Children's Health Center – Anacostia


2101 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave SE
Washington, District of Columbia 20020
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This location is accepting new patients.

Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm | Friday & Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm | Sunday, closed
Office Phone : 202-476-6900

Children’s National Health System is committed to providing primary care services to children throughout the Washington, DC region. Care is offered at six convenient locations with extended weekday and Saturday hours. We encourage you to visit your medical home when your child is well; however our patients are welcome to be seen for sick care at whichever of our six health centers that is most convenient for them.


    Children and adolescents from birth to 21 years of age.

    Services Available

    • Physical exams, early developmental testing and immunizations
    • Diagnosis and treatment of illnesses
    • Care for children with special needs and ongoing problems
    • Health education
    • Nutritional support and counseling
    • WIC-special supplemental food program for women, infants and children ages 1-5
    • Follow-up care after hospitalizations
    • Help with Medicaid applications
    • Referrals to Children's National specialty services
    • Prescription refills
    • Will complete school and daycare health forms
    • Lactation Services
    Children's Specialists

    Children's Specialists at this Location

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    Sahira Long

    Medical Director, Children’s Health Center Anacostia
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    Candice Dawes

    Assistant Medical Director, Children’s Health Center Anacostia
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    Cara Lichtenstein


    Pediatric Residency Associate Program Director, Community Health Track

    NCQA Recognized

    NCQA Logo Recognized Patient-Centered Medical Home

    All Children’s Health Center sites in Washington, DC, have received National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition. This nationally recognized designation reflects HC's commitment to patient-centered, coordinated care that supports access, communication and patient involvement.

    Read more about the award