As of 2015, MedStar Washington Hospital Center is the largest hospital in the Washington, D.C., area. It provides primary and secondary health services as well as inpatient and outpatient care. It also has programs that focus on organ transplantation, cancer, diabetes and endocrinology and gastroenterology, as well as education.
The MedStar Washington Hospital Center includes the MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute, the Comprehensive Stroke Center, the MedSTAR Trauma Center and an adult burn center. MedStar Washington Hospital Center is also in alliance with the Cleveland Clinic Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart and Vascular Institute, and it is also a member of MedStar Health.
The Washington Cancer Institute provides a group of cancer experts and state-of-the art technology to serve patients battling the disease. The program includes support from doctors, registered nurses, pharmacists and nutritionists. The Orthopaedic Institute has a large sports medicine program and hand center. Specialities of the institute include treating sports related injuries, joint replacement and pediatric issues.
The MedStar Washington Hospital Center website enables patients to log in to a special web portal to view special billing information, to submit complaints or concerns, view map and directions and see visiting hours. It also provides a directory for locating doctors.