The Department of Medicine takes great pride in providing unparalleled comprehensive and innovative patient care. Each of the department’s subspecialty practices are recognized as programs of local, regional and national distinction because of their novel diagnostic and therapeutic patient care offerings.
The Department of Medicine faculty performs approximately 93,446 patient encounters to the inpatients at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and sees over 148,780 patients in outpatient clinics each year. Each section of the department has its own subspecialty clinics and consultation service.
The Department of Medicine also has a growing hospitalist presence at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. This service specializes in managing complicated patients with medical problems and also provides medical consultations to non-Medicine departments.