How to Vacation Safely This Summer

by Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, Section Director of Infectious Diseases
July 15, 2020

Traveling by plane, train, or automobile isn’t what it used to be. With so many of us wanting to enjoy…

We Are Safe and Ready to Care for You

by Gregory J. Argyros, MD, MACP, FCCP, President, MedStar Washington Hospital Center
July 09, 2020

Around the world, COVID-19 has put the entire healthcare system to the test. Here at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, our…

Kidney Cancer: What You Need To Know

by Lambros Stamatakis, MD, Director, Urologic Oncology
July 07, 2020

Kidney (renal) cancer is on the rise. In Washington, D.C. alone, 100 to 150 people a year are expected to…

Keep Your Skin in the Game, Part 2: How To Reduce Your Skin Cancer Risk

by Min Deng, MD, Director of Mohs Micrographic Surgery
July 02, 2020

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer, with 9,500 people in the U.S. diagnosed each day. Fortunately, it’s…

The Growing Concern About Uterine Cancer: What’s the Risk?

by Ebony R. Hoskins, MD, Gynecologic Oncology
June 30, 2020

Over the past 10 or 15 years, uterine cancer cases have steadily increased in the United States. This year alone,…

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…