May 18, 2022
Elsie Ebeling is a rare find in the professional world: exacting but flexible, creative but analytical, open to feedback and always willing to help her colleagues, even on short notice. In our Q&A, she outlines her range of work and what makes her role special.
May 16, 2022
Maya Bitar, MD, associate professor of ophthalmology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, explains the ins-and-outs of corneal transplantation and how technology has advanced.
May 10, 2022
At the GW MFA, the “Wide Awake” procedure, known as WALANT (Wide Awake Local Anesthesia No Tourniquet) surgery, is performed in-office, with local anesthesia, and is significantly more efficient, particularly in terms of patient comfort, time, waste, and money.
May 6, 2022
In late April 2022, the George Washington University (GW) Transplant Institute’s new Liver Transplant Program completed its first liver transplant, led by surgeons Stephen Gray, MD, a provider with Transplant Services at the GW Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) and associate professor of surgery at…
April 26, 2022
Your feet are a critical part of your body; they help you stay active and balanced, yet it’s easy to take their health for granted. To maintain your well-being – and to keep your feet, the foundation of your body, strong – it’s important to heed the advice of professionals.
Cosmetic Dermatologist Pooja Sodha, MD, Explains Basics of Fraxel and Clear and Brilliant Laser Treatments
April 19, 2022
Your skin, more than any other part of your body, is a map of physical experiences: sunburns, scars, reactions to stressors, aging. To roll back damage, as well as to improve the appearance of your skin, lasers may be a powerful treatment option.
March 30, 2022
Night blindness, which occurs when people have trouble seeing in dim light, can have many causes – but also many solutions. Keith Wroblewski, MD, associate professor of ophthalmology at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, takes us through the whys of night blindness and how…
March 21, 2022
There are many factors that can keep a person at their job: an excellent employer, a great mission, or wonderful coworkers. For Pearl Williams, a registered medical assistant at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, it’s the people.
February 24, 2022
While contestants on weight loss shows seem to easily shed pounds, dealing with obesity – and its myriad accompanying health issues – is not as simple. Obesity is a multifactorial and treatable disease, says Marijane Hynes, MD, clinical professor of medicine and founder of the Weight Loss Clinic at…
February 23, 2022
Among the cancer screenings you should regularly get after age 40, colorectal cancer, a stealthy disease that can have zero symptoms in its early stages, is one of the most important. Matthew Ng, MD, assistant clinical professor of surgery at the George Washington University Medical Faculty…