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Dr. Jennifer Ayscue, MD

Colorectal Surgeon, Surgeon

Washington, DC

About Dr. Jennifer Ayscue

Jennifer Ayscue, MD, is a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and an assistant professor of surgery at Georgetown University Medical Center. Dr. Ayscue is the section director at MedStar Washington Hospital Center of the MedStar Colorectal Surgery Program. She is also a chair of MedStar Washington Hospital's general surgery practice committee which helps ensure patients receive the highest quality patient care. Dr. Ayscue provides care for a wide range of simple and complex medical conditions, including robotic surgery treatment for rectal cancer. She feels fortunate to be able to help people with life-threatening or life-altering quality-of-life issues improving her patients' lives is what she finds most rewarding. Dr. Ayscue treats patients the way she would want her family members or friends to be treated. She considers her patients as partners in treating their health issues. Much of Dr. Ayscue's research has focused on fecal incontinence, and she has contributed to numerous journal articles and presentations. She participates in various MedStar Health and national committees, including leadership roles in the local chapter of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and the Chesapeake Colorectal Society. Dr. Ayscue has been listed in the Guide to America's Top Surgeons by Consumers' Research Council of America and named among Washingtonian Magazine's Top Doctors for Colorectal Surgery.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AmeriHealth Caritas

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgeon
  • Surgeon

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Hospital affiliations

  • MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Illinois, Chicago, Doctor of Medicine
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center (Fellowship)
  • University of Texas, Southwestern (Residency)

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1265411227

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4.8
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Very capable and pleasant, gives good information on options and risks. Wait time for me may be unusual - others havegotten in faster.
Very capable and pleasant, gives good information on options and risks. Wait time for me may be unusual - others have gotten in faster.
Carl W. · August 3, 2019
Very professional and the office felt very comfortable. Dr. Ayscue’s assistant was also very professional and knowledgeable.
Very professional and the office felt very comfortable. Dr. Ayscue’s assistant was also very professional and knowledgeable.
Daniel B. · April 3, 2019

Dr. Jennifer Ayscue's office locations

MWHC Colorectal Surgery

MedStar Washington Hospital Center

106 Irving St NW, Physicians Office Building Suite 2100N

Washington, DC 20010

MWHC Colorectal Surgery

1133 21st St. NW, Building 2

Washington, DC 20036

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Very capable and pleasant, gives good information on options and risks. Wait time for me may be unusual - others have gotten in faster.

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Very professional and the office felt very comfortable. Dr. Ayscue’s assistant was also very professional and knowledgeable.

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I had to wait for a long time. The office didn't get the forms that I filled up online. Zocdoc recommended me to do it online for a faster "sign in" and it was supposed to help but at the end, I don't know what happened. It just didn't work. The doctor was exactly what I was looking for. Gentle, respectful and very professional. I am coming back with confidence.

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She is very congenial and explains everything thoroughly

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She was very awesome! Had a lot of knowledge about my diagnosis and was ably to come up with a treatment plan right away. Will definitely recommend her!

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Since moving to DC I've been disappointed by most of my doctors. dr. Ayscue was one of the best doctors I've seen in awhile. Caring, down to earth (not fake creepy doctor nice), made me feel really comfortable despite an awkward subject, and didn't rush me. The reception and nurses were also all really nice. It was a pleasant experience overall!

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Dr. Ayscue's assistant, Sheila, was professional, courteous, and a pleasure to talk to.

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