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Why choose us
MedStar Georgetown Cancer Institute at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center brings unmatched medical expertise, the latest therapies, and access to robust clinical research to the area—providing the best possible cancer care to individuals who live and work in the Southern Maryland region.
Our experts include a diverse group of nationally and internationally renowned specialists for many forms of cancer, including but not limited to brain, breast, gastrointestinal, head and neck, lung, and prostate. These specialists work collaboratively using a multidisciplinary approach to develop individualized care plans for each patient.
We provide a wealth of groundbreaking diagnostic and treatment options, all under one roof, to improve patient outcomes. This includes a state-of-the-art infusion center with 13 treatment bays and unique radiation therapy options, such as the Halcyon™ treatment system and ZAP-X® Radiosurgery for brain tumors. We also offer immunotherapy and targeted therapies—some of the newest options for treating many types of cancer.
Plus, as part of MedStar Georgetown Cancer Institute, we are connected to a vast network of world-class technology and expertise, including the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, the region’s only National Cancer Institute-designated center. This means that we can offer access to the latest breakthroughs in cancer care, including practice-defining clinical trials.
We are accredited by the Commission on Cancer (CoC), conveniently located, and parking is free.
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Peter Hyung-Kyun Ahn, MD
Anna H. Choi, MD
Rumaisa Hameed, MD
Ankit Madan, MD
Hematology & Medical Oncology
Kathan D Mehta, MBBS, MPH
Andrew Satinsky, MD
Keith R. Unger, MD
Patricia B Wehner, MD
Matthew E Witek, MD
MedStar Health participates with most major health insurance plans. Please contact your insurance company to make sure your plan is covered.
We continuously meet the rigorous standards that are required to earn recognition from some of the nation’s most highly regarded accreditation. This includes:
- Accreditation from the American College of Surgeons Committee on Cancer
- Accreditation from the American College of Radiology