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Mary Washington Endocrinology

Mary Washington Endocrinology

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  • Location

    Tompkins-Martin Medical Plaza
    1101 Sam Perry Blvd., Suite 305
    Fredericksburg, VA 22401

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    P: 540.374.3290
    F: 540.374.3289
  • Hours

    Monday–Friday: 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

    Appointments

    Please call 540.374.3290 to schedule an appointment. See more information at the bottom of this page. Click or tap the virtual visits button to learn more about telephone and video visits.

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Endocrinology is the branch of medicine relating to the endocrine system, which controls hormones. Endocrinologists are specially trained physicians who diagnose gland-related diseases and conditions which can be complex and have hard-to-spot symptoms. The endocrinologist's goal is to restore hormonal balance in the body.

Endocrinologists work to ensure that the different systems in the body communicate well with each other by correcting these hormonal imbalances. They perform a series of tests to understand the problem, determine the best treatment and help patients with lifestyle changes, when possible, that can improve their medical condition.

At Mary Washington Endocrinology, our physicians treat a variety of endocrine conditions in both outpatient and inpatient hospital settings. We also provide continuing care by seeing patients in Mary Washington Hospital and Stafford Hospital, in conjunction with Mary Washington Healthcare’s Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Services.

We treat the following conditions:

  • • Acromegaly
  • • Addison's Disease
  • • Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • • Conn's Syndrome
  • • Cushing's Disease
  • • Diabetes
  • • Diabetes Insipidus (central)
  • • DeQuervain's Thyroiditis
  • • Gigantism
  • • Grave's Disease
  • • Hashimoto's Disease
  • • Hyperprolactinemia
  • • Hyperthyroidism
  • • Hypocalcemia
  • • Hypoglycemia
  • • Hypopituitarism
  • • Hypothyroidism
  • • Impotence
  • • Osteoporosis
  • • Pheochromocytoma
  • • Syndrome of Inappropriate ADH Secretion (SIADH)

Our Providers

Peggy Amoakohene, MD

Dr. Peggy Amoakohene is a highly motivated endocrinologist with a passion for diabetes education and management. Dr. Amoakohene is dedicated, professional, and empathetic, with stellar bedside manners. She is a team player with a keen mind, always prepared to acquire and apply medical knowledge for the greater good. Dr Amoakohene completed her fellowship at University of Virginia in 2021 and recently moved to the Fredericksburg area.

Education and Experience

Mahdere Asfaw, MD

Dr. Asfaw completed a fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, New York, where he was also a chief of residents in internal medicine. He is board certified in endocrine, diabetes, and metabolism. Most recently, he was chief of Endocrinology and Diabetes at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Salem, Virginia.

Education and Experience

Kehinde Folawewo, MD

Dr. Kehinde Folawewo is a passionate, ambitious, highly motivated, team-orientated and compassionate young physician specialist and endocrinologist. Dr. Folawewo is a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology, American Diabetes Association, Endocrine Society, and American Medical Association. She completed her fellowship at Howard University in 2021.

Education and Experience

Brinda Manchireddy, MD

Dr. Brinda Manchireddy is a member of the Endocrine Society and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. She completed her fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in Richmond, VA in 2021.

Education and Experience

Linda Nguyen, MD

Dr. Linda Nguyen is double board certified in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism, and internal medicine. She treats Type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, thyroid disease, thyroid cancers, osteoporosis, calcium disorders, PCOS, pituitary disease, adrenal disease, and Turner syndrome. Dr. Nguyen completed her fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2019; she has been working in private practice since her fellowship and recently moved to the Fredericksburg area.

Education and Experience

Reshma Parab, MD

Dr. Reshma Parab earned her medical degree from Seth G.S. Medical College and King Edward Memorial Hospital in Bombay, India. She completed a pathology residency at the University of Bombay and an internal medicine residency at Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester and New York Medical College in New York. Dr. Parab also completed an endocrinology fellowship at Westchester Medical Center and New York Medical College. She has been with Mary Washington Healthcare since 2006.

Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine. Board Certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism (ABIM).

Dr. Reshma Parab

Education and Experience

Richard Kirchgessner, FNP-BC

Appointments

Patients are seen by appointment Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Please plan to arrive early to allow time for parking*. If you have an urgent problem, please call our office for an appointment or for authorization to proceed to the emergency room.

Appointments may be scheduled by calling 540.374.3290. After hours and on weekends, please call to speak with our answering service at 540.374.3290. We will return your call as promptly as possible.

*If this is your first visit, you will need to arrive 30 minutes prior to your appointment time to complete your new patient paperwork.

If you are unable to keep your scheduled appointment, please call us within 24 hours so that we may accommodate another patient. There is a $40 missed appointment fee.

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