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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042


Michelle S Abghari, MD

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Michelle Abghari, MD


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Clinical Interest

Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Breast Cancer, Breast Surgery

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About Michelle Abghari, MD

Dr. Michelle Abghari is a fellowship-trained breast surgeon. She joined Inova Health System in 2021 and has been practicing since 2014.

Prior to joining Inova, Dr. Abghari completed a fellowship in surgical breast oncology at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey in New Brunswick. Previously, she trained in general surgery at New York Medical College in Manhattan. She is originally from Detroit. She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and went on to receive her medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit. 

Dr. Abghari currently resides in the Northern Virginia area with her husband and daughter. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and playing the piano. 


  • American College of Surgeons
  • Association of Women Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Society of Surgical Oncology

Research and Publications

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Medical Education

Wayne State University School of Medicine 2014


Michigan State University
Training Specialty: Surgery
7/1/2014 - 06/30/2018
New York Medical College
Training Specialty: Surgery
7/1/2018 - 6/30/2020


Rutgers Medical School
Training Specialty: Breast Surgery
08/01/2020 - 7/31/2021

Board Certification


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