To view more news and media here in our Newsroom

Click Here

MedStar Georgetown First in the Washington, D.C. Area to Perform Minimally Invasive Adult Brain Surgery Using a Robot

(Washington, D.C.) - Epilepsy patients looking for a minimally invasive alternative for brain surgery have a new option thanks to a novel tool that lets surgeons perform brain surgery with the help of a robot. MedStar Georgetown is the first and only center in the Washington, D.C. area to offer this new option for adults with epilepsy. ROSA Brain™ is a surgical navigation and positioning system using robotic technology that allows surgeons, through a tiny three millimeter opening in the skull, to place electrodes, which detect seizures in the brain.  Traditional methods require a more invasive craniotomy and shaving a…

Read More

New Treatments for Hepatitis-C Open New Possibilities for People Waiting for Kidney Transplant

Patients with Hepatitis C Can Safely Receive Kidneys from Hepatitis C-Positive Donors, then be Cured of the Virus

Read More

MedStar Georgetown Radiology Chair Dr. James Spies Awarded Society of Interventional Radiology’s Highest Honor

James Spies, MD, MPH, and chair of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s Department of Radiology, has been chosen to receive the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 2019 Gold Medal, the Society’s highest honor. The Gold Medal is awarded to individuals who, through outstanding achievement, advance the quality of patient care while also ensuring the future of interventional radiology. Dr. Spies joined MedStar Georgetown in 1997 after working in private practice and serving four years in the United States Air Force. His practice and research in Uterine Embolization for fibroids has received acclaim internationally, where he is recognized as an authority on the…

Read More

MedStar Georgetown’s First Proton Therapy Patient Grateful for Highly Precise Treatment with Fewer Side Effects

Martha Ramos of Germantown, Maryland is back to enjoying her active life with her two children thanks to treatment she received for a recurrent brain tumor that included proton therapy now being offered at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. In fact, Ramos, 54, was the first patient to receive proton therapy when the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Proton Therapy Center opened its doors in March 2018. “I was a little bit nervous to be the first patient at MedStar Georgetown to get proton therapy,” says Ramos though a Spanish interpreter. “But I trust my medical team wholeheartedly and after the first…

Read More

Top News
MedStar Georgetown First in the Washington, D.C. Area to Perform Minimally Invasive Adult Brain Surgery Using a Robot
News
MedStar Georgetown First in the Washington, D.C. Area to…
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