Annette Ansong, M.D., is a pediatric cardiologist and the medical director of outpatient cardiology at Children's National Hospital. Dr. Ansong is the proud daughter of immigrants from Ghana and has been fortunate to have been born, raised and worked in the Washington, D.C., area. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia, followed by medical school at Howard University College of Medicine. She completed her Pediatrics residency and Pediatric Cardiology fellowship at Duke University Medical Center, while also obtaining a Master of Health Science in Clinical Research. It was during this time that she became involved with the NIH Pediatric Heart Network. Since 2009, Dr. Ansong has been in private practice in Virginia. Her work there led to recognition as a Northern Virginia and Washingtonian Top Doctor.
She is involved regionally and nationally on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion. She also has an interest in global health and has performed mission work in Ghana and Haiti. Dr. Ansong currently co-chairs the Women and Children Committee of the Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc., and serves on the Adult Congenital & Pediatric Cardiology Leadership Council of the American College of Cardiology. Her career interests and passion have allowed for multiple publications, case reports and presentations.
She is excited about continuing great patient care and leading outpatient cardiology as she brings her insights from work as an inpatient and outpatient cardiologist.