Minimally Invasive,

In-Office Vascular & Thoracic Surgical Care

Minimally Invasive, In-Office Vascular & Thoracic Surgical Care

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

Waldorf MD

11370 Pembrooke Square

Waldorf, MD 20603

Washington D.C.

1160 Varnum Street NE, Ste 318

Washington DC, 20017

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