MedStar Health opens new multispecialty medical center in downtown D.C., featuring convenient, coordinated care
September 20, 2016
MedStar Health at Lafayette Centre includes a national sports performance destination
COLUMBIA, Md. —Convenient access to care, a wide range of high-quality medical, surgical and imaging services, and the state-of-the-art sports performance center are the hallmarks of MedStar’s newest multispecialty care center, which opened today in downtown Washington, D.C.
MedStar Health at Lafayette Centre is home to more than 60 physicians offering 15 specialties including outpatient surgery, primary and preventive care, cardiology, urology, men’s and women’s health, and high-end imaging services. The 112,000-square-foot facility is located at 1133 21st St., NW, and offers plenty of dedicated, on-site parking.
As an all-in-one multispecialty center, MedStar Health at Lafayette Centre offers patients the convenience of being able to get a medical image or laboratory test on the same day as their doctor’s appointment, if needed. It also provides a collaborative environment that enables clinicians to easily consult with each other in real time.
A Game Changer
Services include the MedStar Health Orthopaedic and Sports Center, which was designed with input from professional athletes and will serve as a national sports destination for a wide-range of individuals looking to receive care—professional athletes to collegiate and high school athletes, weekend warriors, and amateurs alike.
The center features fellowship-trained physicians, physical therapists, and athletic trainers who will assist patients in optimizing their performance, and recovering from injuries so they can get back into the game, their weekend warrior pursuits or active lifestyle. MedStar orthopaedic and sports medicine experts are medical providers for eight professional teams, 18 colleges, and 34 area high schools. The Sports Medicine team includes 54 sports medicine physicians, 75 sports therapists and 31 athletic trainers. The center features a basketball court, a running track with pressure plates and a moveable pitcher’s mound, all under the surveillance of ultra-high-speed video shot from rail-mounted cameras that enable state-of-the-art motion analysis. A ballet therapy area and comprehensive rehabilitation gym are also included in the center, along with an orthopaedics clinic and state-of-the-art MRI and other diagnostic imaging modalities.
MedStar Health at Lafayette Centre is easily accessed by Metro’s Blue, Orange and Red lines, and offers free Wi-Fi for patients’ convenience.
About MedStar Health MedStar Health is a not-for-profit health system dedicated to caring for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. MedStar’s 30,000 associates, 6,000 affiliated physicians, 10 hospitals, ambulatory care and urgent care centers, and the MedStar Health Research Institute are recognized regionally and nationally for excellence in medical care. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University, MedStar trains more than 1,100 medical residents annually. MedStar Health’s patient-first philosophy combines care, compassion and clinical excellence with an emphasis on customer service. For more information, visit MedStarHealth.org.
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