MedStar Health Expands Care in Harford County

Unveiling Bel Air Medical Campus on April 2, Opening Doors on April 12

Bel Air Medical Campus MedStar Franklin SquareBel Air, MD—(March 23, 2016)—MedStar Health is previewing its newly constructed 100,000-square-foot outpatient healthcare facility in Bel Air at a grand opening event on Saturday, April 2, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The MedStar Health Bel Air Medical Campus, located at Plumtree Road and Route 924, will provide Harford County residents increased access to quality, comprehensive health care.

Featuring activities for the entire family, the event will give the public an exclusive first look at the state-of-the-art “hospital without beds.” The MedStar Health Bel Air Medical Campus will officially open its doors to patients on Tuesday, April 12.

As a one-stop healthcare destination, the facility offers an urgent care center, primary care medical offices and multidisciplinary specialized services, including women’s health, cancer, cardiology, rehabilitation, and more.

“MedStar Health is committed to providing quality, compassionate health care in communities where people live and work,” said Bob Gilbert, president of MedStar Ambulatory Services. “The convenience of having a comprehensive medical campus close by will be an obvious benefit to the individuals and families who live in the communities of Harford County.”

“The ambulatory care center also makes it possible for us to coordinate care and focus on delivering the right care at the right time,” Gilbert added. “For example, the ability to see a physician and have an MRI during the same visit will reduce the number of trips for care and time away from work. This translates to a high quality experience for our patients, while also being an efficient and cost-effective way to receive care. Our medical providers will benefit from having colleagues easily accessible for consults regarding treatment options.”

The Bel Air site is the next development in MedStar’s expansion of care to Harford County. One in five MedStar patients is a Harford County resident, and more than 40 MedStar-affiliated physicians currently practice in the community. The MedStar Health Bel Air Medical Campus will enable MedStar to consolidate its various Bel Air locations under one roof, making it more convenient for patients and creating space for new specialists to locate in the community.

Patients will have increased access to the expertise of specialists from MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, MedStar National Rehabilitation Network, and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, with streamlined state-of-the-art medical technology. The benefits of integrated electronic health records mean patients have the added safety and convenience of their records being available at any MedStar Health site they visit.

Services at the MedStar Health Bel Air Medial Campus will include:

  • Cardiology
  • Imaging Services
  • Outpatient Surgery
  • Primary and Wellness Care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Urgent Care
  • Women's Health
  • A comprehensive cancer center: infusion services, radiation therapy, medical oncology and breast surgery experts
  • Convenient parking, free Wi-Fi, and health and wellness areas that include public meeting space for use by community groups

Click here to learn more about the MedStar Health Bel Air Medical Campus.

About MedStar Health

MedStar Health is a not-for-profit health system dedicated to caring for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. MedStar’s 30,000 associates, 6,000 affiliated physicians, 10 hospitals, ambulatory care and urgent care centers, and the MedStar Health Research Institute are recognized regionally and nationally for excellence in medical care. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University, MedStar trains more than 1,100 medical residents annually. MedStar Health’s patient-first philosophy combines care, compassion and clinical excellence with an emphasis on customer service. For more information, visit

Location Information

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MedStar Health Bel Air Medical Campus
12 MedStar Blvd.
Bel Air, MD

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MedStar Franklin Square Physicians Named 2015 “Top Docs” by Baltimore Magazine


Top Doc News ImageBaltimore(October 28, 2015)— MedStar Health is proud to announce that 97 of its Baltimore hospital physicians have been identified by Baltimore magazine’s much anticipated and highly coveted “Top Docs” 2015 list, now on stands.

Each year, Baltimore magazine publishes the annual list of "Baltimore’s Top Doctors". The physicians honored with this title are chosen by their peers who respond to survey questions asking what physician would you send your own family member to. Nearly 10,000 physicians in the region were surveyed for this year’s list, including an online poll of physicians to augment the mailed survey responses. Baltimore magazine then publishes the top physicians named in each of the specialties.

Below are the MedStar Franklin Square physicians recognized: 

To learn more about these physicians, click here.

