Trauma, Emergency & Burn Care Treatments 

24/7 Excellence for Medical Emergencies

Each year, MedStar Washington Hospital Center's clinical Emergency Department cares for thousands of patients with critical medical emergencies.

Our team of attending emergency physicians, physician assistants and registered nurses specializing in emergency medicine provide 24-hour-a-day care for patients with all types of illness or injury.

Patients suffering from multiple trauma receive treatment in our internationally acclaimed Level 1 MedSTAR Trauma Center. Each year, MedSTAR Transport helicopter and ground services bring thousands of patients to the hospital from referring hospitals and from injury sites from across the region.

The hospital is also a Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center with a multidisciplinary team of stroke experts who respond quickly to diagnose and treat stroke patients—rapid response that saves lives and diminishes disability.

Washington Hospital Center also operates the only adult burn treatment center in the Washington metropolitan area, serving the District, southern Maryland, northern Virginia and eastern West Virginia.