About

Sarah R. Sher, MD, is a board-certified plastic surgeon for MedStar Health, accepting patients at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital. Dr. Sher offers a wide spectrum of Plastic & Reconstructive procedures with a specialized interest in breast reconstructive surgery. She primarily performs reconstructive procedures for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. Her offered services include autologous, oncoplastic, and implant-based breast reconstruction personalized to the patient’s individual need. Though, Dr. Sher takes great interest in all areas of plastic & reconstructive surgery, including cosmetic surgery.

Specialties Include:

  • Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Breast Reconstruction

Dr. Sher received her undergraduate degree from Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX. After graduation, she attended the University of Texas at San Antonio for Medical School. Dr. Sher then completed six years of Plastic Surgery Training at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. During her training, she worked with several leaders in the field of breast reconstructive surgery and complex microsurgical techniques. Dr. Sher continues to contribute to the field of Plastic Surgery with multiple publications and book chapters per year. She regularly attends national meetings to stay up to date on the newest techniques and innovation.

Dr. Sarah Sher is also fluent in Spanish.


Dr. Sher’s Philosophyof Care:

My goal is to offer comprehensive care to all of my patients. My patients have often been diagnosed with cancer, and I aim to provide them with reconstructive surgery to help them feel whole again. We strive to provide a comforting supportive environment for all patients during their reconstructive journey.”

Credentials

Board Certification
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery
Education
  • Internship/Residency: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • Medical School: University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
  • Internship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Medical Center

Insurance

  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - OneNet PPO, Inc.
  • PRIVATE HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS, INC. (PHCS) - Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
  • CAREFIRST - Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
  • AETNA - Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - M.D. IPA (HMO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Student Resources
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Choice Plus
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
  • MEDSTAR MEDICARE CHOICE - MedStar Medicare Choice
  • MEDSTAR SELECT - MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
  • MEDSTAR FAMILY CHOICE - MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
  • MEDSTAR FAMILY CHOICE - MedStar Family Choice-DC Healthy Families
  • TRICARE - Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
  • TRICARE - Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
  • TRICARE - Tricare Standard
  • TRICARE - Tricare Prime
  • FIRST HEALTH (NOW COVENTRY) - FIRST HEALTH
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - First Health PPO
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - CIGNA Indemnity
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - CIGNA POS/Network POS
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
  • CAREFIRST - HealthyBlue PPO
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
  • AETNA - Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: Indemnity
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: PPO
  • AETNA - Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: POS Plus
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
  • AETNA - Aetna USAccess (POS)
  • AETNA - Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
  • AETNA - Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - POS OA & OA Plus
  • AETNA - Open EPO Plus
  • AETNA - Open POS II
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - Choice Fund PPO
  • AETNA - Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus