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New Care Center Opens in Anacostia

The larger, state-of-the-art facility offers expanded access to care and more convenience.

We’re Proud of Our 'Top Doctors'

Top Docs 2016

Washingtonian Magazine has named 60 Children’s National physicians to its 2016 list of the region’s best providers.

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The new primary care facility provides well-child care and urgent care services for infants, children, and adolescents, as well as hearing and speech, mental health, social work, and breastfeeding support. It is larger, easily accessible, and includes state-of-the-art equipment to assist the more than 9,000 children served by Children’s National in Ward 8.

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These dedicated physicians were named by their peers for their excellence and commitment to patients, and represent 20 different specialty areas.

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Nationally Recognized Expertise

Top 20 in Every Specialty

One of Only Four Pediatric Hospitals in Nation Ranked in Top 20 in 10 Specialties

Ranked in 10 specialties

Children’s National is one of just 4 pediatric hospitals ranked in the top 20 in every specialty in the U.S. News and World Report 2016-17 Best Children’s Hospital Survey.

Top Doctors in Northern Virginia

Children’s National Home to More Than 50 Northern Virginia “Top Doctors”

Children’s National physicians on Northern Virginia Magazine’s list of “Top Doctors.”

Northern Virginia Magazine has named 58 Children’s National Health System physicians to its list of 2016 “Top Doctors.”  The physicians represent a number of specialties across Children’s National including nationally-ranked programs such as Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Hematology/Oncology, Neonatology, Neurology, and Orthopaedics. Read the story

Excellence in Nursing

Our Care Earns Nursing’s Highest Honors

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Children’s National was once again designated a Magnet hospital in 2015.Only 7% of hospitals nationwide earn Magnet status, awarded for excellence in nursing and patient care.For our dedicated and skilled nurses, the honor means hard-earned recognition. For you and your family, it means peace of mind.

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Leaders in Research

Research & Education

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Home to the Children’s Research Institute (CRI) and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is one of the nation’s top NIH-funded pediatric institutions. Learn about our Research

Nationally Recognized for Quality and Safety

Children's National Health System Named a 2015 Leapfrog Group Top Hospital

Children's National Health System Named a 2015 Leapfrog Group Top Hospital

Children’s National Health System has been designated a Leapfrog Group 2015 Top Hospital, one of only 12 children’s hospitals in the United States to be named to this prestigious list.

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Read our 2014 Quality Report