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I’m sorry you have to be here, but glad you came to Children’s National. I will give your child the same care and respect I would want for my own children and family.

Locations

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Child Neurology, 2011
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 2008
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 2007
    Children's National Medical Center
  • MD, 2006
    George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • MHS, 2002
    Duke University
  • AB, 1999
    Harvard University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology-Child Neuro

National Provider ID: 1962669846


Biography

Elizabeth Wells, M.D.,  is a graduate of Harvard University, the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the NIH/Duke Masters in Clinical Research program. She completed her pediatrics and neurology training at Children's National, with a special focus in neuro-oncology. She is the Medical Director of Inpatient Neurology, emphasizing safety and quality. Dr. Wells is Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Dr. Wells serves as a pediatric neurologist in the Brain Tumor Institute and co-leads the brain tumor long term survivors' clinic. Her research investigates neurologic effects of cancer treatment. Dr. Wells also directs a multidisciplinary clinic and associated research program for paraneoplastic and nonparaneoplastic autoimmune encephalitis and is co-leading national efforts to develop standardized outcome measures  and better treatments.