Our Hospital

brad chambersMedStar Union Memorial Hospital is a not-for-profit, 223-bed acute care teaching hospital with a strong emphasis on cardiac care, orthopaedics and sports medicine.

As one of the region's top specialty hospitals, MedStar Union Memorial has been caring for members of the community for more than 160 years. Through the years we have grown to become the nation's premier hand and upper extremities location with the Curtis National Hand Center, and our heart program, a leading cardiac regional treatment center, has aligned with the nationally acclaimed Cleveland Clinic to share best practices to provide the best possible care for heart patients. Our orthopaedics and oldest hospital-based sports medicine program continue to be regionally and nationally renowned. In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient services including diabetes and endocrine care, eye surgery, general surgery, oncology, thoracic surgery and vascular surgery.

Our excellence in cardiovascular and orthopaedic care has earned national recognition from Thomson Reuters (Top Hospitals®: Cardiovascular Benchmarks for Success) and U.S. News & Report (America's Best Hospitals). MedStar Union Memorial is a member of MedStar Health, a non-profit, regional health care system with a community-based network of 10 hospitals and other healthcare services in the Maryland-Washington, D.C., region.

MedStar Union Memorial is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as a Primary Stroke Center and the Hand Trauma Center for the state of Maryland. We also are the only hospital in Maryland with an accredited Palliative Care Program.

Bradley S. Chambers
President