Andrew Abramowitz, MD, Pediatric Orthopaedics, MedStar Franklin Square

Steven J. Adashek, MD, Gynecology and Women’s Health

Blair Andrew, MD, Radiology: Interventional, MedStar Franklin Square

Michael Auerbach, MD, Hematology, MedStar Franklin Square

Michelle Bahrain, MD, Infectious Disease, MedStar Franklin Square

Charles Boice, MD, Gynecologic Oncology, MedStar Franklin Square

Top Doctors
Four MedStar Franklin Square orthopaedic specialists were named 2015 Top Docs. From left: David Cohen, MD, David Gold, MD, Michael Dvorkin, MD, Ira Gubernick, MD

Troy Brijbasi, MD, Radiology: Interventional, MedStar Franklin Square

Jennifer Broussard, MD, Pathology, MedStar Franklin Square

David Cohen, MD, Sports Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square

Jacques Conaway, MD, Sleep Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square

Mark Diamond, MD, Gastroenterology, MedStar Franklin Square

Michael Dvorkin, MD, Orthopaedics: General, Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery: Joint, MedStar Franklin Square**

Kristen Fernandez, MD, Breast Surgery, MedStar Franklin Square, MedStar Harbor

Jeffrey Ferris, MD, Colo-rectal, MedStar Franklin Square

Albert Steven Fleisher, MD, Gastroenterology, MedStar Franklin Square

Jerold Fleishman, MD, Neurology: General, MedStar Franklin Square

Ziv Gamliel, MD, Thoracic Surgery, MedStar Franklin Square, MedStar Harbor

David Gold, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery: Joint, MedStar Franklin Square

David Golden, MD, Allergy: Immunology, MedStar Franklin Square

Ira Gubernick, MD, Orthopaedics: General, MedStar Franklin Square

Jonathan Hansen, MD, Emergency Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square

Daniel  Harley, MD, Thoracic Surgery, MedStar Franklin Square

Howard Haumptman, MD, MedStar Franklin Square

Barbara Howard, MD, Pediatric Behavior and Development , MedStar Franklin Square

George Jabaji, MD, Vascular Surgery, MedStar Franklin Square

Joyce King, MD, Family Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square

Nicola  London, MD, General Obstetrics, MedStar Franklin Square

Jonathan Matz, MD, Allergy: Immunology, MedStar Franklin Square

Edward McCarron, MD, Surgical Oncology, MedStar Franklin Square

Fernando Mena, MD, Neonatology, MedStar Franklin Square

Yvonne Ottaviano, MD, Oncology: Breast, MedStar Franklin Square

Jeffrey Posner, MD, Nephrology

Lisa Rowen, MD, MedStar Franklin Square

Lisa Rubin, MD, Minimally Invasive Surgery, MedStar Franklin Square

Mitchell Schwartz, MD, MedStar Franklin Square

Stephen Selinger, MD, Intesivists/Critical Care, MedStar Franklin Square

Anadir Silva, MD, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square

Samuel Smith, MD, Reproductive Endocrinology/IVF, Gynecology and Women's Health, MedStar Franklin Square, MedStar Harbor*

Gabriel Soudry, MD, Nuclear Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square

Nassif Soueid, MD, Plastic Surgery: Reconstrutive, Plastic Surgery: Breast, MedStar Franklin Square*

Ed Steiner, MD, Radiology

Adrienne Suggs, MD, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square

Christopher You, MD, Bariatrics, MedStar Franklin Square

* Recognized in two specialties, ** Recognized in three specialties

About MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center is a not-for-profit 378-bed community teaching hospital located in the White Marsh section of eastern Baltimore County, Maryland. MedStar Franklin Square provides many medical and healthcare services, including a broad range of healthcare specialties, advanced technologies and treatments not traditionally found at community hospitals. The hospital is ranked third in admissions among all Maryland hospitals and is first in Emergency Department visits with more than 108,000 visits annually. MedStar Franklin Square is accredited by the Joint Commission and certified as a Primary Stroke Center and has earned some of the nation’s most prestigious quality awards including Magnet Designation for excellence in nursing, the Excellence Award for Quality Improvement from the Delmarva Foundation and inclusion in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospital specialty ranking for four consecutive years. With more than 3,300 employees, MedStar Franklin Square is one of the largest employers in Baltimore County. Visit for more information.

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