Video Series: Our Team
Health Topics: Obesity
Children's National Health System's Obesity Institute focuses on prevention, treatment, policy and education.
Ian was born with a heart that was not fully formed, the specialists at Children's National rebuilt his heart to function normally and gave him all the energy he'll ever need.
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Child psychologist, Eleanor Mackey, PhD, provides tips for parents who are concerned about their child's weight.
Dr. Nadler is the director of the Weight-Loss Surgery Program at Children's National.
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.