Health News Online Spring Summer 2013

GW Hospital Health News

Health News Online is a comprehensive online publication — updated regularly — that offers health information, safety tips, recipes and other information that can help enhance the health and well being of residents of Washington D.C. and the surrounding areas.

From the CEO Transradial Cardiac Catheterization Big Results Through the Bellybutton
Ask the Doctor: Single Port Procedures Navigating the Brain Rapidly Responding to a Stroke Spring Seminars

Read a message from GW Hospital CEO Barry Wolfman.
Doctors at GW Hospital regularly perform this innovative catheterization procedure.
Compared to traditional surgery, single port/single-incision surgeries through the bellybutton are just as effective without the lengthy recovery time or pain following surgery.
Cherie Marfori, MD, answers your questions on surgeons performing single-port procedures through the patient’s bellybutton.
Neurosurgeons use advanced technology to navigate the brain's intricate pathways.
FREE seminars and lectures held at the George Washington University Hospital on topics of interest to the community. Register today!
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Barry A. Wolfman
Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director

Gary Little, MD
Medical Director

Lisa McDonald
Director of Marketing

Steven Taubenkibel
Communications Manager

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