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How mechanical thrombectomy is revolutionizing stroke care

by Rocco A. Armonda, MD, Director, Neuroendovascular Surgery and Surgical Co-Director, Neuro Intensive Care Unit
March 06, 2018

For many years, the number of people who were dying of strokes in the United States had been decreasing steadily….

Celebrated Physician: Matthew Pierce, MD

by The MWHC Blog Team
March 02, 2018

Matthew Pierce, MD, certainly understands that not everyone has fond memories of their high school biology dissection assignments. Yet, that’s…

Celebrated Physician: Konstantinos Loupasakis, MD

by The MWHC Blog Team
February 16, 2018

Like so many other physicians, Konstantinos Loupasakis, MD, has never outgrown his childhood fascination with the many complexities of the…

Could doctors have prevented Jack Pearson’s heart attack on ‘This Is Us’?

by Jeffrey Shupp, MD, Director, Burn Center
February 06, 2018

The Feb. 4, 2018 episode of NBC TV drama ‘This Is Us’ broke the hearts of viewers around the U.S….

Celebrated Physician: Kathryn M. Kellogg, MD, MPH

by The MWHC Blog Team
January 26, 2018

As with any other workplace, MedStar Washington Hospital Center goes to great lengths to maintain a safe environment for physicians,…

Our top 5 healthcare news stories of 2017

by The MWHC Blog Team
January 10, 2018

From a solar eclipse with potential vision threats to a shift in long-standing heart health guidelines, 2017 was a remarkable…