Patient Navigators

Like a compass providing direction-patient navigators at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center are a unique group of individuals who act as educators, advocates, care coordinators and community ambassadors who help improve your health care experience at every stage of life. Whether you need help finding a physician or a specialist, need assistance translating a care plan provided by your doctor, need help making appointments or are looking for support during a difficult time, they are here to provide the Great Personal Service (GPS) you deserve to help navigate you and your family's health care needs.

No matter what your health question or diagnosis, our multidisciplinary team of navigators are experts in the fields of bariatric surgery, thoracic/interventional pulmonology , emergency medicine, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, and pain management, and are here to provide you with the guidance, support and direction you need to make the right health decisions for you and your family.

Ruth Evans, RN, BA, CNOR, OCN

ruth-evansThoracic/Interventional Pulmonology
Phone: 443-777-2467

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Nelia Managuio


Emergency Medicine
Phone: 443-777-6358