About Dr. von Walter
As a dedicated board-certified physician with a passion for women’s health care, Astrid von Walter, MD, embraces the opportunity to serve other women and finds physician-patient relationships incredibly rewarding. Dr. von Walter welcomes patients to Rockville Gynecology in Rockville, Maryland.
After earning her Bachelor of Science in biological sciences from Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tennessee, Dr. von Walter was accepted into medical school. She completed her doctor of medicine at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in California. During medical school, Dr. von Walter was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.
Dr. von Walter went on to complete an obstetrics and gynecology residency at the University of Southern California Medical Center (now Keck School of Medicine) in Los Angeles. Throughout her residency training, Dr. von Walter was the recipient of multiple Nursing Choice awards for patient care, as well as peer-selected awards for patient advocacy and commitment to quality patient care.
Once she completed her residency, Dr. von Walter opted to go through a competitive two-year fellowship in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery at George Washington University Hospital in Washington. She focused on robotic-assisted surgery with da Vinci®, as well as in-office hysteroscopic and vaginal procedures.
To ensure she’s up-to-date with the latest advancements in medicine, Dr. von Walter continues to further her education. Dr. von Walter is currently board certified through the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She’s even been published in the prestigious Obstetrics & Gynecology (The Green Journal) and the Journal of Postgraduate Gynecology & Obstetrics.
Being fluent in both English and Spanish gives Dr. von Walter the opportunity to communicate with patients who may otherwise struggle with language barriers. Her patients commend her compassionate bedside manner and dedication to thorough diagnostic and treatment processes.
Outside of the office, Dr. von Walter enjoys spending time with her family. She likes to play the guitar and violin, go salsa dancing, and watch “Friends” reruns.
We accept most Maryland Health Exchange Plans. We do not participate with any form of Maryland Medical Assistance programs (This includes Amerigroup, Maryland Physicians Care, United HealthCare MCO). Please call our office for additional information.