More Than a Hospital

From primary care to specialty care, we have locations throughout the Metro area, in DC, Maryland, and Virginia.

Experts in Care


Surgical excellence stems from experience, and our surgeons perform upward of 18,000 procedures annually.

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As a national designated Ebola-ready treatment center, Children’s National has the expertise to meet the needs of all children who require our care.

More Than a Hospital

Children’s National Health System’s specialists are experts in caring for kids, and it’s all we do.

With locations in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia, we take a team approach to caring for children in their communities.

The team includes our leadership and a wide range of facilities and specialists, from pediatricians to pediatric subspecialists, ensuring that our patients’ care is integrated among all team members.

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Experts in Care

Surgical excellence stems from experience, and surgeons at Children’s National Health System perform upward of 18,000 procedures annually. Surgery

"Each member of our faculty is a nationally or internationally renowned as an expert," Timothy D. Kane, MD, Chief of the Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery at Children’s National and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, says. "When physicians refer their patients here, they know they’re accessing the best of the best. We have assembled an elite group of surgeons, scientists, and academicians to provide the highest standard of pediatric surgical care."

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The White House and CDC have selected Children's National Health System to serve as an Ebola-ready treatment center. Our team is prepared to care for patients if needed.

While Ebola is a rare but serious disease, it can also be a scary and sensitive topic, especially for children. We've talked with our pediatric specialists in mental health and infectious diseases to provide guidance for parents on how to talk with children.

Our Ebola Resource Center has information for talking with children about Ebola, as well as information on our preparedness.

Learn about our Ebola preparedness
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Child-Centered Care

Children's National Welcomes First Lady Michelle Obama

First Lady Michelle Obama

First Lady Michelle Obama visited patients, families, and staff today at Children’s National Health System. The First Lady was accompanied by family dogs, Bo and Sunny. Mrs. Obama toured the Surgical Care Unit, where she visited with patients and families, as well as doctors, nurses, and other Children’s National staff. 

International Patients

International Patients

Sheikh Zayed Institute International Patient

Traveling abroad for medical care brings many additional challenges for families. The Global Services team assists our families with every aspect of receiving care.

Focus on Innovation

Washington Business Journal Recognizes Children’s National as Most Powerful Brand, Dr. Kurt Newman among Most Admired CEOs

In a ceremony last night, the Washington Business Journal announced Children’s National Health System as the Most Powerful Brand and its President and CEO, Kurt D. Newman, MD, as one of the Most Admired CEOs of 2014 in the Washington, DC, metropolitan region.

In the Community

Send A Message of Cheer to a Children's National Patient

Foundation Christmas Gift

Many of our patients call Children's National home for the holidays. Help make a child’s season bright by sending a special message of holiday cheer.

We Stand for Children

Deborah Owens

"His future depended on the transplant, and I knew I had to do something to help," school nurse Deborah Owens, LPN, says. Learn how Owens went on to educate a community and save one child's life through bone marrow transplantation.

ER Wait Times

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