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Expert Care for a Heart Warrior

Jameson was born with a heart defect – and a special plan. His birth hospital immediately transferred him to our cardiac intensive care unit. Treatment allowed doctors to delay his surgery until he was older and stronger. “As terrified as we were, we knew were in good hands,” says mom Amanda. “They always listened to us, answered our many questions and put us at ease.”

Compassionate Care for Jeffrey Close to Home

Rosa worried when her son Jeffrey didn’t feel well for days. She brought him to our emergency department for world-class care not far from her neighborhood.

Welcoming Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Dr. Jessica Hippolyte, pediatric emergency medicine fellow and chief resident, chose Children’s National Hospital over others because it’s a top-ranked pediatric and teaching hospital. She also joined Children’s National for its commitment to inclusion and diversity ― a factor she values every day.

An Army of Care for Naoma

Naoma is a happy, curious baby. Care in our neonatal intensive care unit saved her life soon after birth.

Driving Breakthroughs in Cancer Research and Cell Therapy

Dr. Catherine Bollard leads clinical and research efforts to treat cancer and other inflammatory diseases by strengthening the immune system using cell therapy. Her work helps kids lead fuller, richer lives with fewer damaging side effects.

Helping Tatiana Reach for Gold

Tatiana is a star athlete pursuing her dreams, thanks in part to a doctor who always has her back.

Pediatric Discoveries Start with Teamwork, Leadership and Diversity

Dr. Vittorio Gallo leads a Children’s National Hospital research team that focuses on the newborn brain. It’s part of a larger multi-disciplinary team that uses science to improve the lives of children and families.

Heart Care for Carlos

When Cesar and Sandra learned their son Carlos had a genetic heart condition, they wor­ried. Care at Children’s National Hospital helped them better understand, cope and get Carlos back to the sports he loves.

Helping Thalia Soar

Thalia says she feels more comfortable being herself with care at our hospital’s Gender Development Program.

COVID-19 Can’t Stop our Family-Focused Care

Our hospital provides heartfelt, family-focused care even during the hardest times. When we combine our care with advancements in areas like telehealth, we can help families wherever they are.

Dogged Care

Chloe arrived at our hospital sick and scared. When she was well enough, visits from Barney, one of our facility dogs, made her feel a whole lot better.

Aasha’s Rare Gift Will Help Other Babies Grow up Healthy

A generous gift will give researchers at Children’s National a rare opportunity to study up close the fragile developing human brain.

Delivering the Best Possible Start for Babies

Dr. Adré du Plessis is on a quest to help babies get the best possible start in life. The key to success: diagnosis and care at the earliest stage before they are born.

Telehealth Helps a Child Express Herself

LaShundra Collins Young is a speech-language pathologist with a knack for helping children express what she calls their hearts’ desires.

Helping Matt Manage Type 1 Diabetes

Matt was 10 when he came to our emergency department in life-threatening diabetic ketoacidosis. Dr. Fran Cogen helped his family cope and enabled Matt to get back to the business of being a kid again.