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Emergency Care


Serving Patients in Fort Washington, Oxon Hill, Temple Hills & Beyond

When you’re in need of emergency care, Fort Washington Medical Center is here to serve you. We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week—our doors our open whenever you need us. Patients can expect excellent emergency services.

Our highly trained and qualified medical staff is here to get urgent care to those who are most in need, minimize wait times and work immediately to assess your medical needs.

Comprehensive Emergency Care

At FWMC, we provide comprehensive emergency care for our patients. In cases of trauma or heart attack, stabilization makes all the difference. As the only community hospital in Fort Washington, Oxon Hill, Temples Hills, and the surrounding areas, we are the ER of choice for local patients. We also accept patients from Alexandria, Virginia, just across the river.

Our physicians are board certified by the American College of Emergency Physicians. Our team consists of nurses who are specially trained and credentialed to care for patients experiencing emergency medical conditions.

At the FWMC Emergency Department, you will also be treated by board certified advance practice nurses, physicians, and respiratory therapists, ensuring advanced and qualified care.

Visit our hospital in Fort Washington today or call (301) 292-7000 for additional information.

  • Medical Director: Karen Dixon, MD;
  • Interim Emergency Department Director & Acting Nursing Director, Jeffrey A. Wilson MHA, BSN, RN;