When Experience Counts Most, Count on the Most Experienced
Emergency Department/MedSTAR at MedStar Washington Hospital Center is consistently named one of the nation's best Level I shock/trauma units.
When a medical crisis occurs, you want the most experienced medical care available: the best emergency doctors and nurses, the fastest and the most advanced technology and above all, caregivers who listen. That's why each year more than 55,000 emergency patients choose MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Our team of board-certified emergency physicians are recruited from top medical centers around the country. This core group of professionals is surrounded by a nursing team trained in the most advanced emergency nursing practices, including certifications in advanced cardiac life support and trauma nursing.
MedSTAR (Medical Shock/Trauma Acute Resuscitation) Transport, MedStar Washington Hospital Center's famous helicopter transport service, has air lifted more than 40,000 patients. Staffed round-the-clock with surgeons and medical flight staff specially trained in the complexities of trauma care, the MedSTAR program is consistently named one of the country's best Level I shock/trauma centers. The Hospital Center also is home to the region's only advanced adult burn facility, providing skilled care ranging from life-threatening burns with serious complications to minor household burns.
For more information, please call: (202) 877-DOCS (3627).
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