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About Dr. John A Gschwend

Dr. John A Gschwend, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Bethesda, MD. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Obstetrics & Gynecology. Dr. Gschwend has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

21 Ratings with 13 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John A Gschwend is Great. Dr. John A Gschwend has been rated by 21 patients. From those 21 patients 13 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. John A Gschwend is 3.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Captial Womens Health Care

10215 Fernwood Rd Ste 250
Bethesda, MD 20817
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Specialties

Dr. John A Gschwend has the following 1 specialty

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Expertise

    16 Expertise

  • Obstetrics
  • Women's Health
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Gynecology
  • Hot Flashes
  • Birth Control
  • C-section
  • Child Birth
  • Hysteroscopic Surgery
  • Pregnancy
  • Pap Smear
  • Overactive Urinary Bladder
  • Menopause
  • Pelvic Exam
  • Infertility
  • Menstrual Pain

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Reviews

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Horrendous and rude

This man is not fit to serve as a physician. He can barely be bothered to raise his voice above a mumble, refuses to answer questions and would only tell me “whatever you want to do”, as though I have attended medical school in order to make an informed healthcare decision without the guidance of a medical professional. Both interactions I’ve had with him have left me in tears. Oh, but he was more than happy to answer my husbands questions, so maybe you just have to be a man to get straight answers, although I can’t imag that many OBGYN patients are men.

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Best OB/GYN in the DMV

Dr. Gschwend is the greatest doctor ever! He delivered my babies and they all was high risk pregnancies. He cares about his patients, takes time with his patients, and very knowledgeable. I have been doing nursing in OB/GYN for 25 years and I will only see Dr. Gschwend.

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Five Stars

I have had Dr. Gschwend as my OB/gyn for 15 years and he did all 3 of my c-sections. He is wonderful. He brought my 3 boys into the world.

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Five Stars

I have been a patient of Dr. Gschwend for 22 years. He first diagnosed a fibroid tumor after my original doctor told me "not to worry". After surgery follow up was spot on. Dr. Gschwend delivered my children, and I continue to see him annually. His dry wit is refreshing and his medical knowledge and professionalism is unmatched. I highly recommend him.

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An expert with real heart but outwardly not easy to read

Its as simple as this: If you need someone who is very communicative and warm and fuzzy, this is probably not the doc for you. He took excellent care of me during my complicated pregnancy and made sure I was followed up on properly in the hospital after delivery. One nurse at Sibley told me confidentally that while people seem to think Dr. Gschwend is distant or cold, in fact of all the OB's she works with "he cares the most". That is an exact quote. I can tell you that he _does_ have a sense of humor, but his affect is very dry and his voice does not have much inflection. You kind of have to "get" him, and I am kind of expert in dealing with nerds, which this man absolutely is socially. But he and I have a definite give and take humor wise and the warmth that is in him is visible to me. I will also tell you my first visit with him was totally odd- he was being distracted by phone calls and weird stuff that he was not handling smoothly. Socially he may not be the most adept at meeting patient expectation but if you have a complicated pregnancy you want this man in the trenches with you. That smile you see in his photo- that actually reflects who he is on the inside quite well. But dont be surprised if when you visit you get confused by his deadpan demeanor!

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Regional Top Doctors

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  • Education

    36 Years Experience

  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University Medical Center

    Graduated in 1982

  • Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. John A Gschwend accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
    • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS
    • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
    • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Captial Womens Health Care, 10215 Fernwood Rd Ste 250, Bethesda, MD

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