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Our Physicians

The following doctors participate in our multidisciplinary pretreatment breast conference:

Rosalinda Alvarado, M.D., breast surgeon 301-530-5151   Berny Kreutz, M.D., general surgeon 301-896-6880
Rafat Abbasi, M.D., reproductive endocrinology 301-897-8850   William Smith, M.D., pathologist 301-896-2566
Douglas Forman, M.D., plastic surgeon 301-881-7770   Judy Song, M.D., radiologist 301-896-2060
Stephen Greco, M.D., radiation oncologist 301-896-2012   Rhonda Stewart, M.D., radiologist 301-896-2060
Carolyn Hendricks, M.D., medical oncology301-896-1503   Susan Stinson, M.D., radiation oncologist 301-896-2012
Laurie Herscher, M.D., radiation oncologist 301-896-2012   Janet Storella, M.D., radiologist 301-896-2060
Kathy Huang, M.D., plastic surgeon 301-896-7770   John Wallmark, M.D., medical oncologist 301-424-6231
Hannah Kim, M.D., radiologist 301-897-5656   Pamela Wright, M.D., breast surgeon 301-530-5151

Important Questions to Ask Your Doctor (Print this page and bring with you to your appointment).

What to bring to your first appointment

  • Mammogram and Ultrasound films (last three years)
  • MRI disk
  • List of medications
  • Insurance card
  • Photo ID
  • Referral if your insurance requires one

Questions to ask your doctor before surgery

  • What type of breast cancer do I have?
  • What is my stage of disease?
  • Please explain the pathology report results.
  • What are my treatment options?
  • What do you recommend and why?
  • If I need or choose mastectomy am I a candidate for immediate reconstruction?
  • What tests will I need before my surgery?
  • What precautions will I need to take if lymph nodes are removed?
  • What can I expect for recovery?

Questions to ask the Medical Oncologist

  • What are my treatment options?
  • What do you recommend and why?
  • What is my prognosis?
  • What will the side effects of the treatment be?
  • Are there long term side effects of the treatments I will have?
  • If my lymph nodes are not involved, should chemotherapy or hormone therapy still be considered?
  • Will I need more tests or exams? If so, which tests and how often will they be needed?
  • What signs and symptoms should I tell you about?

Questions to ask the Radiation Oncologist

  • Why do you recommend radiation therapy?
  • How many treatments will I have?
  • How soon should treatment begin?
  • How many treatments will I have?
  • How is radiation given and how long does it take?
  • What areas of my breast will receive radiation?
  • If I have breast reconstruction, can I still have radiation?
  • What can I do to prepare for my treatment (i.e., wear a two- piece outfit)?