Pouneh Razavi, M.D.

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  • Director of Breast Imaging in the National Capital Region (NCR)
  • Instructor of Radiology and Radiological Science


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Sibley Memorial Hospital

Appointment Phone: 202-537-4795
5255 Loughboro Road NW
Washington, DC 20016 map
Phone: 202-537-4000

Suburban Hospital

8600 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814 map
Phone: 301-896-2222

Johns Hopkins Medical Imaging - Bethesda

Appointment Phone: 443-997-7237
6420 Rockledge Drive
Suite 3100
Bethesda, MD 20817 map
Phone: 301-897-5656 | Fax: 443-451-6986


Dr. Pouneh Razavi is the Director for Breast Imaging in the National Capital Region (NCR). She oversees breast imaging operations at the Sullivan Breast Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital and Johns Hopkins Medical Imaging in Bethesda. Dr. Razavi earned her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. She completed a residency in radiology at Georgetown University Hospital, followed by a fellowship in breast imaging at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Prior to joining the Sullivan Breast Center in 2008, Dr. Razavi was an attending physician and breast imager at Georgetown University Hospital.

Dr. Razavi is a member of the Medical Advisory Committee for Project WISH (Women Into Staying Healthy), member of the Medical Advisory Committee for the Judith Lese Foundation, Society of Breast Imaging, National Consortium of Breast Centers, and Radiological Society of North America. She has published articles and presented at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) on a radiologic pathology course. She has a strong interest in Breast MRI and has been an invited speaker at local hospitals and associations, including presenting grand rounds at Prince William Hospital on the utility of breast MRI. She has presented on the breast cancer symposium on screening for breast cancer, and at the Sibley Memorial Hospital Breast Health: Knowledge Is Power seminars and Suburban Hospital Knowledge is Power seminar.


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  • Director of Breast Imaging in the National Capital Region (NCR)
  • Instructor of Radiology and Radiological Science

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Georgetown University School of Medicine (2000)


  • Diagnostic Radiology; MedStar Health (2005)


  • Breast Imaging; Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (2006)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology) (2005)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Wood BJ, Razavi P. "Virtual endoscopy: a promising new technology." Am Fam Physician. 2002 Jul 1;66(1):107-12.

Activities & Honors


  • RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, American Roentgen Ray Society, 2004


  • Society of Breast Imaging
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • American Roentgen Ray Society
  • American Medical Association

Professional Activities

  • Member, Medical Advisory Committee, Project WISH (Women Into Staying Healthy)

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