Atsuko Okabe, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (478 reviews)

Specialities: Breast Surgery

Languages: Japanese, English

(443) 777-6249

About me

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.

Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Mammogram
  • Acquired Absence Of Breast
  • Acquired Deformity Of Reconstructed Breast
  • Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia
  • Benign Breast Lump
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Atrophy
  • Breast Cyst
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Prosthesis
  • Breast Thickening
  • Carcinoma In Situ Of Breast
  • Congenital Hypoplasia Of Breast
  • Contusion Of Breast
  • Deformity Of Reconstructed Breast
  • Dense Breast
  • Disproportion Of Reconstructed Breast
  • Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Dcis
  • Dysplasia Of Breast
  • Er Positive Breast Cancer
  • Family History Of Breast Cancer
  • Fibrocystic Breast Changes
  • Galactocele
  • Galactorrhea
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hereditary Breast And Ovarian Cancer
  • History Of Breast Cancer
  • History Of Fibrocystic Disease
  • Hypertrophy Of Breast
  • Hypopigmented Nipple Lesions
  • Hypoplasia Of Breast
  • Lobular Carcinoma In Situ Lcis
  • Lymphedema
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Mammary Duct Ectasia
  • Mammary Dysplasia
  • Mastitis
  • Mastodynia
  • Mastopathy
  • Microcalcifications
  • Mondors Disease
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Nipple Diseases
  • Nipple Lesions
  • Pagets Disease Of The Breast
  • Postmastectomy Lymphedema Syndrome
  • Postpartum Mastitis
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Procedures I perform

  • Aspiration Breast Cyst
  • Bloodless Breast Surgery
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer Follow Up
  • Breast Cancer Genetics
  • Breast Conservation
  • Breast Examination
  • Breast Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Breast Surgery
  • Cancer Risk Reduction Surgery
  • Core Needle Biopsy Of Breast
  • Lumpectomy
  • Mammogram
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Breast Biopsy
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
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Practice locations

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12 Medstar Boulevard
Bel Air, MD, 21015

443-777-6500

Fax 443-777-6249

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9101 Franklin Square Drive
Baltimore, MD, 21237

443-777-6500

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Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, Surgery

Residency Program: University of New Mexico (1992)

Medical School: Texas Tech University School of Medicine (1987)

Awards

  • Baltimore Magazine Top Doc, 2014

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.9
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.9
  • Provider gave easy to understand instructions

    4.9
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.9
  • Provider showed respect

    4.9
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.9
  • Aug 12, 2021

    Dr Okabe was excellent in her concern/care. She was very informative as well.

  • Jul 2, 2021

    Love Okabe!

  • Jun 14, 2021

    good