U.S. News & World Report ranks our Neurosurgery program #8 nationally.
Our neurosurgery program has ranked among the country’s top programs, according to U.S. News & World Report, for several years running. Our board-certified pediatric neurosurgeons bring decades of experience and a compassionate touch to each procedure.
The neurosurgery team at Children’s National Health System 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.
Highlights of our program include:
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 more information or to make an appointment for a consultation, call us at 202-476-3020.
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Sixty Children’s National physicians were named “Top Doctors” by Washingtonian Magazine in its 2016 list of the region’s best providers.