Centers of Excellence

Leading the Field: Best Practices,
Innovation, and Specialty Care

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is committed to caring for patients with a full range of medical diagnoses. We offer a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a compassionate, academic environment.


Our vision is “to be the trusted leader in caring for people and advancing health.” Through our Centers of Excellence, we are doing just that. These Centers include the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Department of Neuroscience, the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute, and the Department of Gastroenterology.



The MedStar Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

The MedStar Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only comprehensive cancer center in the national capital region. It is also one of just 69 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Cancer Centers in the U.S. This program provides innovative diagnostic, treatment, and care options for virtually all types of cancer.

Through our robust research program, Georgetown Lombardi is developing targeted cancer therapies designed to improve clinical outcomes and quality of life. Our patients have access to more than 200 research studies and clinical trial opportunities.  

Georgetown Lombardi provides both inpatient and outpatient services. Clinical offerings include the Adult and Pediatric Infusion Centers, CyberKnife systems, the Hematology/Oncology Clinic, the Betty Lou Ourisman Breast Health Center, and 2 Bles and 3 Bles Inpatient Oncology Departments. Our Proton Therapy Center will be the first of its kind in the Washington D.C. area.  Learn more.




The Department of Neuroscience at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

The Department of Neuroscience offers two CyberKnife systems, a multidisciplinary Spine Center, a Movement Disorders program, an Epilepsy Monitoring Unit and the Acoustic Neuroma and Skull Base Tumor Center. As one of the country’s most experienced interventional neuro-radiology departments, we perform highly advanced, minimally invasive procedures for the treatment of aneurysms, strokes and arteriovenous malformations. MedStar Georgetown has over 60 beds devoted to inpatient neuroscience care, including C6-3 Neuro ICU, C6-2 the AMSN PRISM Award winning Neuro Medical Surgical Unit, and the C6-1 Joint Commission Certified Stroke Center. Learn more.




The MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute

The Transplant Institute provides the largest and most comprehensive liver transplant program in the Mid-Atlantic, as well as a small bowel transplant program for both adults and children. The Transplant Institute also performs kidney, pancreas and islet cell transplants and is one of a small number of Medicare-approved transplant centers nationwide. MedStar Georgetown offers comprehensive inpatient transplant care, including 6 Bles Adult Transplant, C4-3 Surgical Transplant ICU and C5-1 Pediatric Transplant Unit. Learn more




The Department of Gastroenterology at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

The Department of Gastroenterology provides internationally-recognized expertise in all aspects of digestive health. Clinical offerings include our comprehensive Liver Clinic, where we offer full diagnostic evaluation and treatment for all forms of liver disease. The Department of Gastroenterology also encompasses our state-of-the-art Endoscopy Department, which performs nearly 12,000 advanced diagnostic and therapeutic procedures each year. Learn more.