About Sheila Bennett, CNM
Based in Laurel and Silver Spring, Maryland, Sheila Bennett, CNM is a certified nurse midwife at Capital Women’s Care with nearly 30 years of experience working in the field.
She completed her Bachelor of Science in nursing in 1987 and continued her studies at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia to obtain to Master of Science in nursing with a specialization in midwifery in 1993.
Sheila has made a point of accumulating the most extensive international experience to offer her patients adequate multicultural medical care. She’s lived in Bogota, Colombia as a foreign exchange student and in the Democratic Republic as a US Peace Corps volunteer in maternal-child health. Her fluency in French and Spanish contributed to her success on the medical missions she took to Haiti and St. Lucia.
Sheila is dedicated to helping adolescent women tackle the difficulties thrown at them on a daily basis. She’s invested in advancing diagnosis and treatments for sexually transmitted infections, educating women about contraceptives and sexual health, and has years of expertise performing many gynecologic procedures.
She’s also been the recipient of the nationally recognized Excellence in Teaching Award in 2001.
University of Pennsylvania
Aetna Better Health of Maryland (Medicaid)
Innovative Healthware Services (ClaimsBridge)
John Hopkins Medicare Advantage
Provider Network of America
University of Maryland Health Advantage
Priority Partners MCO
TriCare Prime US Family Health Plan
Maryland Physicians Care MCO
Maryland Medical Assistance
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maryland
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of the National Capital Area
Anthem BCBS Par and PPO (Not in the Pathway Network)
MAMSI- Optimum Choice, MDIPA, MAMSI Life & Health
John Hopkins EHP
Silver Spring & Laurel (Division 25)
11400 Rockville Pike C25, Rockville, MD 20852
1500 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Awards & Accolades
National Excellence in Teaching Award 2001
Democratic Republic of Congo as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer in Maternal-Child Health