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779th Medical Group 79th Medical Wing Andrews AFB

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It is part of the National Capital Region enhanced Multi Service Market (eMSM) along with nine other medical treatment facilities, including Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital and Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Clinic, providing care to over 500,000 beneficiaries. In addition to providing direct patient care, it is affiliated with the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences and serves as a training facility for 48 medical residents and 31 health professionals. MGMCSC also provides medical support to Presidential and Congressional special Airlift Missions and maintains a 45 bed Aeromedical Staging Facility. MGMCSC is undergoing a four-year military construction project to expand and upgrade the facility with state-of-the-art outpatient clinical care services and same day surgery. Services are currently operating out of buildings 1050 and 1060 and will not be impacted during construction.


The staff at Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center (MGMCSC) takes customer service very seriously. Our patient advocates want to ensure you are satisfied with the medical care you receive and address any concerns you may have right away.

Every clinic at MGMCSC has a patient advocate who will strive to understand and resolve challenges with a friendly, expeditious, and professional manner.

If an issue is not answered satisfactorily by a clinic patient advocate, patients may contact the 11th MDG medical group patient advocate:

Patient Advocate Phone: 240-612-2224

Patient Advocate Email: usaf.jbanafw.779-mdg.mbx.patient-advocate@mail.mil

We also like to hear how great our providers and staff are doing. If you would like to recognize a special member of the MGMCSC staff, please leave your comments on any of our clinic customer satisfaction surveys. You may also post your comments under the Timeline link on the 11th Medical Group Facebook page.


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The 11th Medical Group provides oversight for Air Force medics at military treatment facilities across Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.  The Group accomplishes its mission providing Trusted Care, while supporting readiness here and around the world with duteous support from Guardsman and Reservists in addition to nearly 1,500 active duty military and civilian employees.  These individuals’ collective efforts provides quality healthcare to more than 455,000 beneficiaries in the National Capital Region. 

The 11th Medical Group has six subsidiary squadrons:  11th Medical Support Squadron, 11th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, 11th Medical Operations Squadron, 11th Dental Squadron, 11th Surgical Operations Squadron and 11th Medical Squadron at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling.  

The 11th Medical Group predominantly provides medical care for the beneficiaries seen at Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center and Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Medical Clinic. Additionally, these groups have medics working across the National Capital Region (NCR) including Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Md.; Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Va.; Fort George Meade, Md., and the Pentagon. 

Our medics at the Aeromedical Staging Facility provide the reintegration of Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen giving them care for critically injured patients who require stabilization, advanced trauma resuscitation, and surgical intervention prior to transport to a definitive care facility. Our Air Force Altitude Chamber is one of only 11 in the Air Force and the only one located in the Northeast region. Highly trained aerospace medics train and equip aircrew and senior leaders on performance enhancement and fatigue management. We are also the home to one of six Air Force Corneal Refractive Surgery Centers and the only full time Acupuncture Center in the Air Force. 

The 11th Medical Group Airmen have a very unique opportunity to support events and programs in the nation’s capital, to include medical support for Presidential Inaugurations, Air Shows, Congressional visits, Foreign Surgeon General visits, USO visits, Air Force Tattoos, and foreign dignitary visits, just to name a few.  Moreover, the medics of the 11th Medical Group provide support to Senior Leaders across the Air Force, White House, and the Department of Defense.  Furthermore, the medics teach Self Aid and Buddy Care techniques to members of the presidential communication staff.   

Additionally, the 11th Medical Group maintains the capability to deploy teams throughout the continental United States and worldwide in response to a full spectrum of contingencies.  Deployable teams from the 11th Medical Group have the ability to provide critical care during Aeromedical

Evacuation missions, en route patient staging and surgical care in austere field conditions, among other response capabilities. 

(Updated June 6, 2017)




To learn more about the 11th MDG, please refer to the 11th Medical Group Strategic Plan for 2018 or the Patient Handbook.