Dr. Atsuko Okabe, MD

Dr. Atsuko Okabe, MD

Languages: English, Japanese
Fax: (443) 777-6249

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Specialties
  • Breast Surgery
Conditions I Treat
  • abnormal mammogram
  • acquired absence of breast
  • acquired deformity of reconstructed breast
  • atypical ductal hyperplasia
  • benign breast lump
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Procedures I Perform
  • aspiration breast cyst
  • bloodless breast surgery
  • breast biopsy
  • breast conservation
  • breast examination
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About the Provider

Atsuko Okabe, MD, is a board-certified surgeon who specializes in the treatment of breast disease at The Breast Center at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center and MedStar Health Bel Air Medical Campus. Dr. Okabe has been dedicated to the care of breast disease for over 20 years. She has extensive experience with state-of-the-art treatment options that include breast conserving surgery, nipple-sparing mastectomy, intraoperative radiation therapy and accelerated partial breast radiation. She is certified by the American Society of Breast Surgeons to perform breast ultrasound and ultrasound-guided breast biopsies as well.

Dr. Okabe is a strong proponent of clinical trials and encourages eligible patients to consider participating in the research opportunities available through the MedStar Health Cancer Network. A Fellow of both the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Breast Surgeons, Dr. Okabe is actively involved in community outreach to promote breast cancer prevention and early detection.

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Education
  • Residency Program: University of New Mexico (1992)
  • Medical School: Texas Tech University School of Medicine (1987)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, Surgery
Insurance
    MedStar Health Providers participate with a wide range of health insurance products. We accept self-pay patients and the insurances plans listed below. This list is not comprehensive, it is updated periodically and is subject to change. If you do not see your health insurance plan or product listed, or if you have any questions regarding MedStar Health’s participation with your health plan, please contact your health plan to verify participation with our providers.

    Since the MedStar Health providers span the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia regions, our participation with DC, Maryland and Virginia Medical Assistance programs varies by provider group. Please contact your MedStar Physician’s Office to assist with verifying Medical Assistance participation. If you are enrolled in a Medicaid Managed Care Organization, please contact your Medicaid health plan to verify participation.


Practice Locations
Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
Awards
  • Baltimore Magazine Top Doc, 2014