Mary Washington Hospital: A Level II Trauma Center
Mary Washington Healthcare provides a level of surgical excellence that
is unsurpassed in our region. Our experienced surgeons consist of a broad
range of specialists who perform everything from complex abdominal surgeries
to minor outpatient procedures.
We offer the following:
- General surgery
- Ear, nose and throat surgery
- Orthopedic procedures, including joint replacement
- Cardiovascular and open-heart procedures (at Mary Washington Hospital only)
- Thoracic surgery (at Mary Washington Hospital only)
- Podiatry procedures
- Gynecologic surgery
- Reconstructive and plastic surgery
- Ophthalmology procedures
- Neurosurgery (at Mary Washington Hospital only)
- Urological procedures
At Mary Washington Hospital, a surgical team is available at all times
in support of our designation as a Level II Trauma Center.
Mary Washington Surgical Specialists provide care to trauma patients and
patients who need to undergo emergency general surgery or who need elective
Our Thoracic Surgery Program
Mary Washington Hospital boasts a comprehensive thoracic surgery program
that produces many of the best outcomes and surgical successes in the
country. The multidisciplinary thoracic surgery program is comprised of
a team of surgeons, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurses
dedicated to providing top quality care. The talented team is led by Dr.
J. Timothy Sherwood, the founder of the program and a proud member of
both the American Society of Clinical Oncologists and the Society of Thoracic surgeons.
Dr. Sherwood’s global doctor rating ranked in the 99th percentile
nationwide based on the
Press-Ganey physician survey and he ranks in the top 1% nationwide in patient satisfaction,
as measured by an independent third party survey organization. He and
his team aim to continuously improve the quality of patient care through
steadfast research of effective treatment techniques.
Dr. Sherwood and his team have state-of-the-art operating room facilities,
a top-rated anesthesia service, and a dedicated thoracic patient unit
at their disposal. The Mary Washington Hospital ICU is staffed 24 hours
a day, seven days a week by board-certified pulmonary intensivists. To
this day, the program remains the only general thoracic program in the
region and prides itself on delivering many of the best outcomes in the
country. Learn more about our
Thoracic Surgery Program.
Thanks to the skill of our surgeons, our outcomes are among the best in
the nation, including a zero percent mortality rate in 2007. Our multidisciplinary
support team ensures high quality care from a patient’s initial
visit through diagnosis, treatment and post-surgical follow-up.