Dr. Cecilia Hammond is an internist practicing in Washington, DC. Dr. Hammond specializes in the medical treatment of adults. Internists can act as a primary physician or a consultant to a primary physician. They manage both common and rare diseases. Dr. Hammond provides comprehensive care and manages treatment with surgeons as well. Internists establish long-term relationships with their patients and incorporate disease prevention and mental health care into their practice.
Education and Training
Drexel University College of Medicine 1997
HAHNEMANN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF MEDICINE 1997
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Heart Disease
- Heart Failure
- Cerebrovascular Disease
- Vascular Disease
- Washington Hospital Center
- Washington Hospital Center Program
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