MedStar Georgetown University Hospital was founded in 1898 to promote health through education, research and patient care. This mission reflects Georgetown’s Catholic, Jesuit identity and heritage. With a 609-licensed-bed hospital and 1,300 physicians, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s clinical services represent one of the largest healthcare delivery networks in the area.
MedStar Georgetown is consistently ranked among the best in the nation. The hospital first received Stroke Certification from The Joint Commission in 2006. The Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only facility in the Washington, D.C. area designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a Comprehensive Cancer Center.
MedStar Georgetown’s transplant program is the only program in the nation’s capital and one of only a handful of Medicare-approved centers nationwide performing liver, kidney, intestinal, pancreas and multi-organ transplants. The MedStar Georgetown Department of Neuroscience is the first on the East Coast to offer the CyberKnife®, the latest in stereotactic radiosurgery, to treat tumors and lesions of the brain, neck, spine and other organs.