Skip to main content Skip to navigation
We care about your privacy. Read about your rights and how we protect your data. Get Details

David Schidlow, MD

Awards and Recognition:
    Top Doctors
    No. Va. Magazine
    (2017, 2018)


Languages Spoken

  • English


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Cardiology

National Provider ID: 1790970986



David Schidlow, MD, MMus, is a pediatric cardiologist in the Children’s National Heart Institute at Children’s National Health System. Dr. Schidlow completed his internship, residency, and chief residency in general pediatrics at Mattel Children’s Hospital, University of California, Los Angeles, followed by fellowship in pediatric cardiology and senior fellowship in advanced non-invasive cardiac imaging at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. 

Dr. Schidlow’s clinical practice focuses on inpatient and outpatient pediatric cardiology, fetal cardiology, and non-invasive cardiac imaging, including fetal, trans-thoracic and trans-esophageal echocardiography. Dr. Schidlow is also a provider for the single ventricle program. His research interests include fetal cardiology, echocardiography, quality improvement, and international medicine.

Dr. Schidlow sees pediatric patients at Children’s National Health System in Washington, DC; Arlington, Virginia; Fredericksburg, Virginia; and Salisbury, Maryland. He also sees expecting mothers for fetal echocardiograms and cardiology consultations in a number of locations. Dr. Schidlow is fluent in Spanish.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging, 2014
    Children's Hospital of Boston
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Cardiology, 2013
    Children's Hospital of Boston
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 2010
    University of California at Los Angeles
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 2009
    University of California at Los Angeles
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 2007
    University of California at Los Angeles
  • MD, 2006
    Temple University School of Medicine
  • BA, 1999
    Brandeis University
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: David Schidlow

Penelope and sisters

Penelope's Story

Before Penelope was even born, she had a team of Children's specialists ready with a treatment plan for her heart defect.

Serenity with mom

Serenity's Story

Two-year-old Serenity is a normal toddler with a not-so-normal story. She has a long scar in the middle of her chest (her “boo boo”) that represents the three open heart surgeries she had before her second birthday.



Invest in future cures for some of life's most devastating diseases

See other ways to give
Share your birthday with a child. Celebrate your life, and give a chance to someone who desperately wants to have as many as you. Share your birthday with a child. Celebrate your life, and give a chance to someone who desperately wants to have as many as you. Make it happen

Triton's Story

Patient story

"You may feel like your world is crumbling beneath you, but I am here to tell you that you will find the strength to do anything you have to do for your child."

Read More of Triton's Story