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Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Developmental Pediatrics, 1977
    Georgetown University Medical Center
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1976
    Children's National Medical Center
  • MD, 1973
    George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • BS, 1969
    Ohio State University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics

National Provider ID: 1992800379


Elliot Gersh, M.D., is a neurodevelopmental specialist at Children's National. He specializes in cerebral palsy and learning disorders.

Research & Publications

The Daily Care of Your Baby

(1991) Babies with Down Syndrome: A New parent Guide

The Microcephaly-Lymphoedema Syndrome

(1996) Clinical Dysmorphology

What is Cerebral Palsy

(1998) Children with Cerebral Palsy

4.6 / 5 4.6 out of 5 stars (based on 78 Patient/Family Ratings)

About Our Patient Satisfaction Scores

The main Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider-related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

The ratings below are the average of specific questions about interactions with the care provider.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

  • 4.6 / 5

    Care Provider explanations of prob/condition

  • 4.7 / 5

    Likelihood of recommending Care Provider