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

Pejman Radkani, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (130 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


Fax 877-680-8192

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


Fax 202-877-6581

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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
    • Kaiser Maryland Medicaid MCO
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Kaiser Select
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • Virginia Premier
    • Tricare East Select
    • D-SNP)
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • Anthem Plus BCBS of VA HealthKeepers Plus
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Choice Care Network/HUMANA (PPO)
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • Anthem (POS & Open Access POS) BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Beech Street PPO
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • I-SNP
    • United Student Resources
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • United Navigate
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • Tricare for Life East
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • United Golden Rule
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • United Choice Plus
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • United Choice
    • Anthem HMO - BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • United Optimum Choice
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Cigna EPO
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA


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

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  • Apr 25, 2024

    Didn't ask any questions

  • Apr 11, 2024

    After explaining the my health situation I felt at ease and relieved.

  • Mar 28, 2024