Herman & Walter Samuelson Breast Care Center at Northwest

Northwest Hospital's Herman & Walter Samuelson Breast Care Center is a comprehensive center offering screening, diagnosis and treatment for breast cancer.

Some of the most advanced technologies for the evaluation of breast disease are now found at our center, along with a highly trained team that includes a dedicated breast-specialized radiologist, a fellowship-trained breast surgeon, registered nurses and registered mammography technologists.

The Samuelson Breast Care Center is located in a beautiful, spa-like space near the main entrance of Northwest Hospital. Parking is free in the visitor lot across from the hospital's main entrance on Carlson Lane.

Breast Surgery Center: 410-701-4488
Breast Screening: 410-521-5913

Advanced breast care specialists
Our dedicated breast care specialists — including board-certified surgeons, oncologists, radiologists and a breast reconstruction surgeon — deliver a collaborative, team-based approach to each patient’s care. Our team specializes in the treatment of:

  • Breast cancer
  • Benign breast conditions, including cysts and lumps
  • Breast pain, often due to hormonal, medication or lifestyle changes

Center for Breast Health Affiliated Board-Certified Breast Surgeons
Assists you through the early stages of treatment and performs surgery (if needed)

Award-winning Screening and Diagnostic Care
As one of the only centers in the state to be named a Breast Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, we offer exceptional diagnostic services, including mammography, breast ultrasound, ultrasound-guided biopsy and stereotactic breast biopsy. To schedule a mammogram, please call 410-521-5913.

Step-by-step care coordination
Our health navigators will offer you support, education and guidance through virtually every aspect of your care, from diagnosis and treatment to recovery and survivorship.

Nationally accredited cancer programs
The Alvin & Lois Lapidus Cancer Institute at Sinai and Northwest hospitals and T
he William E. Kahlert Regional Cancer Center, located at Carroll Hospital, are accredited by the Commission on Cancer as an Integrated Network Cancer Program, placing our cancer services among the best in the nation.

The latest in breast reconstruction
Our highly specialized breast reconstruction surgeon offers patients the more advanced reconstruction options—including microsurgical reconstruction for the most natural look and feel.

Hidden Scar Technique
For appropriate patients, Hidden Scar is a new surgical technique to hide the incisions from surgery so that women are not reminded of their breast cancer journey each time they undress.

Support services for every aspect of your life
Breast health doesn't just affect your body. It affects your entire life. We offer a host of resources to support you in every way possible, including:

  • Breast cancer peer consultation
  • Access to wigs, mastectomy bras and more
  • Support groups and classes
  • The Red Devils, a non-profit organization that can provide help with everyday tasks
  • Navigating Breast Cancer: A Guide for Patients

Learn more about our support services

Patient Medical Forms & Information

Patient Medical History Forms

Patient Portal




Comprehensive Treatment Services

  • Breast consultative services
  • Multidisciplinary consultation for the treatment of breast cancer
  • Breast surgery, including lumpectomy, prophylactic surgery and mastectomy including skin and nipple sparing procedures
  • Chemotherapy at Northwest's Infusion & Cancer Therapy Center
  • High-risk screening and counseling
  • Patient navigation and breast health education
  • Radiation therapy
  • Reconstructive options
  • Cancer education and support

Hours of Service

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Extended Mammography Hours

Every other Saturday, 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

To schedule an appointment, call 410-521-5913.

If you have questions about our services or which insurance carriers we accept, call 410-521-5913.

Accreditation, Licensures & Memberships

ACR Center of Excellence Pink Ribbon Facility
The Joint Commission National Consortium of Breast Centers American College of Radiology
Food and Drug Administration Maryland