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Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

The Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine and the Adolescent Health Center are the only comprehensive health care services of their kind for adolescents and young adults in the metropolitan Washington, DC area.

Airway Program

The Airway Program is a specialized program in the Division of Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat), one the largest and most prestigious pediatric otolaryngology programs in the country.

Allergy and Immunology

At Children’s National, children affected by allergies and complex immunologic disorders benefit from our specialists’ expertise, because our doctors treat children and only children with these conditions.

Anesthesiology, Sedation, and Perioperative Medicine

Children’s National is the only hospital in the Washington, DC, area that guarantees a pediatric anesthesiologist administers anesthesia for all patients at any time of the day and through the night, 24/7.

Asthma Clinic

Children’s National established the Asthma Clinic as a resource for patients and families who have experienced an asthma emergency.

Asthma: IMPACT DC

IMPACT DC is an award-winning pediatric asthma program in Washington, DC, dedicated to improving asthma care and outcomes for children through clinical care, education, research, and advocacy.

Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders Clinic

If you are concerned that your child may have Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), our experienced clinicians can confirm a diagnosis and counsel you on the latest and best treatments for your child.

Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Our blood and bone marrow disease experts provide advanced transplantation procedures for children and teenagers.

Bone Health Program

Certain illnesses and medications can affect the strength and density of a child’s bones. We created the Bone Health Program to help all young patients maintain strong bones and reduce the risk of broken bones (fractures) and other injuries.

Brain Tumor Institute (Neuro-Oncology Program)

The Brain Tumor Institute is a multidisciplinary, internationally-respected collaboration, which evaluates one out of every 10 children in the United States with a brain tumor.

Bullying Related Health Risks

As the largest provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area and as one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals, we treat the effects and consequences of bullying every day.

Cancer Genetics

The Genetics and Metabolism and Oncology established the Cancer Genetics Clinic to help family members understand their personal risk of developing cancer and to learn more about the risk for their loved ones.

Celiac Disease Program

Children’s National is helping to improve the way pediatric celiac disease is diagnosed and treated.

Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Children’s Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (CASD) provides evaluation and treatment services for children with atypical or complicated developmental disorders. The Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders has four key areas.

Chest Wall Defects Program

Although chest wall conditions are actually quite common in children, Children’s National’s team of pediatric specialists have the experience to accurately diagnose the condition and understand how treatment affects a child who is still growing.

Child and Adolescent Anxiety Program (CAAP)

The Child and Adolescent Anxiety Program (CAAP) at Children’s National is a specialized treatment clinic devoted to carefully assessing and effectively treating a wide range of anxiety disorders common among children and adolescents.

Child and Adolescent Protection

The Center’s team of medical professionals provides comprehensive examinations (conducted by pediatricians and nurses who specialize in forensic issues), treatment of sexually transmitted diseases or injuries, and trauma counseling for child victims of all forms of maltreatment (provided by psychologists and clinical social workers who specialize in childhood trauma and abuse).

Child Development Program

The Child Development Clinic at Children's National Health System evaluates more than 1,500 children each year from birth to 4 years of age with developmental concerns.