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Our Physicians

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Bandhana Bajaj, MD

~ Specialty: OBGYN
~ Language: English

Dr. Bajaj completed her undergraduate degree at Washington University in St. Louis in 1996. She then returned home to complete her medical degree at the University Of Oklahoma School Of Medicine. She now resides and practices in Washington DC after finishing her residency at George Washington University. She is certified by the American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Hospital Privileges

  • Sibley Memorial Hospital

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR and PPO
  • BlueChoice HMO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maryland
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of the National Capital Area
  • CIGNA
  • First Health
  • Great-West
  • Kaiser Mid-Atlantic
  • MAMSI- Optimum Choice, MDIPA, MAMSI Life & Health
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Medicare Trailblazers
  • Multiplan
  • One Net PPO
  • OneNet
  • PHCS PPO
  • United HealthCare
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Kenneth Blank, MD

~ Specialty: OBGYN
~ Language: English

Dr. Blank, born and raised locally, is honored to be a physician. He gives each patient the time, care and attention he would expect his family to receive. He graduated with honors from Georgetown University in 1978, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. In 1982 he received his medical degree with honors from the University of Maryland and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Blank trained as an intern and resident at Georgetown University, where he served as the Chief Administrative Resident in 1985-86. Dr. Blank is a board certified Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He has practiced more than 20 years and thus his breath and depth of experience is extensive. He has special interest in preventative healthcare and patient education menopause management and female sexual function. In addition he has a keen interest in adolescent gynecology and serves as the Medical Director of the Teen Connection of Takoma, a clinic serving the needs of the underserved teens in the Greater Washington area. Dr. Blank is voted on the Best Physicians both in Washingtonian Magazine and Washington Consumer Checkbook. His proudest accomplishment, however, is his family he is married with four children.

Hospital Privileges

  • Sibley Memorial Hospital

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR and PPO
  • BlueChoice HMO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maryland
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of the National Capital Area
  • CIGNA
  • First Health
  • Great-West
  • Kaiser Mid-Atlantic
  • MAMSI- Optimum Choice, MDIPA, MAMSI Life & Health
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Medicare Trailblazers
  • Multiplan
  • One Net PPO
  • OneNet
  • PHCS PPO
  • United HealthCare
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Constance Bohon, MD

~ Specialty: OBGYN
~ Language: English

Connie Bohon has been in private practice for 25 years. She completed medical school and did her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at George Washington University. She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. For the first 20 years of practice she was with Women Physicians Assocaition in Washington DC and Maryland. She is currently in practice in Washington DC.

Hospital Privileges

  • Sibley Memorial Hospital

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR and PPO
  • BlueChoice HMO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maryland
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of the National Capital Area
  • CIGNA
  • First Health
  • Great-West
  • Kaiser Mid-Atlantic
  • MAMSI- Optimum Choice, MDIPA, MAMSI Life & Health
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Medicare Trailblazers
  • Multiplan
  • One Net PPO
  • OneNet
  • PHCS PPO
  • United HealthCare
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Stephen Horwitz, MD

~ Specialty: OBGYN
~ Language: English

Dr. Horwitz had his medical school and residency training at the George Washington University Medical Center, where he also served as Chief Resident. He is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He served as Chief of Gynecology at the Columbia Hospital for Women. He is involved with the quality care committees and lectures regularly for continuing medical education programs. His practice is focused on Non-surgical approach to Gynecologic condition.

Hospital Privileges

  • Sibley Memorial Hospital

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR and PPO
  • BlueChoice HMO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maryland
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of the National Capital Area
  • CIGNA
  • First Health
  • Great-West
  • Kaiser Mid-Atlantic
  • MAMSI- Optimum Choice, MDIPA, MAMSI Life & Health
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Medicare Trailblazers
  • Multiplan
  • One Net PPO
  • OneNet
  • PHCS PPO
  • United HealthCare
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Richard Newman, MD

~ Specialty: OBGYN
~ Language: English

Dr. Newman completed his undergraduate education at Tufts University in 1974. He did his medical training at George Washington University School of Medicine and continued at GW for residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has been in private practice for over twenty-five years. He is board certified and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Newman continues to deliver babies but also has an interest in gynecologic health and menopause. He is married and has two college-age children.

