The department operates a Pain Management Service with a multidisciplinary approach for consultation and treatment of acute and chronic pain problems secondary to cancer, degenerative illness and injury on a referral basis. A complete range of therapeutic and diagnostic nerve blocks are available, as well as epidural analgesia for post-operative pain management. For information about the Pain Management Service call 202-877-3442.
The department has at least two anesthesiologists in the hospital at all times in addition to the two Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists to provide round-the-clock, in-house anesthesia services for the operating room and labor & delivery. Additional anesthesiologists are available on short notice if further support is necessary.
To make an appointment with a specialist, call
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving Street, NW
Washington, DC 20010