From Physicians at GW Hospital

Advances in medicine are happening every day, and physicians at The George Washington University Hospital play a significant role.

In the series of articles below, our physicians share their experiences working with new innovative techniques, and also discuss recent groundbreaking clinical trials. The research they are doing has led to major breakthroughs in a variety of specialties, which has positively affected patients' lives by improving outcomes.

A Holistic Approach to Managing Neurogenic Bladder
Daniel Stein, MD, MHS

Advances in Oropharyngeal Cancer Care
Punam Thakkar, MD, and Arjun Joshi, MD, FACS, FRCSC

Cardiac Imaging
Andrew D. Choi, MD, FACC, FSCCT

Commitment to Widening Kidney Transplant Access Inspires Innovation
Keith Melancon, MD, FACS

Comprehensive Care for the Epileptic Patient Population
Mohamad Koubeissi, MD

Enhancing Outcomes: Robotic-Assisted Ventral Mesh Rectopexy for Rectal Prolapse
Bindu A. Umapathi, MD, MRCS, FACS, FASCRS

Gender-Affirming Plastic Surgery
Jerry Chao, MD, and Michael Phillips, MD, FACS

Implementing VR in Colorectal Surgery
Matthew Ng, MD

Innovative Techniques in Spine Surgery
Wayne J. Olan, MD

Microvascular Breast Reconstruction
Bharat Ranganath, MD, and Joanne Lenert, MD

Robotic Surgery for Prostate Cancer
Michael J. Whalen, MD

Shaping the Future of Neurosurgery
Dimitri Sigounas, MD, FAANS, and Carlos Sanchez, MD

Simultaneous Management of Post-Op Pain and Opioid Addiction in Orthopedic Patients
David M. Lutton, MD

Utilizing Advanced Medical Visualization in Neurosurgery Planning
Wayne J. Olan, MD, and Michael Rosner, MD

Utilizing VR Technology in Thoracic Surgery
Keith Mortman, MD, FACS, FCCP