Why Choose Us for Urology Care
Urology

For the past 20 years, MedStar Washington Hospital Center has been the primary referral center for urology specialty and subspecialty care for the Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia region because of their experience treating advanced and difficult-to-treat cases.

As the first center in Washington DC to perform urethral reconstruction procedures, the Hospital Center boasts extensive experience in performing complex, individualized reconstructive procedures, in order to restore function to the urinary tract.

The specialists at the Hospital Center are dedicated to providing personalized care that meets the needs of each individual patient.

Advanced Urology Specialists

Our urology specialists are the most experienced urology experts in the region. The Hospital Center is home to one of the first local surgeons to perform minimally invasive robotic surgery (learn more about robotic surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center). Each of our four urologists have specialized training and extensive experience in treating complex urologic conditions, making them the most capable team in the area.

Jonathan Hwang, MD, Chairman of Urology and Director of Robotic Surgery, specializing in Urologic Oncology, specifically in prostate cancer.

  • 2010 -  Patients’ Choice Award and Compassionate Doctor Recognition 
  • 2011 - Patients’ Choice Award and Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • 2013 - Patients’ Choice Award, Compassionate Doctor Recognition and Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors
  • 2014 - Patients’ Choice Award, Compassionate Doctor Recognition, Top 10 Doctor - Urologist - in the State of the District of Columbia, the Washington Metro Area and the City of Washington, DC.
  • 2015 - Patient’s Choice Award and Compassionate Doctor Recognition 2013

Mohan Verghese, MD, Chairman of Urology, Director of the Section of Urologic Oncology and Chairman of the Department of Urology.

Dr. Verghese specializes in Urologic Oncology, specifically in bladder and kidney cancer as well as complex cancers requiring open surgery or reconstructive surgery.

  • 2011 - America’s Top Doctors and America’s Top Doctors for Cancer 
  • 2012 - America’s Top Doctors, America’s Top Doctors for Cancer, Top Doctor in the Washington DC Area and a Top Doctor in the Washington-Baltimore area
  • 2013 - America’s Top Doctors and America’s Top Doctors for Cancer
  • 2014 - America’s Top Doctors and America’s Top Doctors for Cancer

Krishnan Venkatesan, MD, Director of Urology and Director of Urologic Reconstruction.

Dr. Venkatesan specializes in urologic reconstruction.

Lambros Stamatakis MD, Director of Urology and Director of Urologic Oncology.

Dr. Stamatakis specializes in urologic oncology.

Awards and Recognitions

The Urology Department at the Hospital Center continues its legacy of providing and pioneering urologic treatments in the D.C. area. MedStar Washington also provides services to international patients.

  • 2001 - Urology Department ranked among the best in the United States by U.S.News and World Report
  • 2002 - Urology Department ranked among the best in the United States by U.S.News and World Report
  • 2003 - Urology Department ranked among the best in the United States by U.S.News and World Report
  • 2013 - Urology Department ranked among the best in the United States by U.S.News and World Report
  • 2015 - the Urology Department at MedStar Washington Hospital Center was named as “high performing” by US News & World Report 

To make an appointment, please call:

  • 202-877-7011 (Office at MedStar Washington Hospital Center)

  • 202-877-9460 (Office at K-street, Downtown)


Locations

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving Street, NW
Suite 3B-19
Washington, DC 20010

Washington Cancer Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving Street, NW
First Floor
Washington, D.C., 20010

MedStar Health at Lafayette Centre
1133 21st St. NW
Washington D.C. 20036

MedStar Montgomery Medical Center
18101 Prince Philip Drive
Suite B-100
Olney, MD 20832

Mitchellville, Maryland
12158 Central Ave.
Mitchellville, MD 20721


Getting to MedStar Washington Hospital Center