Susan Michelle Ascher, MD| Diagnostic Radiology | MedStar Health

Susan Michelle Ascher, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialties: Diagnostic Radiology

Languages: English

This doctor does not schedule patient visits.

About me

Susan Ascher, MD, is a board-certified radiologist who specializes in gynecologic imaging for patients 18 years and older. Dr. Ascher is the vice chair for Research at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, as well as a professor of radiology at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

Dr. Ascher credits incredible mentors for guiding her to women's health, where she's been a champion for equity for women in healthcare and research. Dr. Ascher has used her work as a platform for improving diagnostic and treatment procedures for women. She served as a medical advisor in the Office on Women's Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, where her work focused on transferring the pinpoint accuracy of defense technology to breast cancer detection using breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

She has also been involved in promoting the use of MRI to evaluate potential candidates for uterine fibroid embolization, a minimally invasive alternative pain and bleeding associated with uterine fibroids.

Dr. Ascher serves on numerous professional committees and boards, and has also served on the board of Washington Home and Community Hospices and the Star Light Children's Foundation.

Procedures I perform

  • Radiology Services
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
CCC Bldg Ground Fl
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-3400

Fax 202-444-3411

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Fax 202-444-3411

24035 Three Notch Road
Hollywood, MD, 20636

301-373-7900

Fax 301-373-6900

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10 Saint Patricks Drive
Floor 1
Waldorf, MD, 20603

301-705-7870

Fax 301-705-9622

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Fax 301-705-9622

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

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology

Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (1991)

Residency Program: Yale New Haven Hospital (1990)

Fellowship Program: NY-Presbyterian Hosp Cornell and Columbia Univ (1987)

Internship Program: St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center (1986)

Medical School: Cornell University Medical College (1985)