Ann Marie Stephenson, D.O., MBA. Board-certified in both Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine, Dr. Stephenson’s practice will focus on general gastrointestinal health with a special interest in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).“Capital Digestive Care, a local group of physicians specialized in digestive health, recently added its 60th physician,
gastroenterologist with experience in osteopathic medicine, Dr. Stephenson
brings a unique and valuable perspective to patient treatment,” said Dr.
Arnold Levy, president and CEO of Capital Digestive Care. “A history of caring
for her community and commitment to her patients make Dr. Stephenson a great
fit for our group.”
Aspiring to be a
doctor since she was 10, Dr. Stephenson volunteered more than 1,000 hours as a
candy striper in her teenage years. After receiving a bachelor’s in psychology
at Spelman College in Atlanta, Dr. Stephenson earned a doctor of osteopathy
degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, while also
completing a master’s in business administration from Saint Joseph’s
University. Following an internal medicine residency, Dr. Stephenson completed
fellowships in both geriatric medicine and gastroenterology, from the
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and Midwestern University,
A member of numerous medical organizations, including American College of
Osteopathic Internists, American College of Gastroenterology, American
Osteopathic Association and National Medical Association, Dr. Stephenson’s work
has been published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.
Dr. Stephenson welcomes patients at Capital Digestive Care’s Associates in
Gastroenterology office in Rockville. For more information on Associates in
Gastroenterology, please visit www.capitaldigestivecare.com/AG.
Capital Digestive Care
Care is a group of 60 physicians unified across the Washington Metropolitan
Area in their desire to advance the delivery of care for patients suffering
from all types of digestive health conditions. Capital Digestive Care offers
the greatest collective experience in the area along with the most accessible
care. The group’s physicians practice at 16 office locations and are affiliated
with 15 hospitals and 8 outpatient endoscopy centers, where more than 30,000
colonoscopies are performed each year. Many of them are actively involved in
research studies, programs and clinical trials through Chevy Chase Clinical
Research, the largest research program of its kind in the region. More than 300
studies have been conducted at the facility in all areas of Gastroenterology,
especially in IBD, and some areas of Internal Medicine. For more information, please
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