Members of the Department of Family Medicine care for patients at several main locations: our Family Medicine medical office in Washington, D.C., our Family Medicine residency program at Fort Lincoln Family Medicine Center, and the Georgetown University Student Health Center. It is by working with these sites that the Department provides family-centered health care to individuals and their communities and teaches family medicine, primary care, and community health to medical students, residents, and other health professionals.
MedStar Health Primary Care at Spring Valley
MedStar Health Primary Care at Spring Valley is a state-of-the-art facility located at 4910 Massachusetts Avenue in the Spring Valley neighborhood of Washington, D.C. It has six exam rooms, including one procedure room, extended hours, and offers comprehensive primary care services for the entire family with the exception of obstetrical care. The office is a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home designated practice with enhanced patient access. Ten Department of Family Medicine physicians practice at the Spring Valley office, and the clinical team anticipates eventually seeing upwards of 90 patients per day, not including scheduled nurse visits. More information about this site and its practitioners can be found at this website.
MedStar Health Family Medicine at Fort Lincoln
MedStar Health Family Medicine at Fort Lincoln, the outpatient training site for the MedStar Health\Georgetown-Washington Hospital Center Family Medicine Residency, is located 30 minutes east of Georgetown in Prince George’s County, MD. The office, originally established in 1978, now has 8,000 square feet, 19 exam rooms, two procedure rooms, and facilities for training family medicine residents and rotating medical students. With the support of specially trained patient educators, social workers, and behavioral health professionals, the office meets the needs of a mostly underserved, African-American and Latino population. It has approximately 20,000 office visits yearly. Our resident and attending physicians provide families with true cradle to grave care, welcoming newborns, children, adolescents, women (including for prenatal and obstetrical care), men, and the elderly. The office offers scheduled and walk-in appointments, in-office procedures, and on-site laboratory services.
Georgetown University Student Health Center
The Georgetown University Student Health Center is staffed by family physicians and nurse practitioners who provide clinical services to undergraduate and graduate students. Among these services are: routine office visits, preventive health care, procedures (such as laceration repair, suture removal, and ear irrigations), laboratory studies, allergy injections, wart treatment, sports medicine, immunizations, referrals, and prescription refills. The Student Health Center has two locations, Ground Floor of Darnall Hall on the University’s main campus and at the Law School Campus.