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Related Care Services

We take a team approach to care, where all specialties and departments are totally integrated to offer the best care for each patient and family. Our team collaborates with specialists in other departments to offer the best care possible.

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Anesthesiology, Pain and Perioperative Medicine

Children’s National is the only hospital in the Washington, D.C., area that guarantees a pediatric anesthesiologist administers anesthesia for all patients at any time of the day and through the night, 24/7.

Emergency Medicine and Trauma Services

Emergency Medicine and Trauma Services

Children’s Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center is the only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in the Washington, DC, area, as verified by the American College of Surgeons.

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Neurofibromatosis Institute

The world-renowned Gilbert Family Neurofibromatosis Institute at Children’s National Health System has been changing the lives of children and families since 1982.

Spina Bifida Program

Spina Bifida Program

The Spina Bifida Program at Children’s National Health System is a leader in caring for infants, children and young adults with deformities and abnormalities of the spine and spinal cord. 

Tea's Story

Tea's Story

On Tea Abbadini’s thirteenth birthday, she started feeling sudden pain on the right side of her lower abdomen that her parents thought was appendicitis. A few months later on Christmas Eve, Tea’s hand cramped up for 10 minutes and, on New Year’s Eve, she got her first back cramp. Her back cramp was so bad that it curved her to the right and caused her to walk leaned over for a few hours.

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