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Washingtonian magazine recognizes “Top Doctors” in 27 specialties from Children’s National Hospital

October 21, 2021
Cover of 2021 Washingtonian Top Docs Magazine

WASHINGTON –- Washingtonian magazine’s annual list of the region’s “Top Doctors” recognized 68 Children’s National Hospital physicians from a wide-array of specialties including Cardiology and Cardiac SurgeryOncology/HematologyNeurology, Orthopaedics and Sports MedicineGeneral and Thoracic Surgery and Urology.

“I am once again thrilled to see so many Children’s National Hospital physicians on the Washingtonian Top Doctors list,” said Kurt Newman, M.D., President and CEO of Children’s National Hospital. “Our physicians put children at the heart of all they do and never quit in their pursuit to provide the highest quality 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 27 specialty areas.

“After another tough year responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s gratifying that our physicians’ peers recognized their leadership in the region,” said Dr. Newman.

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

Media Contact: 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 fifth 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 2021, the Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus opened, the first in the nation dedicated to pediatric research. Children’s National has been designated three times in a row 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 care locations in the D.C. metropolitan area, including Maryland and Virginia. Children’s National is home to the Children’s National Research Institute and Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation. 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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