• Specializing In Long Term Critical Care

    For patients with highly acute, medically complex conditions

  • Highly Trained Multidisciplinary Care Team

    Ensures patients receive the most advanced and innovative treatments

  • Personalized Care

    For maximizing a patient’s potential for recovery

  • Highly Rated Hospitals

    Accredited by TJC and CAPS ensures patients the highest quality of care

  • We Are Dedicated to You

    We have one goal – your health and recovery

Welcome to Specialty Hospital of Washington

Serving the DC area’s critical care patients from our Capitol Hill Campus and Hadley Campus.

Patients come to The Specialty Hospital of Washington for the renowned, expedited recovery programs, for extraordinary personalized care, and the specialized expertise of the medical staff. SHW is the premier long term acute care hospital in Washington DC, specializing in pulmonary, respiratory, kidney disease, and wound care.

SHW provides 24 hour In-House Physician, Nursing and Respiratory Therapy coverage. Our Chief Medical Officer is available onsite on a full-time basis.
SHW is recognized as a healthcare leader using advanced medical protocols and innovative yet proven clinical programs that often produce extraordinary outcomes.

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The Specialty Hospital of Washington provides healthcare services to adult patients (pediatric services exempt) and residents and prohibits discrimination based on race, religion, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, personal appearance, family responsibilities, political affiliation, matriculation, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.