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Building a Future

the MWHC Blog Team June 03, 2016

Alberto Gomez is the owner of a Washington, D.C.-based construction company who has always enjoyed good health, and who has…

On a New Mission

the MWHC Blog Team June 07, 2016

Leading up to this summer’s opening of the Nancy and Harold Zirkin Heart & Vascular Hospital at MedStar Washington Hospital…

Safer, Faster, More Comfortable Cardiac Catheterization Gaining Ground

the MWHC Blog Team March 07, 2017

Since the 1970s, heart specialists have diagnosed and even treated certain conditions through cardiac catheterization—the process of threading a thin…

Cardiogenetics: Detecting and Preventing Heart Disease Before it Strikes

Susan O’Donoghue, MD, Cardiac Electrophysiologist April 18, 2017

Tune in to the full podcast with Dr. O’Donoghue. LISTEN NOW! A relatively new sub-specialty of cardiology is helping people…

Who’s at risk for heart problems during cancer treatment?

Ana Barac, MD, Director, Cardio-Oncology Program, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute March 15, 2018

Every patient who’s being treated for cancer should talk to their oncologist about the risk of heart-related complications. We’ve learned…