Jennifer Ayscue, MD, is a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and an assistant professor of surgery at Georgetown University Medical Center. Dr. Ayscue is the section director at MedStar Washington Hospital Center of the MedStar Colorectal Surgery Program. She is also a chair of MedStar Washington Hospital's general surgery practice committee which helps ensure patients receive the highest quality patient care.
Dr. Ayscue provides care for a wide range of simple and complex medical conditions, including robotic surgery treatment for rectal cancer. She feels fortunate to be able to help people with life-threatening or life-altering quality-of-life issues improving her patients' lives is what she finds most rewarding. Dr. Ayscue treats patients the way she would want her family members or friends to be treated. She considers her patients as partners in treating their health issues.
Much of Dr. Ayscue's research has focused on fecal incontinence, and she has contributed to numerous journal articles and presentations. She participates in various MedStar Health and national committees, including leadership roles in the local chapter of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and the Chesapeake Colorectal Society. Dr. Ayscue has been listed in the Guide to America's Top Surgeons by Consumers' Research Council of America and named among Washingtonian Magazine's Top Doctors for Colorectal Surgery.
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