Celebrated Physician: Andrew Y. Lee, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
January 22, 2021

The complex anatomy of the head and neck has long fascinated Andrew Lee, MD, an otolaryngologist at MedStar Washington Hospital…

Weekend Warriors: Avoid Injury on Snow and Ice (Part 3 in a Series)

by Evan H. Argintar, MD, Orthopedic Sports Medicine
January 21, 2021

Skiing, skating and sledding can be great wintertime fun. But the elements that bring the greatest thrill to these sports—gravity,…

Varicose Veins: The Latest in Treatment and Prevention

by Krystal C. Maloni, MD, Vascular Surgery
January 20, 2021

There is good news for those who have varicose veins or are worried about developing them in the future. Today’s…

Growing from Within: Ed Palmer

by the MWHC Blog Team
January 15, 2021

When Ed Palmer was a respiratory therapist student at Prince George’s Community College, he had a professor who worked at…

Bloodless Medicine and Surgery: Treating Patients without Transfusions

by Antoine Williams, R.N., Nurse Coordinator, Bloodless Medicine
January 14, 2021

Is it possible to perform medical and surgical procedures without transfusion or without using blood products such as whole blood,…

Improve Quality of Life with Breast Reduction Surgery

by Derek L. Masden, MD, Plastic Surgery
January 12, 2021

If overly large breasts have caused you years of head, neck and back pain, the decision to have medical breast…