MedStar Union Memorial Hospital | 21218 | MedStar Health

Welcome to our hospital

MedStar Union Memorial Hospital has provided safe, high-quality, compassionate care to its community for more than 160 years. Located in northeast Baltimore City, MedStar Union Memorial is a regional specialty and teaching hospital. It is known for The Curtis National Hand Center, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute, and the development of the first hospital-based sports medicine program in the country. Other specialties include primary care, diabetes and endocrinology, outpatient behavioral health, general medical and surgical services, and palliative care. It also has an international reputation for providing safe, high-quality, and advanced care in these specialties, as well as teaching, clinical trials, and research.

MedStar Union Memorial has dedicated specialty centers for hip and knee, spine, foot and ankle, and sports medicine. It also has advanced certification in Palliative Care and is designated as a Primary Stroke Center.

The Curtis National Hand Center is designated as the Hand and Upper Extremity Trauma Center for the state of Maryland by the Maryland Institute of Emergency Medical Systems. 

Visiting us

We have a long and rich history dedicated to serving the people of Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and the surrounding region. Here’s the information you’ll need regarding the direction maps, parking details, and location services.

Patient and visitor information 

At our hospital the staff, nurses, and physicians work as a unit to find you the best and most effective treatment. The information below is designed to help make your experience with us as comfortable as possible.

In-patient experience

While you are here in our hospital, we’ll make sure your stay is as safe, pleasant, and comfortable as possible.


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

Meet our providers

Our physicians provide collaborative, integrated, high-quality care at locations throughout the Baltimore metro area and Maryland.

Commitment to Health Equity

Health inequities reflect a complex web of systemic factors that exist nationally and can negatively impact the health of historically marginalized communities.

We believe every person deserves an equal opportunity to achieve their highest level of health, and we will be bold in addressing health inequities impacting our communities by ensuring an inclusive experience, delivering high-quality and safe care equitably, and giving support to those who face social barriers to living their healthiest life possible.

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Patient stories

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160th anniversary video

Classes and events

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Explore our medical education opportunities

Serving as MedStar Health’s medical education and clinical partner, Georgetown University enhances the “advancing health” portfolio through collaborations in teaching, scholarship, and research.

MedStar Baltimore General Surgery Residency

Pharmacy Residency

Endocrinology and Metabolism Fellowship 

Internal Medicine Residency Program

Orthopaedic Surgery

Foot and Ankle Fellowship 

Hand Surgery Fellowship