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About MedStar

MedStar Health’s team of 30,000 associates and 6,000 affiliated physicians are all focused on one thing—caring for you and your family. As the largest healthcare provider in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, we proudly care for more than half-a-million patients each year. Our extensive network of providers enables us to offer the highest quality, most advanced care—close to where our patients live and work. And, because we are committed to our not-for-profit mission, we are dedicated to reinvesting in the health and wellness in the communities we serve.

Our programs and services are recognized regionally and nationally for clinical excellence in cardiology and cardiac surgery, orthopedics, cancer, transplantation, rehabilitation, and emergency and trauma services. Our associates also provide primary care, urgent care, and home health care services in communities and homes across the region. For patients requiring non-acute care, MedStar operates sub-acute, assisted living, and long-term care services.


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


To serve our patients, those who care for them, and our communities.


  • Service – We strive to anticipate and meet the needs of our patients, physicians, and co-workers.
  • Patient first – We strive to deliver the 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 treat 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.

What We Do

MedStar Health combines the best academic medicine, research, and innovation with complete offerings of clinical services for outstanding patient care in our hospitals, urgent care and multi-specialty care facilities, and physician offices. Our teams bring together the expertise of world-renowned doctors supported by registered nurses, nutritionists, pharmacists, and other specialists, as well as innovative researchers working on new techniques and treatments, all to provide you with the care you deserve.

MedStar is proud to offer 10 hospitals that are recognized regionally and nationally for excellence in medical care. Select a hospital below to learn more about the comprehensive services offered at that location.

We also offer care in your community through MedStar Medical Group, with locations throughout Maryland, the Washington, D.C., region, and northern Virginia. Our system provides access to the most advanced medical technologies, innovative treatments, the latest research, clinical trials, and more.

Our Leadership

MedStar Health President and Chief Executive Officer Kenneth A. Samet is responsible for our $5 billion not-for-profit, healthcare delivery system. With more than 30 years of experience in healthcare administration, Samet provides strategic oversight and management for MedStar—including our 10 hospitals, a comprehensive network of health-related businesses, a large multispecialty physician network, and several insurance products with more than 170,000 members. In addition, MedStar is one of the region’s largest employers with more than 30,000 associates and 6,000 affiliated physicians, serving more than half-a-million patients and their families each year.

Meet our leadership team

MedStar Medical Group

MedStar Health offers a variety of hospital and community based healthcare options including Urgent Care, Outpatient Rehabilitation, Primary Care, and Specialty Care, among others.

MedStar Medical Group is the provider organization for MedStar. It clinically and operationally supports MedStar’s mission to provide collaborative, integrated, focused care for our patients where they work and live. Our medical, surgical, and specialty providers together comprise one of the largest medical groups in the country, practicing patient-centered care at more than 280 locations, including hospitals, community-based healthcare centers, home care, and telehealth (online care).

From regular checkups with primary care providers to complex procedures performed by leading specialists, the experts at MedStar Medical Group offer you patients convenient, seamless access to the ongoing medical care and counseling you need to lead healthy lives.

Commitment to Quality and Safety

Quality and patient safety go hand in hand, and at MedStar Health, our vision to be the trusted leader in caring for people and advancing health will only be achieved by our unwavering commitment to both. You can count on that commitment when you choose any of the MedStar hospitals. Your safety is our number one focus, and we know that focus will also result in the highest quality of care throughout our community.

Today, even more exciting initiatives related to quality and patient safety are happening here at MedStar — all focused on you — working to make your experience of care the safest, and highest quality possible. To accomplish our vision, we invite you to partner with us as we embark upon a journey that provides safe, high quality care to every patient, every time. As we remain committed to our patient-first philosophy combining care, compassion and clinical excellence, our success will be a result of our patient partnerships.

Our commitment to you, as your partner, includes delivering the following:

  • Zero preventable harm: Patient Safety is our number one focus.
  • Highest Quality of Care: We will achieve the highest possible scores on all quality care measures.
  • Transparency: We will share our successes, as well as the areas we are working to improve.

As we move further along the journey, we will continue to update you on our progress and share new ways for you to partner with us as well.

Careers At MedStar

Unlimited opportunities + you.
With an extensive regional health network throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C., metro area, MedStar Health impacts the lives of millions of people each day.

Why Choose MedStar Health

  • Associate satisfaction ratings that exceed the national benchmark.
  • Hospitals ranked among the best in the nation by S. News and World Report, Solucient, HealthGrades, AARP, CareScience, Press Ganey, and others.
  • One of the “Best Places to Work” as named by the Baltimore Business Journal and the Washington Business Journal.

At MedStar Health you will career opportunities for all skills and in all areas of expertise. Whether answering phones or helping customers understand their insurance plans, to taking care of our facilities you will find ample room for career growth and satisfaction. Areas where we offer positions include:

  • Administrative/Clerical Support
  • Allied Health/Licensed Therapy Services
  • Finance/Accounting/Patient Finance/Registration
  • Information Systems
  • Nursing
  • Nursing Support/Patient Services
  • Professional/MGMT/Physicians
  • Research/Contracts/Grant MGMT
  • Service and Trade

You are just 30 seconds away from learning more about the exciting and rewarding careers available at MedStar.

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How You Can Help

At MedStar Health, we understand that gratitude is an important part of the patient experience. Studies show that expressing gratitude can lead to better mental health, improved healing, more restful sleep, and overall positive emotions.

Our philanthropy team works with those who wish to express their gratitude. We are honored to partner with you to help find the best way to express your gratitude—whether that be through honoring a caregiver, sharing your story, or making a philanthropic investment. MedStar is a mission-driven, non-profit organization committed to advancing health. Join with us to make a difference!

Questions? Contact us at [email protected] or call 410-772-6747.

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