TOP 10 BEST HOSPITALS IN DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
1. Children’s National Medical Center
Children’s National Medical Center, established in 1870, is located in Washington, DC.
It is a freestanding, nationally ranked, pediatric acute care children hospital. It consists of 323 beds.
It provides pediatric specialties and subspecialties for infants, teens, children, and young adults in the age range of 0-21 years.
It has DC’s only ACS verified level I pediatric trauma center. It also has a neonatal intensive care unit and a pediatric intensive care unit.
The hospital is affiliated with the Howard University College of Medicine, and the George Washington University School of Medicine.
It has a rooftop helipad for the emergency transport of critically ill patients.
The U.S. News and World Report and The Leapfrog Group ranked Children’s National Medical Center among the best pediatric hospitals in the United States.
It has the following departments:
Division of oncology
Children’s National Heart Institute
Children’s National Division of Neurosurgery
Children’s National Research Institute
Children’s National Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Children’s National Infectious Disease Division
2. George Washington University Hospital
George Washington University Hospital is located at 900 23rd Street NW, Washington, D.C, United States.
It is licensed by the District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. It has received accreditation from The U.S Joint Commission.
The hospital is affiliated with the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. It is a level I trauma center with 371 beds.
It is owned by Universal Health Services and George Washington University.
It has an emergency department, a center for trauma and critical care, a cardiovascular center, and a comprehensive stroke center.
3. Howard University Hospital
Howard University Hospital is located at 2041 Georgia Ave, NW 20060, Washington Metropolitan Area, Washington, D.C United States.
It was established in 1862. It is a private nonprofit hospital with a level I trauma center and 300 beds
It was the first hospital to provide treatment to the former slaves.
The hospital is affiliated with the Howard University College of Medicine. It provides opportunities to medical students to participate in clinical research work with professionals.
Specialized services of the hospital include endocrinology, podiatry, ophthalmology, diabetes education, nutrition, and pharmacy services.
Howard University Hospital has the following departments:
Community Health and Family Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
4. MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital is located at 3800 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, D.C, United States. It was established in 1898. It is a not-for-profit, private facility. It contains 609 beds and a comprehensive emergency department with over 4000 employees.
The hospital is affiliated with the Georgetown University School of Medicine.
Its specialty areas include digestive disorders, cancer, ear-nose and throat, gynecology, heart disease, hormonal disorders, nephrology, neurology, psychiatry, respiratory disorders, rheumatology, gastroenterology, and orthopedics.
5. MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
Medstar National Rehabilitation Hospital is located at 102 Irving Street Northwest, Washington, D.C, United States. It was established in 1986.
MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital has progressed from a single hospital into MedStar National Rehabilitation Network that provides inpatient and outpatient services, and day treatment programs.
It is a specialized nonprofit hospital with 137 beds.
U.S. News & World Report ranked the MedStar Hospital among America’s Best Hospitals.
MedStar Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission.
6. MedStar Washington Hospital Center
MedStar Washington Hospital Center is located at 110 Irving Street, NW, Washington, D.C, United States.
It was established in 1958.
It is a private, nonprofit teaching hospital with a level I trauma center. It has 926 beds. It has an affiliation with the Georgetown University School of Medicine.
The U.S News & World Report ranked the hospital among America’s Best Hospitals for its Heart and Cardiology Surgery. It also has an air ambulance service.
7. Psychiatric Institute of Washington
Psychiatric Institute of Washington is an acute care psychiatric hospital established in 1967. It is a short-term, private hospital with 104 beds.
It offers intensive inpatient and outpatient services and various treatment programs for substance abuse and addiction.
The hospital has 5 physicians and dentists, 22 registered nurses, and 10 practical nurses on its full-time medical staff.
It offers emergency department services and doesn’t have a surgical unit.
The Psychiatric Institute of Washington is primarily an inpatient facility. It offers 6 inpatient programs:
Adult Psychiatric Services
Detox & Psych units
8. Sibley Memorial Hospital
Sibley Memorial Hospital is located at 5255 Loughboro Road, N.W, Washington, D.C, United States. It was established in 1890. It is a private nonprofit teaching hospital with a vast emergency department and 245 beds.
It is affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and licensed by the District of Columbia Department of Health and Human Services.
Specialized departments include surgery, orthopedics, and oncology.
Sibley Memorial Hospital has been part of Johns Hopkins Medicine since 2010.
Sibley Hospital has been ranked #6 in Washington, D.C, and recognized as high-performing in orthopedics and nephrology.
It has the following departments:
Breast cancer department
Labor and delivery
9. United Medical Center
United Medical Center is located at 1310 Southern Avenue, SE, Washington Metropolitan Area, Washington, D.C, United States.
It was established in 1966.
It is the only public hospital in Washington, D.C located at Congress Heights.
It consists of 330 beds.
10. St. Elizabeths Hospital
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is located at 1100 Alabama Avenue, Southeast, Washington, D.C, United States.
This public hospital was founded in 1885.
It offers specialized services in psychiatry.
The hospital is operated by the District of Columbia Department of Behavioral Health.
St. Elizabeths Hospital pioneered several important therapeutic techniques that served as a model for the later institutions.