Hospital Privileges

  • Sibley Memorial Hospital

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR and PPO
  • BlueChoice HMO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maryland
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of the National Capital Area
  • CIGNA
  • First Health
  • Great-West
  • Kaiser Mid-Atlantic
  • MAMSI- Optimum Choice, MDIPA, MAMSI Life & Health
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Medicare Trailblazers
  • Multiplan
  • One Net PPO
  • OneNet
  • PHCS PPO
  • United HealthCare
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Lori Picco, MD

~ Specialty: OBGYN
~ Language: English

Dr. Lori Picco grew up in upstate New York. She received her Bachelor of Arts with a dual major in biology and psychology from the University of Rochester, in Rochester, NY. She graduated magna cum laude and was honored with Phi Beta Kappa. She remained at the University of Rochester to pursue her medical degree. Upon completion of medical school, she trained in obstetrics and gynecology at Georgetown University Hospital. She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is also a member of the Georgetown Clinical Society. Her practice is focused on non-surgical approach to Gynecologic condition.

Hospital Privileges

  • Sibley Memorial Hospital

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR and PPO
  • BlueChoice HMO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maryland
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of the National Capital Area
  • CIGNA
  • First Health
  • Great-West
  • Kaiser Mid-Atlantic
  • MAMSI- Optimum Choice, MDIPA, MAMSI Life & Health
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Medicare Trailblazers
  • Multiplan
  • One Net PPO
  • OneNet
  • PHCS PPO
  • United HealthCare
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Julian Safran, MD

~ Specialty: OBGYN
~ Language: English

Julian Safran M.D., is a native Washingtonian, who received his medical degree from George Washington University. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the George Washington University in 1979. He received Board Certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1981 and is an assistant clinical professor at George Washington University School of Medicine . He lives in the District with his wife Sandy.

Hospital Privileges

  • Sibley Memorial Hospital

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR and PPO
  • BlueChoice HMO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maryland
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of the National Capital Area
  • CIGNA
  • First Health
  • Great-West
  • Kaiser Mid-Atlantic
  • MAMSI- Optimum Choice, MDIPA, MAMSI Life & Health
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Medicare Trailblazers
  • Multiplan
  • One Net PPO
  • OneNet
  • PHCS PPO
  • United HealthCare
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Kari Schichor, MD

~ Specialty: OBGYN
~ Language: English

Dr. Schichor is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She received her undergraduate and medical degrees at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. She then completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at George Washington University in Washington, DC. Dr. Schichor sits on the Perinatal Practice Committee at Sibley Memorial Hospital. Dr. Schichor provides comprehensive obstetrical care for both low and high risk pregnancies. She performs minimally invasive gyncologic surgery at Sibley hospital. She also has a special interest in preconception counseling, contraceptive management, infertility, a preventative health care for women of all ages.

Hospital Privileges

  • Sibley Memorial Hospital

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR and PPO
  • BlueChoice HMO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maryland
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of the National Capital Area
  • CIGNA
  • First Health
  • Great-West
  • Kaiser Mid-Atlantic
  • MAMSI- Optimum Choice, MDIPA, MAMSI Life & Health
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Medicare Trailblazers
  • Multiplan
  • One Net PPO
  • OneNet
  • PHCS PPO
  • United HealthCare
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Cordelia Nwankwo, MD

~ Specialty: OBGYN
~ Language: English

Dr. Nwankwo is a native of Dallas, Texas. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biomedical Engineering. She then earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Nwankwo continued her training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at UT Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Hospital, one of the busiest high risk obstetrics programs in the country. She enjoys every aspect of Obstetrics and Gynecology including normal and high risk obstetrics, gynecological surgery and office gynecology; and patient education. In her spare time Dr. Nwankwo enjoys running and fitness. She also enjoys traveling and spending time with friends and family. Dr. Nwankwo’s goal as a provider is to make sure every patient feels heard and empowered to achieve her optimal health.

