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Epilepsy - Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Program (CPEP)

Whether your child had one seizure or is diagnosed with epilepsy, finding a pediatric specialist is an important step in getting quality care and support for your child and family.

Epilepsy, Neurophysiology, and Critical Care Neurology

The Division of Epilepsy, Neurophysiology, and Critical Care Neurology combines the expertise of highly specialized pediatric professionals focused on the diagnosis and treatment of neurological conditions that require ongoing treatment and support.

Executive Function Program

The Executive Function Program provides advanced care for patients with known or suspected neurological disorders, injuries, or other conditions which affect aspects of executive function.

Experimental Therapeutics

Our oncology (cancer) team offers access to experimental therapeutics, including the newest anticancer drugs.

Fetal Medicine Institute

Our fetal medicine team provides specialized, expert care for babies during pregnancy, delivery, and the postnatal period.

Food Allergy Program

Correctly identifying a food allergy can be difficult. So, it’s important that your child sees pediatric specialists with particular expertise in food allergy.

Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Our gastroenterology experts provide expert diagnosis and treatments for children with digestive, liver, and nutrition disorders.

Gender and Sexuality Development Program

Children's National offers two related programs for children and families, and facilitates opportunities for parents to interact and support one another.

General and Community Pediatrics

Children's National Health System has the largest pediatric presence in the Washington, DC, area. Our primary care practices are one way we carry out Children's mission to expand access to quality health care and improve health outcomes for children in the community.

General and Thoracic Surgery

The pediatric surgical experts at Children’s National in Washington, DC, provide advanced, comprehensive surgical care for infants, children, and teenagers.

Genetics and Metabolism

With more than 4,000 visits annually and 12 physicians, Children’s National is now the largest clinical genetics program in the United States.

Hand Program

Children's National Health System's Hand Program utilizes a team approach to treating and correcting pediatric hand ailments. The team consists of pediatric experts in hand surgery, orthopaedic surgery, anesthesiology, plastic surgery, and occupational therapy to provide comprehensive care to patients and families.

Headache Program

The clinic helps children and adolescents with chronic, debilitating head pain, headaches, and migraines.

Hearing and Speech

Children’s National pediatric hearing and speech specialists provide diagnostic, treatment, and group therapy services for children with audiology (hearing) and communication disorders. Because these problems can affect a child’s development, we emphasize early diagnosis and early intervention.

Hearing Restoration Program

The Hearing Restoration Program at Children’s National has performed cochlear implantations for 15 years.

Hematology

When your child is diagnosed with a blood or bone marrow disorder, finding the right specialist is the first step in getting quality care, and we have the largest, most comprehensive team in the region.

Hepatology Program

Our Hepatology Program provides specialized diagnostic, evaluation, and treatment services for children with a variety of liver diseases. The program is coordinated through the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition.

HIV / AIDS Services

Children’s National has had an HIV/AIDS program since the early 1980s, and treats the majority of HIV positive children and teens in the region. More than 25 years after we diagnosed our first patient, we can point to dramatic progress made in managing and living with HIV.