Mary E. Kownack

Mary E. Kownack, MD

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Languages Spoken By This Provider:

English

Accepts New Patients

Telehealth Appointments Available

Tidewater Physicians for Women : Virginia Beach

828 Healthy Way #330
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Phone: (757) 461-3890 Fax: (757) 467-0301

Tidewater Physicians for Women : Norfolk

844 Kempsville Road #208
Norfolk, VA 23502
Phone: (757) 461-3890 Fax: (757) 461-0836

Education

Residency: Detroit Medical Center-Wayne State University

Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine

Undergraduate School: Georgia Institute of Technology

Hospital Affiliations

Sentara Leigh Hospital

Mary E. Kownack, M.D. was born and raised in Virginia Beach. After graduating from Bayside High School & Health Sciences Academy, she earned a B.S. in Nuclear and Radiological Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She was inspired by Tidewater Physicians for Women while employed as a Research Coordinator for Tidewater Clinical Research during the summers of 2009-2013. Dr. Kownack graduated with her M.D. from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and completed her OB/GYN residency at Detroit Medical Center-Wayne State University, where she served as an Administrative Chief Resident. She was deeply honored to receive awards for excellence in resident teaching, compassionate patient care, and midwifery and nursing support during residency.

Dr. Kownack is excited to return home and join Tidewater Physicians for Women in providing comprehensive women’s health care. She enjoys the full scope of women’s health but is especially passionate about helping women navigate pregnancy. She looks forward to building relationships with her patients and their families.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Kownack loves the beach, music, sports, food, and spending time with family, friends, and her dog.

Patient Reviews

Overall patient rating for Mid-Atlantic Women’s Care:

Pessary Insertion / Removal

Dr. Puritz has an unusual and positive way of connecting with a patient that is comforting and professional and humorous, when appropriate.

Pap Smear

Dr Kemp and staff very nice, personable and professional.

Birth Control Consultation

Dr. Kemp makes each visit fast, comfortable, professional and knowledgeable. Have no reason to go anywhere else.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Everyone in the office is very personable and friendly. I've never had a bad experience in the decades I've been seen at the office. Absolutely love my doctor!

Obstetrical Appointment (routine)

Great staff and visit

Annual Well Woman Exam

Ashley cares about her patients. She is very kind and helpful.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr listened and provided objective feedback; no long waiting periods between visit transitions (check in, consult, room wait, well visit and conversation).

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Harris-Proctor was very friendly. She made me feel at eased. She has a very gentle spirit. Dr. Harris-Proctor was very informative. She listened and explained things that you could understand. I would highly recommend Dr. Harris-Proctor.

Gynecological Problem Visit

Have been Dr. Hughes patient for many years. He found Uterine cancer some years ago . I had a hysterectomy and that took of the problem. He really listens to his patients.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Dixon and her team are extrmely punctual. They let you know exactly what you're doing and they lead you to where you need to go. Dr. Dixon herself is extremely friendly and knows her knowledge and she educates me when I ask questions and does not judge.

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Dr took the time to explain options and ask me questions to understand my issues and concerns.

Treatment / Procedure

Always professional and takes time to explain procedures

Colposcopy

Dr Davis and her staff were extremely receptive to my concerns. Everyone put me at ease. Dr Davis was very thorough in her explanation of the procedure as well as throughout the procedure.

Gynecological Exams

Dr. Puritz is thorough. Only a patient for a few years but really like her as my doctor. I could talk to her about anything. Hate to see her retire for selfish reasons.

OB Care

Great customer service experience.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Lindner is always knowledgeable, and compassionate. Always asks what we need and listens without rushing.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Well informed about my present condition by Dr. Davis.Very satisfied.

Annual Well Woman Exam

[Highly satisfied] Because I've been going to Maria for years. She has the best bed side manners. Always answers my questions. Explains what she is doing before time. Generally considered about me and how I feeling. I would recommend her to family and friends. I won't see any other person.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr Stockmaster was very thorough and informative. I feel very satisfied with the information I received.

Pap Smear

I’ve been coming to Dr. Dausch for years now and was very pleased with her from day one. She took the time to listen to things/concerns I had at any time. The professionalism is beyond any dr that I’ve had.