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Washingtonian magazine recognizes Children’s National Hospital physicians as “Top Doctors” in 25 specialties

October 22, 2020

WASHINGTON –- Washingtonian magazine’s annual list of the region’s “Top Doctors” recognized 62 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.

“Children’s National Hospital physicians go above and beyond every day for their patients,” said Kurt Newman, M.D., president and CEO of Children’s National Hospital. “Whether it’s handling a complex case or a well-child visit, our physicians provide excellent and compassionate care.”

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 25 specialty areas.

“While no doctor goes into medicine for the awards, it’s wonderful that our physicians are being recognized in the Washingtonian "Top Doctors " issue,” says Dr. Newman. “They are so well-deserving, and I’m grateful that our physicians’ peers in the region have voted for them and acknowledged their commitment to helping children grow up stronger.”

*Based 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., celebrates 150 years of pediatric care, research and commitment to community. Volunteers opened the hospital in 1870 with 12 beds for children displaced after the Civil War. Today, 150 years stronger, it is among the nation's top 10 children's hospitals. It is ranked No. 1 for newborn care for the fourth straight year and ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. Children’s National is transforming pediatric medicine for all children. In 2020, construction will be complete on the Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus, the first in the nation dedicated to pediatric research. Children's National has been designated twice as a Magnet® hospital, demonstrating 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 and Northern Virginia suburbs. Children’s National is home to the Children’s National Research Institute and Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation and is the nation’s seventh-highest NIH-funded children’s hospital. It 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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