Dr. Albert J. Aboulafia, MD

Dr. Albert J. Aboulafia, MD

Dr. Albert J. Aboulafia, MD

Languages: English, Hebrew, Spanish
Fax: (443) 777-8405

Contact this Provider:

  • Orthopedic Oncology
  • Sarcoma and Connective Tissue Medical Oncology
Conditions I Treat
  • adamantinoma
  • benign neoplasm bone
  • bone cyst
  • bone mass
  • bone sarcoma
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Procedures I Perform
  • bone allograft
  • bone autograft
  • bone cancer surgery
About the Provider

Albert Aboulafia, MD, is a nationally and internationally recognized leader in the clinical and research aspects of cancer care, as well as the medical director of the Weinberg Cancer Institute at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. In addition to this directorship, Dr. Aboulafia leads the Division of Orthopaedic Oncology for both MedStar Health Cancer Network and MedStar Orthopaedics.

Read details about Dr. Aboulafia's background and accomplishments.

Dr. Aboulafia is a recognized leader in clinical and research aspects of the care and treatment of adult and pediatric patients with benign and malignant bone and soft tissue tumors. As a surgeon treating patients, he is active in academics, publications, editorial boards, research, teaching, and national and international speaking engagements, and serves in various national leadership positions within the field of orthopaedic oncology. Dr. Aboulafia speaks conversational Spanish.

Dr. Aboulafia especially values the role of collaboration to optimize the care of patients. He strives to remain at the forefront in providing the best care possible to patients through continued education, leadership, and collaboration.

US News and World Report named him a Top Doctor in 2011, and Baltimore Magazine named him a Top Doctor in 2010 and 2011. Dr. Aboulafia was the inaugural recipient in 2010 of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Achievement Award. He also received a Certificate of Appreciation and Medal presented by the Maryland Board of Physicians, Maryland's Governor, and DHMH Secretary for services in Louisiana, following Hurricane Katrina.

Albert Aboulafia, MD, was named a "Top Doc" by Baltimore Magazine for orthopaedic oncology 2010-2011, 2014, and 2016-2019.

  • Fellowship Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (1991)
  • Residency Program: University of Southern California Medical Center (1990)
  • Internship Program: Los Angeles County/University of Southern CA (1986)
  • Medical School: University of Michigan School of Medicine (1985)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
In the News

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Practice Locations
  • 9103 Franklin Square Drive
    Suite 2300
    Baltimore, MD 21237
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    Phone: 443-777-7911
    Fax: 443-777-6311

Member of Medical Staff
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Achievement Award
  • Top Doctor, US News and World Report 2010 and 2011
  • Baltimore Magazine, Top Doc, 2010-2011, 2014, 2016-2020