Johannes Van den Anker, MD Neonatologist

Awards and Recognition:

    Top Doctors
    No. Va. Magazine (2016)

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  • Main Hospital Washington, District of Columbia 20010 1-888-884-BEAR (2327)

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics

National Provider ID: 1598842957

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has a working relationship (i.e. consulting, research, and/or educational services) with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

Outside Interests

  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Daiichi Sankyo
  • Nurinia
  • UCB Pharma 
  • Current Therapeutic Research 



Dr. Van den Anker holds the Evan and Cindy Jones Professorship in Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Neonatology, 1991
    Sophia Children's Hospital
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1988
    Sophia Children's Hospital
  • MD, 1983
    Erasmus Universiteit
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Johannes Van den Anker

three kids

Jayla's Story

"Look forward to those moments when you bring your child home and can begin planning for the future and all the fun events that you take on as a parent. Stay strong and stay encouraged."

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Chloe's Story

"If it wasn't for the doctors, nurses, and case workers, we don't know how we would have gotten through it."

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Ava's Story

"She continually amazes us, she is truly a Children’s miracle!"

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Skylar's Story

"You have a right to feel robbed of what others have gotten to enjoy, but you also will be thankful for things your child will do that 'normal' parents will never understand. "

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Teresa's Story

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