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Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 2004
    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Residency, Surgery (General Surgery), 2002
    New York Hospital
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 2000
    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Internship, Surgery (General Surgery), 1996
    New York Hospital
  • MD, 1995
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery/Pediatric Surgery

Awards & Recognition

  • Top Doctors No Va Magazine (2023)

National Provider ID: 1316931850


Evan P. Nadler, M.D., serves as co-director of the Obesity Program and is the director of the Child and Adolescent Weight Loss Surgery Program at Children’s National Hospital. He is also a tenured Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

Before moving to Washington, D.C., he was the director of Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery at the New York University School of Medicine where he participated in U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved studies using laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in adolescents with obesity. His current research pursuits include obesity treatment development, bariatric surgery for genetic obesity and adipocyte signaling via exosomes. Dr. Nadler is an international leader in the field of adolescent obesity, has multiple publications on the topic and was one of the founding members of the Childhood Obesity Committee of the American Pediatric Surgery Association.

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has a working relationship (i.e. consulting, research, and/or educational services) with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

Outside Interests

  • WL Gore Inc.

Research & Publications

Academic Needs in Developing Countries A Survey of the West African College of Surgeons

(2009) J Surg Res.

An update on 73 US obese pediatric patients treated with laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding comorbidity resolution and compliance data

(2008) J Pediatr Surg

Differential Expression of Hepatic Fibrosis Mediators in Sick and Spontaneously Recovered Mice with Experimental Biliary Atresia

(2009) J Surg Res. (In press)

Integrin avß6 and Mediators of Extracellular Matrix Deposition are Upregulated in Experimental Biliary Atresia

(2009) J Surg Res

Management and Outcomes for Children with Acute Appendicitis Differ by Hospital Type Areas for Improvement at Public Hospitals

(2009) Clin Pediatr (Phila)

Management and Outcomes for Children with Pyloric Stenosis Stratified by Hospital Type

(2009) J Surg Res.

Short-Term Results In 53 US Obese Pediatric Patients Treated With Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

(2007) J Pediatr Surg.