection
  • Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Prostatic Hypertrophy
  • Prostatic Obstruction
  • Prostatitis
  • Pyelitis
  • Radiation Cystitis
  • Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection
  • Renal Cysts
  • Renal Mass
  • Scrotal Abscess
  • Scrotal Pain
  • Slowing Of Urinary Stream
  • Spermatocele
  • Straining On Urination
  • Strictures Of Upper Urinary Tract
  • Testicular Atrophy
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Testicular Hydrocele
  • Testicular Mass
  • Testicular Pain
  • Testicular Torsion
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction
  • Urethritis
  • Urinary Hesitation
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urinary Tract Injury
  • Urinary Tract Obstruction
  • Urinary Urgency
  • Urologic Trauma
  • Varicocele
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Procedures I perform

  • Active Surveillance Of Prostate Cancer
  • Amputation Of The Penis Surgery
  • Artificial Urinary Sphincter
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Botox Injection Of The Bladder
  • Bph Surgery
  • Continent Urinary Diversion
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystoscopy
  • Da Vinci Prostatectomy
  • High Intensity Focus Ultrasound For Prostate Cancer
  • Hydrocelectomy
  • Ileal Conduit
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery For Prostate Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Urology
  • Male Genitourinary Reconstruction
  • Male Sling
  • Mri Trus Fusion Guided Prostate Biopsy
  • Neobladder Construction
  • Nephrectomy
  • Nephrolithotomy
  • Nephroureterectomy
  • No Needle No Scalpel Vasectomy
  • Partial Nephrectomy
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Specific Antigen Blood Test
  • Pyeloplasty
  • Radical Prostatectomy
  • Robotic Prostate Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery For Prostate Cancer
  • Screening For Malignant Neoplasms Of Prostate
  • Screening For Malignant Neoplasms Of Testis
  • Spermatic Cord Denervation
  • Testopel Insertion
  • Transurethral Prostatectomy
  • Transurethral Resection Of Bladder
  • Ureteral Stricture Dilation
  • Ureteroscopy
  • Urethrotomy
  • Urinary Catheter Management
  • Urinary Diversion
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vasectomy
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1133 21st Street Northwest
Washington, DC, 20036

202-416-2000

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13950 Brandywine Road
Brandywine, MD, 20613

202-295-0580

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5530 Wisconsin Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD, 20815

301-652-7872

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center 4th Fl
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-4922

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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

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Urology, Urology

Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2016)

Internship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2012)

Medical School: University of Miami - School of Medicine (2011)

Awards

  • Resident of the Year, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital J.K. Robinson award for Outstanding Achievement and Service, University of Miami Medical School Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.8
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.8
  • Provider gave easy to understand instructions

    4.8
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.8
  • Provider showed respect

    4.8
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.8
  • Aug 30, 2021

    Visit seemed a bit rushed, but overall still very good.

  • Aug 24, 2021

    Dr. Hankins has been an excellent physician, and I have high confidence in him.

  • Aug 24, 2021

    Excelente experience . Dr Hankins takes all the time and provides the highest standard of care