Children's National Health System cardiologist Gerard Martin, MD, discusses how pulse oximetry can save lives with WTOP. The noninvasive test can detect critical congenital heart disease in newborns.
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Home to the Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is one of the nation’s top NIH-funded pediatric institutions.
With the only pediatric, cardiac, and neuro intensive care units in the immediate Washington, DC, area, Children’s National Health System is the region’s leading provider of critical care medicine for seriously ill and injured infants and children.
Our Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Program treats patients impacted by congenital heart disease to try to maximize their potential.
Learn more about the advanced cardiac imaging procedures we use to diagnose infants and children in our Heart Institute.