To view more news and media here in our Newsroom

Click Here

Women Replacing Breast Implants with Their Own Tissue, a Growing Trend

Patients Have a Variety of Tissue-Based Options When Implants Lead to Pain and Discomfort

Read More

Montgomery Blair High School Career Day Continues Tradition of Inspiring Students

Dozens of high school students from Silver Spring, Maryland got the inside scoop on careers in healthcare, thanks to MedStar medical professionals who recently visited for Career Day. Montgomery Blair High School and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital have partnered on the popular event for the last six years. Over the school’s lunch period, seven panelists took turns outlining their own career paths and imparting advice to students. “Know your vision. Aim high. Use it to improve the world,” said Shirisha Avadhanula, MD, an endocrinologist at MedStar Georgetown. Students interested in specific areas of study also enjoyed small group ‘Q &…

Read More

Young Patients Battling Serious Illness ‘Rocking the Red’ During Stanley Cup Finals

The Washington Capitals are on a championship run and no one is ‘rocking the red’ like pediatric cancer patients being treated at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Throughout the Stanley Cup Finals, young patients are working together on Caps themed paintings through Tracy’s Kids, a non-profit art therapy program for children suffering from cancer and other serious illnesses. Founder Tracy Council says the Capitals have supported kids in the MedStar Georgetown clinic all year long, now it’s their chance to show appreciation. "The Caps helped renovate our Pediatric Oncology Clinic and they visit the kids when they get a chance. The…

Read More

Fusing Technology & Medicine: How 3D Printing is Helping Spinal Fusion Patients Heal Faster and Build Stronger Bones

(Washington, D.C.) The far-reaching possibilities of 3D printers are building better, stronger futures for spinal fusion patients at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. U.S. Capitol Police officer Craig Galope, 45, now lives with three futuristic-looking, 3D printed titanium implants in his neck. Before his operation, a spine injury left him suffering from bulged discs, several pinched nerves, numbness and pain down his right arm. “One day I woke up and couldn’t lift a backpack over my head,” Galope says. “It looked like someone stuck a needle into a balloon and deflated the right side of my body.” Galope had heard negative…

Read More

Top News
Women Replacing Breast Implants with Their Own Tissue, a Growing Trend
News
Women Replacing Breast Implants with Their Own Tissue, a…
Close
What can we
Help you Find?

Begin your search for a physician, service or location.

Find a Doctor

Start looking for the right physician to meet your health needs.

Find a Doctor

Important Parking Information

Parking for patients and visitors has changed! Click here for details.

Parking Info

Contact Us

For access to unsurpassed health care treatment, contact us now.

Contact Us