Our Center

My Experience Working in the Emergency Room During COVID-19

by Carolyn A. Phillips, MD, Emergency Medicine
June 25, 2020

The story of COVID-19 in the emergency department is a study in teamwork, tenacity and resourcefulness. We knew very little…

Welcome to the New Lung and Esophageal Center

by John F. Lazar, MD, Director of Thoracic Robotics
June 17, 2020

Editor’s Note: The photo above was taken prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. MedStar Washington Hospital Center’s newly opened Lung and…

6 Reasons to Become a Nurse at MedStar Washington Hospital Center

by Andrew Riddle, MSN, RN, CCRN Director of Nursing Professional Development
May 07, 2020

If you’re a nursing professional looking for new challenges and an opportunity to advance your skills, look no further than…

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…

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…