Celebrating Connectedness Now and Year-Round

by the MWHC Blog Team
December 22, 2016

Many religious and cultural holidays inspire members of our MedStar Washington Hospital Center family this time of year. Here are…

Bothered by Bunions?

by the MWHC Blog Team
December 20, 2016

Tune in to the full podcast interview with Dr. Raspovic. Bunions—those unsightly bony protrusions that can develop over the first…

GERD Long-term Treatment Risks

by the MWHC Blog Team
December 18, 2016

GERD: A Common but Serious Condition Nearly 20 percent of Americans suffer from regular bouts of heartburn, acid indigestion and…

Two Eyes, One Surgery

by the MWHC Blog Team
December 15, 2016

Simultaneous Bilateral Cataract Surgery (SBCS) lets patients have cataract surgery on both eyes, on the same day.  But this procedure…

Breaking Down the Myths of Joint Replacement Surgery

by the MWHC Blog Team
December 13, 2016

Tune in to the full podcast interview with Dr. Thakkar. If knee or hip pain is starting to limit your…

Right Time, Right Place: College Junior Survives Dangerous Aortic Dissection

by the MWHC Blog Team
December 08, 2016

Last October, high school track star and marathon runner Michael Spinelli was a healthy, busy junior at The Catholic University…