What bariatric surgery patients need to know about excess skin removal

by Elizabeth Alexandra Zubowicz, MD, Bariatric Surgeon
April 10, 2018

Over the past few decades, weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, has become increasingly common. As such, we’ve…

How we can manage breast cancer that spreads to the bones

by Robert Henshaw, MD, Director, Orthopedic Oncology, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute
April 06, 2018

“Has my cancer spread?” After a woman has had the time she needs to process a cancer diagnosis, this tends…

How negative-pressure wound therapy has changed diabetic foot care

by Tammer Elmarsafi, DPM, Podiatric Surgeon
April 04, 2018

Diabetic foot ulcers can form quickly when a patient gets a cut on their foot and doesn’t realize it. The…

Celebrated Physician: Vadim V. Morozov, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
March 30, 2018

Vadim Morozov, MD, FACOG, FACS, considers reading a good science fiction novel ideal for unwinding from his duties as an…

Why a patient’s heart failure type matters for treatment

by Jennifer Brown, MD, Cardiologist, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
March 29, 2018

A diagnosis of heart failure doesn’t mean your heart has stopped or is about to stop working. It’s a condition…

Food for thought: What we eat affects colorectal cancer risk

by Brian Lim Bello, MD, Colon and Rectal Surgeon
March 27, 2018

Most people know that fruits and vegetables are good for their bodies, but recent research suggests that the foods and…