Educated and trained in medicine at Oxford, Yale and Harvard, David L. Wessel, M.D., joined Children’s National Health System in July 2007. He holds the IKARIA Distinguished Professorship in Critical Care Medicine. Prior to this appointment, he was Professor of Pediatrics (Anesthesia) at Harvard Medical School and Senior Associate in Cardiology and Anesthesia at Children’s Hospital in Boston.
Dr. Wessel is board certified in anesthesiology, pediatrics, pediatric cardiology and pediatric critical care medicine. He was named to the 2018 Becker's Healthcare list of "100 Hospital & Health System CMOs to Know."