Pejman Radkani, MD| Liver Transplant Surgery, Small Bowel Transplant Surgery | MedStar Health

Pejman Radkani, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (97 reviews)

Specialties: Liver Transplant Surgery, Small Bowel Transplant Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology, Gastrointestinal Transplant Surgery, Hepatobiliary And Pancreatic Surgery, Transplant Surgery

Languages: English

About me

Pejman Radkani, MD, MSPH, FACS
About the Provider
Dr. Radkani is a board-certified hepatopancreatobiliary and liver transplant surgeon who specializes in the treatment of liver tumors and cysts, liver transplantation, pancreatic tumors and cysts, and bile duct lesions, and Minimally invasive Robotic surgery. His areas of special expertise include Robotic and open surgery for treatment of primary and secondary liver tumors, bile duct disease and tumors, and benign and cancerous tumors in the pancreas. He is a skilled surgeon, especially experienced in minimally invasive robotic liver and pancreas resection and surgery.

Dr. Radkani earned his medical degree at Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, in Iran, where he was born. He completed his residency in general surgery, also serving as Chief Resident, and his fellowship in surgical oncology at Mount Sinai Medical Center as well as a fellowship in hepatopancreatobiliary (liver, pancreas, and bile duct) surgery and abdominal multi-organ transplantation at Mount Sinai’s Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine. Dr. Radkani also completed a fellowship in minimally invasive hepatopancreatobiliary surgery and robotic living donor liver transplantation at Severance Academy, Yonsei University Health System in South Korea and a fellowship in minimally invasive hepatopancreatobiliary surgery at Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, France.
Dr. Radkani offers his patients both non-surgical and surgical treatment options for liver and pancreas disease, taking a multidisciplinary approach to treatment to ensure his patients have access to all options. He sees patients at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

In addition to treating patients, Dr. Radkani also takes part in training residents, fellows, and medical students and is an active researcher in liver, pancreas, and bile duct disease.
When he’s not working, Dr. Radkani is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys, kayaking, biking, camping, and running. He also loves traveling and has traveled extensively in Asia and Europe.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Bile Duct Mass
  • Biliary Tract Surgery
  • Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Metastases
  • Liver Surgery
  • Pancreas Cancer
  • Pancreas Cancer Surgery
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Robotic Liver Resection
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Bile Duct Mass
  • Bile Duct Occlusion
  • Biliary Tract Disease
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Dilated Bile Duct
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) Stromal Tumors
  • Hepatic Cyst
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Metastases
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Metastatic Colon Cancer
  • Pancreas Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cyst
  • Small Intestine Cancer
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Procedures I perform

  • Bile Duct Repair
  • Biliary Tract Surgery
  • Common Duct Exploration
  • Da Vinci
  • Da Vinci Cholecystectomy
  • Excision Of Ampulla Of Vater
  • Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Ablation Of Liver Lesions Or Tissue
  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection
  • Laparoscopic Whipple Procedure
  • Liver Surgery
  • Liver Transplant
  • Minimally Invasive Lymph Node Dissection
  • Pancreas Cancer Surgery
  • Pancreatectomy
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Proximal Pancreatectomy
  • Robotic Liver Resection
  • Robotic Surgery For Bladder Cancer
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center 2nd Fl
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-3700

Fax 877-680-8192

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Fax 877-680-8192

106 Irving Street Northwest
POB Ste 215
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-6029

Fax 202-877-6581

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Insurance

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

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage Signature and Select (aka Senior Advantage)
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • United Student Resources
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • Tricare Prime
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, Surgery

Fellowship Program: Yonsei University (2016)

Fellowship Program: Mt. Sinai Medical Center of Miami Beach (2014)

Residency Program: Mt. Sinai Medical Center of Miami Beach (2013)

Medical School: Tabriz University of Medical Sciences (2001)

Fellowship Program: Mount Sinai Medical Center ()

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.8
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.8
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.8
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.8
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.8
  • Dec 4, 2023

    I felt listened to and encouraged that there was no wrong decision.

  • Nov 22, 2023

    Excellent service

  • Nov 20, 2023

    Great job