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To assist with your admission process on the day of delivery, please follow this two-step preregistration process:  Step One Preregister Online Registering online is easy, convenient and can save you time on the day of your admission. preregister...
Whether you are just thinking about pregnancy, trying to conceive or are preparing for delivery, you can count on the maternity services at the George Washington University Hospital to provide you personalized attention and family-centered care. ...
For women seeking natural, unmedicated childbirth, Midwifery Services at GW Hospital offer the best of both worlds — natural childbirth with a certified nurse midwife (CNM) in a hospital environment.  More than 3,000 babies have been delivered...
Migraines are painful, sometimes debilitating headaches often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light, noise and smell. These headaches often occur on only one side of the head, but the pain can shift to the other side of the head...
Quicker Recovery. Less Pain. The George Washington University Hospital is just one of eleven sites nationwide — and the first in D.C. — to perform the new minimally invasive knee replacement developed by Zimmer, Inc. Also known as "quad sparing knee...
With the anterior approach for hip replacement surgery, surgeons make one or two small incisions on the front of the hip, allowing the surgeon to work between the muscles rather than detaching them from the bone. This results in less pain and...
Over the past few years, The George Washington University Hospital has invested significantly in expanding minimally invasive surgical approaches for kidney-related diseases such as tumors, cysts, kidney stones, reconstruction of urinary tract...
    Neurosurgeons and orthopaedic surgeons at The George Washington University Hospital Spine Center perform the following minimally invasive spine procedures: Disc Surgery When a spinal nerve root is compressed, injured or inflamed, it causes a...
Microdiscectomy Microdiscectomy, or microlumbar discectomy (MLD), is used to treat pain and discomfort from herniated discs in the lumbar (lower back) region of the spine. Microdiscectomy relieves the pressure on the portion of the spinal nerve that...
  What is Multiple Sclerosis? Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and other demyelinating disorders (those damaging the insulation around nerve cells in the central nervous system) are major causes of neurological disability. Patients with MS suffer from...