About Sibley Memorial Hospital

Sibley Memorial Hospital, in Northwest Washington, D.C., has a distinguished history of serving the community since its founding in 1890. As a not-for-profit, full-service, 318-bed community hospital, Sibley offers medical, surgical, intensive care, obstetric, oncology, orthopedic and skilled nursing inpatient services and a 24-hour Emergency Department. Sibley’s campus is also home to Grand Oaks, an assisted living residence, a medical building with physician offices as well as ambulatory surgery and imaging centers.

Sibley Memorial Hospital is a proud member of Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Mission Statement

The mission of Sibley Memorial Hospital is to provide quality health services and facilities for the community, to promote wellness, to relieve suffering, and to restore health as swiftly, safely, and humanely as it can be done consistent with the best service we can give at the highest value for all concerned.


Hospital Accreditation

Sibley Memorial Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, and is licensed by the District of Columbia Department of Health and Human Services.

Mammography Units

Sibley Hospital's mammography services are certified by the American College of Radiology Mammography Accreditation Program and the Food & Drug Administration. Mammograms are administered by women who are registered radiological technologists with advanced certification in mammography. Mammography films are studied and interpreted by Sibley radiologists who are board certified by the American College of Radiology.

Oncology Program

Sibley Hospital's Oncology Program is accredited as a Community Hospital Cancer Program by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.

Pathology Department

Sibley Hospital's Pathology Department is accredited by the College of American Pathologists. In addition, our Blood Bank is accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks and registered with the Food and Drug Administration.

Sleep Center

Sibley Hospital's Sleep Center is accredited by the American Sleep Disorders Association.


Sibley Memorial Hospital is a major provider of surgical services, most notably in the areas of obstetrics, gynecology, orthopedics, neurology, otolaryngology, cosmetic, thoracic, urology and general surgery. Surgical facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, including lasers, operating microscopes and support for minimally invasive surgical techniques.


In 2009, 3,500 babies were born at Sibley. We believe every new mother and her baby deserves outstanding care and support in a safe and comfortable environment. All aspects of your care are addressed from birth preparation to labor and delivery to newborn care and making the most of the joys that lie ahead. Review our obstetric services and take our virtual maternity tour.


Sibley has one of the most active orthopedic surgery programs of any hospital in the District of Columbia, with special expertise in joint replacement surgeries. A special nursing unit is dedicated to the care of orthopedic surgery patients.

Oncology Services

Sibley Hospital's Cancer Center is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. In addition to surgical capabilities, the hospital offers radiation oncology, chemotherapy, pain management, rehabilitative services, support groups, screening programs and community education lectures. An oncology nursing unit is staffed by nurses with special training in oncology patient care.

Surgeon In Chief

 Dr. M. Kalan
 M.D., F.A.C.S., F.R.C.S.(London & Edinburgh)

Washington Institute of Surgery

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