Video Series: Our Team
Health Topics: Obesity
Children's National Health System's Obesity Institute focuses on prevention, treatment, policy and education.
When Joey was 10-years-old, he was sent to Children's National and diagnosed with leukemia. Today, Joey is 16-years-old and cancer-free. He is enjoying his junior year of high school and playing baseball.
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The Children's National Health System offers a one year fellowship in pediatric surgical critical care for residents who have completed a minimum of three years of training in general surgery.
The Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery offers: pediatric surgical residency training in an ACGME accredited program.
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.
When Renesha came to Children's at 19-years-old, she weighed 286 pounds. Now, after her treatment through the Obesity Institute, she's a self-proclaimed "health freak," encouraging her family and friends to work out and eat healthy with her.