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Matthew Oetgen, M.D., division chief of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, smiles with a young patient in our Orthopaedic Clinic


Washingtonian Names 57 Children’s National Physicians ‘Top Doctors’

The magazine’s 2018 ‘Top Doctors’ list highlights the region’s best physicians as nominated by their peers in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

Female physical therapist works with young girl in the gym.


We've Been Named One of the Most Innovative Children's Hospitals

Parents magazine recognized us on their list for several innovations, including a less invasive surgery for children with bone tumors.

Boy grins while petting a dog


Our Pet Therapy Program for Patients is Expanding

A generous PetSmart Charities grant to Children's National means more kids in our care will receive the benefits of pet therapy in the coming years.

The responsiveness of the staff at Children's National has been a stabilizing force in our family.
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Recognized experts in pediatric health


Ranked #5 Children’s Hospital in the Nation and #1 for Babies

U.S. News & World Report ranks our hospital as one of the top 5 pediatric hospitals in the nation. We’re proud to be named #1 for newborn intensive care and have six additional specialties ranked in the top 10.

2017 Leap Frog Award

Leapfrog Group Top Hospital for 2017

We are one of only 10 children’s hospitals in the United States–and the only one in the Mid-Atlantic region–to earn this designation for patient safety and quality.

Magnet Recognized

Our Care Earns Nursing’s Highest Honors

Only 7% of hospitals nationwide earn Magnet® status, awarded for excellence in nursing and patient care. This designation affirms our commitment to family-centered care.

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