Dr. Nicolette Horbach, MD

Dr. Nicolette Horbach, MD

Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 61
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Dr. Nicolette Horbach, MD is a female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery doctor who practices in Annandale, VA. She is 61 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.Read her story

3289 Woodburn Rd Ste 130

Annandale, VA 22003

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


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very high
more than 99% of peers
Uterine Prolapse
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Horbach's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Horbach "Dr. Nicolette Horbach earned her Bachelor of Science degree magna cum laude in Biology from Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, and her medical degree from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. She continued her training with an Internship and Residency in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Horbach then went on to a Fellowship in Gynecologic-Urology, Laser and Pelvic Surgery at the University of California, Irvine, and Women's and Memorial Hospital in Long Beach, California. Board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Horbach maintains hospital privileges at Inova Fairfax Hospital, Suburban Hospital and Shady Grove Adventist Hospital. She has been in practice with Mid-Atlantic Pelvic Surgery Associates since 1996, and additionally serves as Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the George Washington University Medical Center. Dr. Horbach has been the recipient of numerous honors and awards throughout her career, including being named to Top Doctor lists in US News and World Report, Castle Connolly, Good Housekeeping, Washingtonian Magazine and Northern Virginia Magazine. Dr. Horbach is an Editorial Reviewer for Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology and American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a member of the American Urogynecologic Society and Society for Gynecologic Surgeons. In addition to being quoted in a variety of national consumer magazines, Dr. Horbach is the author of dozens of articles in peer-reviewed publications and book chapters as well as the author or editor of two books. She is a frequent invited presenter at medical conferences around the country as well."


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  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Endometriosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections


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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Washington University St Louis
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Calif
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Calif
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Calif Irvine Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Horbach has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Horbach's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Horbach to family and friends
based on 25 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Horbach's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in McLean, VA |
Have been a patient for over 20 years and she saved my life. I had been to so many doctors that I lost count about my illness but she took care of everything and my quality of life improved 100%. She really knows her field.
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in Warrenton, Virginia |
I was operated upon by Dr Horbach. I could not be more pleased with the results of the surgery. She is particularly skilled at explaining and diagraming the surgery planed. The Fairfax Innova Hospital Gyn Floor was exceptional. The nurses were well trained and attentive. We have sent several...more
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Manassas, VA |
I met Dr Horbach last May. She reviewed all of the issues that I was dealing with and was very thorough in explaining all of the non-surgical options. Ultimately I decided to have surgery to repair several problems which was 7 weeks ago. I am very pleased with the results and wouldn't highly...more
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Fairfax, VA |
Dr. Horbach has a poor bedside manner. She did not make eye contact during appointments and came across as impatient. I was rescheduled two of the three times I saw her and during my last visit, I wasn't seen until hour after my appointment time. She was unwilling to pursue different options to...more
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Bethesda, MD |
What a wonderful Doctor. Extremely knowledgable and does an excellent job of explaining conditions and options. Very skillful surgeon. My wife is dry after 10 years of leaking with exercise. Top of her field. Highly recommend.
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Dr. Horbach accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Horbach has admitting privileges

Inova Fairfax Hospital
3300 Gallows Rd
Falls Church, VA 22042
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