- Abscess Incision and Drainage
- Foreign Body Removal
- Laceration Repair
- Minor Burn Care
- Mole Removal
- Small Soft Tissue Mass Excision
- Appendix Surgery
- Breast Surgery (Lumpectomy & Mastectomy)
- Colorectal Surgery
- Feeding Tube
- Gallbladder Surgery
- Hemorrhoid Surgery
- Hernia Repair
- Port–A-Cath Insertion
- Small Bowel Surgery
Sharnell S. Smith, MD
Reformed in 1991, Fort Washington Medical Center (FWMC) is a non-profit 37-bed acute care hospital in Princes George’s County, Maryland – a suburb of Washington, DC. The FWMC is the youngest hospital in the Maryland health care system, built for the community using community dollars. The hospital provides general inpatient services including adult medical/surgical care, ambulatory surgical services, 24-hour emergency services, radiology and other diagnostic services, laboratory services, and a four-bed intensive care unit.
It has one of the busiest emergency rooms in the metropolitan area, seeing over 40,000 patients each year, and employs more than 400 staff. Nexus Health, a private health care organization, owns and manages the hospital.
Sharnell S. Smith, MD, is the youngest African American female board-certified surgeon at Fort Washington Medical Center. She has over ten years of experience performing acute care hospital operations. Prior to joining Fort Washington Medical Center, she served as the acute care trauma surgeon at Winchester Medical Center in Virginia. Dr. Smith earned her medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine.
For convenience and additional privacy for the patient, Dr. Smith performs minor in-office procedures, in addition to performing surgeries in a typical hospital setting. Some of her specialties include, breast, colorectal, hernia, and gallbladder surgeries.Less -
Board certified in General Surgery, Dr. Sharnell Smith brings over eight years of progressive experience in medical and acute care hospital operations. Prior to joining FWMC, she served as the acute care trauma surgeon at Winchester Medical Center in Virginia. Her surgical specializations are hernia repair, breast surgery, gallbladder surgery and colorectal surgery.
Dr. Smith earned her medical degree at Howard University College of Medicine in the District of Columbia. She completed her residency in general surgery at Howard University Hospital. In addition, she attended Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia, where she attained her Bachelor of Science degree in biology.Less -
Board certified in General Surgery, Dr. Sharnell Smith brings over eight years of progressive experience in medical and acute care hospital operations. Prior to joining FWMC, she served as the acute care trauma surgeon at Winchester Medical Center in Virginia. Her surgicalMore +
Dr. Sharnell Smith is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Medical Association.
Dr. Smith is married and has two beautiful daughters and in her spare time, she enjoys attending community events that promote wellness, traveling, sports, and spending time with family.
Fort Washington Medical Center
11711 Livingston Road
Fort Washington, MD, 20744