Vascular Surgery

Vascular Treatments

  • Aortic aneurysm surgery
  • Aortic dissection surgery
  • Aortic endovascular stent graft
  • Angioplasty and stenting
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Dialysis access
  • Diabetic foot surgery
  • Endovascular therapy
  • Surgical bypass
  • Thrombolytic therapy
  • Varicose vein surgery 

Urology

We provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient urologic care for a wide variety of complex urological conditions. Our urologists are the most experienced urology experts in the Washington, D.C. region. Our urologists have specialized training and extensive experience in treating complex urologic conditions, making them the most capable urologists in the area to perform surgeries.

Otolaryngology

Our ear, nose and throat physicians use the most sophisticated technologies for diagnosis, treatment and surgery. Our patients receive an interdisciplinary approach to otolaryngology, or ear, nose, and throat (ENT) conditions and diseases. Many of these require the combined efforts of specialists in radiology, oral surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, oncology, audiology, neurosurgery, and speech pathology.

Orthopedics

More people visit doctors for musculoskeletal problems than for any other reason. Musculoskeletal conditions include arthritis and osteoporosis as well as injuries to the bones, muscles, tendons or ligaments. However, getting accurate diagnoses and effective care for these conditions can be as frustrating as living with the pain.

Our orthopaedic specialty care programs offer advanced diagnostic tests, minimally invasive treatments, pain control, long-term rehabilitation and support through the entire process, from evaluation through surgery, if necessary.

Oral Surgery

Our oral and maxillofacial surgeons are highly trained in the latest techniques to diagnose and treat disorders, conditions and injuries of the mouth, jaws, neck, face and skull. We have special training and expertise in the management of all aspects of soft and hard tissue trauma of the oral and maxillofacial region, including:

  • Jaw fracture
  • Cheek bone fracture
  • Nasal fracture
  • LeFort fracture
  • Cutaneous malignancy [skin cancer]
  • Lip reconstruction
  • Temporomandibular joint [TMJ] disorder
  • Incorrect bite

We also offer services for impacted teeth, difficult tooth extractions, extractions on medically compromised patients and bone grafting or pre-prosthetic surgery to provide better anatomy for the placement of implants, dentures, or other dental prostheses.

Our technology, as well as our approach to treatment, is tailored to the specific needs of each individual patient. We offer the greatest level of comfort and minimally invasive techniques, which reduce recovery time and minimize hospital stay.

Ophthalmology

MedStar Surgery offers comprehensive ophthalmology services in the Washington, D.C. region. The practice features highly trained ophthalmologists who have studied and practiced at some of the top medical schools in the country. Our team of physicians combines art and science to enhance patients' vision and their lives.

Ophthalmologists specialize in the treatment and diagnosis of disorders of the eye. The skilled ophthalmologists at MedStar Surgery Center perform several surgical procedures.

Our doctors diagnose and treat cataracts, diabetic eye conditions, macular degeneration, glaucoma and dry eye syndrome. They also perform the following surgical procedures: no-stitch cataract surgery, LASIK, cornea surgery, glaucoma surgery, and eyelid surgery.

Gynecology

Our board-certified gynecologic surgeons offer a wide variety of services in all aspects of routine gynecologic care, with a focus on wellness and prevention. Our specialists diagnose and treat such conditions as:

  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Pelvic pain
  • Prolapse
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Endometriosis
  • Fibroids
  • Uterine growths
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Bladder disorders
  • Infertility

Our technology, as well as our approach to treatment, is tailored to the specific needs of each individual patient. We offer the greatest level of comfort and minimally invasive techniques, which reduce recovery time and minimize hospital stays. Areas of expertise include:

  • Colposcopy: a procedure used to examine your cervix, vagina, and vulva for signs of disease
  • Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP): one of the most frequently used approaches to treat high grade cervical dysplasia
  • Cystoscopy: a test that allows your doctor to look at the inside of the bladder and the urethra using a thin, lighted instrument called a cystoscope
  • Urodynamics: a diagnostic study of pressure in the bladder that can be used in explaining and treating incontinence
  • Hysteroscopy: a procedure that allows your doctor to look inside your uterus in order to diagnose and treat causes of abnormal bleeding
  • Minimally invasive hysterectomy: the removal of the uterus
  • Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE): a minimally invasive treatment involving the injection of microscopic particles into particular targeted arteries to selectively block blood flow to the fibroids, causing the fibroids themselves to gradually and consistently shrink over time

General Surgery

For many people, surgery is a daunting prospect. At MedStar Surgery Center, though, you can rest easy knowing your care is in the best hands—our surgical specialists share a common goal: creating a patient experience dedicated to superior quality, safety, satisfaction, and the best possible outcomes.

Over the years, advancements in medicine, modernization of equipment, and increasingly sophisticated surgical services have revolutionized care at MedStar Surgery Center. We offer a variety of services designed to facilitate rapid recovery from surgery, and we strive to offer advanced care in a comfortable environment.

We're with you through it all

Our board-certified surgeons and experienced surgical teams use both traditional and minimally invasive approaches to treat disease or injury. Our clinicians work with patients before surgery to prepare them physically, as well as to decrease anxiety by explaining what to expect. Our surgeons and staff take time to answer patients' questions about the procedure, the expected recovery process, and the long-term outcome.

After surgery, we have a range of services designed to speed healing and get patients back to their lives. From sub-acute care to inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation, we take care of all the details so that you can stay focused on making a quick recovery.

Gastroenterology (GI)

Gastroenterology refers to a branch of medicine that focuses on the digestive system, which comprises such organs as the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon (large intestine), and rectum.

A subspecialty, called hepatology, focuses on the path of bile in digestion through the liver, bile ducts, gall bladder, and pancreas. 

Conditions

Patients with conditions of the digestive tract often suffer for years before their conditions are accurately diagnosed and treated. MedStar Health doctors are nationally recognized gastroenterologists provide effective treatments to improve your quality of life.