Meet the ten Advantia Health doctors featured in Washingtonian Magazine 2019 Top Doctors List

In 2019 ten D.C.-area Advantia physicians were recognized as some of the top doctors in the region in Washingtonian magazine’s “Top Doctors of 2019” issue. Advantia’s providers were recognized as top doctors in gynecology, obstetrics, gynecologic oncology and surgery, internal medicine, and preventive women’s healthcare.

Every year, Washingtonian Magazine asks nearly 13,000 doctors in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia which colleague they would recommend within each of a variety of specialties. Each doctor gets to submit one ballot and can not vote for themselves. The top vote-getters in each of the 39 categories surveyed are designated 2019 Top Doctors.

Learn more about the education, specialties, interests, community involvement, and other honors for each of Advantia’s 2019 Top Doctors below.

Dr. Amy E. Ampey

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Advantia OB-GYN Shady Grove
Rockville and Olney, MD

Dr. Amy Ampey, MD, is a board-certified OB-GYN who has been providing skilled, compassionate care for women in and around the Greater Washington, DC, metro region since 2001. Dedicated to providing patient-centered care for women of all ages, Dr. Ampey offers a comprehensive array of care and treatment options, from well-woman exams to advanced, minimally-invasive surgical techniques employing the latest, state-of-the-art technology. After earning her bachelor’s degree from Brown University and her medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Dr. Ampey completed her internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

Dr. James F. Barter 

Gynecologic Oncology, Gynecology, and Gynecological Surgery 
Women’s Health Specialists
Rockville and Germantown, MD

Dr. Barter is recognized as a leading gynecologic oncologist, gynecologist, minimally invasive surgeon, researcher, and clinical professor. At Women’s Health Specialists, he is recognized as a pioneer in using da Vinci surgical robots to assist with gynecologic surgery, having completed over 1400 robotic surgeries. Dr. Barter is also the Director of Gynecologic Oncology Research at Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring, Maryland, where he has personally put 1300 patients on various surgical and cancer related protocols in the last 10 years, including the utilization of PARP inhibitors in ovarian cancer, PDL-1 in various gynecologic cancers, and the Pneumoliner device. He has published about 50 scientific articles and has been quoted in Wall Street Journal as an expert in uterine morcellation.

Dr. Brendan F. Burke

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Friendship Heights Women’s Healthcare
Chevy Chase, MD

Dr. Brendan F. Burke is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist with years of experience providing high-quality, compassionate care for women in the DC metro-area. Dr. Burke earned his medical degree from the Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Georgetown University Hospital. In addition to being recognized by Washingtonian magazine, Dr. Burke has been named a Top M.D. by Consumer’s Checkbook Magazine and has received recognitions from Castle Connolly and Northern Virginia Magazine.

Dr. Mary M. Delaney 

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Friendship Heights Women’s Healthcare
Chevy Chase, MD

Dr. Mary Delaney is a board-certified gynecologist who has practiced in the Washington area for more than 26 years. She graduated from the State University of New York, Health Science Center at Syracuse, where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha. She did her residency training in Philadelphia at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, then became an assistant professor of OB/GYN there, teaching medical students and residents before moving to the Washington DC area. She is dedicated to providing personalized and compassionate care to women of all ages and has a special interest in both adolescent gynecology and menopause.

Dr. Zarina D. Hussain 

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Advantia OB-GYN Shady Grove
Rockville and Olney, MD

Dr. Zarina Hussain, MD is a top-rated, board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist with more than 17 years of experience in diagnosing and treating women of all ages. At Advantia’s new, state-of-the-art facilities, Dr. Hussain provides comprehensive, leading-edge gynecological and obstetric care for women. Praised by patients for her empathy, knowledge and willingness to listen, Dr. Hussain has extensive expertise in all aspects of women’s healthcare. Dr. Hussain earned her medical degree at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and completed her residency at the prestigious Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University and University Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri.

Dr. Bradford Kleinman

Gynecology
Ob-Gyn Associates
Silver Spring, Shady Grove, and Beltsville, MD

Dr. Bradford Kleinman is a board-certified gynecologist with decades of experience caring for women in the DC metro area. Dr. Kleinman prioritizes a cooperative relationship with his patients based on his belief that great healthcare is a joint partnership between the patient and their doctor that builds off of a foundation of mutual respect and open communication. Dr. Kleinman graduated from the University of Maryland Medical School, before completing his residency at the George Washington University Hospital. In addition to his recognition as a Washingtonian Top Doctor, he has received honors from Washington Consumer Checkbook and the Consumers Research Council of America.

Dr. Angela Marshall

Internal Medicine
Comprehensive Women’s Health
Silver Spring and Glenn Dale, MD

Dr. Angela Marshall is the founder of Comprehensive Women’s Health, an Advantia Health practice that provides primary care for women. She is a board-certified Internist and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Marshall began her career as an electrical engineer after earning a degree from Georgia Tech. Although she enjoyed engineering, she decided to combine her love of science and passion for helping people by pursuing a career in women’s health. Dr. Marshall has appeared as a health expert on news programs including CNN and Fox5. She also chairs the board of the Black Women’s Health Imperative and continues to lead efforts to raise awareness of and help reduce implicit bias and racial disparities in healthcare.

Dr. Carolyn Morales

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ob-Gyn Associates
Silver Spring, Shady Grove, and Beltsville, MD

Dr. Carolyn Morales is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist with a special interest in minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Morales takes a personalized approach to her care, ensuring that she is able to build a relationship with each of her patients to help them live better, happier lives. Dr. Morales graduated from Puerto Rico’s Universidad Central Del Caribe School of Medicine, before completing her residency at the Georgetown University Medical Center. In addition to being recognized as a Washingtonian Top Doctor, Dr. Morales has been honored by the Consumers Research Council of America and has been named a Nexplanon, Essure, and Novasure Accredited Provider.

Dr. Diane J. Snyder

Gynecology, Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology
Women’s Health Specialists
Rockville and Germantown, MD

Dr. Snyder has practiced in Montgomery County since 1994 and has concentrated on gynecology since 2002. While she cares for women of all ages, she has specialty training and interest in both pediatric and adolescent gynecology and sees young patients and teens with gynecologic issues. Dr. Snyder attended medical school at the University of Florida and completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore from 1986-1990. During her last year of residency, she also served as Chief Resident.

Dr. Albert J. Steren

Gynecologic Oncology, Gynecology, Gynecological Surgery
Women’s Health Specialists
Rockville and Germantown, MD

Dr. Albert J. Steren, MD has over 30 years of experience in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Gynecologic Oncology, and has worked at Women’s Health Specialists of Montgomery County for over 20 years. A leader in the field of minimally invasive gynecologic surgery and medical director of an AAGL-certified fellowship in minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Steren is also an associate clinical professor at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and an assistant clinical professor at George Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Steren has received numerous awards, including being named to Newsweek’s list of top oncologists and multiple Top Doctors distinctions from Washingtonian magazine.