How to reduce risk of kidney stones after bariatric surgery

by Daniel Marchalik, MD, Director, Ambulatory Urologic Surgery
August 07, 2017

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 22.1 percent of adults in Washington, D.C., are obese. Though…

Celebrated Physician: Erin O’Neill, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
August 03, 2017

The title on Erin O’Neill, MD’s business card reads “Attending Radiologist.” But it could just as accurately say “Puzzle Solver.”…

Unusual vascular condition almost costs a fitness trainer’s legs

by the MWHC Blog Team
August 03, 2017

A Rare Condition Joel Patton was the quintessential picture of health, boasting a strong body and mind. An IT professional…

How we care for sexual assault survivors

by Lindsey White, MD, Emergency Medicine Physician
August 02, 2017

Sexual assault is a sensitive topic, no matter how we discuss it. But it’s an important topic to discuss honestly…

Shared decision-making: It’s no longer ‘doctor knows best’

by Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chairman of Cardiology, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
July 31, 2017

Does this sound familiar? You go to the doctor. They diagnose you and tell you what the treatment will be….

Why I disagree with 2017 knee arthroscopy recommendations

by David C. Johnson, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute
July 26, 2017

Some of my patients have come to me worried after seeing media coverage of a report about knee arthroscopy, a…