Maurice Y. Nahabedian, MD, FACS
Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery
- Primary Specialty:
- Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery
- Microvascular surgery (DIEP, SGAP, TRAM, SIEA Flap)
- Breast reconstruction
- Breast augmentation
- Breast reduction
- Medical School:
- University of California, Irvine, 1987
- University of California, Irvine, 1988
- University of California, Irvine, 1992
- Johns Hopkins University, 1995
- Plastic Surgery, 1997
Profile InformationLanguages: Armenian
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Rd., NW
Department of Plastic Surgery
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center (PHC)
Washington, DC 20007
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Dr. Maurice Nahabedian is a board certified plastic surgeon who specializes in reconstructive and aesthetic surgery of the breast. He came to MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Department of Plastic Surgery in 2005, as Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery. Previous to that, he was the Director of the Center for Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery of the Breast at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He has performed over 1,300 breast reconstructions using flaps, as well as prosthetic devices. He is internationally recognized for his expertise in DIEP flap breast reconstruction.
Dr. Nahabedian has conducted numerous clinical research projects, published extensively in the fields of breast reconstruction, breast reduction and microsurgery, and presented his work at numerous local, national and international meetings. His primary area of interest involves breast reconstruction with perforator flaps that include the DIEP, SGAP and SIEA flaps. Dr. Nahabedian has published over 60 scientific manuscripts, prepared 15 book chapters, edited 3 textbooks and delivered over 400 presentations on topics related to plastic surgery of the breast. Dr. Nahabedian serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Annals of Plastic Surgery and the Breast Journal.
Dr. Nahabedian believes that there is no substitute for individualized care and treatment. Many of his former and current patients have made themselves available to his new patients to facilitate the process from being a cancer victim to a cancer survivor.