MedStar Health at Lafayette Centre | 20036 | MedStar Health

MedStar Health: Medical Center at Lafayette Centre

1133 21st St., NW
Building 2
Washington, DC, 20036

An array of healthcare services in one convenient location

We’re  located in the heart of Washington, D.C., giving you and your family access to comprehensive, high-quality medical care. To meet your needs, we offer a wide variety of primary and specialty care, essential support services, a state-of-the-art surgery center, and imaging and lab services—all under one roof.

We’re also just steps away from Building 1 where you will find the MedStar Health Orthopaedic & Sports Center and MedStar Health Physical Therapy. We offer active adults and athletes of all ages world-class care, sports performance services, rehabilitation, and radiology services in our MRI center. 

Visiting us

We are conveniently located in the “Golden Triangle,” the central business district in downtown Washington, D.C., midway between Dupont Circle and the K-Street Corridor. It's minutes from world-class restaurants, walking distance to the Metro and several hotels, and less than a mile to the White House. 

Our campus comprises two buildings, which are located between L and M, and 20th and 21st Streets Northwest. 

Building 2 is located at:
1133 21st St., NW
Washington, DC, 20036

Tip: If you plan to drive, see the Parking section below to check which garage entrance to use. 

Planning your visit

  • Navigating Lafayette Centre

    To access our services in Building 2 of Lafayette Centre, you will use the destination elevators. It is important to know that these elevators work differently than a standard elevator.

    Click here and watch the video below to learn how to use destination elevators at Lafayette Centre.

  • Parking

    Parking for Building 2 is available at the Lafayette Centre garage. 

    1133 21st St., NW
    Washington, D.C., 20036

    Use the 21st Street parking garage entrance. 

    Tips for easier parking: 

    • Reserved parking spots for MedStar Health patients are available for up to 3 hours. You will find these on B Level if you’ve entered the garage on 21st Street. If those spots are full, there are also general visitor spots available for 3-hour parking.
    • Get a parking validation ticket from your provider’s office to ensure you get the reduced parking rate.
    • Pay at the garage exit or via a pay machine. Pay machines are located on B level. All pay machines accept credit or debit cards only.
  • Driving

    From Northern Virginia
    Take 66 East and take the E Street Exit
    Turn Left onto 20th St. NW

    From South Eastern Maryland
    Take the Baltimore-Washington Pkwy in Greenbelt
    Merge onto US-50 West/New York Ave NE to Rhode Island Avenue NW
    Turn right onto M St NW and turn right onto 20th St. NW

    From Bethesda / Chevy Chase
    Take MD-355 South/Wisconsin Avenue toward Massachusetts Avenue
    Turn right onto 21st St. NW

  • Metro

    Red Line

    Dupont Circle Metro Station (0.17 miles)
    Farragut North Metro Station (0.39 miles)

    Orange, Silver, Blue

    Farragut West Metro Station (0.49 miles)
    Foggy Bottom—GWU (0.30 miles)

  • Mass transit

    • MetroExtra Route (S9)
    • Metrobus Local Route (blue) L1, L2, D2, D6, G2, N2, N4, N3, N6
    • Metrobus Major Route (red) 30N, 30S, 31, 33, 36, 38B, 42, 43,
    • Metrobus Commuter Route (silver) H1
  • Airports

    • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – DCA: 5.5 miles.
    • Washington Dulles International Airport – IAD: 25 miles.
    • Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport – BWI: 36 miles.
  • Hotels

    Discounted room rates are available for patients and families at these nearby hotels. (Please note that rates do not include tax and are subject to change without notice.)

    AC Hotel Washington DC Downtown

    Hilton Garden Inn Georgetown

    Ritz-Carlton Washington, D.C. 

    Other nearby hotel options:

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MedStar Health participates with most major health insurance plans. Please contact your insurance company to make sure your plan is covered.

Patient forms

To obtain a copy of your medical records, please download the form below, then mail it to:

1133 21 St., NW
Washington, DC, 20036 

General medical records release form