United Medical Center

Address: 1310 Southern Avenue, S.E.
Washington,, DC 20032-4623
Phone: (202) 574-6000 Website: http://united-medicalcenter.com

UMC is a non-profit, full-service community hospital serving Southeast DC and nearby Maryland communities.


Mission – We will provide excellent patient care and obtain positive clinical outcomes, in a safe patient care environment while maintaining balance among cost, quality & commitment to our patients, medical staff, and employees.


Areas of Expertise

  • Children's Nat'l Medical Center Emergency Department at UMC
  • United Medical Nursing Center
  • Center for Advanced Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Primary Care Services & Wellness Center at UMC
  • Healing Our Village Diabetes Education and Weight Management
  • Infectious Disease Care Center


Directory of Hospital Services


Patient Services


Interpreter Service – If English is a second language for you, we provide AT&T Interpretive Services. Through a three-way telephone line process, an interpreter is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to ensure that you are aware of your medical condition and the clinical care needed. The interpreter will be utilized to gain medical and psychosocial information so that the doctor is well informed of all your complaints and medical problems.


In-Hospital Sign Language Interpreter Services

Please call 202-574-6776 during business hours. After business hours, call 202-574-6617.


Chaplaincy Service- The Chaplaincy Service at UMC is committed to meeting the spiritual needs of patients and families of all faiths. Chaplains are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide spiritual and emotional support to patients and families and provide a number of services. To contact a chaplain, call 202-574-6000. You can also ask your nurse to page the on-call chaplain. Special services available upon request include:

  • Emergency baptism
  • Naming ceremonies
  • Blessings
  • Referrals to community faith leaders

Telephone & Television Services – Every patient is provided both telephone television services in his or her room. For assistance, contact Communications Services at 202-574-6000. Its staff is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Mail – The UMC mailroom provides mail delivery to all patients. Stamps are available in Gerald's Gift Shop. There is a U.S. Postal Service mailbox directly across from the gift shop with morning and afternoon pick-up times.


Newspapers – An attendant visits patient floors once a day to announce the sale of newspapers, including the Washington Post and USA Today. Newspapers are available at stands in the gift shop.


Internet Access- For wireless access, please contact the Information Technology Office at 202-574-6169.




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