Hospital Privileges

  • Sibley Memorial Hospital

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR and PPO
  • BlueChoice HMO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maryland
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of the National Capital Area
  • CIGNA
  • First Health
  • Great-West
  • Kaiser Mid-Atlantic
  • MAMSI- Optimum Choice, MDIPA, MAMSI Life & Health
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Medicare Trailblazers
  • Multiplan
  • One Net PPO
  • OneNet
  • PHCS PPO
  • United HealthCare
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Julia Malis, MD

~ Specialty: OBGYN
~ Language: English

Dr. Julia Malis grew up in Rochester, Michigan. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor where she majored in Anthropology. She completed medical school at Wayne State University in Detroit. She then moved to Washington D.C where she completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at George Washington University. Dr. Malis provides comprehensive obstetric care including preconception counseling, normal and high risk obstetric management, and postpartum care. She has a special interest in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery and vaginal surgery. Dr. Malis enjoys golf, travel, cooking, and keeping up with family and friends across the country. Her goal as a provider is to make sure every patient feels heard and empowered to achieve her optimal health.

Hospital Privileges

  • Sibley Memorial Hospital

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR and PPO
  • BlueChoice HMO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maryland
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of the National Capital Area
  • CIGNA
  • First Health
  • Great-West
  • Kaiser Mid-Atlantic
  • MAMSI- Optimum Choice, MDIPA, MAMSI Life & Health
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Medicare Trailblazers
  • Multiplan
  • One Net PPO
  • OneNet
  • PHCS PPO
  • United HealthCare
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Kathryn Wilkinson O’Brien, MD

~ Specialty: OBGYN
~ Language: English

Dr. Kathryn Wilkinson O’Brien was born in Washington, D.C., and grew up in suburban Virginia. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia, where she majored in chemistry and history. She attended medical school at the Medical College of Virginia and received the Dr. Fred Mecklenburg Award for excellence in obstetrics and gynecology, an award given for outstanding achievement in women’s health care, research and community service. She did her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology through George Washington University at the George Washington University Hospital, Inova Fairfax Hospital in Virginia and Holy Cross Hospital in Maryland. During her residency, she provided care to women at the Hospitalito Atitlán in Guatemala. Dr. Wilkinson O’Brien provides comprehensive obstetric care and has a special interest in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery and contraception. Dr. Wilkinson O’Brien enjoys travel, the Washington Nationals, and spending time with her growing family.

Hospital Privileges

  • Sibley Memorial Hospital

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR and PPO
  • BlueChoice HMO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maryland
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of the National Capital Area
  • CIGNA
  • First Health
  • Great-West
  • Kaiser Mid-Atlantic
  • MAMSI- Optimum Choice, MDIPA, MAMSI Life & Health
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Medicare Trailblazers
  • Multiplan
  • One Net PPO
  • OneNet
  • PHCS PPO
  • United HealthCare
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Lisa Holloway, CRNP

~ Specialty: OBGYN
~ Language: English

Lisa is certified by the National Certification Corporation to practice Obstetrics and Gynecology. She completed her training at Vanderbilt University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Human and Organizational Development with a focus in Health and Human Services. She then went on to receive a Masters in Nursing, specializing in Women’s Health,and was accepted into the honor society for nursing. She has been living and practicing in the Washington DC area, with her husband and young daughter, since 2005 where she has accumulated a variety of experiences in both the inpatient (including labor and delivery) and nonprofit outpatient setting. She also serves as an Affiliate Faculty Member at Georgetown University where she trains future Nurse Practitioners to provide the highest level of care. Lisa has special interests in breastfeeding, long term contraception, and prenatal care. Lisa’s goal as a provider is to make sure every patient feels heard and empowered to achieve their optimal health.

Hospital Privileges

  • Sibley Memorial Hospital

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR and PPO
  • BlueChoice HMO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maryland
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of the National Capital Area
  • CIGNA
  • First Health
  • Great-West
  • Kaiser Mid-Atlantic
  • MAMSI- Optimum Choice, MDIPA, MAMSI Life & Health
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Medicare Trailblazers
  • Multiplan
  • One Net PPO
  • OneNet
  • PHCS PPO
  • United HealthCare
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