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Tahira Ahmed, M.D., Chief of Breast Imaging at the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center, has overseen the program since its inception in 2014.Innovative Breast Imaging
The Medical Center now offers 3D automated breast ultrasound to provide a comprehensive imaging solution for women Veterans.
Dr. Gregory Trachiotis, Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Heart Center Director has used the new therapy in more than 25 patients so far with excellent results.Resilient Tissue Valve Therapy
Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center's new therapy is becoming a "game changer" for younger and more active Veterans.
Dr. Philip Seton is Chief of the medical center's Emergency Department which has approximately 27,000 visits per year.Improved ED Wait Times
Teamwork and New Processes Improve Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center's Emergency Department Wait Times.
The Montgomery County Clinic offers primary care, women’s health, mental health and social work services and more.New Clinic in Montgomery County
The new Veterans Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinic has officially opened its doors to Veterans in and around Montgomery County.
The current parking garage will soon undergo construction to add two new levels and 252 spaces.Construction Projects
Construction has begun on the Patient & Visitor Parking Garage to add two new levels and 252 new spaces.
Besides working throughout the hospital, youth volunteer Jonay Boylan plays the flute for Veterans in the medical center's lobby.Youth Volunteer Program
Being a Summer Youth Volunteer at the Washington DC VA Medical Center is not just a way to make the summer pass quickly, it’s a meaningful opportunity to give back to the community.
A VA employee assists a Veteran with accessing his VA benefits.  A host of VA, local and community services will be on hand during Welcome Home to provide a critical pathway to benefits and services and information.Welcome Home
On July 28, about 150 transitioning service members and Veterans are expected at the medical center for a day-long outreach event, the Welcome Home Benefits Fair.
In the Red and Green Primary Care Clinic, Medical Support Assistant Martha Grant serves DC-area Veterans.Serving Veterans for 56 Years
Medical Support Assistant Martha Grant, who came to the medical center in 1963, will soon retire after more than 56 years of distinguished service to DC-area Veterans.
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The VA's new automated, interactive text message system to remind Veterans of upcoming appointments launches in the DC area July 2, 2018.
Army Veteran Bernie Gipson and table tennis champion credits Recreation Therapy for keeping him active and healthy.Staying Fit with Recreation Therapy
The Medical Center's Recreation Therapy Program keeps 82 year-old Veteran, Athlete, Coach, Mentor and Volunteer on His Feet

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