Craig Peters, MD Urologist



Craig Peters, MD, is the chief of Surgical Innovation, Technology, and Translation in the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation. He also is a Principal Investigator in the Bioengineering Initiative within the Institute.

A pediatric urologist, Dr. Peters recently joined the Children’s National team from the University of Virginia where he was chief of the Division of Pediatric Urology. He has extensive experience with treatment of pediatric urologic problems, developing minimally invasive surgical techniques, including robot-assisted procedures, and has conducted NIH-funded research in urinary obstruction, vesicoureteral reflux, and bladder dysfunction.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Urology, 1988
    Children's Hospital Boston - Harvard
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Urology, 1988
    Children's Hospital Boston - Harvard
  • Residency Program, Urology*, 1987
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Residency Program, General Surgery, 1983
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Internship Program, General Surgery, 1982
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • MD, 1981
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • BA, 1978
    Johns Hopkins University
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Craig Peters

Dylan's Story

"I love Children's National. As an employee and the mother of a former patient, I am grateful that we have such a great hospital right in our backyard."

Gunnar's Story

"The urology and nephrology staff at Children's National has been so very helpful in our son's treatment and has been amazing toward him."

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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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Catherine's Story

"Don't be afraid to talk to other parents and to reach out to them, no matter what condition their child has. It is this connection with other parents that will make your journey easier." 

Harrison's Story

"Your child will walk, run, dance, and most likely never remember the whole ordeal. Let me assure you that it will be harder for you than your child."

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