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Carina Ryder, MS, BSN

Carina is a Nurse-Midwife with 20 years of clinical experience in both high- and low-risk obstetrical settings. She received her MS and BSN from Columbia University of Nursing. Most recently she has extended her scope of practice to include care for the peri/menopausal woman, and has NCMP (North American Menopause Society Certified Menopause Provider) certification in this area. Carina also has expertise in women's sexual health, sexual assault forensics and cervical cancer screening, management of abnormal pap smears and colposcopy, and the management and care coordination of higher risk obstetrical patients.

Practice names

Certified Nurse Midwife, Takoma Park Gynecology

Clinical Instructor, Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Sciences

Education and training

1994 - 1996 - Columbia University School of Nursing (Nurse - Midwifery)

1994 - 1996 - BSN (Nursing), Columbia University School of Nursing

1992 - 2994 - BA, Goddard College


Certified Nurse Midwife, American Midwifery Certification Board

NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner, The North American Menopause Society