Evan Nadler, MD Surgeon



Evan Nadler, MD, is a pediatric surgeon and researcher. Dr. Nadler serves as Co-Director of the Obesity Institute and Director of the Bariatric Surgery Program. Dr. Nadler performs bariatric surgery on adolescents who meet certain criteria. He works closely with the multidisciplinary team of pediatric specialists in the Obesity Institute.

Dr. Nadler's basic science research focuses on the liver fibrosis associated with biliary atresia. His clinical and translational science investigates the systems biology of obesity surgery, and the safety and effectiveness of various weight loss procedures in adolescents. Dr. Nadler has published widely in the above –mentioned areas.”

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MD, 1995
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Evan Nadler

Maria's Journey

Maria was the first patient to have weight-loss surgery at Children's National. With its multidisciplinary approach, a team developed a personalized plan for the teenager.

Patient story

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."

Renesha's Story

When Renesha came to Children's at 19-years-old, she weighed 286 pounds. Now, after her treatment through the Obesity Institute, she's a self-proclaimed "health freak," encouraging her family and friends to work out and eat healthy with her.

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Hanan's Story

Patient story

"All in all, Hanan has been a joy and I think coping with challenges may make her even stronger. I know I am wiser, having met extraordinary people on this journey. I think you will too."

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