Glenn Wortmann MD

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Glenn Wortmann, MD, Medical Director of Infection Prevention at the MedStar Institute of Quality and Safety

Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, FIDSA, FACP is the Section Director of Infectious Diseases at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and the Medical Director of Infection Prevention at the MedStar Institute of Quality and Safety.  He maintains academic appointments at Georgetown University Hospital as a Professor of Clinical Medicine and at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences as Professor of Medicine.

In 2017, he assumed an additional role as the Director of Infection Prevention for the MedStar Institute of Quality and Safety.  Dr. Wortmann’s research interest now focuses on healthcare-associated infections.  He remains committed to medical education and patient-care, and provides continuity care for patients infected with HIV, as well as Infectious Disease consultations in both the inpatient and outpatient areas.

Why COVID-19 cases are rising.

by Glenn Wortmann, MD, Medical Director of Infection Prevention at the MedStar Institute of Quality and Safety
August 12, 2020

While many of us were hopeful that the spread of COVID-19 was slowing down, some states are seeing record spikes…

Is sore throat a common COVID-19 symptom?

by Glenn Wortmann, MD, Medical Director of Infection Prevention at the MedStar Institute of Quality and Safety
August 05, 2020

While we continue to learn more about COVID-19, there’s still a lot we don’t know. But it’s important to stay…

How COVID-19 compares to the flu.

by Glenn Wortmann, MD, Medical Director of Infection Prevention at the MedStar Institute of Quality and Safety
March 26, 2020

Just as flu season comes to an end in the United States, the Novel Coronavirus Disease of 2019 (COVID-19) shows…