As an established leader in cardiovascular care for more than 50 years, our physicians at MedStar Heart Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center perform more than 3,500 stress tests, 11,000 echocardiograms and 75,000 electrocardiograms each year. We are the busiest heart catheterization center in the United States, performing more than 19,000 procedures annually, and we lead the region in number of open-heart surgeries per year.
If you are a referring physician, we kindly ask you to forward all medical information to MedStar Heart Institute before we see your patient. This ensures we are fully prepared for the appointment. Further, we offer the opportunity for you to consult on your patient’s treatment options and recommendations, so you are a partner in the full spectrum of care.
Our main goal is to ensure excellent patient care. Your patients’ comfort is of utmost importance to us, and we are happy to partner with you. Please feel free to contact us at anytime during our patients’ course of treatment. We will update you as requested or on a regular basis.
Please see our Patient Information section for more information.