Why Choose Our Breast Health Program


An Entire Network, Focused on YOU

The MedStar Breast Health Program provides personalized, comprehensive and compassionate care for patients with breast disease and breast cancer. We offer advanced screening, prevention, diagnostic and treatment services, as well as comprehensive education and support programs. By approaching every case uniquely, our multidisciplinary team assures that each patient benefits from an accurate diagnosis and a customized, comprehensive care plan. Three of the Washington area’s most established hospitals as well as geographically dispersed outpatient sites serve patients throughout the region.

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What We Offer

Using a collaborative approach, our team develops treatments plans for both cancerous and non-cancerous conditions, based upon your unique diagnosis, overall condition and personal preferences. At its core is a cadre of experienced experts, many with national reputations in breast surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, radiology and plastic surgery. 

During your visit, our highly-trained healthcare professionals - including nurses, social workers, psychologists and others - will be involved in your care. Genetic counseling and high-risk care are also available. 

To help you through the healing process, we offer a number of helpful services, during and after treatment, including: 

  • Nutritional counseling
  • Spiritual care
  • Support groups, such as Look Good...Feel Better, Reach to Recovery, Survivors Offering Support and more. 
  • Arts and humanities programs
  • Breast cancer rehabilitation, with physicians trainined in physical medicine and rehabilitation, and other rehabilitation professionals through the MedStar National Rehabilitation Network. 

Awards and Recognition

  • National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • NAPBC® National Accreditation Program for Breast Center
  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
  • MedStar Georgetown Radiology is a CT, MRI, Ultrasound, PET, Nuclear Medicine and Mammography ACR Accredited Facility


Make an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with a breast cancer specialist, please call our scheduling line.


Meet the Team

Find a breast cancer expert to meet your individual treatment needs.

  • Joelle Tansey, MSN, NP-C
  • Lesa Poinsett, MS, MPH, CRNP

Learn more about our our Fellowship Program