Albert Aboulafia, MD, is a nationally and internationally recognized leader in the clinical and research aspects of cancer care, as well as the medical director of the Weinberg Cancer Institute at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. In addition to this directorship, Dr. Aboulafia leads the Division of Orthopaedic Oncology for both MedStar Health Cancer Network and MedStar Orthopaedics.
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Dr. Aboulafia is a recognized leader in clinical and research aspects of the care and treatment of adult and pediatric patients with benign and malignant bone and soft tissue tumors. As a surgeon treating patients, he is active in academics, publications, editorial boards, research, teaching, and national and international speaking engagements, and serves in various national leadership positions within the field of orthopaedic oncology. Dr. Aboulafia speaks conversational Spanish.
Dr. Aboulafia especially values the role of collaboration to optimize the care of patients. He strives to remain at the forefront in providing the best care possible to patients through continued education, leadership, and collaboration.
US News and World Report named him a Top Doctor in 2011, and Baltimore Magazine named him a Top Doctor in 2010 and 2011. Dr. Aboulafia was the inaugural recipient in 2010 of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Achievement Award. He also received a Certificate of Appreciation and Medal presented by the Maryland Board of Physicians, Maryland's Governor, and DHMH Secretary for services in Louisiana, following Hurricane Katrina.
Albert Aboulafia, MD, was named a 2017 "Top Doc" by Baltimore Magazine for orthopaedic oncology.