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Washingtonian magazine recognizes Children’s National Hospital physicians as “Top Doctors” in 26 specialties

October 24, 2019

WASHINGTON –Washingtonian magazine’s annual list of the region’s “Top Doctors” recognized 65 Children’s National Hospital physicians from a wide-array of specialties including Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, EndocrinologyNeurology, Oncology/HematologyOrthopaedics and Sports MedicineGeneral and Thoracic Surgery and Urology.

“Every day I see examples of Children’s National physicians taking extraordinary steps to improve the health of their patients. It is so gratifying to see their dedication to children recognized in the Washingtonian Top Doctors issue,” says Kurt Newman, M.D., President and CEO of Children’s National. “Since Top Doctors are selected by their peers, this honor is confirmation that Children’s National providers have earned the respect of families and pediatric specialists around the region.”

Washingtonian magazine’s “Top Doctors” lists the region’s best doctors nominated by other physicians in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. Children’s National physicians are recognized in 26 specialty areas.

Children’s National specialists recognized as “Top Doctors”

*Also provides care at Pediatric Specialists of Virginia
**Also provides care at Johns Hopkins and Children's National Pediatric Cancer Care at Sibley Memorial

Media Contacts: Beth Riggs | 202-476-4500 | 301-233-4038 and Gabrielle Little | 202-476-4500 | 860-818-2345


About Children's National Hospital

Children’s National Hospital, based in Washington, D.C., has served the nation’s children since 1870. Children’s National is the nation’s No. 6 pediatric hospital and, for the third 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 children’s hospital 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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