MedStar Washington Hospital Center is part of MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute, a national leader in research, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. With more than 140 physician specialists across nine MedStar acute-care hospitals, we are consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top cardiac programs by U.S.News & World Report and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and have been the premier destination for cardiac care in the region for more than 55 years.
In January, 2013, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute entered into a unique, first-of-its-kind alliance with Cleveland Clinic, the #1 heart program in the nation, resulting in enhanced access to advanced, innovative cardiovascular care and research throughout the mid-Atlantic.
We are proud of the consistent and outstanding rankings and awards we receive, including:
Our heart physicians specialize in treating all types of heart conditions with a special emphasis on diagnosis and treatment of even the most advanced and complex heart conditions. Uniquely qualified to diagnose and treat heart disease, the physicians of MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute have a record of nationally ranked excellence, a tradition of innovation and research that advances heart care, and solid experience taking care of both routine and complex cases.
Our cardiologists are also sub-specialists, with expertise in specific areas of cardiology. Together, they provide the best care for any heart condition.
The doctors at MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute are drivers of innovation in heart care. Read more about our innovations here.
Learn more about the work our doctors are doing at the MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute.
Our patients regard us as active participants in our community. We take heart health education and heart disease prevention seriously by providing educational programs to raise awareness. And, as our neighbors, they can count on rapid communication and seamless interaction among caregivers, from MedSTAR ambulance and helicopter services to the Emergency Department, Critical Care Units and into the operating room.
We continue to be the best at what we do because we are motivated to establish a future where surgery is less invasive, medical technology provides more effective solutions, and our patients live longer and fuller lives.
Check out our videos below for more reasons why MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute has the specialists you should trust.