Dr. Caryl Mussenden, MD


Gynecology | Female

Womens Health Partners LLC 9811 Greenbelt Rd Ste 104 Lanham, MD 20706 Get Directions
Dr. Caryl Mussenden, MD
Dr. Caryl Mussenden, MD is a gynecology doctor who practices in Lanham, MD. She is 66 years old and has been practicing for 42 years. Dr. Mussenden is affiliated with Doctors Community Hospital.

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Patient Comments (2)
in Washington, DC |
FCaryl Mussenden is a practicing christian and I am delighted about that! Her groom is a practicing christian as well! Together they are incredible! They truly care for the whole person, and their well being. They are honest, kind, loving, caring, thorough, knowledgeable and steeped in the love of God. They impart unconditional love and care always to all whom they encounter. They are are a package deal. I've been her patient for 25+ years.
in Temple Hills, MD |
Dr.M changed my life!!She always treated her patients with care.I thought all doctors treat their patients that way and I am finding out that is not the case.My Mom was diagnosed with an illness eighteen years before me.I visited five drs within MD/DC/VA explaining the pain I was feeling and they all gave me five different answers.I went to Dr.M for my regular GYN appt and she notice something different w/ me and listen to me.She referred me to a Neurologist who found my illness same as my Mom.
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Dr. Mussenden's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Malpractice claims in Maryland not available
  •  Sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

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    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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  • 1

    Dr. Mussenden has received 1 sanction

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • Disciplinary action in another state (9/11/2014)
    • Action Taken: Consent Order
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Virginia
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    Board Actions

    Dr. Mussenden has 2 board actions

    What are board actions
    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (9/25/2013)
    • Action Taken: Practice Restriction
    • Summary: Dr. Caryl G. Mussenden; License # D19555; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The Maryland Board of Physicians found that the physician failed to meet the standard of care. ACTION TAKEN: The physician’s surgical practice shall be permanently limited to the following: (1) limited dilation and curettage, endometrial ablation and hysteroscopy may only be performed in a surgical center that is licensed under Md. Code Ann., Health Gen. 19-3B-01 et seq; (2) physician’s practice shall not include liposuction; and, (3) the physician shall not use IV or IM conscious sedation or general anesthesia for any office-based gynecological procedures.
    • State: Maryland
    • Disciplinary action in another state (11/5/2012)
    • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Virginia

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Endometriosis
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections


  • Medical School
    Howard University College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1975

  • Internship Hospital
    Howard University

    Completed in 1976

  • Residency Hospital

    Completed in 1979

    Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore

    Completed in 1977

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparotomy
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)