Contacts by location
MedStar Health, Columbia, MD (system headquarters)
MedStar Washington Hospital Center (Including MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute)
After hours, URGENT media matters are handled 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Please call the on-call pager at 202-801-0862.
MedStar Washington Hospital Center, located at 110 Irving Street, NW, is bordered by Michigan Avenue, NW, Irving Street NW, and First Street, NW. Media crews must get clearance before arriving on our campus. Parking is usually available near the hospital’s main entrance. If not, the Media Relations team will guide you where to park. The area outside the main entrance provides a nice backdrop for stand-ups and live shots right in front of the marquee sign — MedStar Washington Hospital Center — which is directly across from the Washington Cancer Institute entrance. We’d also request that journalists do their level best not to identify patients or visitors leaving and arriving at the main entrance (limit close-ups, faces, when possible). Our patients and their family members deserve their privacy and the hospital is on private property.