Innovations

A Human Approach to Robotic Prostate Surgery: Improving Quality of Life After Cancer Treatment

by Jonathan Hwang, MD
September 17, 2021

For years, the main goal of prostate cancer surgery was to get rid of the cancer, potentially adding years of…

How Education, Technology, and Teamwork Prevent Sepsis Deaths

by Miriam Fischer, MD
September 03, 2021

September is Sepsis Awareness Month—an important time for patients and health care providers to learn more about this life-threatening condition….

Investing in the Best: How We Provide Top-Rated Heart Care

by Stuart F. Seides, MD
August 19, 2021

MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute has once again been ranked a top heart hospital by US News & World Report….

Raising the Bar: 4 Patient-Centric Goals From Our Exceptional Heart Surgery Team.

by Abeel A. Mangi, MD
July 14, 2021

MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute has built a legacy of exceptional research, education, and patient care. Now, we are raising…

Modern Sinus Surgery: Chronic Sinusitis and Nasal Polyp Relief With Less Pain, Shorter Recovery.

by Andrew Y. Lee, MD, Otolaryngology
July 09, 2021

Every year, hundreds of patients visit our otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) providers to find relief from disruptive chronic sinusitis…

Bloodless Medicine and Surgery: Treating Patients without Transfusions

by Antoine Williams, R.N., Nurse Coordinator, Bloodless Medicine
January 14, 2021

Is it possible to perform medical and surgical procedures without transfusion or without using blood products such as whole blood,…