James Barter, MD

James Barter
6301 Executive Blvd
Rockville, MD 20852
12800 Middlebrook Rd, #480
Germantown, MD 20874

Special Interests

Special interest in robotic/laparoscopic surgery, ovarian masses, abnormal Pap smear/bleeding.

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Alliance
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst
  • Cigna
  • GEHA
  • Great West
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Johns Hopkins Health
  • Kaiser
  • Lumenos
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multi-Plan
  • Tricare
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus & PPO

Hospital Affiliations

  • Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center
  • Holy Cross Germantown Hospital
  • Holy Cross Hospital
  • Massachusetts Avenue Surgical Center

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Dr. James Barter

Women’s Health Specialists (An Advantia Health Practice)

Dr. Barter is recognized as a leading gynecologic oncologist/gynecologist, minimally invasive surgeon, researcher and clinical professor. Dr. Barter is one of the Lead Physicians at Women’s Health Specialists (An Advantia Health Practice) with offices in Rockville and Germantown, Maryland. Women’s Health Specialists (An Advantia Health Practice) offers the highest quality of gynecologic health care to girls and women of all ages. Dr. Barter is the director of Gynecologic Oncology Research at Holy Cross Hospital and has personally placed 1200 patients on various protocols. Dr. Barter is also a Clinical Professor at George Washington University. He received his medical degree from the University of Virginia, completed two years of Internal Medicine and four years of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke University Medical Center and then accepted a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Alabama Medical Center. He was recently ranked among the top 15 users worldwide for robotic gynecologic and gynecologic oncology procedures and is presenting the Holy Cross Gynecologic and Gynecologic Oncology experience at the Middle Atlantic Gynecologic Oncology Symposium.


Undergraduate: Washington and Lee University Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine (1977)

Internship: University of Kentucky Hospital (1979)

Residency: Duke University (1983)

Fellowship: University of Birmingham, Gynecologic Oncology (1986)

Board Certifications: Gynecologic Oncology, Gynecology

Languages: English

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