50th Anniversary

MedStar Franklin Square Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary 

50th Anniversary

In 1969, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center opened as a four-story 305-bed hospital in eastern Baltimore County. Within the first 18 months, the new hospital had treated more than 100,000 outpatients.

As our community has grown, so have we. Since opening our doors, we have expanded to offer the latest, most innovative, and comprehensive treatments for individuals with a wide range of medical conditions. Today, as a proud member of MedStar Health, we offer a diverse array of specialties and advanced technologies not traditionally found at community hospitals and are recognized for our expertise in medicine, surgery, oncology, cardiology, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, behavioral health, and ambulatory services, to name a few.

In early 2019, we will initiate construction on our two-story 75,000 square foot Surgical Pavilion. Scheduled to open in the Fall of 2020, this facility was designed by those who will work in it daily: our dedicated team of Associates. The Surgical Pavilion will house 14 operating suites, pre-operative and post-operative recovery areas and associate support spaces allowing us to provide advanced technology in a healing and compassionate environment.

Learn more about the history and milestones of MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center.


The photos above demonstrate how much our campus has physically changed over the years. Scroll through each photo and see how our center has transformed since our opening on the Franklin Square campus 50 years ago. To see more images of our campus, click here.

The people who are part of the MedStar Franklin Square team have helped us maintain a strong sense of community that our organization was founded on, and continues to make a priority, today. View each photo to see some of our leaders in action, over the years.