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Northern Virginia Magazine names 76 Children’s National physicians “Top Doctors”

January 23, 2020

WASHINGTON – The annual “Top Doctors” list from Northern Virginia Magazine features 76 Children’s National Hospital care providers across 25 specialties. The prestigious list includes physicians from many of Children’s nationally-ranked programs, including Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Hematology/Oncology, NeurologyNeurosurgery, Neonatology, Nephrology, Orthopaedics and Urology. Seventeen of the named doctors practice in Northern Virginia through the Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV).

“I am very proud to see so many of Children’s National Hospital’s well-regarded physicians recognized in Northern Virginia Magazine’s Top Doctors issue”, says Kurt Newman, M.D., president and CEO of Children’s National Hospital. “Inclusion in this list demonstrates that they have earned the respect of their peers. This recognition is evidence of our physicians’ commitment to putting patients and families at the center of care."

Nominations for Northern Virginia Magazine’s list of “Top Doctors” are generated by a peer survey and panels from eight local hospitals. Each panel nominated the doctors based on internal evaluations, patient reviews, patient access, training and quality of records. This year’s recognized physicians from Children’s National include:

*denotes physicians who also practice at Pediatric Specialists of Virginia.

Children’s National offers more than 50 pediatric specialty care programs and departments, available at the Washington, D.C., Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children’s Medicine, in Northern Virginia as part of PSV and many other locations throughout the region.

Media Contact: Beth Riggs | (202) 476-4500


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 to care for Civil War orphans. Today, 150 years stronger, it is the nation’s No. 6 children’s hospital. It is ranked No. 1 for newborn care for the third 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, it will open the Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus, the first in the nation dedicated to pediatric research. It 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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