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

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Surgery, 2008
    Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
  • Fellowship Program, Surgical Critical Care, 2006
    Los Angeles County Medical Center
  • Fellowship Program, Minimally Invasive Surgery, 2005
    University of Pittsburgh
  • Residency Program, General Surgery, 2002
    New York Hospital Medical Center
  • Internship Program, General Surgery, 1998
    New York Hospital Medical Center
  • MD, 1993
    Aga Khan University Medical School
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Faisal Qureshi

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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

American Academy of Pediatrics

(2006) Outcomes and Predictors of Mortality After Penetrating Thoracic Trauma.

American College of Surgeons Conference

(2007) Thoracoscopic Placement of Phrenic Pacer Wires for Congenital Central Hypoventilation

Incidence of Marginal Ulcers and the Use of Absorbable Anastomotic Sutures in Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

(2006) Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases

Initial Outcomes of Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass in Morbidly Obese adolescents

(2007) Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases

Interferon gamma Inhibits Intestinal Restitution by Preventing Gap Junction Communication Between Enterocytes

(2007) Gastroenterology

Is Laparoscopic Splenectomy in Children Advantageous

(2005) Journal Society Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

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

The Timing of Delivery of Infants with Gastroschisis Influences Outcome

(2005) Journal of Pediatric Surgery

Treatment of refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease with radiofrequency energy Stretta in patients after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

(2006) Surgical Endoscopy

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