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111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20010
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Phone: 1-888-884-BEAR (2327)

Children’s National, based in Washington, D.C., has been serving the nation’s children since 1870. We are ranked #5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and are one of only 10 children’s hospitals in the United States to be named by the Leapfrog Group for safety and quality. Children’s National is Magnet®-designated, affirming our commitment to family-centered care. We are home to the Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation.

With a community-based pediatric network, outpatient centers throughout the Washington, D.C., region and two emergency rooms, Children’s National is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as an advocate for children.

Children's Specialists

Children's Specialists at this Location

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David Wessel

Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Hospital and Specialty Services
Cogen F

Fran Cogen

Diabetologist, Acting Division Co-Chief, Endocrinology

Marc DiSabella

Neurologist | Program Director, Child Neurology Fellowship; Medical Director, Neurology Education; Director, Headache Program
Jeffrey Dome

Jeffrey Dome

Vice President, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
Veronica Gomez-Lobo

Veronica Gomez-Lobo

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecologist | Director of the Positive Reevaluation of Urogenital Differences (PROUD) Clinic
Andrea Gropman

Andrea Gropman

Division Chief | Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics and Neurogenetics
Michael Guerra

Michael Guerrera

Director, Comprehensive Hemostasis and Thrombosis Program | Hematologist
Stephen J. Teach, MD, MPH, Director and Principal Investigator of IMPACT DC

Stephen Teach

Associate Dean, Pediatric Academic Affairs
Chair, Department of Pediatrics

George Zalzal

Division Chief, Ear, Nose, and Throat (Otolaryngology)

John Berger III

Acting Chief, Cardiac Critical Care Medicine | Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program
Cara Biddle

Cara Biddle

Medical Director, Children’s Health Center at Sheikh Zayed Campus

Richard Bosco

Anesthesiologist | Medical Director for the Center for Surgical Care
Castro R

Rosella Castro

Medical Director, Children's Health Center Adams Morgan
Deutsch N

Nina Deutsch

Director, Cardiac Anesthesiology | Associate Chief for Academic Affairs
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Mary Donofrio

Cardiologist | Director, Fetal Heart Program | Co-Director, Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Program
John A

Anitha John

Director, Washington Adult Congenital Heart Program
Benny Kerzner

Benny Kerzner

Gastroenterologist, Director of Celiac Disease Program
Martin G

Gerard Martin

Cardiologist, Medical Director of Global Services
Cohen I

Ira Cohen

Anesthesiologist | Acute Pain Specialist

Julia Finkel

Anesthesiologist | Acute Pain Specialist | Sheikh Zayed Research Faculty
Laura Gray 2017

Laura Gray

Psychologist | Behavioral Medicine Specialist
Ilana Kahn 2017

Ilana Kahn

Clinical Director, Neuroimmunology
Director, Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Options
Pestieau S

Sophie Pestieau

Anesthesiologist | Acute Pain Specialist | Associate Chief for Clinical Affairs
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Caroll Vazquez-Colon

Director of Education | Anesthesia, Pain and Perioperative Medicine

Dewesh Agrawal

Emergency Medicine Specialist
Pediatric Residency Program Director


Aisha Davis

Aisha Barber


Pediatric Residency Associate Program Director, Hospitalist Division

Mark Batshaw

Mark Batshaw

Executive Vice President, Physician-in-Chief
Chief Academic Officer

Deena Berkowitz

Emergency Medicine Specialist
Co-Director of the Urgent Care Fellowship
Denice Cora Bramble

Denice Cora Bramble

Chief Medical Officer
Executive Vice President of Ambulatory and Community Health Services
C Dawes

Candice Dawes

Assistant Medical Director, Children’s Health Center Anacostia

Marc DiFazio

Neurologist | Medical Director, Montgomery County Regional Outpatient Center | Medical Director, Ambulatory Neurology
Evans S

Sarah Evans

Division Chief, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
J Fraser

Jamie Fraser

Medical and Biochemical Geneticist | Director, Myelin Disorders Program
Anne Inge

Anne Inge

Clinical Director, Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Brian Jacobs

Brian Jacobs

Chief Information Officer & Chief Medical Information Officer
Executive Vice President, Center for Pediatric Informatics


Amy Kao

Director, Dietary Therapies for Epilepsy Clinic | Neurophysiologist
Kenworthy L

Lauren Kenworthy

Neuropsychologist | Director, Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders
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Jeremy Kern

Pediatric Residency Associate Program Director, Hospitalist Division
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Ioannis Koutroulis

Emergency Medicine Specialist
Co-Director of the Urgent Care Fellowship

Daniel Lewin

Director, Pulmonary Behavioral Medicine
Associate Director, Sleep Medicine

Cara Lichtenstein

Pediatric Residency Associate Program Director, Community Health Track (CHT)/Leadership in Advocacy, the Underserved, and Community Health Track (LAUnCH)
Luban N

Naomi Luban

Hematologist | Laboratory Medicine Specialist
Ponda Madati, MD

Ponda Madati

Medical Director | Children's National Emergency Department at United Medical Center
Anne Massaro

An Massaro

Pediatric Residency Assistant Program Director, Director of Residency Research
Parvathi Mohan 2017

Parvathi Mohan

Interim Chief, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition; Director of Hepatology
Nadler E

Evan Nadler

Director, Bariatric Surgery Program
Co-Director, Obesity Program
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Nneka Nzegwu

Associate Director of Quality and Safety, Neonatology Division

Matthew Oetgen

Division Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
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Albert Oh

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Roger Packer

Roger Packer

Senior Vice President, Center for Neuroscience & Behavioral Health
Director, Gilbert Neurofibromatosis Institute
Director, Brain Tumor Institute
Dr. Geovanny Perez

Geovanny Perez

Pulmonologist | Co-Director of the Severe Asthma Clinic
Pillai D

Dinesh Pillai

Pulmonologist | Co-Director of the Severe Asthma Clinic
Rabin J

Jeffrey Rabin

Pediatric Rehabilitation Specialist | Vice-Chair, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
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Lisa Ring

Acute and Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Gary Rogers

Division Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Anthony Sandler

Anthony Sandler

Senior Vice President and Surgeon-in-Chief
Joseph E. Robert, Jr., Center for Surgical Care
Sanz J

Jacqueline Sanz

Neuropsychologist | Co-Director of Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Program

Rahul Shah

Vice President & Chief Quality & Safety Officer
Soghier L

Lamia Soghier

Medical Unit Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Robin Steinhorn

Robin Steinhorn

Senior Vice President, Center for Hospital Based Specialties
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Brian Stone

Neonatologist - Division Chief, Pediatric Outreach Center of Hospital-Based Specialties

Marshall Summar

Director, Rare Disease Institute | Division Chief, Genetics and Metabolism
Laura Tochen

Laura Tochen

Neurologist | Co-Director, Myelin Disorders Program
Tuchman L

Lisa Tuchman

Division Chief, Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine
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Ryan Uy

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician

Thuy-Anh Vu

Pediatric Neurologist | Epileptologist | Neurophysiologist
Caleb Ward, M.D.

Caleb Ward

Emergency Medicine Specialist
Intern Selection Committee Chair for Pediatric Residency Program

Mark Weissman

Vice President, Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health
Vice President & Executive Director, CNHN
Chief, Division of General Pediatrics & Community Health


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