Sarah Evans, MD Division Chief, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine


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

Languages Spoken

  • English


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab

National Provider ID: 1184707390

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has a working relationship (i.e. consulting, research, and/or educational services) with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

Outside Interests

  • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN) 
  • EMD Serono, Inc.
  • Ipsen Innovation  

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Residency Program, Physical Medicine & Rehab, 1991
    University of Colorado Health Science Center
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Rehabilitation, 1988
    Children's Hospital of Denver
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1987
    University of Colorado Health Science Center
  • MD, 1984
    University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • BS, 1978
    University of Michigan
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Sarah Evans

Massimo’s Story: Solving the Mystery of Leukodystrophy

Massimo's Story

During his first 11 months of life, Massimo was hitting all of his developmental milestones, and his parents, Stephen and Sally Damiani, didn’t notice anything out of the norm. Right before his first birthday, the family started noticing signs of regression in Massimo.

Emily Rose Wagner: Solving the Mystery of Leukodystrophy

Emily's Story

In 2012, Emily Rose Wagner was born in Boston, and her parents were beyond thrilled to have their second child. The first few months after Emily was born were a dream come true for the entire family.

Patient story

Mark's Story

"Life with Mark has been a journey of faith. Not only has he enriched our lives, but he has brought into our lives wonderful people who have helped us on our journey. And we also are enriched as we are able to help others."

Patient story

Austin's Story

"People always tell me 'You're so strong, I don't know how you got through it.' I like to say that you never know how strong you are or what you are capable of until you have no choice but to be strong." 

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Apparently Changing Patterns of Inheritance of Alports Syndrome

(1980) Clinical Genetics

Efficacy of Outpatient Rehabilitation on Functional Outcome in Pediatric Trauma

(1991) Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Exercise Sports and Recreation

(2006) Children With Disabilities

Intramuscular Neurolysis in Children

(1988) Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Pediatric Trauma Fellowup Who When How

(1992) Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

View publications on PubMed

Ashley's Story

Patient story

"We love going to Children's National. The first visit was very hard since we found out about the diagnosis, but after that we have only had good visits. My daughter loves going there."

Read More of Ashley's Story