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Evan Argintar MD

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Evan Argintar, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon and Assistant Director of Sports Medicine, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute

Evan Argintar, MD, is an Orthopedic Surgeon and Assistant Director of Sports Medicine with MedStar Orthopaedic Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

 

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Vanita Aroda, MD, Scientific Director, MedStar Community Clinical Research Center

Vanita Aroda, MD, is a Physician Investigator researching diabetes prevention and therapeutics, obesity, and integration of clinical research with clinical care utilizing health information technology. She also serves as Scientific Director of the MedStar Community Clinical Research Center.

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Tamika Auguste MD

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Tamika Auguste, MD, Obstetrician and Gynecologist

Tamika Auguste, MD, is a board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and is very active in legislative issues concerning women’s health, education and patient safety.

 

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Richard T. Benson MD PhD

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Richard T. Benson, MD, Associate Medical Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Richard T. Benson, MD, PhD, is a fellowship trained Associate Medical Director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

 

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Selena E Briggs MD

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Selena E. Briggs, MD, Otologist, Neurotologist and Skull Base Surgeon

Selena E. (Heman-Ackah) Briggs, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS, is an otologist, neurotologist and skull base surgeon within the Department of Otolaryngology at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

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Kenneth D. Burman MD

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Kenneth D. Burman, MD, Director, Endocrinology

Kenneth D. Burman, MD, has decades of experience in researching and treating the full range of pituitary disorders. He specializes in pituitary endocrinology with expertise in treating thyroid cancer and other thyroid conditions. Dr. Burman leads the endocrinology team at the MedStar Pituitary Center.

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Stanley H. Chia MD

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Stanley Chia, MD, Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology

Stanley H. Chia, MD, FACS, is the chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology, and is associate professor of Otolaryngology at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. He is also a highly skilled otolaryngologist at the MedStar Pituitary Center.

 

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Louis Dainty MD

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Louis Dainty, MD, Regional Director, Gynecologic Oncology

Louis Dainty, MD, is the Regional Director of Gynecologic Oncology at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, and is a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist, and gynecologic oncologist.

 

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Cynthia M. DeKlotz MD

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Cynthia M. DeKlotz, MD, Pediatric and Adult Dermatologist

Cynthia Marie Carver DeKlotz, MD, is a pediatric and adult dermatologist both at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. DeKlotz is also assistant professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics at Georgetown University.

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Pavle Doroslovacki MD

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Pavle Doroslovacki, MD, Oculoplastic Surgeon, MedStar Eye Institute

Pavle Doroslovaki, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in oculoplastic surgery. He is also trained in the evaluation and management of neurological conditions that affect vision (neuro-ophthalmology).

 

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Jeffrey Dubin MD

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Jeffrey Dubin, MD, Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Jeffrey Dubin, MD, is the Chair for the  Department of Emergency Medicine at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

 

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James F. FitzGerald MD

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James F. FitzGerald, MD, Colon and Rectal Surgeon

James Francis FitzGerald, MD, is board certified in general surgery, surgical critical care, and colon and rectal surgery. He is also an assistant professor of clinical surgery at Georgetown University and the program director of MedStar’s residency in colon and rectal surgery.

 

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Andrea Goergen RD

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Andrea Goergen, RD, Bariatric Program Dietitian

Andrea Goergen, MHS, RD, LD, is a registered dietitian/nutritionist who specializes in working with MedStar Washington Hospital Center bariatric patients.

Amie W. Hsia MD

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Amie W. Hsia, MD, Medical Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Amie W. Hsia, MD is the Medical Director for the Comprehensive Stroke Center at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

 

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Elmer E. Huerta MD

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Elmer E. Huerta, MD, Director, Cancer Preventorium at Washington Cancer Institute

Elmer E. Huerta, MD, MPH, is founder and director of the Cancer Preventorium at MedStar Washington Hospital Center’s Washington Cancer Institute.

