We look forward to not only meeting, but exceeding your obstetric and gynecologic needs. We work closely with several sub-specialists in the Washington, Baltimore, and Annapolis areas to provide optimum care. We have special interests in pediatric, adolescent and geriatric gynecology, postmenopausal care, urogynecology, infertility, and minimally invasive surgery.
The office will be closed November 28 & November 29 for the Thanksgiving Holiday!
For medical emergencies, call 9-1-1
or go directly to
MedStar St. Mary's Hospital.
For urgent questions for our on call doctor, please call our after hours emergency line at (301)683-8040.
We know that having a baby is an extraordinary experience. We appreciate that each pregnancy and birth is unique, and we help to support your vision of the perfect experience with the goal of a healthy mom and healthy baby. We enjoy caring for both low risk and high risk obstetrical patients. Our doctors are on call 24/7 for you.
Our midwives are committed to the midwifery model of care. A phrase used to describe this model is High Touch, Low Intervention. That means they spend a lot of time with patients, educating and informing them. They limit intervention, tending to only recommend it when medically necessary. Utilizing this model, they focus on prevention of disease and improving pregnancy outcomes.
We provide care for women of all ages, from adolescence through geriatrics. We have expertise in contraceptive choices and family planning, menstrual disorders, and menopausal management.
OUR CESAREAN RATES
National Average is 32%
To all of our patients at SMWH:
It is with much thought and deliberation that I have decided to stop delivering babies as of January 1st, 2020. It has been a joy and an honor to have been a part of your lives, and to have delivered your babies for the past nearly 20 years. I will miss that tremendously.
In addition, SMWH and I will be joining MedStar. MedStar is committed to bringing more Obstetricians to St. Mary’s to meet the needs of our community.
Although I will not be providing obstetrical care, it has been and will continue to be a privilege to provide gynecological care for the women of Southern Maryland.
Dr. Lisa Polko