Dr. Anita V. Pillai-Allen, MD

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Dr. Anita V. Pillai-Allen, MD

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Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery | Female

Capital Womens Care 10301 Georgia Ave Ste 205, Silver Spring, MD 20902 Get Directions
(301) 592-1600

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I am board certified in Gynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. I have been in clinical practice since 1994 and have vast experience in non-surgical and surgical treatment of overactive bladder, urinary and fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, urinary tract infections, painful bladder syndrome and bladder fistula repair. I strive to provide empathetic and individualized therapy for women suffering with these disorders. Our office professes by "Do Unto Others".Read more

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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in Laurel, MD |
Dr. Anita Pillai-Allen is an excellent Doctor. She is very articulated, explains very well the issue. She provides different solutions, and help you chose what the best solution is for you personally. I will definitely recommend her to anyone who needs help.
in Silver Spring, MD |
Having seen Dr. Anita Pillai-Allen, I would like to warn all intelligent women against seeing her. She comes to an immediate diagnosis (which turned out to be wrong), and will not entertain any questions that might challenge her. Instead, upon hearing the question, she re-iterated her CV, and at the second question, she announced, You're not listening, I already told you what you had! I asked for a differential diagnosis, and she refused to give me one.
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Specialties

  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

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  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Perimenopause
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urethral Diverticulum
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vesicovaginal Fistula

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Birth Control
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Botox® for the Bladder
  • Colpopexy
  • Colpopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Cystoscopy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistula Repair
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • In-Office Urodynamic Testing
  • Interstim® Sacral Nerve Stimulator
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Pelvic Laparoscopy
  • Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
  • Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Urinary Incontinence Surgery
  • Vaginal Cuff Revision
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Vaginal Reconstructive Surgery
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Indiana University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Methodist Hospital

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Methodist Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Methodist Hospital

    Completed in 1994

  • Undergraduate School
    Indiana University / School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1984

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Pillai-Allen's Office & Staff

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16 – 30 minutes

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Dr. Pillai-Allen's Care Philosophy

I am board certified in Gynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. I have been in clinical practice since 1994 and have vast experience in non-surgical and surgical treatment of overactive bladder, urinary and fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, urinary tract infections, painful bladder syndrome and bladder fistula repair. I strive to provide empathetic and individualized therapy for women suffering with these disorders. Our office professes by "Do Unto Others".