MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center Named #2 Hospital in the D.C. Metro Region by U.S. News & World Report

August 10, 2016

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CLINTON, MD – MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center has been named the #2 Hospital in the Washington Region and the #5 Hospital in the State of Maryland, as rated by the 2016 Best Hospitals edition of U.S. News & World Report.

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center was also rated a high-performing hospital in the areas of Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology and GI Surgery, Geriatrics and Nephrology.  In addition, the hospital was rated as high-performing with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Heart Failure procedures. It was also ranked among the top forty hospitals in the nation for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

“I couldn’t be more proud of our hospital,” said MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center President Christine Wray.  “This recognition shows that our ongoing commitment to bringing world-class care to this community is working, and people are taking notice.  This honor reaffirms our dedication to patient care, to health and to innovation.  I would like to thank our medical staff and each and every associate for their contributions leading to this great honor.”


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MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, a 192 bed full-service hospital serving the Washington, D.C., metro and Southern Maryland areas, was founded in 1977 and joined MedStar Health in December, 2012.  Throughout the hospital’s history, it has remained a community leader, a strong supporter of health care education and a dedicated advocate for quality health care services.