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 (202 reviews)

Specialties: 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

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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
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia

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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

  • 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

    4.9
  • Nov 2, 2023

    Professional, informative yet human and compassionate.

  • Oct 3, 2023

    Highly recommend Dr. Fishbein!

  • Jun 15, 2023

    Dr. Fishbein explained everything! He listens to my questions and concerns. Explains everything!