 

 

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Cheryl Iglesia MD

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Cheryl Iglesia, MD, Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Cheryl Iglesia, MD, is the director of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

 

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James S. Jelinek MD

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James S. Jelinek, MD, FACR, Chairman, Radiology

James S. Jelinek, MD, FACR, is chairman of radiology at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and radiologist at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Jelinek has chaired the department and served as President of Center Radiology since 1999.

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David C. Johnson MD

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David C. Johnson, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute

David C. Johnson, MD, is a member of the MedStar Orthopaedic Institute and performs surgery at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center location.

 

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Karen Johnson MD

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Karen Johnson, MD, Associate Chair, Psychiatry

Karen Johnson, MD, FAPM, is the Associate Chair for Psychiatry at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

 

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Laura S. Johnson MD

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Laura S. Johnson, MD, Burn Surgeon

Laura S. Johnson, MD, is a surgeon with both the Burn Center and Trauma team at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

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Puja G. Khaitan MD

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Puja G. Khaitan, MD, Director, Esophageal Surgery

Puja G. Khaitan, MD, FACS, is the Director of Esophageal Surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and Associate Professor at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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Keith Kowalczyk MD

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Keith Kowalczyk, MD, Urologist and Robotic Surgeon

Keith Kowalczyk, MD, is board certified in urology, with training in urologic oncology and robotic-assisted surgery.

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Ross Krasnow MD

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Ross Krasnow, MD, Urologic Oncologist

Ross Krasnow, MD, MPH, is a urologic oncologist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. He takes special interest in the treatment of complex urologic tumors and conditions.

 

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Norman Lester MD

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Norman Lester, MD, Otolaryngologist

Norman Alan Lester, MD, is an attending otolaryngologist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center who also serves as Chief of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center.

 

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Daniel Marchalik MD

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Daniel Marchalik, MD, Director, Ambulatory Urologic Surgery

Daniel Marchalik, MD, is the Director of Ambulatory Urologic Surgery and Director of Medical Education at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

 

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Susan O’Donoghue MD

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Susan O’Donoghue, MD, Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Susan O’Donoghue, MD, is a board-certified cardiac electrophysiologist at MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and is presently Director of Cardiogenetic Services, a program for the diagnosis and treatment of inherited cardiac disorders.

 

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Ivanesa Pardo MD

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Ivanesa L. Pardo, MD, Bariatric Surgeon

Ivanesa Pardo, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general and bariatric surgeon at Medstar Washington Hospital Center, specializing in surgical treatments of obesity through minimally invasive techniques, such as laparoscopy and robotic surgery.

 

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Loral Patchen PhD

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Loral Patchen, PhD, Director, Section of Midwifery

Loral Patchen, MSN, CNM, PhD,  is a certified nurse midwife and the Section Director for Midwifery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

 

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Pamela Randolph-Jackson MD

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Pamela Randolph-Jackson, MD, Chair, Department of Radiation

Pamela D. Randolph-Jackson, MD, is Chair of the Department of Radiation at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Her research focuses on radiation oncology for use in treating breast, lung and gastrointestinal malignancies.

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Jennifer Rosen MD

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Jennifer Rosen, MD, Chief, Endocrine Surgery

Jennifer Rosen, MD, FACS is Chief of Endocrine Surgery and Vice Chair for Research of the Department of Surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

 

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Lowell F. Satler MD

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Lowell F. Satler, MD, Medical Director, Cardiac Cath Lab

Lowell F. Satler, MD, is Medical Director of the Cardiac Cath Lab for MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

 

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Marc F. Schlosberg MD

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Marc F. Schlosberg, MD, Neurologist

Marc F. Schlosberg, MD, is a fellowship trained neurologist specializing in epilepsy and sleep medicine, with additional interest in headaches. He is board certified in neurology and sleep medicine.

