Children's National has one the largest and most active pediatric sickle cell programs in the country.
When your child is having surgery at Children’s National Health System, the Pre-Operative Care Clinic’s (POCC) team of pediatric professionals screens patients for surgery and creates a specific care plan for each patient.
Certain illnesses and medications can affect the strength and density of a child’s bones. We created the Bone Health Program to help all young patients maintain strong bones and reduce the risk of broken bones (fractures) and other injuries.
When your child is diagnosed with a blood or bone marrow disorder, finding the right specialist is the first step in getting quality care, and we have the largest, most comprehensive team in the region.
The Sheikh Zayed Institute’s Pain Medicine Care Complex is one of only a few programs in the country focused exclusively on managing pain for infants, children, and teens. When children are unable to express their pain in words, our pediatric specialists have the unique insight to help.
Children’s National is the only hospital in the Washington, DC, area that guarantees a pediatric anesthesiologist administers anesthesia for all patients at any time of the day and through the night, 24/7.
Our blood and bone marrow disease experts provide advanced transplantation procedures for children and teenagers.
The Sickle Cell Disease Program at Children’s National is among the largest pediatric sickle cell disease programs in the country.