The Massachusetts Avenue Surgery Center out patient specialties includes orthopedic, urology, podiatry, pain management and gynecology. The areas finest physicians perform cases at our Center. Below are some of those physicians-in some instances you may click on their name which will take you to their individual web site. For more information on our other physicians, please contact the Center.
James F. Barter, MD (click here to visit web site)
Gynecology and Surgery
Recognized as one of the country's leading gynecologists by Good Housekeeping, Dr. Barter, previously, a professor at Lombardi Cancer Institute and in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology at Georgetown University Hospital, is now in private practice in the Washington DC area. He received his medical degree from The University of Virginia and completed his internship and residence in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke University Medical Center followed by a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Alabama Medical Center.
Dr. Barter was listed in the Washingtonian as Top Doc and recently chosen as Top Doc in Northern Virginia this year. In addition, Dr. Barter has a particular interest pelvic surgery, laparoscopy, Proteomics as a new marker for Ovarian Cancer and treatment of Ovarian Cancer
Ian Beiser, DPM (click here to visit web site)
Dr. Ian Beiser is Board Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He received his BA degree in Biology from the University of Delaware. He received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his surgical residency training at Kern Hospital for Special Surgery in Warren, Michigan. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons. He is Past President of the District of Columbia Podiatric Medical Association and Past President of the Mid-Atlantic Division of the American College of foot and Ankle Surgery. He is a partner in Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid Atlantic, LLC. Dr. Beiser has been in practice since 1990.
Rebecca Busch, MD (click here to visit web site)
Pamela Coleman, MD
Marc B. Danziger, MD (click here to visit web site)
Orthopedic Medicine and Surgery
Marc Danziger. is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Boston University with a BA degree in Medical Sciences and earned his medical degree from the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Danziger completed his internship and orthopedic residency at Boston University Medical Center and then went on to complete additional fellowship training in sports medicine and shoulder and elbow surgery.
Ed Dunne, MD (click here to visit web site)
Kathleen Fink, MD (click here to visit web site)
Dr. Kathleen Fink, is board certified in physical medicine & rehabilitation and pain management. Dr. Fink specializes in pain, musculoskeletal/sports medicine, fluoroscopic spine injection techniques, occupational medicine (including Independent Medical Evaluations) and performing arts. Dr. Fink completed postgraduate training and fellowship at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Her continuing education has expanded to include acupuncture with training from the UCLA Medical acupuncture course for physicians.
Lee Firestone, DPM (click here to visit web site)
Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Dr. Lee E. Firestone received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his surgical residency training at The Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC where he was chief resident in Podiatric Surgery. He is Board Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine. Dr. Firestone has been in practice since 1994.
Peter Fitzgibbons, MD - Orthopedics (click here to visit web site)
James Gilbert, MD (click here to visit web site)
Juvenal Goicochea, MD
Antomi B. Goral, MD FAAOS (click here to visit web site)
Eric Guidi, MD (click here to visit web site)
Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
Dr. Guidi is a graduate of Bucknell University and Albany Medical College. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute in New York and his fellowship training in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery at the Nirschl Orthopaedic Center and Georgetown University. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and specializes in injuries to the upper and lower extremities.
Dr. Guidi was selected as one of the area’s "Top Doctors" by US News and World Report. He has been recognized by his peers as one of the areas "Top Doctors" in Northern Virginia Magazine, and voted by Patients Choice as one of the area’s most compassionate doctors.
Mark Klaiman, MD (click here to visit web site)
Dr. Mark D. Klaiman is the co-founder of Point Performance. He received his Doctorate in Medicine from the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University and completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Columbia University. He is board certified and has been a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation since 1994. Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Klaiman was a visiting associate in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. He has lectured extensively over the years and has numerous writings and publications focused on the evaluation and management of musculoskeletal soft tissue injuries. Dr. Klaiman received his medical acupuncture training through the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture in 1995 and is recognized as a leading provider of medical acupuncture in the Washington DC region. Named by his peers as one of Washingtonian magazine’s “Top Docs” for the past 10 years, Dr. Klaiman has nurtured a successful private practice since 1996 and is recognized throughout the region for his skills in diagnosis, medical acupuncture and treating acute and chronic spinal pain, sports injuries, soft tissue disorders and arthritis. Dr. Klaiman’s expertise lies in coordinating multiple disciplines and modalities to support optimal pain reduction. He lives with his wife and two children in Washington DC, has a long standing commitment to fitness and is an avid participant in skiing, golf and cycling.
Peter Lavine, MD
Louis E. Levitt, MD (click here to visit web site)
Orthopedic Medicine and Surgery
Dr. Louis Levitt, is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Board Certified Independent Medical Examiner with advanced training in orthopedic trauma. He received his Master’s Degree in Psychology from Boston University. Dr. Levitt attended medical school at the Medical College of Virginia and completed his general surgery rotations and orthopedic residency training at the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore with a special interest in orthopedic trauma.
John Losee, MD (click here to visit web site)
Noah Raizman, MD (click here to visit web site)
Mark J. Scheer, MD (click here to visit web site)
Orthopedic Medicine and Surgery
Dr. Mark Scheer is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with advanced Fellowship training in sports medicine. His subspecialties of interest are knee and shoulder reconstructive surgery. Dr. Scheer graduated Cum Laude from Tulane University and graduated with honors from the Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Scheer completed his general surgery internship at The Mount Sinai Medical Center and the New York University Medical Center. He completed his pediatric orthopedic surgery rotation at the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children and his orthopedic surgery residency at the New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases. He completed his Fellowship training in sports medicine at the Southern California Center for Sports Medicine and served as an Orthopedic Team Physician for the California State University of Long Beach.
Joseph Shrout, MD - Orthopedic Medicine (click here to visit web site)
Gautam Siram, MD – Orthopedic Medicine and Surgery (click here to visit web site)
Benjamin Stein, MD - Orthopedic Medicine and Surgery (click here to visit web site)
Jose Suros, MD - Pain Management (click here to visit web site)
Lewis R. Townsend, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. (click here to visit web site)
Gynecology and Gynecological Surgery
Dr. Lewis Townsend is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. His practice is now limited to Gynecology. Dr. Townsend received his medical degree from The George Washington University, and completed his residency at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Townsend has been recognized by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the “Top Gynecologists” in the Tri-State area for many years.
Dr. Townsend specializes in laparoscopic surgery, minimally invasive laparoscopic hysterectomies, hysteroscopic procedures, colposcopy and laser surgery. Dr. Townsend also specializes in menopausal management and in the management of abnormal Pap Smears.
Gonzalo Vicente, MD (click here to visit web site)
Andrew Wolff, MD (click here to visit web site)