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Pediatric Eating Disorders

The term eating disorders refers to a variety of conditions that involve abnormal eating behaviors. Eating disorders are serious mental health problems that can be life-threatening, so they require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Two of the most common eating disorders among adolescents and young adults are anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.

Learn more about these eating disorders:

Children's Team

Children's Team

Providers

Brooke Bokor

Brooke Bokor

Director, Adolescent Medicine Fellowship
Director, Student and Resident Education
Adolescent Medicine Specialist
Tomas Silber

Tomas Silber

Medical Director, Eating Disorders Clinic
Executive Committee, Ethics Program
Adolescent Medicine Specialist

Other Team Members

Departments

Departments

Eating Disorders Clinic

The Eating Disorders Clinic treats adolescents and teens with eating disorders.

Bone Health Program

Orthopaedists at Children’s National offer world-renowned expertise and life-changing care, including surgery, for children at high risk for bone fracture.

Psychology and Behavioral Health

In the Division of Psychology and Behavioral Health, our child psychologists and other mental health professionals work exclusively with children and teens, emphasizing patient and family-focused care.

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children’s National offers assessment, diagnosis and care for children and teens with behavioral, emotional and developmental disorders.