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The Children's National Research Institute

Research Profile

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Mayo Clinic (2010)
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Cardiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2009)
  • Residency Program, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, Hasbro Children's Hospital (2005)
  • Internship Program, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, Hasbro Children's Hospital (2002)
  • M.D., Drexel University College of Medicine (2001)
  • Ph.D., Drexel University College of Medicine (1999)
  • B.S., Villanova University (1996)

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences


Anitha John, M.D., Ph.D., is an adult congenital heart disease specialist who sees patients at the main campus in Washington, D.C.. She is one of a handful of physicians with subspecialty training in Adult Congenital Heart Disease, which she completed at the Mayo Clinic. Prior to this, Dr. John trained in both internal medicine and general pediatrics at Brown University and then subsequently completed a pediatric cardiology fellowship at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Her research is focused on clinical outcomes in congenital cardiology. She has a joint appointment at Children’s National Hospital and Washington Hospital Center.

Research & Publications