Maia McCuiston, MD, FAAP, IBCLCPhysician
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
Hospital(s) Affiliated With
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Dr. McCuiston was born and raised in Ann Arbor, MI. She received a B.S. degree in Chemistry from Spelman College and her M.D. from Wayne State University School of Medicine. She completed her training in general pediatrics at the University of Michigan and became an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant in 2018.
She is bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish. She has practiced in small and large private practices as well as a large healthcare organization where she held various professional leadership positions, including spending 6 years as a physician executive in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. In 2017, she made the decision to focus her attention solely on clinical work, left the large healthcare organization and starting working at a private practice in Washington, DC. Her clinical interests include breastfeeding, lactation, and holistically supporting health and wellness for children and their families.
Her honors include National Medical Association’s “Top 40 Under 40”, Washington Posts, “Top Doc Rising Star” and a Northern Virginia Magazine “Top Doctor” from 2014-2018. In addition, she was a White House Fellows Regional finalist and in 2003 she was featured in the Discovery Channel Series, “First Days.” She enjoys speaking and can be seen on local news outlets discussing everything from back to school and vaccines to coping through COVID.