 

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Manish Shah MD

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Manish Shah, MD, Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Training Program

Manish Shah, MD, is the Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology Training Program at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, as part of MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute. He is board certified in cardiac electrophysiology and cardiovascular disease.

 

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I. David Shocket MD

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I. David Shocket, MD, Director, Gastroenterology

I. David Shocket, MD, is Section Director of Gastroenterology at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

 

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Jeffrey W Shupp MD

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Jeffrey W. Shupp, MD, Director, Burn Center

Jeffrey Wilson Shupp, MD, is the Director of the Burn Center at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and an attending surgeon in the burn and trauma section of surgery.

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Andrew Sokol MD

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Andrew Sokol, MD, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgeon

Andrew I. Sokol, MD, is a board-certified female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgeon and associate director of minimally invasive surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

 

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David H. Song MD

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David H. Song, MD, Washington Regional Chief, Plastic Surgery

David H. Song, MD, is MedStar Health’s Washington Regional Chief of Plastic Surgery and Academic Chair for the Department of Plastic Surgery at Georgetown University Medical Center.

 

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Lambros Stamatakis MD

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Lambros Stamatakis, MD, Director, Urologic Oncology

Lambros Stamatakis, MD, is the director of Urologic Oncology at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, and specializes in malignant diseases of the urologic system.

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John Steinberg DPM

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John Steinberg, DPM, Director, Podiatric Residency Training Program

John S. Steinberg, DPM, FACFAS, is the Director of the Podiatric Residency Training Program at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Co-Director of the Center for Wound Healing, and Director of the Diabetic Limb Salvage Research Fellowship at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.

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Oliver Tannous MD

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Oliver Tannous, MD, Spine Surgeon, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute

Oliver Tannous, MD, is a MedStar Orthopaedic Institute spine surgeon at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, utilizing state-of-the-art, minimally invasive and motion preservation techniques.

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Allen J. Taylor MD

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Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chief of Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute

Allen J. Taylor, MD, FACC, FAHA, is Chief of Cardiology at MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute, including MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

 

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Savyasachi C. Thakkar MD

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Savyasachi C. Thakkar, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute

Savyasachi Thakkar, MD, is a board-eligible orthopaedic surgeon with MedStar Orthopaedic Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. He specializes in the treatment of hip and knee arthritis, and fractures associated with hip and knee joints.

 

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Regina Tosca LISCW

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Regina Tosca, LICSW, Clinical Social Worker, Palliative Care

Regina Tosca is a clinical social worker with the Palliative Care team at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. She received her Master’s in Social Work from Catholic University, with a specialization in health care.

 

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Namratha Turlapati MD

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Namratha Turlapati, MD, Ophthalmologist, MedStar Eye Institute

Namratha Turlapati, MD, is a specialty trained ophthalmologist with MedStar Eye Institute whose practice is dedicated to adult comprehensive ophthalmology and pediatric ophthalmology.

 

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Ron Waksman MD

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Ron Waksman, MD, Director, Cardiovascular Research and Advanced Education, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute

Ron Waksman, MD, specializes in Interventional Cardiology. He is the associate director of the Division of Cardiology and director of Cardiovascular Research and Advanced Education with MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute.

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Lindsey White, MD, Emergency Medicine Physician

Lindsey White, MD, is a board certified emergency medicine physician at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

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Edward Woo MD

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Edward Woo, MD, Director, MedStar Vascular Program

Edward Y. Woo, MD, is the Director of the MedStar Regional Vascular Program, Chairman of the Department of Vascular Surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and a professor of surgery at Georgetown University.

 

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Glenn Wortmann MD

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Glenn Wortmann, MD, Section Director, Infectious Diseases

Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, FIDSA, FACP, is the Section Director of Infectious Diseases at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and program director of the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program.

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Caitlin Zarick DPM

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Caitlin Zarick, DPM, Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgeon

Caitlin Zarick, DPM, is a board-qualified reconstructive foot and ankle surgeon and an associate professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at Georgetown University.

 

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