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Celebrated Physician: Reena A. Garg, MD

by The MWHC Blog Team
July 17, 2020

If you’re invited to have dinner with the family of Reena A. Garg, MD, be ready to talk medicine. Dr. Garg, an…

Heart Disease in Cancer Patients: Willie’s Story

by The MWHC Blog Team
June 23, 2020

In 2015, then 69-year-old Willie M. Smith was diagnosed with breast cancer. A simple lumpectomy removed her tumor and a…

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: Ian C. Chang, MD

by The MWHC Blog Team
February 14, 2020

A childhood interest in science made medicine a natural career choice for Ian C. Chang, MD. When it came time…

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…