Rohit Satoskar, MD| Hepatology, Liver Transplant Surgery | MedStar Health

Rohit Satoskar, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (571 reviews)

Specialties: Hepatology, Liver Transplant Surgery, Transplant Hepatology

Languages: English

877-680-8192

About me

Rohit Satoskar, MD, is the Director of Medical Services for the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute. He is also medical director of Liver Transplantation and Associate professor in the Department of Medicine at the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute. An expert in hepatology and liver transplantation, Dr. Satoskar is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology.

He is widely published and a frequent lecturer, regionally and nationally. In addition to Dr. Satoskar's role as a clinician, teacher and researcher, he is actively involved in public policy efforts to benefit patients with liver disease. He serves in leadership positions with professional societies such as the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the American Liver Foundation and is a founding board member of the Global Liver Institute dedicated to collaboration and innovation in dealing with liver disease. Dr. Satoskar is highly rated by patients for explaining things well, listening carefully, and treating patients with respect, among other things. He believes in personalized care for each patient to address their particular needs and help achieve the best possible outcome and quality of life. Each patient is cared for as an individual, using the latest evidence-based medicine and technology available.
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Chronic Liver Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Congenital Hepatic Fibrosis
  • End Stage Liver Disease
  • Fatty Liver
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Failure
  • Portal Hypertension
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Procedures I perform

  • Combined Transplant (KIDNEY-LIVER)
  • Heterotopic Liver Transplant
  • Liver Transplant
  • Living Donor Liver Transplant
  • Pretransplant Clearance
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Practice locations

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9000 Franklin Square Drive
Suite 120
Baltimore, MD, 21237

202-444-3700

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

202-444-3700

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3020 Hamaker Court
Suite 501
Fairfax, VA, 22031

703-698-9254

Fax 703-698-9256

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

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Transplant Hepatology

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Fellowship Program: University of Chicago Medical Center (2007)

Fellowship Program: University of Chicago Medical Center (2006)

Residency Program: University of Chicago Medical Center (2003)

Medical School: Medical College of Ohio (2000)

Awards

  • Gastroenterology Fellows Teaching Award 2016
  • Interdisciplinary Collaboration Award, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • 1st Place, Academic Debates, American Liver Foundation, Illinois
  • Microbiology and Immunology Award, Medical College of Ohio

News and publications

  • Satoskar R and Reau N.  Potential consequences of healthcare recommendations: A focus on the United States Preventive Services Task Force. Hepatology 2013; 58:422-427.
  • Nguyen P, Plotkin J, Fishbein TM, Laurin JM, Satoskar R, Shetty K, Taylor AJ. Dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients undergoing orthotopic liver transplantation: a pooled analysis of accuracy, perioperative and long term cardiovascular prognosis. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013 Dec;29(8):1741-8.
  • Desai AP, Satoskar R, Appannagari A, Reddy KG, Te HS, Reau N, Meltzer DO, Jensen D. Co-management between hospitalist and hepatologist improves the quality of care of inpatients with chronic liver disease.  J Clin Gastroenterol. 2014 Apr;48(4):e30-6.
  • Sosin M, Nassif SR, Girlanda R, Desai CS, Satoskar R, Kallakury B, Cermak T, Fishbein T.  Isolated peritoneal donor-related plasmacytoma 3 years after liver transplantation: a case report.  Am J Transplant. 2014 Feb;14(2):472-6.
  • Deising A and Satoskar R.  MELD: Which patients fall through the cracks? Curr Hepatology Rep 2014.13:60-73.

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

    4.9
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.9
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.8
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.8
  • Apr 1, 2024

    One of the best specialists I've consulted with in a long time, and I'm a retired healthcare administrator. Would recommend without reservation to prospective patients as well ans to other healthcare professionals.

  • Feb 29, 2024

    I Would 100% recommend to others

  • Jan 25, 2024

    Dr. Satoskar really listened to me and answered all of my questions in a thoughtful manner. He took the time to explain everything and he had a very nice and calm demeanor.