Dr. Ann Marie Stephenson Joins Metro Area Digestive Health Group

Learn more about Dr. Stephenson at www.CapitalDigestiveCare.com/AG
Learn more about Dr. Stephenson at www.CapitalDigestiveCare.com/AG
Capital Digestive Care, a local group of physicians specialized in digestive health, recently added its 60th physician, Ann Marie Stephenson, D.O., MBA. Board-certified in both Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine, Dr. Stephenson’s practice will focus on  general gastrointestinal health  with a special interest in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).“

As a gastroenterologist with experience in osteopathic medicine, Dr. Stephenson brings a unique and valuable perspective to patient treatment,” said Dr. Arnold Levy, president and CEO of Capital Digestive Care. “A history of caring for her community and commitment to her patients make Dr. Stephenson a great fit for our group.”

Aspiring to be a doctor since she was 10, Dr. Stephenson volunteered more than 1,000 hours as a candy striper in her teenage years. After receiving a bachelor’s in psychology at Spelman College in Atlanta, Dr. Stephenson earned a doctor of osteopathy degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, while also completing a master’s in business administration from Saint Joseph’s University. Following an internal medicine residency, Dr. Stephenson completed fellowships in both geriatric medicine and gastroenterology, from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and Midwestern University, respectively.

A member of numerous medical organizations, including American College of Osteopathic Internists, American College of Gastroenterology, American Osteopathic Association and National Medical Association, Dr. Stephenson’s work has been published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.

Dr. Stephenson welcomes patients at Capital Digestive Care’s Associates in Gastroenterology office in Rockville. For more information on Associates in Gastroenterology, please visit www.capitaldigestivecare.com/AG.

About Capital Digestive Care

Capital Digestive Care is a group of 60 physicians unified across the Washington Metropolitan Area in their desire to advance the delivery of care for patients suffering from all types of digestive health conditions. Capital Digestive Care offers the greatest collective experience in the area along with the most accessible care. The group’s physicians practice at 16 office locations and are affiliated with 15 hospitals and 8 outpatient endoscopy centers, where more than 30,000 colonoscopies are performed each year. Many of them are actively involved in research studies, programs and clinical trials through Chevy Chase Clinical Research, the largest research program of its kind in the region. More than 300 studies have been conducted at the facility in all areas of Gastroenterology, especially in IBD, and some areas of Internal Medicine. For more information, please visit www.capitaldigestivecare.com.


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