Faces of 2017

MedStar Geogetown Faces of 2017

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Constance Creasey


Constance Creasey Collage

Transplant Patient Starts off New Year with a Better Night’s Sleep and Gratitude for NPR Listeners after National Broadcast


Jan. 24 | MedStar Georgetown

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Medicare Pays For A Kidney Transplant, But Not The Drugs To Keep It Viable


Dec. 22, 2016 | NPR Morning Edition

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Eleanor Traylor and Blair Marshall, MD


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Health Beat: New lung cancer surgery


Oct. 23 | WFMZ-TV 69 (Ivanhoe)

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Frank Weaver and Faheem Sandhu, MD, PhD


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Artificial Discs Offer Long-Term Results for Degenerative Disc Disease Back Pain


July 19 | NBC4

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Frank Weaver - Lumbar Disc Replacement


July 19 | NBC4

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Kelly Chapman, Dr. Troy Pittman, Dr. Shawna Willey and Dr. Robert Warren


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New "Nearly Painless" Breast Reconstruction: Kelly Chapman's Story


July 11 | MedStar Georgetown

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Jerry Boucher, Jose Montiel, Seyed Ghasemian, MD and Matthew Cooper, MD


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Falls Church Resident Donates Kidney to Total Stranger


April 21 | Fairfax County Times

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Tommy McFly Interviews a Living Kidney Donor


April 19 | 94.7 Fresh FM

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A Two-Way Kidney Exchange between Washington, D.C. and Chicago


March 8 | MedStar Georgetown

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Jerry Boutcher: Living Kidney Donor Transplant


May 4 | MedStar Georgetown

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Dominic Nwanji and William Postma, MD


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ACL Repair or Reconstruction? Dominic Nwanji’s Story


July 17 | MedStar Georgetown

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Leo and Blair Farr, MD


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Health Alert: Back To School - Dr. Blair Farr's Interview on WUSA9


Aug. 21, 2017 | WUSA9

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Deputy Andrew Fenlon and Deputy Frederick “Sonny” Davis


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A Maryland policeman just donated a kidney to another officer. Now they’re “like family.”


Sept. 8 | Washington Post

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Sheriff's Deputy Donates Kidney to Fellow Officer


Aug. 29 | Fox5

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Deputy Receives Kidney From Fellow Deputy, Best Friend


Sept. 4, 2017 | NBC4

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Sabrina Rickert and Nassim Zecavati, MD, MPH


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Georgetown Patient Among Youngest Ever to Receive Implant to Treat Epilepsy


Dec. 6 | NBC4

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Susan Wolfe-Tank and David H. Song, MD


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Replacing Lymph Nodes to Ease Painful Legacy of Cancer Care


Nov. 27 |WTOP (Associated Press)

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Transferring Lymph Nodes from One Part of the Body to Another to Treat Lymphedema


Sept. 8 | MedStar Georgetown

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Kai Johns and Robert Harmon


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Man Donates Kidney to Save His Old Army Buddy's Life


April 28 | Fox 5

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Army Friends Reunite for Kidney Transplant


May 4 | WUSA9

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Andy Bird and Sameer Mehta, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS


Andy Bird and Sameer Mehta, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS collage

Wearable Devices Track Sports Injuries, Provide Hard Data for Recovery Planss


June 13 | MedStar Georgetown

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Marhea Ruzanic and Peter Abrams, MD


Marhea Ruzanic and Peter Abrams, MD collage

Curing Diabetes with Kidney/Pancreas Transplant: Marhea Ruzanic’s Story


April 19 | MedStar Georgetown

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Curing diabetes with kidney-pancreas transplant


April 19 | WUSA9

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Anthony Philips and Jay Lustbader, MD


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Cross-Linking Eye Procedure Stops the Progression of Vision Loss


July 31 | MedStar Georgetown

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Ilene Silverman and Rachel White


Ilene Silverman and Rachel White collage

Synagogue Email Leads to Kidney Match


Aug. 8, 2017 | Washington Jew Week

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Kidney Donor: ‘It Was Nice To Do Something For Someone Else’


Aug. 3 | The Dispatch

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Paired Kidney Exchange: Ilene Silverman’s story


Dec. 11 | MedStar Georgetown

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Jenny Glick and Corina Gonzalez, MD


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Stem Cell Donation Could Save a Life


Dec. 20 | WJLA-ABC7

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Diane Lucey and Louis Weiner, MD


Diana Lucey and Louis Weiner, MD collage

Local woman celebrates Christmas and conquering cancer


Dec. 22 | The BayNet

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Beating Cancer with Precision Medicine combined with Immunotherapy: Diane Lucey’s Story


June 1 | MedStar Georgetown

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Maryland Woman Benefits when Two Emerging Areas of Science Aimed at Beating Cancer Come Together


Feb. 24 | MedStar Georgetown

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