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Welcome to Breast Center at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
At the Breast Center at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, we are committed to providing patients with individualized, comprehensive, compassionate breast and breast cancer care. Here patients will find a supportive, positive environment featuring the latest diagnostic technology and clinical services, as well as expedited appointments and results.
Our multidisciplinary team approach to care gives patients access to the area’s top breast cancer experts—experts who work together to provide the best possible treatment options for each specific case—all in one location. This team includes medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, breast surgeons, radiation oncologists, and genetic counselors as well as nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and registered nurses with additional training in oncology.
Our specialists also see patients requesting a second opinion within 48 hours, Monday through Friday. They may confirm what a patient has already been told, provide additional treatment options, or even provide more details about the type and stage of breast cancer.
In addition, because breast cancer is more treatable when it is detected early, we provide free mammograms, clinical breast exams, and pap tests for women with limited incomes who are 40 years of age or older, uninsured, or underinsured, and a resident of the Baltimore metropolitan area through our Breast and Cervical Cancer Program.
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Michelle Townsend Day, MD
Maen Jamel Farha, MD
Mahsa Mohebtash, MD
Hematology, Breast Medical Oncology & Medical Oncology
Charles A. Padgett, MD
Paul Byron Fowler, MD
MedStar Health participates with most major health insurance plans. Please contact your insurance company to make sure your plan is covered.
Dense breast tissue and breast cancer radiation treatment options
Dr. Farha treats a breast cancer patient with advanced technology
Meet Maen Farha, MD, Breast Surgeon
Elite mountain climber undergoes breast cancer treatment
Breast cancer can strike when you least expect it, as Kathleen Rawlings can attest. MedStar Health cancer experts Maen Farha, MD, and Mahsa Mohebtash, MD, appear with Rawlings on WMAR's Midday Maryland program to discuss her case.
Strong support, medical care key for survivors – MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
Jeanette Nimon, chemotherapy nurse at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, explains advances in breast cancer.
Persevering Through Breast Cancer - A Personal Story of Survivorship
Breast cancer patient Pamela Alston reflects back on her experience as a patient at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, from the day she got her annual mammogram through her process of diagnosis and treatment. With gratitude for Dr. Maen Farha and her team of care providers, Pamela is persevering with focus on her five-year plan.
Baltimore City Mother Receives Breast Cancer Diagnosis
When Pualani Harrison was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 41, she put her trust into Dr. Maen Farha, medical director of the Breast Center at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital. She underwent a double mastectomy and reconstructive breast surgery. Here, Pualani shares her personal story with focus on how the great care she received by Dr. Farha and his team saved - and changed - her life. Today, she feels great, is prioritizing what is most important, and is committing to living and enjoying every moment.
The Breast Center at MedStar Good Samaritan is part of MedStar Health Cancer Network, which continuously meets the rigorous standards that are required to earn recognition from some of the nation’s most highly regarded accrediting bodies. This includes:
- Accreditation with Commendation from the American College of Surgeons Committee on Cancer for more than 20 years
- Certification from the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative program
- Full Accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
- Accreditation from American College of Radiology
Join MedStar’s Virtual Support Group
This support group is a safe space where others walking through their cancer diagnosis and
treatment can talk openly about their feelings and challenges.
This group meets every 2nd and 4th Wednesday from 1 - 2 p.m. on Microsoft Teams.
Are you caring for someone with cancer?
Adjusting to the role of a caregiver is hard. Connecting with others who are in similar situations can be a powerful and comforting
Virtual sessions are held every 1st and 3rd Wednesday from 2-3pm on Microsoft Teams.