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About Us

Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center is a licensed acute-care facility in Rockville, Md. Opened in 1979, the hospital now includes a four-story patient tower that overlooks a rooftop Healing Garden, a state-of-the-art surgery department for inpatients and outpatients and the Shady Grove Adventist Aquilino Cancer Center.

Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center - At a Glance

  • Home of the first community based, comprehensive cancer center in Montgomery County. Shady Grove is accredited as a Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program for high levels of service and quality in inpatient and outpatient cancer care. Only 30 percent of hospitals in the United States hold this accreditation from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.
  • Certified nationally for joint replacement, earning the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval. Board certified orthopedic surgeons, an orthopedic-certified nurse coordinator, and specially trained nurses and rehabilitation therapists oversee hundreds of surgeries each year, in modern surgical suites with some of the latest advancements in minimally invasive surgery and computer-assisted navigation. 
  • Designated as a Level IIIb Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, one of the highest possible ratings. The unit features the latest life-saving technology to care for newborns with complex, high-risk conditions.
  • The first hospital in Maryland to earn Baby Friendly designation from the World Health Organization and UNICEF for breastfeeding support, and the only hospital in the region to offer a Birth Advisor for expectant mothers to prepare for and meet their individual birthing needs.
  • The first and largest pediatric Emergency Department in Montgomery County. Open around the clock, this child-friendly unit is staffed by doctors board certified in pediatric emergency medicine and nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pediatric nurses and medical technicians certified to treat children with emergencies.

Whole Person Health

Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center is part of Adventist HealthCare, an integrated health care delivery system that includes hospitals, home health agencies, nursing and rehabilitation centers, and other healthcare services. This full spectrum of services covers a wide range of health care needs, providing the best care for you and your family – mind, body, and spirit.

Accreditations & Designations

  • Fully accredited by the Joint Commission and licensed by the State of Maryland
  • Cycle III Chest Pain Center with PCI designation by the National Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
  • Cardiac Interventional Centers designation by the Maryland Institute of Emergency Medical Services and Systems

  • Nationally accredited by the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

  • Accredited Radiation Oncology Center by American College of Radiology, and American Society for Radiation Oncology and Committee on Radiation Oncology Accreditation

  • Accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

  • Gold Seal of Accreditation in computed tomography, or CAT scanning,by the American College of Radiology

Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center

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Classes & Events

Find health-related activities near you!

  • Dec
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Gentle Yoga allows people in treatment for or recovering from cancer to gently strengthen, stretch and increase flexibility. Breathe, it’s all about relaxing!
  • Dec
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Join Adventist HealthCare Executive Systems Chef at our Diabetes Cooking Class for a live cooking demonstration and more.
  • Dec
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Pre-operative informational webinar for people interested in weight loss surgery.