What patients and families need to know
Now Scheduling Primary and Specialty Care Video Visits
New and existing patients from Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia can now see Children's National providers from the comfort of their own home.
Call 1-888-884-BEAR (2327) to make an appointment today.
The Children's National Hospital Telehealth program enables our health care providers to help families, physicians and other health care partners receive care or guidance through video visits. Through these efforts, our world-class care is transcending geographic barriers through digital health.
If you are a parent and would like to schedule a telehealth appointment for your child, please call the Bear Line at 1-888-884-BEAR (2327) and then view our appointment instructions. If you are a referring provider or you're interested in a telehealth partnership, contact us via this form.
See our resources for families
Telehealth visits allow families to minimize time taken off of work and school, reduce travel time to appointments and get help managing medication – all while never leaving home.
See our resources for providers
Our services for partnering providers include live video visits, provider-to-provider phone consults, chart review, mobile services, second opinion and more.
We work with government agencies, universities and health care providers around the world in partnerships that advance telehealth innovations, bringing the best care possible to patients in their own communities.
View our video
Leveraging the Latest Technology to Advance Care
Learn how our telehealth team is improving care for children at our main hospital by making use of a new robot that visits patient rooms.
If you’re interested in more information or engaging with our specialists or services, complete this form or view our contact information.
Denice Cora Bramble
Executive Vice President
Chief Medical Officer, Ambulatory and Community Health Services
Division Chief, Cardiac Critical Care Medicine
Executive Director, Telemedicine
Co-Director, Children's National Heart Institute
Medical Director, Telemedicine
Cardiac Critical Care Specialist
Medical Director, Informatics
Associate Director, Telemedicine
Emergency Medicine Physician
Associate Director, Ambulatory Telehealth
Director of Telemedicine
Program Manager, Telemedicine
María Angélica Chacón
Interim Nurse Manager, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
Director, Childhood and Adolescent Diabetes Program
Division Chief, Endocrinology Program Director, Endocrinology Fellowship
Chief, Pathology and Lab Medicine Director, Transfusion Medicine
Interim Chief, Dermatology
Associate Division Chief, Cardiology
Immediate Past Division Chief, Hospitalist Medicine
Medical Director, School-based Telemedicine Program
Division Chief, Pediatric Outreach Center of Hospital-Based Specialties
Attending in Infectious Diseases
Ali Al Ameen
Program Coordinator, Telemedicine
Program Administrator, Cardiac Critical Care and Telemedicine
Supervisor, Telemedicine Technical Support
Senior IT Security Risk Analyst, Telemedicine
Tech Support Specialist, Telemedicine
School Nurse at Whittle School and Studios, Telemedicine