Washington Hospital Center

  • DC

About Us

Washington Hospital Center is a not-for-profit, 926-bed, acute care teaching and research hospital. It is the largest private hospital in the nation’s capital and among the 50 largest hospitals in the nation. Founded in 1958, when three specialty hospitals merged to form a single institution, the hospital offers primary, secondary and tertiary health services to adult and neonatal patients. It shares a 47-acre campus with three medical facilities in Northwest Washington, D.C. The Hospital Center is a proud member of MedStar Health.

Mission Washington Hospital Center, a valued member of MedStar Health, is dedicated to delivering exceptional PATIENT FIRST health care. We provide the region with the highest quality and latest medical advances through excellence in patient care, education and research.

Our Vision To be the trusted leader in caring for people and advancing health.

Guiding Principle To treat each patient as we would a member of our own family by providing the best medical treatment with caring and compassion, responsive service, and intelligent use of resources. Through this achievement, we will be recognized as a national model for excellence in patient-centered care.

Values Service We strive to anticipate and meet the needs of our patients, physicians and co-workers.

Patient First We strive to deliver the very best to every patient every day. The patient is the first priority in everything we do.

Integrity We communicate openly and honestly, build trust and conduct ourselves according to the highest ethical standards.

Respect We greet each individual, those we serve and those with whom we work, with the highest professionalism and dignity.

Innovation We embrace change and work to improve all we do in a fiscally responsible manner.

Teamwork System effectiveness is built on the collective strength and cultural diversity of everyone, working with open communication and mutual respect.