Adre Du Plessis, MBChB Director, Fetal Medicine Institute
Division Chief, Fetal and Transitional Medicine

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MPH, 1995
    Harvard School of Public Health
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Neurology, 1993
    Children's Hospital of Boston
  • Residency Program, Pediatric Neurology, 1991
    Children's Hospital of Boston
  • Residency Program, Child Neurology, 1990
    St. Louis Children's Hospital
  • Residency Program, Neurology, 1989
    Barnes Jewish Hospital
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1988
    Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 1987
    Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • MBCHB, 1980
    University of Cape Town
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Adre Du Plessis

Children's National Health System

Teresa's Story

"The thing I like most about Children's National is that they don't just take great care of the sick children, but they also take great care of the whole family."

Patient story

Austin's Story

"People always tell me 'You're so strong, I don't know how you got through it.' I like to say that you never know how strong you are or what you are capable of until you have no choice but to be strong." 



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