Seyed Reza Ghasemian, MD| Kidney Transplant Surgery, Urology | MedStar Health

Seyed Reza Ghasemian, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.6 out of 5 (147 reviews)

Specialities: Kidney Transplant Surgery, Urology

Languages: Farsi, Persian Farsi, English

855-778-6890

About me

Board-certified in urology and transplant surgery, Dr. Ghasemian treats a wide variety of conditions, often using minimally invasive techniques. Besides kidney transplants, Dr. Ghasemian offers surgical treatment for diabetes, treats urology issues for pre-and post-transplant patients as well as bladder, kidney and prostate cancers.

Dr. Ghasemian completed residency training in Urology and General Surgery and fellowship training in Transplant at MedStar Washington Hospital Center following medical school at the National University of Iran, in Tehran, Iran.

An Assistant Professor of Urology at Georgetown Medical School, Dr. Ghasemian has published peer-reviewed papers on transplantation and delivered presentations across the country.

He is also the recipient of the Meritorious Achievement Award from MedStar Washington Hospital Center for his work in transplantation services.

Philosophy of Care
Delivering the best patient care is a priority for Dr. Ghasemian. From diagnosis to recovery, he works with individuals often facing life threatening illness making sure they and their families understand treatment options and what is takes to get better.

Working in an academic medical center such as MedStar Georgetown also provides the opportunity to focus on his other priority, training the next generation of skilled and compassionate physicians as he has done throughout his long career.

Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Adrenal Neoplasm
  • Adrenal Nodules
  • Asthenospermia
  • Atonic Urinary Bladder
  • Atrophy Of Testis
  • Azoospermia
  • Balanitis
  • Benign Neoplasm Of The Prostate
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Bk Virus Nephropathy
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Disease
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Fistula
  • Bladder Neck Obstruction
  • Bladder Stone
  • Bladder Trauma
  • Cancer Related Sexual Concerns
  • Carcinoma In Situ Of Prostate
  • Chronic Kidney Disease Ckd After Renal Transplant
  • Crushing Injury Of External Genitalia
  • Cystitis
  • Cytomegaloviral Infection
  • Dysplasia Of Prostate
  • Ectopic Kidney
  • Ectopic Ureter
  • Ejaculatory Dysfunction
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Enterovesical Fistula
  • Epididymitis
  • Epididymo Orchitis
  • Erectile Disorder
  • Female Urinary Incontinence
  • Foreign Body Bladderurethra
  • Frequency Of Urination
  • Genital Trauma
  • Genitourinary Fistula
  • Hematuria
  • Hydrocele
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypospadias
  • Incomplete Emptying Of Bladder
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Stone
  • Kidney Transplant Malfunction
  • Kidney Transplant Rejection
  • Localized Prostate Cancer
  • Male Genital Organ Stricture
  • Male Infertility
  • Male Urinary Incontinence
  • Meatal Stenosis
  • Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • Microscopic Hematuria
  • Neurogenic Urinary Bladder
  • Nocturia
  • Paraphimosis
  • Penile Bleeding
  • Penile Cancer
  • Penile Chordee
  • Penile Discharge
  • Penile Plaque
  • Periurethral Abscess
  • Peyronies Disease Pd
  • Phimosis
  • Pneumaturia
  • Post Prostatectomy Incontinence
  • Post Void Dribbling
  • Prostate Abscess
  • Prostate Bleeding
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Disease
  • Prostate Infection
  • Prostatic Hypertrophy
  • Prostatitis
  • Radiation Cystitis
  • Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection
  • Renal Cysts
  • Renal Mass
  • Scrotal Abscess
  • Scrotal Cyst
  • Scrotal Pain
  • Slowing Of Urinary Stream
  • Spermatocele
  • Strictures Of Upper Urinary Tract
  • Testicular Atrophy
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Testicular Mass
  • Testicular Pain
  • Testicular Torsion
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Ureterocele
  • Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction
  • Urethral Abscess
  • Urethral Discharge
  • Urethral Diverticulum
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urethritis
  • Urinary Hesitation
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urinary Tract Injury
  • Urinary Tract Obstruction
  • Urologic Trauma
  • Varicocele
  • Vesicocutaneous Fistula
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux Vur
  • Voiding Dysfunction
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Procedures I perform

  • Active Surveillance Of Prostate Cancer
  • Artificial Urinary Sphincter
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Botox Injection Of The Bladder
  • Bph Surgery
  • Continent Urinary Diversion
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystolitholapaxy
  • Cystoscopy
  • Da Vinci Prostatectomy
  • Donor Nephrectomy
  • Endourology
  • High Intensity Focus Ultrasound For Prostate Cancer
  • Hydrocelectomy
  • Ileal Conduit
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Kidney Transplant Evaluation
  • Laparoscopic Surgery For Prostate Cancer
  • Laser Enucleation Of Prostate
  • Living Donor Kidney Transplant
  • Male Genitourinary Reconstruction
  • Male Sling
  • Mri Trus Fusion Guided Prostate Biopsy
  • Neobladder Construction
  • Nephrectomy
  • Nephrolithotomy
  • Nephrostomy
  • Nephroureterectomy
  • No Needle No Scalpel Vasectomy
  • Orchidopexy
  • Partial Nephrectomy
  • Penis Straightening For Chordee
  • Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation Ptns
  • Prostate Cancer Cryotherapy
  • Prostate Cancer Genomics
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Needle Biopsy
  • Prostatectomy
  • Pyeloplasty
  • Radical Prostatectomy
  • Reattachment Of Amputated Penis
  • Reconstruction Of Penis
  • Release Of Chordee
  • Removal Of Internal Penile Prosthesis
  • Renal Cyst Ablation
  • Repair Of Rectourethral Fistula
  • Robotic Prostate Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery For Prostate Cancer
  • Sacral Neuromodulation For Bladder Control
  • Screening For Malignant Neoplasms Of Prostate
  • Screening For Malignant Neoplasms Of Testis
  • Testopel Insertion
  • Transgender Feminization Surgery
  • Transgender Masculinization Surgery
  • Transurethral Prostatectomy
  • Transurethral Resection Of Bladder
  • Ureteral Stent
  • Ureteral Stricture Dilation
  • Ureteroscopy
  • Urethrotomy
  • Urinary Diversion
  • Urodynamics
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vasectomy
  • Video Urodynamics
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Practice locations

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

202-877-6389

Fax 855-778-6890

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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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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 Urology, Urology

Residency Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (1999)

Internship Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (1995)

Fellowship Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (1994)

Residency Program: Saadat Abad Hospital (1988)

Residency Program: Pahlavi Univeristy Hospital (1986)

Residency Program: Saadat Abad Hospital (1985)

Medical School: Shaid Beheshti University of Medical Science & Health Services (1982)

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Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.6
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.6
  • Provider gave easy to understand instructions

    4.7
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.5
  • Provider showed respect

    4.7
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.6
  • Sep 24, 2021

    Very good.

  • Jun 25, 2021

    I was waiting a lot along with my translator for almost an hour for the staff

  • Apr 5, 2021

    Dr. Ghasemian is phenomenal. He diagnosed my issue almost immediately, and went out of his way to show my husband and me diagrams on our respective virtual computer screens - huge help! He is tremendously kind, as well.