robotic-surgery

Celebrated Physician: Luis Hernandez, MD

the MWHC Blog Team August 10, 2016

There’s no such thing as a “routine” surgery, even for procedures that have been performed thousands of times. But that…

Latest Robotic Technology Brings New Benefits to Patients

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…

Acid reflux? Bloating? It could be a paraesophageal hernia

John F. Lazar, MD, Director, Thoracic Robotics July 31, 2018

Hernias are common, and you likely know someone who has had one at some point in their life. So, perhaps…

Our Top Five Healthcare Stories of 2018

the MWHC Blog Team January 03, 2019

Everyone wants to keep up with news in the ever-growing healthcare industry, which is why our blog team at MedStar…

100 Years in the Making: How Patients Benefit from Thoracic Robotic Surgery

John F. Lazar, MD, Director, Thoracic Robotics January 22, 2019

When the first minimally invasive surgery—also called laparoscopic surgery—was performed in the early 1900s, a surgeon would use a hollow…