Location Profile

Silver Spring, Maryland

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Silver Spring, Maryland. With over 50 years of service to the community, the hospital is an integral part of the local area and sees over 200,000 patients a year. Over 3,000 employees are part of the facility and the hospital offers a full range of specialties, programs and technology options. The hospital offers state-of-the-art treatment for many conditions including breast cancer, hip replacement, oncology, epilepsy and more.

Community Overview

Silver Spring is in the Capital Beltway in Maryland and a suburb of Washington D.C. Now more than just a suburb, Silver Spring has taken on its own identity as an exciting and vibrant place to live with culture, arts, entertainment and shopping for all. Great schools and diverse neighborhoods have made it the home of over 70,000 people. Living in Silver Spring lets you live close to Washington D.C, however, there’s plenty to see, do and experience in Silver City. In addition to all of the cultural opportunities, the city also offers a full calendar of events including festivals, free outdoor concerts, block parties, music fests, and much more. While once considered a suburb of D.C., Silver Spring has emerged as one of the most exciting and growing cities in Maryland. The downtown area hums with activity, culture, and entertainment, however, venture out to the other areas of the city and you’ll plenty to love. Much of Silver Spring is walkable and the city also has suitable transportation. Hop on the D.C Metro to ride the rapid transit system to D.C or other parts of the city, grab a bike from the bikes-haring racks, or take the bus - there are a variety of ways to explore and travel Silver Spring.

Learn more about Silver Spring at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Silver Spring’s school district Montgomery County Public Schools is one of the largest districts in the country. A total of 39 elementary schools, 10 middle schools, and 7 high schools are present in the area. Thanks to its size and diversity, the district’s students have a great chance to participate in cultural classes, gifted and magnet programs, and pursue a variety of extracurricular activities. The district includes 3 high schools that are in the top 200 as ranked by U.S. News and World Report. Niche.com readers have also ranked the school district with an overall A+ and several of the area schools are the best in Maryland.

Click here to read more about public schools in Silver Spring.
Click here to read about private schools in Silver Spring.

Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

Shopping options are spread out across the city, with each area having its own unique set of stores or boutiques. Start at the downtown district and browse through local favorites, grab a bite to eat at a local restaurant, and enjoy the electric vibe of the area. Of course, that’s just the beginning of your shopping excursion. Head to the 350,000 square foot Ellsworth Place shopping mall to visit even more shops -- it’s just 5 minutes from downtown. Other shopping plazas in the area include Woodmoor Shopping Center and White Oak. Downtown Silver Spring is also the home of a vibrant cultural scene. The AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center offers exhibits, film screenings and other events dedicated to filmmaking, perfect for a night out. The Fillmore features a lively venue for live music events while the Forum Theatre is ideal for catching a play. If you want a more interesting set of activities, take a trip off the beaten path and visit the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Silver Spring or venture with little ones to the KID Museum. The area also includes The Meditation Museum and the Institute of Musical Traditions. Get your exercise and fresh air by running or walking the many trails of Silver Spring’s parks including Rock Creek Trail, Sligo Creek Park and the Brookside Nature Center.

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Crime Rate

The crime rate in Silver Spring is 26% lower than the national average and the city is safer than 35% of the rest of the country. Crime is also on a downward trend in the city and the police staff are ensuring the trend continues with vigilant and proactive policing.

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