8600 Old Georgetown Road | Bethesda, MD 20814

Screenings and Seminars


Suburban Hospital's Community Health and Wellness Department offers a number of screenings for the community:

  • Cholesterol — Total cholesterol is measured by a simple fingerstick technique. No fasting required and results are shared in minutes.

  • Body Fat Composition — With either a handheld or scale instrument, this screening offers a safe, quick, and accurate method of measuring body composition. In five minutes, you will know your percent of body fat, lean body mass, and appropriate fitness recommendations.

  • Blood Pressure — A free service that offers wallet size cards to record multiple screenings and disseminates helpful health education materials. For a complete list of our ongoing blood pressure screenings, click here.

  • Bone Density This quick and easy screening measures the Bone Mass Density of your heel and takes 3 to 5 minutes to estimate your risk of developing osteoporosis. 
  • Vision — An easy way to test one’s vision to determine if there is an onset of vision problems such as blindness and vision impairment.

  • Spirometry — A pulmonary lung function tests the amount of air flowing in and out of the lung, how fast the air is able to flow in and out of the lung, how stiff the lungs are, and how well the lungs respond to chest physical therapy procedures.

Community Seminars

A variety of health topics are available. Suburban Hospital's physicians discuss the latest in research, technology and advances in medicine. Free and open to all community members.

Speaker's Bureau

The  Speaker's Bureau provides a number of community seminars conducted by expert Suburban Hospital physicians and staff. Medical professionals are available to speak to varies community groups, worksites, and organizations on a wide range of health care topics. To schedule a speaker for your organization, call 301.896.3572.