Georgetown Develops Area’s First Comprehensive Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Program
Georgetown University Hospital’s recently developed Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Program is meeting a previously unmet critical—and growing— need for thousands of area residents. The program, a first-of-its-kind in the Washington, DC, region, is offering the area’s more than 40,000-strong Jehovah’s Witness community a medical option close to home—and serving the increasing number of patients requesting bloodless procedures because of concerns about blood borne diseases, as well.
Skilled Georgetown Surgeons Use Hand Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery for Both Liver and Pancreas Tumor Removal
Two Georgetown surgeons are successfully utilizing a special hand-assisted laparoscopic technique for liver and pancreas tumor removal. Chief of Surgery, Lynt Johnson, MD, MBA and chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery Patrick Jackson, MD are accomplished surgeons who are offering patients the opportunity to have better outcomes, based on the high volume of such surgeries they perform.