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Innovative treatments mean children don’t just survive, but thrive, for decades to come.


About 40,000 babies in the United States are born each year with congenital heart disease. It is the most common birth defect and a leading cause of death in children. Children’s National is at the forefront in combatting this affliction, focusing on early intervention, innovative research, and advanced technology.

Community Health

Children's National brings services to families who might not get them otherwise.

Critical Care Medicine

Children’s National is at the forefront of critical care medicine, with the only pediatric intensive care units for cardiology and neurology in the Washington area. We also serve as the region’s chief provider of critical care medicine for seriously ill and injured infants and children. 

Fetal Medicine

Anticipating issues before a child is born can make all the difference – now and for decades to come.


Early detection and treatment of neurological disorders make a profound difference in children’s lives.

Neurological disorders can severely limit a child’s happiness, independence, and potential throughout their lives. Research shows that more than half of all behavioral, developmental, neurologic, and psychiatric conditions start in childhood, so it’s important that children receive timely and appropriate treatment. 


Children’s National takes on some of the most daunting medical research issues to improve children’s lives.


Advanced techniques and technology make surgery more effective and less disruptive

Surgical Innovation

Researchers, surgeons, and engineers seek greater precision, less invasion, and no pain.

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