Karen Fratantoni, MD, MPH Pediatrician



Dr. Fratantoni is a pediatrician with Children's National Health System and the Medical Director of the Complex Care Program.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1999
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 1997
    Children's National Medical Center
  • MPH, 1996
    Johns Hopkins University
  • MD, 1996
    Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • BS, 1992
    The College of William & Mary


Children's National Health System Studies Impact of Parent Navigators for Discharged NICU Patients

Karen Frantantoni, MD, MPH, leads the Children’s National Health System research team that has received a $2 million contract from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study how parent navigators can help families and children with fragile medical conditions successfully manage the transition from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to the home.