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Mehran Habibi, MD

Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Breast Center on the Johns Hopkins Bayview campus
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Male
Appointment Phone

410-550-1226

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Breast Center on the Johns Hopkins Bayview campus
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Centers & Institutes

  • Breast Center

Expertise

Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer and Pregnancy, General Surgery, Male Breast Cancer, Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy, Oncoplastic Breast Conservation Surgery, Sarcoma, Sentinel Node Biopsy

Research Interests

Breast Cancer Immunotherapy; Breast Cancer Vaccines; New Breast Cancer Technologies

Biography

Dr. Mehran Habibi is the medical director of the Johns Hopkins Breast Center on the Johns Hopkins Bayview campus. He has been with Johns Hopkins for more than 5 years and specializes in breast surgical oncology, with an emphasis on compassionate patient care and personalized surgical treatment for breast cancer patients. Dr. Habibi was fellowship trained in breast surgical oncology. His expertise includes complex breast cancer cases including male breast cancer, sarcoma, rare tumors and breast cancer in pregnancy and young patients. Dr. Habibi's work has been published in several medical journals, including American Journal of Oncology Review and The American Surgeon.

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  • Education +

    Training

    • Islamic Azad University - Tehran Branch (Tehran) (1996)

    Residencies

    • St Luke's Hospital / Surgery (Bethlehem PA ) (2005)

    Fellowships

    • Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (Richmond VA ) (2007)

    Certifications

    • Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2006)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Julia A. Beaver; Danijela Jelovac; Sasidharan Balukrishna; Rory L. Cochran; Sarah Croessmann; Daniel J. Zabransky; Hong Yuen Wong; Patricia Valda Toro; Justin Cidado; Brian G. Blair; et al. Detection of cancer DNA in plasma of patients with early-stage breast cancer. Clinical Cancer Research. 2014;20(10):2643-2650.

    Amanda Roberts; Mehran Habibi; Kevin D. Frick. Cost-effectiveness of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy for prevention of contralateral breast cancer. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2014;21(7):2209-2217.

    Maciej Kmieciak; Andrea Worschech; Hooman Nikizad; Madhu Gowda; Mehran Habibi; Amy Depcrynski; Ena Wang; Kamar Godder; Shawn E. Holt; Francesco M. Marincola; et al. CD4+ T cells inhibit the neu-specific CD8+ T-cell exhaustion during the priming phase of immune responses against breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 2011;126(2):385-394.

    Matthew J. Czarny; Grant V. Chow; Daniel S. Rhee; Joel Fradin; Jessica Colburn; Mehran Habibi; Ilene Browner. Sarcoma of the Chest Wall: A Rare Tumor. American Journal of Medicine. 2010;123(2):e7-e8.

    Mehran Habibi; MacIej Kmieciak; Laura Graham; Johanna K. Morales; Harry D. Bear; Masoud H. Manjili. Radiofrequency thermal ablation of breast tumors combined with intralesional administration of IL-7 and IL-15 augments anti-tumor immune responses and inhibits tumor development and metastasis. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 2009;114(3):423-431.

    Habibi, M. and Bear, H.D. Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Operable Breast Cancer: Lessons from NSABP B-27. Amer.J Hem./Onc. 5 (10, Suppl. 9): 1-5, 2006.

    LB Riley, A Maggitti, M Habibi, DC Desai. Springer. A new approach to paracrine-based immunotherapy using radiofrequency ablated tissue with fluorescein as a surrogate marker. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 2004.

    Habibi, M., Obesity surgery Book Review, Current Surgery, 2004;61.6: 552-553.

    Habibi, M., Common breast lesions: a photographic guide to diagnosis and treatment Book Review, Current Surgery, 2004; 61.4: 359-360.

    Hadi Najafian; Mehran Habibi; Terrance Reilly. Hepatic portal vein gas: Clinical features and outcomes. American Surgeon. 2003;69(6):526-529.

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    Videos

    Johns Hopkins Surgical Oncologists Get Personal

    Learn more about Johns Hopkins cancer surgery at hopkinmedicine.org/surgery. The surgical oncology team at Johns Hopkins gets personal as they speak about their role in treating their patients and what the Promise of Medicine means to them.

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    Locations

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-550-1226
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-1226
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    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Breast Center
    4th Floor
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-550-5900
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-8282
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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Phone: 410-550-1226
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-1226
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    Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station
    10753 Falls Road
    Pavilion II
    145
    Baltimore, MD 21093
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-8282
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    Department/Division

    • Surgery

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