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Ellen Hamburger, MD

Medical Director for CP&A


Ellen ‘Ellie’ Hamburger, M.D., received a bachelor of arts in urban studies and medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Hamburger completed a pediatric residency at Children’s National Health System in 1984. She cares for children from birth through adolescence with a particular interest in children with special needs and premature infants.

Dr. Hamburger has been active in medical education throughout her career in the U.S. and Africa. She is a graduate of the first Master Teacher class for clinician educators at the George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development. She has been a senior partner with Children’s Pediatricians & Associates (CP&A) since 2002 and serves on the Board of CP&A. Dr. Hamburger has served as Medical Director for CP&A since 2016.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1984
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 1982
    Children's National Medical Center
  • MD, 1981
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • BA, 1975
    University of Pennsylvania


Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Vu T, Guerrera M, Hamburger EK, Klein BL. Subgaleal hematoma from hair braiding case report and literature review. Pediatr. Emer. Care. 2004;20(12):821–823.

Lothen-Kline C, Howard DE, Hamburger EK, Worrell KD, O'Boekeloo B. Truth and consequences: Ethics, confidentiality, and disclosure in adolescent longitudinal prevention research. J Adol. Health. 2003;33(5):385–394.

Ottolini M, Hamburger E, Loprieto J, et al. Complementary and alternative medicine use among children in the Washington, D.C., areaAmb. Pediatr. 2001;1(2):122–125.

Urinary tract infections in infants and children: Guidelines for averting permanent damage Postgrad. Med. 1986;80(6):235–241.

Kravis E, Fleisher G, Ludwig S. Fever in children with sickle cell hemoglobinopathies. Am J Dis Child. 1982;136(12):1075–1078.

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