What patients and families need to know
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The Children's National Rare Disease Institute takes a multidisciplinary approach to treating your child's genetic, metabolic and/or undiagnosed disorders. Our specialists work in collaboration with primary care physicians and specialists from other divisions within Children's National in order to provide your child with the most integrated, personalized care.
Our cancer genetics experts help answer important questions about your child’s inherited risk for cancer.
We established the Cardiogenetics Program to help families with known or suspected inherited heart diseases receive early detection and treatment.
Children's National Hospital has the only dedicated Down syndrome clinic in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. The clinic is a specialized program coordinated through the Rare Disease Institute.
The Prenatal Pediatrics Institute at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C., provides specialized care for babies during pregnancy, delivery and after birth.
The Inherited Metabolic Disorders Program at Children's National Hospital has more than 600 active patients, making it one of the largest programs of its kind in the country.
Since the onset of enzyme replacement therapy for Gaucher disease in 1990, Children’s National has been the regional center for the diagnosis and management of children and adults with lysosomal storage disorders (LSDs).
The Leukodystrophy and Myelin Disorders Program at Children's National Hospital provides comprehensive services for children with inherited white matter diseases.
For more than 25 years, the Skeletal Dysplasia Clinic has provided multidisciplinary care for infants, children, and young adults with various forms of skeletal disorders.