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Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 1988
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1986
    UMDNJ - Children's Hospital of New Jersey
  • MD, 1983
    Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • BS, 1977
    Upsala College

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Infectious Diseases

Awards & Recognition

  • Top Doctors Washingtonian (2020, 2019)
  • Top Doctors No Va Magazine (2021, 2020, 2019)

National Provider ID: 1255418737


Barbara Jantausch, M.D., is a pediatric infectious diseases specialist at Children's National Hospital. She is also a Professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Research & Publications

Linezolid versus Vancomycin In the Treatment of Known Suspected Resistant Gram-Positive Infections in Neonates

(2003) The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal

Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism of PCR Amplified papE Gene Products is Correlated with Complete Serotype Among Uropathogenic Escherichia coli Isolates

(1996) Microbial Pathogenesis.

Urinary Interleukin6 and Interleukin8 in Children with Urinary Tract Infection

(2000) Pediatric Nephrology