Barbara Jantausch, MD Infectious Disease Specialist

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  • Main Hospital Washington, District of Columbia 20010 1-888-884-2327

Languages Spoken

  • English


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Infectious Diseases

National Provider ID: 1255418737

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Barbara Jantausch, MD, is a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Children's National Health System.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 1988
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1986
    UMDNJ - Children's Hospital of New Jersey
  • MD, 1983
    Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • BS, 1977
    Upsala College
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Barbara Jantausch

Patient story

Emily's Story

"The social worker was great. She held a class for Emily and the other needle phobic kids on the floor. This class allowed the kids to place IV's in stuffed dolls and have some control over the care of someone else, even if it was just a doll."

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Linezolid versus Vancomycin In the Treatment of KnownSuspected Resistant GramPositive Infections in Neonates

(2003) The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal

Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism of PCR Amplified papE Gene Products is Correlated with Complete Serotype Among Uropathogenic Escherichia coli Isolates

(1996) Microbial Pathogenesis.

Urinary Interleukin6 and Interleukin8 in Children with Urinary Tract Infection

(2000) Pediatric Nephrology

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Blair's Story

Patient story

"I was blown away by the personalized care that we received. The nurses are incredibly compassionate and kind, and really made every effort to make the journey less painful for everyone."

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