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Facts & Figures

Key Statistics About Suburban Hospital

  • Suburban Hospital is an acute-care, medical-surgical hospital featuring all major services except obstetrics. Admissions total approximately 14,000 annually.
  • Fully accredited by The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
  • Certified Total Joint Replacement Program by The Joint Commission.
  • Serves as the designated regional trauma center for Montgomery County, one of nine regional trauma centers in Maryland. Fully equipped with an elevated helipad. Treats about 1,600 trauma patients each year.
  • Certified as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission and the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medicine Systems Services (MIEMSS).
  • Certified Cardiac Catheterization Program by MIEMSS.
  • Major services: comprehensive cancer and radiation oncology center accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer; Johns Hopkins cardiac surgery at Suburban Hospital, including elective and emergency angioplasty as well as inpatient, diagnostic and rehabilitation services; orthopedics with joint replacement and physical rehabilitation; behavioral health; neurosciences, including a designated Primary Stroke Center and 24/7 stroke team; and senior care programs.
  • Other services include NIH-Suburban MRI Center; a 24-hour stroke team; state-of-the-art diagnostic pathology and radiology departments; an Addiction Treatment Center offering outpatient programs for adolescents and adults; prevention and wellness programs; and a free physician referral service (Suburban On-Call).
  • Suburban Hospital enjoys a solid financial position, including an "A" rating of its bonds from Moody's and Standard and Poor's.
  • Suburban Hospital has various strategic partnerships with local and national healthcare providers including the National Institutes of Health.
  • Governance by 25-member volunteer Board of Trustees from the community:
    • Chairman: Howard Gleckman
    • President: Jacky Schultz, RN, MSN, CNAA
  • Medical Staff: Approximately 1,000 credentialed physicians, of which 400 are active physicians
  • Beds: 233
  • Hospital Employees: 1,800+
  • Nursing Staff: 500+
  • Volunteers: 450+

Suburban Hospital Joint Ventures and Affiliations

  • The National Institutes of Health
  • NRH/Suburban Regional Rehab (a physical rehabilitation network of Suburban Hospital and the National Rehabilitation Hospital)
  • Potomac Home Health Care and Potomac Home Support (with Sibley Memorial Hospital)
  • Johns Hopkins Community Physicians

Statistical Data

(Fiscal Year 2018)

  • Admissions: 14,156
  • Average length of stay: 4.32 days
  • Emergency department visits: 46,080
  • Hospital-based outpatient surgery cases: 4,544

For More Information

Please call Suburban On-Call at 301-896-3939 or our Public Relations staff at 301-896-2598.