Susma Vaidya, MD, MPH Pediatrician


Languages Spoken

  • English


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics

National Provider ID: 1235200486

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.



Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MPH, 2004
    Harvard School of Public Health
  • Residency Program, 1996
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Internship Program, 1994
    Children's National Medical Center
  • MD, 1993
    University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • BA, 1989
    Johns Hopkins University
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Susma Vaidya

Erica's Story

Most beauty queens hope for world peace, but one teen pageant contestant wants to tackle an issue that consumes the Washington, DC, region.

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Heterogeneity of CD4Positive Human T Cell Clones Which Recognize the Surface Protein Anitgen of Rickettsia Typhil

(1989) Infection and Immunity

What Kind of Club is this Headache and Vomiting in a 16 year old

(1997) Contemporary Pediatrics

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Maria's Journey

Maria was the first patient to have weight-loss surgery at Children's National. With its multidisciplinary approach, a team developed a personalized plan for the teenager.

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