Patient Information Guide

GW Hosp exteriorWelcome to The George Washington University Hospital

We are pleased that you and your physician have selected us to provide your medical care. Our patient information guide has been prepared to acquaint you with our services and provide you with useful information during your stay with us.

We are committed to providing you with high quality medical services, compassionate care and modern amenities to make your stay a comfortable one.

Throughout its history, The George Washington University Hospital has come to symbolize superior medical care. In 2002, the new hospital opened and continued that tradition, providing advanced medical technology, a modern building and a greatly expanded number of services.

We look forward to serving you, and we welcome any suggestions you may have to help us improve our service. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to ask your physician or your nurse or contact the Patient Hotline at 202-715-4195 during regular business hours.

Again, thank you for choosing The George Washington University Hospital.

We wish you well.

Mission and Values

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

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

Additional patient and visitor Information

Guidelines for Visitors

Surgery Inpatients

Inpatient Accomodations

Telephone Numbers

Patient and Visitor Services

Your Health Team

Patient Education

Preventing Infections

Preventing Falls in the Hospital

Keeping You Safe if You are Having Surgery

FAQs About Hospital-Associated Infections

Pain Management

Advance Directives

Spiritual Care

 

The George Washington University Hospital is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc.(UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company, that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation.          

The George Washington University Hospital

900 23rd St., NW
Washington, DC 20037
202-715-4000

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