U.S. News & World Report ranks our pediatric neurosurgery program #3 nationally.
The Children’s National Hospital Division of Neurosurgery is consistently ranked among the country’s top programs according to U.S. News & World Report. Our board-certified pediatric neurosurgeons bring decades of experience and a compassionate touch to each procedure.
Our Neurosurgery team is among the most experienced in the nation. We have performed thousands of surgeries and are dedicated to giving your child the best possible care before, during and after his or her procedure.
Patients travel to us from all over the world because we have the resources and expertise necessary to care for their neurological conditions through programs such as:
Highlights of our programs include:
Our team is standing by to schedule your child’s in-person appointment or procedure.
Call 1-888-884-BEAR (2327) to schedule.
At Children’s National, your child can receive advanced neurosurgical treatments through our use of minimally invasive approaches to neurosurgery.
Minimally invasive techniques require small incisions – anywhere from the size of a pinhead (1.6 millimeters) to just a few inches. Not only do these techniques lead to safer, more effective care, but recovery time is significantly decreased, and your child may be able to go home in as little as two days, compared to two weeks with traditional open surgery.
We are often among the first in the country to learn new techniques and adopt the technologies that make minimally invasive neurosurgery possible.
These techniques and technologies include:
For questions about Neurosurgery or to schedule an in-person appointment or telehealth visit, please call 202-476-3020.
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U.S. News & World Report ranked Children’s National a top 10 children’s hospital for its Best Children’s Hospitals annual rankings for 2020-21, with a #1 ranking in newborn care for the fourth straight year. Learn more about our specialty care rankings.