Dr. Dobyns orginally joined the practice of Dr. William Wimsatt in Greenbelt in 1984. She credits Dr. Wimsatt with helping her develop the art of medicine. She remained in Greenbelt until 1995. From 1995 - 1998, Dr. Dobyns pursued other professional opportunities and was the Medical Director of Harbor Family Care in Baltimore.
In 1998 she relocated to Laurel. Many of her patients from Greenbelt remain with her today. Physician Assistant, Lisa Meade, practiced with her in Greenbelt from 1991-1995 and rejoined her practice in Laurel in 2003. They are joined by Dr. Carol Nieroda and together they work as a team to provide their patients with the most up-to-date, comprehensive care possible.
As General Practitioners, we are concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disease by both medical, surgical, and alternative methods. No organ system or body region is excluded. The practice includes patients from adolescence through the senior years.
As an Internal Medicine specialist, Dr. Dobyns and her team deal with the long term, comprehensive management of both common and complex medical illnesses of adolescents, adults and the elderly.
As a specialist in Geriatric Medicine, Dr. Dobyns has special knowledge of the aging process and special skills in the diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative aspects of illness in the elderly. As a Geriatrician, Dr. Dobyns is trained to recognize the unusual presentations of illness and drug interactions, to utilize resources such as community social services, and to assist with special ethical issues in the care of the elderly.