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For military families and retirees with TRI
Our region is home to a large concentration of military installations and facilities, as it is to thousands of service members, their families and retirees. Many of the TRICARE coverage options allow members to choose among healthcare providers or the services of specialists when referred by their doctor.
For military families new to the area or those interested in knowing more about the range and quality of care AAMC offers, here is a thumbnail summary of AAMC’s specialized areas of care.
AAMC BRAIN AND SPINE SERVICES
AAMC neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, interventional radiologists and physiatrists are an integral part of a specialized team of physicians that treat conditions ranging from benign and malignant brain tumors to degenerative spine diseases.
The AAMC Spine Center focuses care on patients with back or neck disorders.
Surgeons with the AAMC Brain Center are among the acknowledged leaders performing highly innovative, non-invasive procedures to treat brain tumors and other disorders.
AAMC WOMEN’S AND CHILDREN’S CENTER
Through the broad scope of its Women’s Services programs, AAMC has become a healthcare partner for thousands of women and their families throughout the region.
Maternity and Newborn Care: As the only hospital in Anne Arundel County with complete maternity services, AAMC is the destination of choice for a growing number of women. The number of babies born at AAMC continues to climb every year, with nearly 5,200 births last year.
Neonatal Intensive Care: It’s reassuring to know that AAMC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is designated as a Level III+ NICU, which means that the unit provides care for the most critically ill of newborns.
The Breast Center: AAMC is one of a handful of hospitals nationwide to have a stand alone breast center whose resources are focused exclusively on the care of women with breast cancer. Among Breast Center physicians are surgeons with national prominence, whose credentials and expertise place them at the forefront of advances in breast cancer care.
AAMC VASCULAR CENTER
The sophistication and advanced care at AAMC Vascular Center place it within the top tier of such centers nationwide.
Surgeons at the AAMC Vascular Center continue to define new parameters in minimally invasive surgical techniques. Vascular Center surgeons are investigators in national clinical trials that measure the most advanced procedures, trials in which only leading-edge centers are authorized to participate.
AAMC CENTER FOR JOINT REPLACEMENT
The AAMC Center for Joint Replacement has a long and distinguished record as a model for aspiring joint replacement programs. Doctors and administrators come from across the country and around the world to learn how the Center’s methods of patient education and post-operative patient feedback produce such consistently successful outcomes and positive reviews from patients.
AAMC DECESARIS CANCER INSTITUTE
The DeCesaris Cancer Institute offers a rare combination of world-class technology and clinical skill with a special brand of compassion and sensitivity. Nurse navigators assist, counsel and guide patients and their families through the phases of diagnosis, treatment and follow-up. Gold-standard technology such as PET/CT imaging and da Vinci Robotic Surgery give doctors remarkable precision and patients an array of promising new options in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.