March 22, 2023
If you recently had a computed tomography (CT) scan that revealed a dark spot, or lung nodule, in your chest, you may be concerned about what that means. A lung nodule is a small area of dense tissu...
February 11, 2020
Cardiovascular medicine has been changing at an incredible pace over the past 25 years. But the 2020s may prove to be the most progressive and exciting decade yet. From new drugs and surgical d...
January 24, 2020
It’s summer time—meaning a number of sports’ seasons, such as baseball and soccer, are in full swing. And for those who don’t play organized sports, the warm weather prov...
November 01, 2019
By MedStar Health Research Institute
Georgetown University and MedStar Health have decided to jointly invest in a new IRB software system. After reviewing several options, faculty and staff from GU and MedStar recommended adoption of a ...
August 02, 2019
“When you wake up in the morning, Pooh," said Piglet at last, "what's the first thing you say to yourself?" "What's for breakfast?" said Pooh. "What do you say, Piglet?""I say, I wonder what's going ...
July 26, 2019
Every day, I meet with patients who are considering bariatric surgery because the more standard and traditional ways of losing weight simply haven’t worked. Over the years, I’ve talked with plenty of ...
July 18, 2019
By Jeffrey Dubin, MD, Chief Medical Officer
We’re no strangers to hot summer days in the District of Columbia. But when the thermometer inches toward and above 100 degrees Fahrenheit, we could all use a reminder about the dangers of heat illnes...