Video Series: Our Team
Health Topics: Obesity
Children's National Health System's Obesity Institute focuses on prevention, treatment, policy and education.
When Jason was born, the Children's National team was already standing by to treat his failing kidneys. He spent his first two months in the NICU, and he has been in and out of Children's National for the past six years.
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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.