Enhanced Recovery Protocols Reduce Pain, Downtime After Breast Reconstruction Surgery.

by Rajiv Parikh, MD
October 22, 2021

Choosing whether to have breast reconstruction surgery—and whether to get implants or autologous reconstruction—is one of many decisions patients with…

5 Breakthrough Breast Cancer Treatments.

by Christopher M. Gallagher, MD, Medical Director of Cancer Services
October 15, 2021

From screening to treatment—and everything in between—breast cancer care is improving rapidly. And MedStar Health is at the forefront of…

Contact Sports, Brain Health, and Concussions: Answers to Parents’ Top Questions.

by Nicholas Samuel Streicher, MD, MPH
October 08, 2021

Policymakers, parents, and athletes are talking about the risks of concussions more than ever before—partly because of growing public awareness…

Custom-Made Complex Aortic Devices Give High-Risk Patients Repair Opportunity, Better Quality of Life.

by Javairiah Fatima, MD
October 01, 2021

When it comes to the aorta—the main artery that takes blood away from the heart to the rest of the…

Relieve Psoriasis Symptoms with Safer, More Effective Treatment Options

by Monique Kamaria Chheda, MD
September 23, 2021

A former patient of mine had psoriasis symptoms that were so severe they couldn’t work or drive due to thick,…

A Human Approach to Robotic Prostate Surgery: Improving Quality of Life After Cancer Treatment

by Jonathan Hwang, MD
September 17, 2021

For years, the main goal of prostate cancer surgery was to get rid of the cancer, potentially adding years of…