Andrea Badillo, MD Surgeon



Andrea Badillo, MD, specializes in pediatric surgery with a special interest in fetal diagnosis and prenatal counseling. She attended Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, as an undergraduate and moved north to Washington, DC, to complete medical school and her residency at George Washington University. She then spent three years researching at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) during her general surgery residency, before completing her pediatric surgery fellowship there.

She has received a number of awards for her research and has been a member of the Alpha Omega National Honor Society since 2000. She also spends time teaching and mentoring medical students.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Surgery, 2011
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Residency Program, General Surgery, 2009
    George Washington University Hospital
  • Residency Program, General Surgery, 2004
    George Washington University Hospital
  • Internship Program, General Surgery, 2002
    George Washington University Hospital
  • MD, 2000
    George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • BS, 1996
    Wake Forest University
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Andrea Badillo

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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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Stephen's Story

"Through the years, we have been in and out of various departments of Children's National and every single experience has been nothing less than outstanding in expertise, treatment protocol, and compassion."

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

The regulatory role of stromal microenvironments in fetal hematopoietic ontogeny

(2006) Stem Cell Reviews

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