March 15, 2023
More than 200,000 men in the United States are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year, according to the American Cancer Society. Fortunately, this cancer is often very treatable in cancer centers ...
July 30, 2019
When someone has plastic surgery, whether it’s a cosmetic surgery, breast reconstruction after breast cancer surgery, or a hernia repair, one of their first concerns typically is how much pain ...
July 25, 2019
Breast cancer treatment has come such a long way in recent years that life expectancy continues to improve, and we are often able to approach treatment like we would a chronic disease. But some women ...
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...
July 16, 2019
Almost every day on my work commute, I see someone riding an electric (or motorized) scooter, a surging form of transportation in the U.S. While these scooters are convenient and fun, they unfortunate...
July 11, 2019
When I joined MedStar Washington Hospital Center in 2012, one of our top priorities was to develop a comprehensive spine center. We wanted to create a place that would foster a real sense of teamwork ...
July 09, 2019
Healthy veins are critical to returning blood from the body to the heart. However, in some cases, scar tissue from blood clots can form in the veins, causing them to narrow or become blocked. This ca...