Dr. Caryl Mussenden, MD

Dr. Caryl Mussenden, MD

Gynecology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Caryl Mussenden, MD is a gynecology specialist in Lanham, MD and has been practicing for 39 years. She graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in gynecology.

9811 Greenbelt Rd Ste 104

Lanham, MD 20706

Contact Information

(301) 552-1111

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Pap Smear
very high
more than 95% of peers
very high
more than 94% of peers
Ovarian Cysts
more than 63% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

20  Conditions Treated

4  Procedures

  • Colposcopy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in another state (9/11/2014)
    Action Taken: Consent Order
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Virginia
1 Board Action
  • 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


  • Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Howard University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Georgetown
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Mussenden's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mussenden to family and friends
21 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
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  • 1

Dr. Mussenden's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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...more
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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...more
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