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 general anesthesia, and is significantly more efficient, particularly in terms of patient comfort, time, waste, and money.
January 12, 2022
Zachary Zimmer, MD, assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the George Washington University GW Medical Faculty Associates, explains how you can avoid strained backs and sprained wrists during winter and when you should seek help for more serious injuries.
July 22, 2021
During the spring and summer months of the year when the air warms, outdoor sports are a top choice for exercise enthusiasts. Accompanying cycling, basketball, baseball, and more, however, are injuries.
August 18, 2020
Athletes are all too familiar with knee problems. For those who are starting to train again, or are increasing their training intensity, knee pain may become an issue.
August 18, 2020
Hip and knee problems are very common, particularly as people age. Severe issues can lead patients to need a total hip replacement; a surgery that previously had many complications, a longer recovery period, and the potential for extensive scarring. Orthopaedic surgeon Joshua Campbell, MD, uses…
August 11, 2020
The District of Columbia is one of the top five most physically active regions in the United States according to a January 2020 report released by the Centers for Disease Control. While the health benefits of physical activity are abundant, they come with an increased risk of developing injuries.…
July 7, 2020
During the outbreak of COVID-19, in order to protect our patients and access to needed hospital resources, The GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA) and The George Washington University Hospital canceled all elective surgeries and procedures. As the disease has come under control in the DC area,…