Video Series: Our Team
Health Topics: Obesity
Children's National Health System's Obesity Institute focuses on prevention, treatment, policy and education.
Debbie Freiburg is the Director for Medical Nursing and Patient and Family Education Program. She has been at Children's since 1978, joining the team as a staff nurse on the Hematology and Oncology unit.
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Dr. Nadler is the director of the Weight-Loss Surgery Program at Children's National.
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.