Thomas Marlon Fishbein, MD| Liver Transplant Surgery, Hepatobiliary And Pancreatic Surgery | MedStar Health

Thomas Marlon Fishbein, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (146 reviews)

Specialities: Liver Transplant Surgery, Hepatobiliary And Pancreatic Surgery, Transplant Surgery

Languages: Spanish, English

877-680-8192

About me

Dr. Fishbein is the executive director of MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute (MGTI), director of Liver Diseases and Transplant Program and professor, Departments of Surgery and Pediatrics. Board certified in Surgery, his special interests include small bowel/intestinal transplantation, pediatric liver transplantation, hepatobiliary surgery, liver transplant, portal hypertension surgery and pancreatic surgery. He oversees clinical research at MGTI and is the principal investigator of numerous clinical trials. Dr. Fishbein is known as one of a handful of international experts on intestinal transplantation who has developed new immunosuppressive regimens, surgical techniques and other treatments to improve outcomes.

Learn more about Dr. Fishbein's clinical trials.

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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Adhesions
  • Abdominal Wall Defect
  • Advanced Heart Failure (ADHF)
  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia
  • Beriberi
  • Bile Duct Mass
  • Biliary Colic
  • BK Virus Nephropathy
  • Cardiac Amyloid
  • Cardiac Sarcoidosis
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cholecystitis
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Cor Pulmonale
  • Diabetic Cardiomyopathy
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Epigastric Hernia
  • Familial Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Femoral Hernia
  • Fistula Enterocutaneous
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) Stromal Tumors
  • Genetic Cardiomyopathy
  • Giant Cell Myocarditis
  • Graft Versus Leukemia Effect
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Idiopathic Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis
  • Incarcerated Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inclusion Cyst
  • Infiltrative Disorders Of The Heart
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Internal Hernia
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Infarction
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intussusception
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Mechanical Complication Of Gastrostomy
  • Mesenteric Cyst
  • Mesenteric Mass
  • Midaortic Syndrome
  • Myocarditis
  • Pancreas Cancer
  • Pancreaticobiliary Disease
  • Paraesophageal Hernia
  • Parastomal Hernia
  • Perforation Of Gallbladder
  • Peridiverticular Abscess
  • Pilar Cyst
  • Pilonidal Disease
  • Portal Pyemia
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Rectus Sheath Hernia
  • Recurrent Femoral Hernia
  • Recurrent Hernia
  • Reducible Hernia
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Rheumatic Heart Failure
  • Richter Hernia
  • Right Heart Failure
  • Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy
  • Skin Abscess
  • Small Bowel Obstruction
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Spigelian Hernia
  • Splenic Anomalies
  • Splenic Cyst
  • Splenic Mass
  • Splenomegaly
  • Stomach Fistula
  • Subphrenic Abscess
  • Tachycardia Induced Cardiomyopathy
  • Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Viral Cardiomyopathy
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Procedures I perform

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Appendectomy
  • Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Cecostomy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Chronic Inotropic Therapy
  • Circulatory Assist Devices
  • Donor Lymphocyte Infusion
  • Duodenal Ulcer Surgery
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Fundoplication
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery
  • Heart Biopsy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Hickman Catheter
  • High Dose Cyclophosphamide
  • Home Inotropes
  • Ileostomy
  • Incision And Drainage
  • Infusaport Placement
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Islets Of Langerhans Transplant
  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Gastrostomy
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Laparoscopic Pancreatectomy
  • Laparoscopic Recurrent Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Toupet Fundoplication
  • Laparoscopic Treatment Of Small Bowel Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Umbilical Herniorrhaphy
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopy
  • Liver Transplant
  • Lung Transplant
  • Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Lysis Of Adhesions
  • Marrow Stem Cell Defects Treatment
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Mediports
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Musculoskeletal Biopsy
  • Pancreas Cancer Surgery
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Partial Splenectomy
  • Peg (PERCUTANEOUS ENDOSCOPIC GASTROSTOMY)
  • Peptic Ulcer Surgery
  • Port
  • Pyloroplasty
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Small Bowel Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Biopsy
  • Splenectomy
  • Stem Cell Transplant
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Syngeneic Transplant
  • Ventricular Assist Device
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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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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 Surgery, Surgery

Fellowship Program: Mount Sinai Medical Center (1997)

Residency Program: Boston University Medical Center (1995)

Internship Program: Boston University Medical Center (1991)

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine (1989)

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.8
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.9
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.8
  • Provider showed respect

    4.9
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.7
  • Jun 27, 2022

    I was very pleased with my Zoom call and asked all the questions I felt I needed and never once did I feel rushed. Dr seemed like a good guy.

  • Feb 10, 2022

    The doctor was very professional and helpful he answered my question I was pleased

  • Jan 26, 2022

    Dr. Fishbein is wonderful doctor.