Dr. Lynda S. Dougherty, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Female • Age 47

2710 Prosperity Ave Suite 200
Fairfax, VA 22031
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Dr. Dougherty's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
3600 Joseph Siewick Drive
Fairfax, VA 22033
Inova Fairfax Hospital
3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA 22042

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Fairfax Colon & Rectal Surgery
Fairfax Colon & Rectal Surgery
2710 Prosperity Ave Suite 200
Fairfax, VA 22031
Fairfax Colon & Rectal Surgery
1800 Town Center Dr Suite 311
Reston, VA 20190
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    Dr. Dougherty's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery, 2000
    • General Surgery, 2009
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    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Laparotomy
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
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    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Ulcerative Colitis
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    Background Check for Dr. Dougherty

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Virginia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Toledo
    Graduated in 1993

    Internship Hospital

    Med College Ohio
    Complete in 1994

    Residency Hospital

    Med College Ohio
    Complete in 1998

    Fellowship Hospital

    Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Complete in 1999
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Dougherty & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Dougherty's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

    • Inova Fairfax Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Dougherty

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dougherty to family and friends

    14 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Dougherty's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    14 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    14 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 13 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Dougherty
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    14 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Dougherty accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does she accept?

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    • MultiPlan
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Fairfax Colon & Rectal Surgery
    2710 Prosperity Ave Suite 200
    Fairfax, VA 22031
    (703) 280-2841 (Office)
    B
    Fairfax Colon & Rectal Surgery
    1800 Town Center Dr Suite 311
    Reston, VA 20190
    (703) 435-8018 (Office)
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