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Institutes and Care Centers

Our institutes, centers and specialty clinics collaborate on better ways to treat disease and nurture your child's health and well-being.

Children's National Heart Institute

Our expert pediatric cardiac team offers advanced heart care with excellent outcomes for thousands of children every year. Heart Institute specialties and programs include:

Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders

Our center is a multidisciplinary program that brings together specialists in:

Joseph E. Robert, Jr., Center for Surgical Care

In our surgical care center, we perform more than 17,000 surgeries each year. Our pediatric surgical specialties include:

Rare Disease Institute

Our Rare Disease Institute is a first-of-its-kind center focused exclusively on advancing the care and treatment of children and adults with rare genetic diseases. We collaborate with a number of programs and services at Children's National, including: 

Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Health

Our center houses the Daniel and Jennifer Gilbert Neurofibromatosis Institute and the Brain Tumor Institute, internationally-recognized centers for the care of–and research on–the minds, behaviors, emotions and neurological functions of children. Divisions also include:

Center for Hospital-Based Specialties

This center is a hub for disciplines providing critical and acute care, as well as diagnostic and therapeutic imaging. It encompasses:

Diana L. and Stephen A. Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health

The Goldberg Center offers a community-based model focused on primary care, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of pediatric health conditions. It offers: