U.S. News & World Report ranks our Neurosurgery program #4 in the country–the only top 10 ranked program in DC, Maryland or Virginia.
The neurosurgery team at Children’s National Health System treats children from around the region, the country, and the world. We manage the most complex neurological cases, including brain tumors, craniofacial abnormalities, and epilepsy. The skilled specialists at Children’s National perform hundreds of procedures every year, making our team one of the most experienced in the nation.
At Children’s National, we combine the compassion and personal attention of a private practice with the resources and research of an academic medical institution. Our philosophy of care is simple: Your children are our children, and we will not rest until we have done everything possible to ensure their health and well-being. As part of our commitment to your child’s care, our neurosurgeons routinely see patients every single day, including weekends. Our care doesn’t end when the surgery is over. We follow up with your child for years, evaluating his or her progress and discussing the results with you in-depth.
Features of our neurosurgery services include:
"Everything may look pretty overwhelming now, but remember that you are not alone. You are part of a much larger family now - the Children's National family."
Children’s National was ranked among the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation by U.S.News & World Report. We were also ranked in all 10 specialties for the fifth year in a row. In fact, our Neonatology, Neurology/ Neurosurgery, and Gastroenterology/ GI Surgery programs were in the top 10 nationwide.
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Children’s National provides a healthcare experience designed with kids in mind, and delivers confidence and assurance when parents need it most. We provide a wide range of clinical services and specialties dedicated to improving children’s health.
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Children’s National sees children from around the Washington, DC, metropolitan region, nation, and world who need the kind of specialized expertise and child-focused care we offer. No matter what your child needs, we can provide care that’s just right.
Our providers represent medical and surgical specialties, family practice, and general pediatrics.
Children’s National Health System provides suggested treatments to compliment top-notch medical education and experience.
Pediatric specialists at Children’s National work closely to ensure an integrated approach to caring for each child and family.
Children’s National offers resources for families to help answer questions and ease their experience.
Children’s National Health System values the network of referring physicians and staff and offers resources for medical education and referring patients to Children’s National.