The Region's First Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center
MedStar Washington Hospital Center is the first hospital in the Washington region to be certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. The Hospital Center joins an elite group of only 73 medical centers nationwide to receive this prestigious certification.
MedStar Washington Hospital Center is a leader with its NIH-funded stroke clinical research programs. We are involved in several studies. As such, patients have access to the latest treatment options under the close supervision of experienced and highly qualified physicians and researchers.