Craig Sable, MD Cardiologist

Bio

Biography

Craig Sable, MD, is director of echocardiography and pediatric cardiology fellowship training and medical director of telemedicine at Children’s National Health System in Washington, DC. He is a Professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Sable is board certified in pediatric cardiology and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. He chairs several national committees for the American Heart Association and American Board of Pediatrics. He has published several manuscripts and given numerous presentations on pediatric cardiology.

Dr. Sable graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and completed pediatric residency and cardiology fellowship training at Children’s National. Dr. Sable has led eight medical missions to Uganda. His work has resulted in over 150 children receiving life saving treatment and he has helped transform the cardiology program at the Uganda Heart Institute at Mulago Hospital so that open heart surgery can now be safely performed in Uganda.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MD, 1989
    University of Chicago
  • BA, 1985
    Northwestern University
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Craig Sable, MD

Caelen's Story

Our son Caelen was diagnosed in utero at 19 weeks. At first we thought, "why us?" As our pregnancy progressed, we began to think, "why not us," and started learning as much as we could.

Matthew R.'s Story

"It is overwhelming for any parent with children of any age to have to experience something like this. Now that I am and have gone through the experience I cannot thank Children's National enough for its kindness, professionalism, and knowledge."

Mollie's Story

"I look back on those very challenging 21 days and realize that with the help of wonderful nurses... that it is possible to get through your time at Children's National."

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Alexis's Story

"She likes to show off her scar and tell whoever listens that Children's National fixed her heart."

Ian's Story

Ian was born with a heart that was not fully formed, the specialists at Children's National rebuilt his heart to function normally and gave him all the energy he'll ever need.

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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." 

Owen's Story

"We are so thankful that we chose the remarkable doctors at Children's National to care for our son. The compassion and care that were given not just to Owen, but to our entire family, is something we will forever be grateful for."

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