• MedStar Health System

    Destination: Baltimore and Washington, D.C.


    About 45 miles apart, Baltimore and Washington, D.C, are the energized hubs of the MedStar Health system. Its 11 hospitals and numerous other health facilities serve the populations of these two dynamic, exciting locations and the surrounding area. All facilities have excellent access to Baltimore, Washington, D.C., the surrounding mountains and beautiful beaches.  


    Baltimore is the 26th largest city in America and the second-largest seaport in the Mid-Atlantic. No matter your interests — art, history, shopping, culture, sports or beaches — Baltimore has somethingBaltimore, MD Aerial View for everyone. The city is in the midst of a renaissance that has unleashed a vibrancy and sophistication while retaining its historical relevance. In Baltimore’s Inner Harbor — an historic seaport, tourist attraction and landmark — you will find museums, delicious food, beaches and harbor cruises.  It also has more than 225 neighborhoods, and has earned the nickname “a city of neighborhoods.” Whether buying or renting, Baltimore offers myriad locations to call home. An expansive public transportation system is available to get you to and from MedStar facilities.   


    Washington, D.C. is a historical, cultural and technological epicenter. With political and historical influences, myriad museums and a thrivingGeorgetown, DC nightlife, Washington, D.C. offers an unforgettable tour of duty. The Washington metropolitan area is the seventh largest metropolitan area in the United States and its close proximity to Virginia and Maryland make for excellent day trips. Washington, D.C.’s public transportation system is called the Metro and is a very quick, efficient and affordable way to get around the city.  


    Your "Can’t Miss" List of Things to See and Do in Baltimore:

    • Inner Harbor
    • The Chesapeake Bay
    • Orioles Park at Camden Yards
    • Baltimore Museum of Art
    • Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum
    • Star Spangled Banner Flag House
    • Fort McHenry
    • The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
    • Historic Pimlico Race Course


    Your “Can’t Miss” list of things to see and do in Washington, D.C.:

    • U.S. Capital and White House
    • National Mall
    • Surrounding monuments and memorials
    • Smithsonian Institution
    • Ford’s Theatre
    • National Zoo
    • Georgetown


    Facility: MedStar Health

    As the largest healthcare provider in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, the MedStar Health system includes 11 hospitals located in the Mid-Atlantic area. About 30,000 associates and 6,000 affiliated physicians support MedStar’s patient-first philosophy of care, compassion, clinical excellence, and customer service. Areas of clinical excellence include The Curtis Hand Center, rehab services, transplant services, cardiology and cardiac surgery, women’s health, orthopaedics, cancer, rehabilitation, sports medicine, and emergency and trauma services. Notable mentions include:


    • MedStar Georgetown's centers of excellence includes neurosciences, transplant, cancer and gastroenterology. Along with Magnet® nurses, internationally recognized physicians, advanced research and cutting-edge technologies, MedStar Georgetown's healthcare professionals have a reputation for medical excellence and leadership.
    • MedStar Washington Hospital Center is the busiest and largest hospital in Washington, D.C., and the surrounding area. It serves as a referral center and the central hub for the region’s most advanced acute medical care.  


    Georgetown University HospitalMedStar cares for more than half-million patients each year across Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region in our hospitals, urgent care and ambulatory care facilities, and physician offices. Its extensive network of providers enables MedStar to offer the highest quality, most advanced care — close to where patients live and work. 

    MedStar Health has been awarded numerous accolades, including: 

    • MedStar Health Research Institute (inclusive of the entire MedStar system) won the ACTION III Award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
    • Becker’s Hospital Review named MedStar as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Health Care in 2014.
    • MedStar Health marked its 10th time as one of the nation’s Most Wired organizations, according to the 2014 survey results published by Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HN) magazine.
    • U.S. News gave top national recognition to MedStar Washington’s Cardiovascular Care.
    • MedStar Franklin Square was named a top 25 community teaching hospitals in the United States.
    • MedStar Health Research Institute received the Pioneer Research Award.
    • For the second year in a row, MedStar Washington Hospital Center's heart program was the only one in the Washington region to be ranked nationally by the U.S. News and World Report's "Best Hospitals" 2014-15.



    MedStar Health 

    5565 Sterrett Place 

    Columbia, MD 21044

    (877) 772-6505



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  • MedStar at a Glance:

    • 8,400 Nurses
    • 11 hospitals
    • 30,000 employees
    • 1,700 Physicians
    • 6,000 affiliated physicians
    • 150 to 700 bed facilities
    • 207,732 inpatient admissions in 2014
    • 3,965,578 outpatient visits in 2014

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