Margaret E. Hamm, CRNP| Thoracic Surgery | MedStar Health

Margaret E. Hamm, CRNP
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (140 reviews)

Specialties: Thoracic Surgery

Languages: English

877-376-2421

About me

Margaret “Maggie” Hamm, CRNP, is a nurse practitioner who is board certified in adult-gerontology primary care at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s Department of Thoracic Surgery. She specializes in pre and post-operative care of thoracic surgery patients treated for thoracic malignancies (lung and esophageal cancer) and benign foregut disorders (hiatal hernia and achalasia). She also is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Maggie’s approach to care centers on providing a high level of support to patients throughout their surgical experiences. She begins by sharing what they can expect before, during, and after procedures. She then performs pre-surgical medical evaluations that include diagnostic testing and preparation education. She also helps them with pain management, surgical wound healing, surgical pathology reviews, and ongoing cancer monitoring.

Maggie supports a thoracic surgeon who specializes in robot-assisted surgeries – a minimally invasive procedure that uses robotic technology to provide enhanced precision and flexibility during cancer treatments. This innovation often results in shorter hospital stays and faster recoveries. Referring physicians should know that Maggie actively collaborates with a multidisciplinary team of experienced pulmonologists, oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, and gastroenterologists. Together, they develop comprehensive and personalized treatment plans for each patient.

Philosophy of Care

“I am a compassionate clinician who provides insightful education and comforting support. I have thoughtful conversations with patients to better understand their hopes and concerns. At the same time, I work diligently to help them navigate surgery, recover at home, and return to their normal daily activities as soon as possible.

One activity that I enjoy is yoga. It aids me in building strength, improving flexibility, and increasing mindfulness. It also helps me to be keenly perceptive of my patients’ needs for kindness and patience.”

Professional association

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Procedures I perform

  • Lung Cancer Screening
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center 4th Fl
Washington, DC, 20007

202-295-0560

Fax 877-376-2421

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1800 Town Center Drive
Suite 218
Reston, VA, 20190

202-444-6985

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Insurance

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

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Employee Health Plan (EHP)
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • United Student Resources
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • United Golden Rule
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • D-SNP)
    • I-SNP
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • United Choice Plus
    • United Choice
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • United Navigate
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Select
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Cigna EPO
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • Virginia Premier
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • Uniformed Services Family Health Plan (USFHP)
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Priority Partners - Maryland Health Choice
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • United Optimum Choice
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Tricare for Life East
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Tricare East Select
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA

Education

Other Certification: American Nurses Credentialing Center, -

Graduate Education: Catholic University of America (2017)

Awards

  • Alumni Award, Master’s Studies, The Catholic University of America (2017) Nurse of the Year, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2016)  

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.9
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.9
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.9
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • Feb 2, 2024

    A positive experience.

  • Dec 5, 2023

    Maggie is wonderful

  • Aug 8, 2023

    Provider was caring and showed a great deal of concern.