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Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Critical Care, 1985
    University of Minnesota Hospital
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Gastroenterology, 1983
    Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1982
    Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 1980
    Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems
  • MD, 1979
    University of Minnesota School of Medicine
  • BA, 1972
    Macalester College

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Peds/Hospice and Palliative Med
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Critical Care

Awards & Recognition

  • Top Doctors No Va Magazine (2020, 2019, 2017)

National Provider ID: 1184649154


David Steinhorn, M.D., FAAP, is medical director of Children's National Hospital Palliative Care (PANDA) program. PANDA team members work to prevent, reduce and soothe suffering, and help children and their families cope with the stress of managing complex medical care.

In addition to being named a Top Doctor by Northern Virginia Magazine, Dr. Steinhorn is the recipient of the American Academy of Pediatrics Career Achievement Award as a Pioneer in Integrative Medicine.