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Children’s National Names Gary Rogers as Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

March 31, 2011

Washington, DC — Children’s National Medical Center is pleased to announce that Gary F. Rogers, MD, JD, MBA, MPH, is Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Rogers joins Children’s National from Children’s Hospital Boston and leads a team of fellowship-trained pediatric plastic surgeons, the largest of any medical center in the mid-Atlantic region.

“We are pleased to add Dr. Rogers to our rapidly expanding team,” said Kurt Newman, MD, Senior Vice President of the Joseph E. Robert, Jr., Center for Surgical Care. “His experience and innovative approach will complement our surgical team at Children’s National and benefit patients and families.”

Dr. Rogers has authored more than 60 peer-reviewed articles, has lectured internationally, and has contributed to the invention of two patented devices to treat deformational plagiocephaly. His clinical interests include craniofacial surgery (including facial trauma and reconstruction), congenital and acquired hand conditions, and plagiocephaly.

Dr. Rogers is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and he holds a subspecialty board in hand surgery (CAQHS). He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons.

Each year Children’s National surgeons perform more than 15,000 surgical cases, including many on patients needing plastic and reconstructive surgery. The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Children’s National offers elite pediatric surgical services to children regionally and nationally. The team includes three pediatric plastic surgeons, specially trained to treat infants, children, and teens.

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About Children's National Health System

Children’s National Health System, based in Washington, D.C., has served the nation’s children since 1870. Children’s National is one of the nation’s Top 5 pediatric hospitals and, for a second straight year, is ranked No. 1 in newborn care, as well as ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. It has been designated two times as a Magnet® hospital, a designation given to hospitals that demonstrate the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty outpatient centers in the D.C. Metropolitan area, including the Maryland suburbs and Northern Virginia. Home to the Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is the seventh-highest NIH-funded pediatric institution in the nation. Children’s National is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels. 

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