Avoid a Hyperparathyroidism Misdiagnosis

by Jennifer Rosen, MD, Chief, Endocrine Surgery
October 17, 2016

Almost all of us have four parathyroid glands, located next to the thyroid gland in the neck. They are an…

Overnight Radiologists: Providing Patient Care Around the Clock

by the MWHC Blog Team
October 14, 2016

Tina Rosenbaum, MD, has been an emergency room physician at MedStar Washington Hospital Center for 12 years – and for…

Latest Robotic Technology Brings New Benefits to Patients

by the MWHC Blog Team
October 13, 2016

When one of our patients is considering or about to undergo a surgical procedure at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, we…

Why You Should Learn CPR

by the MWHC Blog Team
October 10, 2016

Saving Lives in the Hospital…and on a Pier One Sunday in September, I attended a party at the Fort Washington…

Pituitary Tumors: Symptoms You Should Look For

by the MWHC Blog Team
October 10, 2016

Did you know that up to 20 percent of people have pituitary tumors, but many of them cause no problems, if they…

Common Household Items to Avoid

by the MWHC Blog Team
October 04, 2016

As an ER doctor at the largest and busiest emergency department in the nation’s capital, I see patients on a daily…