Innovations

Moving Neurosurgery Into the Future

by Edward F. Aulisi, MD, FAANS, FACS, Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery
October 06, 2020

MedStar Washington Hospital Center made history this summer when it became the first hospital in the United States to perform…

A Joint Effort: You & MedStar Washington Hospital Center for Joint Replacement

by James E. Tozzi, MD, Orthopedic Surgery
September 10, 2020

As patients age and their concerns about maintaining a better quality of life grow, joint reconstruction surgery becomes a reality…

Telehealth: The Care You Need—Without Leaving Home

by Ethan A. Booker, MD, FACEP, Medical Director, MedStar Telehealth Innovation Center & MedStar eVisit
April 30, 2020

Staying at home has made getting medical attention more complicated. Both patients and doctors are under pressure, and appointment scheduling…

LVADs: Giving Back What Heart Disease Has Taken Away

by Ezequiel J. Molina, MD, Surgical Director of the LVAD and Heart Transplant Program
March 09, 2020

Patients often ask what a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) can do for them. Medically, the answer is that this implantable…

The Beat Goes On: Exciting Heart Health Advances to Anticipate in the 2020s

by Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chairman of Cardiology, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute
February 11, 2020

Cardiovascular medicine has been changing at an incredible pace over the past 25 years. But the 2020s may prove to…

CIGNIS: Shaping the Future of Neuroscience

by Edward F. Aulisi, MD, FAANS, FACS, Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery
April 04, 2019

Imagine this scenario: You come to the hospital with a complex neurological condition, and your surgeon uses a device or…