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Mary Washington Endocrinology

Mary Washington Endocrinology

Patients and visitors are required by law to wear masks in all healthcare facilities, regardless of vaccination status. Mary Washington Medical Group is pleased to welcome masked visitors in our offices. An office visitor, such as companion or caregiver, may accompany a patient into our newly reopened and socially-distanced waiting areas and exam rooms. Thank you for helping us continue offering a safe, healthy environment for our patients and our providers.

  • 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.


    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.

    Virtual Visits

Our physicians are trained to treat a variety of endocrine conditions including diabetes mellitus, thyroid disease, thyroid cancer and more. Our physicians provide both outpatient and inpatient hospital care. We also provide continuing care by seeing patients in Mary Washington Hospital and Stafford Hospital, in conjunction with our Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Services at Mary Washington Healthcare.

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

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

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


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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