Welcome to the STAT lab at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, where Surgical Techniques And Technologies are transferred from the leaders in your field to your hands in a personal, one-on-one laboratory setting. The STAT Lab is one of the most advanced teaching laboratories in the Mid-Atlantic region, offering multi-station facilities for training in contemporary surgical techniques.

Situated in downtown Baltimore, the facility is conveniently located near three international airports, Penn Station, and is an easy drive from most points in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Pooyan Abbasi MS
Director, STAT/Biomechanics Lab
(410) 554-5468 office
Email: [email protected]

Facilities & Training Resources

Surgical Equipment

  • Five arthroscopic towers
  • Mini C-arm
  • Large C-arm
  • Portable X-ray
  • Dedicated basic dissection instrument sets for each station
  • Overhead OR lamp
  • Portable OR lamps


  • 2500 square foot surgical training space
  • Acquisition and disposition of fresh anatomical specimens
  • Internet-equipped reception area
  • Locker room with shower
  • Full personal protection equipment
  • Conference room with state-of-the-art A/V equipment
  • Monitors throughout surgical lab
  • Two-way conferencing between the STAT lab and two OR suites