A Tradition of Quality

GW ӮƱ

Care Right in Your Neighborhood

Welcome to Washington, DC! GW ӮƱ provides primary, specialty, and emergency care right in your neighborhood. Schedule an appointment by calling 888-4GW-DOCS or search for a doctor online.

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When it comes to choosing a hospital, one thing is clear: quality counts. And a century-long tradition of providing medical care in a comfortable and convenient environment means peace of mind for the thousands of patients who are cared for by the doctors and nurses at The George Washington University ӮƱ each year.

Just minutes from Washington, DC's tourist sites and government headquarters, The George Washington University ӮƱ serves a diverse group of patients, from area residents to visiting dignitaries and heads of state.

Since the current George Washington University ӮƱ building opened in 2002, physicians and nurses have been treating patients in a technologically advanced hospital. With millions of dollars of medical equipment, and a completely wireless network, GW ӮƱ offers advanced and innovative healthcare in a warm, friendly environment.

From the First Steps and Beyond

GW ӮƱ’s mission is to provide the highest quality healthcare, advanced technology and world class service to our patients in an academic medical center dedicated to education and research.

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Clinical Expertise

As a multidisciplinary, tertiary care hospital, The George Washington University ӮƱ offers many diverse services all in one central location. Physicians at GW ӮƱ are known for their clinical expertise in:

  • Breast care services
  • Cancer care
  • Cardiovascular care
  • Cardiac surgery
  • Emergency medicine
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Neurology and neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics/gynecology
  • Orthopedics
  • Robotic surgery
  • Women's Center

Primary care and specialty outpatient care are available through the Medical Faculty Associates, a multi-specialty physician practice group of more than 750 physicians covering 51 specialty and subspecialty areas. The Medical Faculty Associates' doctors have offices in the Ambulatory Care Center, an outpatient clinic building located one block from the hospital.

Fast Facts – 2019

Total Inpatient (IP) Admissions 21,533
ER Visits 69,689
Total Outpatient (OP) Visits 143,595
Total Surgeries 25,428
Baby Deliveries 3,133
Kidney Transplants 68
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) 36
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacements (TAVR) 103

ӮƱ Management

Since July 1997, The George Washington University ӮƱ has been jointly owned and operated by a partnership between George Washington University and a subsidiary of Universal Health Services Inc. (UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company that is one of the nation's largest healthcare management companies. Under the terms of this partnership, named The District ӮƱ Partners, LP, UHS holds an 80 percent interest and the University holds a 20 percent interest.

The hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and licensed by the District of Columbia Regulatory Affairs Department.

Contacting GW ӮƱ

For physician referrals and appointment information, call 1-888-4GW-DOCS.

For patient information including participating insurance plans, patient accommodations, directions and maps, please visit Patient Information.

Mission

The mission of The George Washington University ӮƱ is to provide the highest quality healthcare, advanced technology and world class service to our patients in an academic medical center dedicated to education and research.

Vision

Together, we will pursue our passion for healing, discovering medical breakthroughs and improving lives. While developing tomorrow's leaders, we will earn our community's trust and recognition as the first choice for complex medical care.

Principles

We realize this vision through our commitment to the following principles:

  • Service excellence
  • Quality improvement
  • Employee development
  • Ethical and fair treatment
  • Teamwork, compassion and innovation

Accreditation

The hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and licensed by the District of Columbia Regulatory Affairs Department.