Michael Abramson, MD| Vascular Interventional Radiology, Interventional Radiology | MedStar Health

Michael Abramson, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialties: Vascular Interventional Radiology, Interventional Radiology

Languages: English

(202) 877-8153

About me

Dr. Michael Abramson is a board-certified Vascular and Interventional Radiologist with MedStar Medical Group and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is also Chairman of the Department of Radiology at Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital Center and Chief of Interventional Radiology for the Southern Maryland Region of MedStar. 

As an Interventional Radiologist, Dr. Abramson performs minimally invasive, image-guided diagnostic and treatment procedures for a wide range of vascular and non-vascular diseases and conditions. He performs the full range of IR procedures including: needle biopsy, drainage, venous access (e.g., ports, dialysis catheters), IVC filter placement/retrieval, feeding tube placement, angiography, embolization (e.g., uterine fibroids, trauma), kyphoplasty, and interventional oncology (e.g., TARE, TACE, ablation).

Dr. Abramson attended medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his diagnostic radiology residency, as well as his fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology, at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

Dr. Abramson practices at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, and MedStar St. Marys Hospital.

Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormalities Of The Uterus
  • Aneurysm Of Leg Artery
  • Aneurysm Of Visceral Artery
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Thrombosis
  • Arteriovenous Stenosis
  • Ascites
  • Back Pain
  • Bile Duct Occlusion
  • Blood Clot
  • Cirrhosis
  • Claudication
  • Compression Fracture
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Fibroids
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • IVC Occlusion
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Metastases
  • Malnutrition
  • May Thurner Syndrome
  • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  • Pelvic Trauma
  • Pelvic Varicose Veins
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Pseudoaneurysm
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Stenosis
  • Rest Pain
  • Saddle Embolus
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Trauma
  • Ureteral Obstruction
  • Urinary Tract Obstruction
  • Varicocele
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency Of Intestine
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Stasis Disease
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Procedures I perform

  • Abdominal Aorta Angiogram
  • Angiography
  • Biopsy Of Lung
  • Bronchial Artery Angiogram
  • Bronchial Artery Embolization
  • Catheter Ablation For Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  • Celiac Artery Angiogram
  • Celiac Artery Embolization
  • Celiac Artery PTA
  • Celiac Artery Stenting
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Cholecystostomy
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Cryoablation Of Renal Cancer
  • Ct Guided Aspiration Drainage
  • Ct Guided Biopsy
  • Ct Guided Bone Biopsy
  • Ct Guided Peritoneal Biopsy
  • Cta Of The Abdomen/Pelvis
  • Cta Of The Upper Extremity
  • Dialysis Access
  • Dialysis Catheter
  • Dialysis Graft Angioplasty
  • Dialysis Graft Declot
  • Dialysis Graft Fistulogram
  • Dialysis Graft Stent
  • Endovenous Ablation Of Varicose Veins
  • Endovenous Laser Ablation Of Varicose Veins
  • Epidural Injection
  • Feeding Tube Management
  • Feeding Tube Placement
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Of Thyroid
  • Fluoroscopic Guided Lumbar Puncture
  • Gastric Artery Angiogram
  • Gastric Artery Embolization
  • Gastric Artery PTA
  • Gastric Artery Stenting
  • Gastrostomy
  • Gastrostomy Tube Tubogram
  • Gda Angiogram
  • Gda Embolization
  • Gda PTA
  • Gda Stenting
  • Gonadal Embolization
  • Gonadal Lysis
  • Gonadal Venography
  • Hepatic Artery Angiogram
  • Hepatic Artery Embolization
  • Hepatic Artery PTA
  • Hepatic Artery Stenting
  • Hepatic Venogram
  • Hypogastric Artery Angiogram
  • Hypogastric Artery Embolization
  • Hypogastric Artery PTA
  • Hypogastric Artery Stenting
  • Ima Angiogram
  • Ima Artery Embolization
  • Ima PTA
  • Ima Stenting
  • Incision And Drainage
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter Removal
  • Intercostal Artery Angiogram
  • Line Check With Contrast
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lower Extremity Angiogram
  • Lower Extremity Embolization
  • Lower Extremity PTA
  • Lower Extremity Stenting
  • Lower Extremity Vein Lysis
  • Lower Extremity Vein PTA
  • Lower Extremity Vein Stent
  • Lower Extremity Venogram
  • Lymphangiography
  • Mediports
  • Mesenteric Artery Stenting
  • Nephrostomy
  • Nephrostomy Tube
  • Non Tunneled Central Line
  • Palliative Bone Tumor Ablation
  • Pancreatic Artery Angiogram
  • Pancreatic Artery Embolization
  • Pancreatic Artery PTA
  • Pancreatic Artery Stenting
  • Peg Tube Evaluation
  • Percutaneous Ct Guided Thoracic Biopsies
  • Percutaneous Liver Biopsy
  • Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Drain
  • Picc Line
  • Port
  • Pulmonary Artery Angiogram
  • Pulmonary Artery Embolization
  • Pulmonary Artery Lysis
  • Pulmonary Artery PTA
  • Pulmonary Artery Stenting
  • Renal Artery Angiogram
  • Renal Artery Embolization
  • Renal Artery PTA
  • Renal Artery Stenting
  • Saphenous Vein Rf Ablation
  • Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT)
  • SMA Angiogram
  • SMA Embolization
  • SMA Stenting
  • Spine Injection
  • Splenic Artery Angiogram
  • Splenic Artery Embolization
  • Splenic Artery PTA
  • Splenic Artery Stenting
  • Superior Mesenteric Artery Stenting
  • Svc/Ivc Lysis
  • Svc/Ivc PTA
  • Svc/Ivc Stent
  • Svc/Ivc Venogram
  • Thoracic Aorta Angiogram
  • Thoracic Duct Embolization
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tips Creation
  • Tips Lysis
  • Tips Revision
  • Tips Revision PTA
  • Tips Revision Stent
  • Tips Revision Venogram
  • Tips Stent
  • Transarterial Chemoembolization
  • Transhepatic Biliary Stricture Dilation
  • Transhepatic Portography/Portal Vein Dilation
  • Transjugular Liver Biopsy
  • Transradial Access For Vascular Interventions
  • Tunneled Line
  • Tunneled Peritoneal Drain
  • Tunneled Pleural Drain
  • Ultrasound Guided Biopsy
  • Upper Extremity Angiogram
  • Upper Extremity Embolization
  • Upper Extremity PTA
  • Upper Extremity Stenting
  • Upper Extremity Vein Lysis
  • Upper Extremity Vein PTA
  • Upper Extremity Vein Stent
  • Upper Extremity Venogram
  • Us Renal Biopsy
  • Uterine Artery Angiogram
  • Uterine Artery Embolization
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization
  • Varicocele Embolization
  • Varicose Vein Treatment
  • Vascular Ultrasound
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Washington, DC, 20007


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Washington, DC, 20036


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POB North Tower Ste 2200
Washington, DC, 20010


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MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
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Board Certification: American Board of Radiology, Interventional Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology

Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2013)

Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2012)

Fellowship Program: Brigham and Womens Hospital (2009)

Residency Program: Drexel University Hahnemann University Hospital (2006)

Medical School: University of Maryland (2004)