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Celebrated Physician: Nicholas Kessides, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
February 28, 2020

For Chevy Chase, Md., native Nicholas Kessides, MD, joining MedStar Washington Hospital Center as an attending physician in anesthesiology offered…

Celebrated Physician: William Gao, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
February 20, 2020

William Gao, MD, is the first to admit that his field—Otolaryngology—is a mouthful for many patients to pronounce. “Head and…

Celebrated Physician: Stanley J. Pietrak III, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
January 24, 2020

It’s not unusual for children of physicians to emulate their parents’ career paths. But Stanley J. Pietrak III, MD, insists…

Celebrated Physician: Yongwoo Kim, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
December 05, 2019

As a young student in his native South Korea, Yongwoo Kim, MD, dreamed of turning his fascination with science into…

Celebrated Physician: Linnea Pepper, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
November 29, 2019

When Linnea Pepper, MD, decided to become a physician, she knew she’d forever be associated with the famous soft drink….

Avoid Burns While Cooking a Holiday Feast

by Laura S. Johnson, MD, Burn Surgeon
November 25, 2019

The holidays often involve lots of time in the kitchen preparing grand feasts for family and friends. With extra people…