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Doctors in Georgetown University Hospital

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  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Washington, DC that specialze in Clinical Genetics (M.D.), Pediatrics, Medical Genetics, Clinical Informatics, Pediatric Pulmonology, Psychology, General Dentistry, Nephrology, Transplant Surgery, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Infectious Disease and Pediatric Endocrinology

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The Overall Average Patient Rating of Georgetown University Hospital when asked is excellent. Georgetown University Hospital has been reviewed by 63 patients. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Georgetown University Hospital as provided by patient reviews is 14 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

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4200 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016

Specialties

13 specialties

  • Pediatric Endocrinology

    Endocrinologists treat disorders related to our glands and the hormones they produce. Because hormones play a key role in the growth and development of children, these conditions often pose different threats to children than they do adults. That’s where a pediatric endocrinologist comes in.
    They can diagnose and treat hormonal disorders such as abnormal thyroid function, growth complications and early or delayed puberty. Ambiguous genitals as well as ovarian and testicular dysfunction are also part of their expertise. Childhood obesity, diabetes and problems with low blood sugar also tie back to hormone function and may require consulting with a pediatric endocrinologist.

  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

  • Nephrology

    A nephrologist is a physician who is specially trained to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the kidneys or renal system.
    A nephrologist will determine through urine analysis, blood test, X-ray, sonogram, or kidney biopsy how well the kidneys are functioning and will then prescribe a special diet and exercise program, medication or dialysis - a process by which a machine filters the blood when the kidney is no longer capable of doing so.

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Psychology
  • Infectious Disease

    An infectious disease specialist has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases.
    Infectious diseases, also known as contagious or transmissible diseases, are those that stem from pathogen from a host organism. These infections may spread to other carriers through physical touch, airborne inhalation, bodily fluids or contaminated foods.
    Infectious disease specialists identify whether the disease is caused by bacteria, a virus, a fungus or a parasite often through blood tests and then determine what course of treatment, if any, is necessary.

  • Transplant Surgery

    Transplant surgeons are trained to transplant organs from donors, whether living or deceased, to the patients in need. This includes liver, lung, heart, intestine, pancreas and kidney transplants as well as tissue, bone marrow and cornea transplants. Kidney disease, diabetes, cystic fibrosis and serious infections are just a few reasons you might need a transplant.
    Your surgeon will consult with you prior to the operation for a pre-transplant evaluation and they will see you through your healing process to ensure you have no complications. Some surgeons get additional training and education on pediatric transplants to provide special care to children.

  • Medical Genetics

    Geneticists are doctors with expertise in genetic or hereditary disorders. Many of the diseases we get are inherited, or passed on through the genes of our biological parents. These specialists study the biology behind a genetic disorder's origin, the traits that it presents in a patient and its pathway. This allows them to diagnose and treat each illness effectively.

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

    Pediatric gastroenterologists can treat a variety of diseases and conditions in infants and children related to their liver, pancreas or intestines. If your child has severe or recurrent abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhea, a pediatric gastroenterologist can help you get to the bottom of it. They can also help identify the many possible causes of failure to thrive in infants.
    Other common conditions they treat include Crohn's Disease, inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease, short gut syndrome and hepatitis C, as well as nutritional disorders like celiac disease and lactose intolerance. In order to diagnose and treat your child’s condition, gastroenterologists can perform colonoscopies and other diagnostic testing before deciding on the best treatment plan.

  • Clinical Informatics
  • Pediatric Pulmonology

    A pediatric pulmonologist is the go-to resource for children who need treatment for any kind of breathing issue or lung disease. If your child coughs up blood, has a cough that isn’t going away, or displays other symptoms such as trouble breathing, chest pain or wheezing, you can ask your doctor to refer you to a pediatric pulmonologist.
    Common conditions and diseases they treat range from noisy breathing, asthma and chronic coughs to lung disease, apnea and cystic fibrosis. They can also diagnose and treat cases of pneumonia in children and prescribe any kind of respiratory medication or equipment your child might need.

  • General Dentistry

    A dentist is a doctor who diagnoses and treats oral health issues. The most basic services dentists provide are preventative and regular maintenance treatments such as cleanings, fluoride treatments, X-rays (to look for cavities), cavity fillings. He or she also provides advice on proper brushing, flossing, and rinsing for the prevention of plaque buildup.

  • Clinical Genetics (M.D.)

Doctors in Georgetown University Hospital

  • Dr. Wolfgang P Rennert MD

    Pediatrics

    Washington, DC

    5.0
    (11)
  • Dr. Joel D Selanikio MD

    Pediatrics

    Washington, DC

    5.0
    (2)
  • Dr. Chahira C Kozma MD

    Medical Genetics, Pediatrics, Clinical Genetics (M.D.)

    Washington, DC

    5.0
    (1)
  • Dr. Ruby Mehta MD

    Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatrics, Pediatric Transplant Hepatology, Transplant Surgery

    Washington, DC

    5.0
    (1)
  • Dr. Gurpreet S Phull MD

    Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology

    Washington, DC

    5.0
    (1)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of Miami Leonard M Miller School Of Medicine
  • The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University
  • University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
  • State University Of New York Upstate Medical University
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Georgetown University Hospital. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Clinical Genetics (M.D.), Pediatrics, Medical Genetics, Clinical Informatics, Pediatric Pulmonology, Psychology, General Dentistry, Nephrology, Transplant Surgery, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Infectious Disease and Pediatric Endocrinology near Georgetown University Hospital Washington, DC.

Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

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