Susan O'Mara

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Susan O’Mara, MD, Chair, Emergency Medicine

Susan O’Mara, MD, is chair of Emergency Medicine at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

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Don’t Delay Medical Care

by Susan O’Mara, MD, Chair, Emergency Medicine
September 29, 2020

In early spring 2020, COVID-19 began to assert itself across the country. As it did, medical facilities nationwide experienced a…

Faint at the Sight of Blood? It Could be Vasovagal Syncope

by Susan O’Mara, MD, Chair, Emergency Medicine
March 07, 2019

We have all heard of people who faint when getting their blood drawn or when they are nervous. In fact,…

From Fainting to the Spins—Facts About Dizziness

by Susan O’Mara, MD, Chair, Emergency Medicine
November 05, 2018

Feeling dizzy can be scary—and rightfully so. We see many patients in the emergency department or urgent care seeking medical…