Jonathan Hwang, MD| Urology, Urologic Oncology | MedStar Health

Jonathan Hwang, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (644 reviews)

Specialities: Urology, Urologic Oncology

Languages: Korean, English


About me

Jonathan Hwang, MD, serves as Professor and Chair of Urology, Urologic Oncology and Robotic Prostatectomy, MedStar Washington Hospital Center and Professor of Urology at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

Dr. Hwang has performed over 3,600 robotic surgeries including over 3,100 robotic prostatectomies to date, more than any other urologic surgeons in the DMV region.

Dr. Hwang earned his medical degree with an AOA honors distinction from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He completed residencies in Surgery and Urology at Boston University School of Medicine. He was a Clinical Fellow in the Urologic Oncology Branch at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

Dr. Hwang is the Associate Editor of the Korean Journal of Urology and serves as a Scientific Reviewer for the Journal of Endourology, Journal of Urology, Urologic Oncology, Medical Science Monitor and Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program. He has authored numerous journal articles and book chapters for various urologic publications.

Under Dr. Hwang’s leadership, the Department of Urology has received America’s 100 Best Hopsitals for Prostate Surgery Award by Healthgrades in 2022 as well as “high performing” designation by U.S. News and World Report in 2020 and 2021.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Elevated Psa
  • Prostate Cancer
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Benign Neoplasm Of The Prostate
  • Carcinoma In Situ Of Prostate
  • Dysplasia Of Prostate
  • Elevated Psa
  • Localized Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
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Procedures I perform

  • Active Surveillance Of Prostate Cancer
  • Da Vinci
  • Da Vinci Prostatectomy
  • Mri Trus Fusion Guided Prostate Biopsy
  • Prostate Cancer Genomics
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Needle Biopsy
  • Robotic Prostate Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery For Prostate Cancer
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Practice locations

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1133 21st Street Northwest
Suite 601
Washington, DC, 20036


Fax 877-625-1478

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106 Irving Street Northwest
Suite 315
Washington, DC, 20010


Fax 202-877-7012

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MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus



Fellowship Program: National Cancer Institute (2003)

Residency Program: Boston University Medical Center (2001)

Internship Program: Boston University Medical Center (1996)

Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (1995)

Hospital affiliations

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

  • Provider listened carefully

  • Provider knew medical history

  • Provider showed respect

  • Provider spent enough time with patient

  • Mar 24, 2022

    I feel that Dr Hwang is an outstanding specialist & one if the best doctors I have ever met and been under their care.

  • Mar 24, 2022

    Dr Hwang was exceptional in all respects. Kind, caring, knowledgeable and very helpful with his exam and suggestions!

  • Mar 24, 2022

    Very good experience with Dr. Hwang!