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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

The Children's National Heart Institute offers advanced pediatric cardiac care for thousands of children every year. Heart Institute specialties and programs include:

Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders is home to some of the world's leading pediatric cancer and blood disorders experts. We are the only program in the Washington, D.C., region to offer specialized programs in the following areas:

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

The Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most comprehensive pediatric neuroscience programs in the world. Our expert team works together to treat all aspects of your child's neurological care – from brain conditions, diseases and injuries to behavioral and developmental disorders. 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: