Faisal Qureshi, MD Surgeon


Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Urdu


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery/Pediatric Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery/Surgical Critical Care
This physician is an employee of Children’s National Specialists of Virginia, LLC.


Faisal Qureshi, MD, specializes in general, thoracic, trauma, and emergency surgery in children. He serves as the medical director of the Surgical Care Unit at Children’s National Health System. Dr. Qureshi’s interests include surgical critical care, chest wall deformities, minimally invasive surgery, and health delivery protocol development.

Dr. Qureshi is an assistant professor of Surgery, Pediatrics, and Critical Care at George Washington University. He also directs as the Critical Care Fellowship Program at Children's National. 

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MD, 1993
    Aga Khan University Medical School
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Faisal Qureshi, MD

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."

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Is Laparoscopic Splenectomy in Children Advantageous

(2005) Journal Society Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

Interferongamma Inhibits Intestinal Restitution by Preventing Gap Junction Communication Between Enterocytes

(2007) Gastroenterology

Laparoscopic appendectomy in children with perforated appendicitis

(2006) Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy as an Initial Weight Loss Procedure Hgh Risk Patients with Morbid Obesity

(2006) Surgical Endoscopy

Incidence of Marginal Ulcers and the Use of Absorbable Anastomotic Sutures in Laparoscopic RouxenY Gastric Bypass

(2006) Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases

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