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Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Adolescent Medicine, 1995
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency, Pediatrics, 1993
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Internship, Pediatrics, 1991
    Children's National Medical Center
  • MD, 1990
    Howard University College of Medicine
  • BA, 1984
    Princeton University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Adolescent Medicine

National Provider ID: 1306881271


Cliff Galanis, M.D., received a B.A. (with Honors) from Princeton University, and a medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine. He completed both a Pediatric Residency and Adolescent Medicine Fellowship at Children’s National Hospital, and is board certified in pediatrics and adolescent medicine. After working with a large pediatric group on Capitol Hill for several years, “Dr. Cliff” founded the Pediatric & Adolescent Center in 2000, which became part of Children’s National Pediatricians & Associates (CNPA) in 2014. He is the lead physician of the Bowie practice, and serves on the Board of Directors of CNPA too.

A native of Nassau, Bahamas, Dr. Cliff enjoys water sports and travelling. He is an avid reader, and especially loves history and politics. Dr. Cliff is a former high school chemistry teacher, and he has mentored/tutored a number of teenagers for many years, and continues to volunteer in that capacity.