Khodayar Rais Bahrami, MD Neonatologist


  • Main Hospital Washington, District of Columbia 20010 1-888-884-BEAR (2327)

Languages Spoken

  • English


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Neonatal-Perinatal


Khodayar Rais-Bahrami, MD, is an attending neonatologist in the Division of Neonatology at Children's National Health System.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MD, 1979
    University of Tehran
  • BS, BS, 1972
    College of Emporia
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Khodayar Rais Bahrami, MD

Teresa's Story

"The thing I like most about Children's National is that they don't just take great care of the sick children, but they also take great care of the whole family."

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Skylar's Story

"You have a right to feel robbed of what others have gotten to enjoy, but you also will be thankful for things your child will do that 'normal' parents will never understand. "

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Aidan's Story

"My miracle son, Aidan, is now a feisty 5-year-old. He talks, walks, runs, and eats everything in sight."

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Ava's Story

"She continually amazes us, she is truly a Children’s miracle!"

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Chloe's Story

"If it wasn't for the doctors, nurses, and case workers, we don't know how we would have gotten through it."

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

FollowUp Study of Adolescents Exposed to di2Ethylhexyl Phthalate DEHP as Neonates on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation ECMO Support

(2004) Environmental Health Perspective

Bilateral Congenital Diaphragmatic Agenesis

(2008) Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Comparison of the Effect of Venonenous Verses Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation on Renal Blood Flow

(2004) Perfusion

Clinical Use of Two NewGeneration Pulse Oximeters in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

(2005) American Journal of Perinatology

Multiple Gestations

(2005) Neonatology, 6th Edition

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