Dr. Steven David Abramowitz, MD

Dr. Steven David Abramowitz, MD

Dr. Steven David Abramowitz, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (202) 877-0456

Contact this Provider:

  • Vascular Surgery
Conditions I Treat
  • abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • abdominal aortic ectasia
  • acquired arteriovenous aneurysm
  • adventitial cystic disease
  • aneurysm
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Procedures I Perform
  • abdominal aneurysm repair
  • abdominal aorta aneurysm repair
  • abdominal aorta pta
  • aneurysm repair surgery
  • angiography
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About the Provider

Steven Abramowitz, MD, is a board-certified vascular surgeon at MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute and a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery. As a vascular surgeon, he specializes in the treatment of aortic disease including aneurysms and dissection, venous occlusive disease, carotid artery disease, and peripheral arterial disease including critical limb ischemia and claudication through the use of endovascular and open surgical techniques.
Dr. Abramowtiz's clinical interests include central venous occlusive disease, aortic aneurysmal disease, vascular access for hemodialysis, peripheral vascular disease, and limb salvage. His research interests currently include vascular surgery education, iliocaval reconstruction, and the treatment of critical limb ischemia.
Dr. Abramowitz received his medical degree from the Yale University School of Medicine. He then completed his residency in integrated vascular surgery at the Mount Sinai Medical Center before joining MedStar Washington Hospital Center.
Dr. Abramowitz is the only physician at MedStar Washington Hospital Center performing endovascular iliocaval reconstruction, a two-stage minimally invasive reconstructive technique that has been paramount in the treatment of patients diagnosed with vena caval stenosis and central venous occlusive disease. Central venous occlusion is a debilitating disease, which, if left untreated, results in limb laceration and chronic limb ischemia.
Dr. Abramowitz is an advocate for the improvement of postoperative recovery for patients receiving radial artery catheterization procedures. These improvements will help individuals being treated for venous disease heal faster, allowing them to walk sooner after surgery. He is also an advocate for finding ways to incorporate minimally invasive techniques into open surgery in order to reduce healing times as well as the exposure that comes with open surgical procedures.
Philosophy of Care
"It's important to me that my patients fully understand their diagnosis and that they are a part of their treatment. By understanding what their goals are and what they expect for their care, I am able to tailor their treatment to meet their expectations.

I put my patients' interests first and try to do what's best for them. I create life-long treatment plans for my patients because there is no quick fix for vascular disease.

When I work with referring physicians, I aim to serve as an extension of their care plan partner. Continued communication, as well as a relationship with referring physicians, is a key factor in successful treatment."

  • Residency Program: Mount Sinai Medical Center (2014)
  • Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine (2009)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, Vascular Surgery
Online Features

Dr. Abramowitz's work  with  endovascular iliocaval reconstruction, as an effective treatment in vena caval stenosis and occlusion. Learn more in the Summer 2015 edition of Cardiovascular Physician.

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Practice Locations
  • 106 Irving Street Northwest
    Pob North 3150
    Washington, DC 20010
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    Phone: 202-877-0275
    Fax: 202-877-0456

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