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.

Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac Surgery

Our pediatric heart surgery team performs twice the number of surgeries of any other hospital in the region, with some of the best outcomes in the nation.



The pediatric heart experts at Children’s National in Washington, DC, provide advanced care for unborn babies, children and young adults with heart conditions.
Moving quickly matters most when something may not be right with an unborn baby. The Fetal Medicine Institute gets diagnosis and treatment advances to families faster.

Fetal Medicine Institute

The Fetal Medicine Institute at Children’s National in Washington, DC, provides specialized care for babies during pregnancy, delivery and after birth.

Genetics and Metabolism

Rare Disease Institute - Genetics and Metabolism

Children’s National Rare Disease Institute (CNRDI) is a first-of-its-kind center focused exclusively on advancing the care and treatment of children and adults with rare genetic diseases.

Oncology & Cancer


Our oncology (cancer) team provides personalized treatment plans for children with cancer, including access to clinical trials.

Three-year-old girl who has lost her hair from cancer treatment, smiling in a hospital playroom.

International Patients

Our multilingual Global Services team is ready to provide families with the highest level of dedicated support to manage medical services and all related needs, at every step of the treatment journey.
Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Blood and Marrow Transplant

Our blood and bone marrow disease experts provide advanced transplant procedures for children and teenagers.

Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

From sprains and strains to complex congenital, Children’s National offers one of the most experienced pediatric orthopaedic practices in the nation with experience in treating all areas from head to toe.

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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