Minimally Invasive,

In-Office Vascular & Thoracic Surgical Care

Minimally Invasive, In-Office Vascular & Thoracic Surgical Care

Convenient locations in Camp Spring, Waldorf & Washington DC. Shorter recovery times, less expensive than hospitals, with flexible & convenient scheduling!

Shorter recovery times, less expensive than hospitals, with flexible & convenient scheduling

About Surgical Associates Chartered

Founded in 1984, the SAC Team has helped over 44,000 patients find relief from vascular and surgical conditions. Under the current leadership of board-certified vascular surgeon, Dr. Rodeen Rahbar, our team prioritizes patient care and providing quality, convenient, minimally invasive, in-office procedures for vascular and thoracic illnesses.

For select patients who may need more urgent or critical care, our surgeons also service multiple area hospitals.

Our Mission is to provide the highest quality and most cost-effective vascular care. Compassion, honesty, integrity, and kindness are the core values of the SAC Team.

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Our Services

Vascular Health

PAD, Vein Disease, DVT, AAA, Carotid Artery Disease, Dialysis Access

Thoracic Health

Lung & Chest Surgery, Esophagus Surgery

Women's Health

Uterine Fibroids, Varicose Veins, Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

The Surgical Associates Chartered Difference

Over 35 Years of

Recovery Times

Quality Care

Minimally Invasive

 In-Office Treatments


What Our Patients Have to Say About Us

Meet the SAC Team

Rodeen Rahbar M.D.

Chief Medical Officer, Vascular Surgery

Originally born and raised in West Virginia, Dr. Rahbar is a board- certified vascular surgeon with two decades of experience in treating patients with diseases of the arteries and veins (vascular disease). He earned his bachelors degree at The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, graduating in the top 4% of his class and nominated to the Phi Beta Kappa honorary society. 

Jacques Zephirin M.D.

General/ Vascular Surgery

Born and raised in Haiti, Jacques Zephirin, M.D. is a long time surgeon with Surgical Associates. He completed medical school at the Universite d'Etat d'Haiti  and his General Surgery residency at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. As a senior surgeon with Surgical Associates, he offers over 30 years of surgical wisdom to his patients. Dr. Zepherin originally practiced both general surgery and vascular surgery but now focuses exclusively on vascular surgery.

Kunda S. Biswas MD, FACS

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Biswas is a board certified cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon with extensive experience that spans 10 years in the DC area. 

Mowaffak AlHamad, MD FACS FRCS

Vascular Surgery

Originally from Damascus, Mowaffak AlHamad is a board-certified thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon with over 40 years of experience in treating patients with diseases of the arteries and veins (vascular disease). Dr. AlHamad attended Damascus University. 

Rashad I. Majeed, MD, RPVI

Vascular Surgery

Born at Holy Cross Hospital and raised in Silver Spring, Maryland, Dr. Majeed is a true native to the Washington DC area. He completed both college and medical school at Howard University, graduating in the top of his class. 

Albert Chun MD MBA

Vascular and Interventional Radiologist

Born and raised in Michigan, Dr. Chun is a board certified vascular and interventional radiologist who has been in practice for 18 years. After completing medical school, residency, and fellowship training at George Washington University, Dr. Chun joined the faculty of Harvard Medical School at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He later returned to the DC area and served as the Interventional Radiology Fellowship Director at George Washington University. In subsequent years he entered private practice with a special focus on uterine fibroid embolization, complex peripheral arterial disease including limb salvage, and minimally invasive treatment of osteoarthritis. He joins Surgical Associates from the National Institutes of Health, where he maintains privileges.

Our Locations

Camp Springs MD 

5801 Allentown Road, Ste 502

Camp Springs, MD 20746

Reston VA (Coming Soon!)

1860 Town Center Drive, Ste 180

Reston, VA 20190

Waldorf MD

11370 Pembrooke Square

Waldorf, MD 20603

Washington D.C.

1160 Varnum Street NE, Ste 318

Washington DC, 20017

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Mark Johnson
Mark Johnson
I am over 50 year old male. Who use to live a very active lifestyle. I am a lieutenant, and football referee and owner of a Dj, Photo Video company. I referee all year long college, high school and semi pro. I thought I was going to have to give it all up. The pain in my knees was so unbearable. Dr. Chun and nurse Taraina made me fill so comfortable. As they explain the procedure to me. The pros and cons (non). I have bone on bone , and was advised by my orthopedic surgeon that i required knee replacement in both knees. I have had a complete shoulder replacement and it did not go very well, and I just did not want to have surgery. I could barely walk and was in increasing pain all the time. I tried shots, chiropractic adjustments, and medications to no effect. After completing the procedure I fill like a kid again. No pain!! I would recommend this procedure to all.
Tameika Anderson
Tameika Anderson
Dr Majeed and his time is the best. I love Kim and her mother, good energy and vibes everytime
Evelyn Byrd
Evelyn Byrd
Great news!! So happy I can in
SherDina Harrison
SherDina Harrison
Nice but no ambiance need elevator music.
Kiandra Logan
Kiandra Logan
Awesome staff. The procedure I had was great and helped my knee pain tremendously. It went from excruciating pain to almost no pain at all. Everyone is friendly and attentive. Dr. Chun knows what he is doing.
Carolyn Murphy
Carolyn Murphy
Amazing, the staff is very welcoming, and professional. If you have a question about anything they will answer any an all questions and if unaware they will get answers. I appreciate Dr. Chun and his team for their outstanding service.
Jerry Sutton
Jerry Sutton
The office was very upgraded as you walk in the door freshly decorated and the front desk associate Kim was super nice knowledgeable of her job and friendly Ms Haley the lab tech was awesome very knowledgeable of her job as well the whole staff was great just fantastic , the awesome young lady taking my blood pressure was very helpful as well and Doctor Chun was just incredible very knowledgeable and very in tune with his patient which was me just an amazing place to go if you need help with anything related to there skill sets in medicine and medical needs, I felt so right at home I didn’t want to leave the office they’re super special for sure Much Respect to that whole Staff , Thank you Jeremiah
Tracey White
Tracey White
I’ve been suffering with knee pain for over 10 years and for the first time in 10 years, I am pain free let me correct I can deal with the little pain that I have this experience was so so worth it. The people here are friendly, caring, considerate I just love this place and I would recommend it to anybody so if you have any knee problems, give them a call.
Antoinette Drayton
Antoinette Drayton
This office took very good care of me, thank you 😊