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Education & Training

  • Residency, Pediatrics, 2004
    University of California San Francisco
  • Internship, Pediatrics, 2002
    University of California San Francisco
  • MD, 2001
    Stanford University School of Medicine
  • BA, 1996
    Stanford University School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics

National Provider ID: 1104941947


Jeannie Chang Pitter, M.D., completed undergraduate studies in human biology with a focus on women's health and a medical degree at Stanford University. She completed pediatric residency within the primary care track at University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine in 2004. Dr. Chang Pitter worked with Baylor College of Medicine in Kampala, Uganda in pediatric HIV prevention, care and treatment from 2004 to 2006. She then joined Children's National Hospital in 2007 as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at GW and provided care within Children’s Health Clinic, Healthy Generations teen-tot program and special immunology.

In 2009, Dr. Chang Pitter transferred within Children's National to CNPA Foggy Bottom where she cared for children and families, while also supporting medical education until 2014. Dr. Chang Pitter then moved to Cambodia for four years where she worked on a quality improvement and health professional development MCH project. She also practiced pediatrics part-time within the U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh, Department of State. Dr. Chang Pitter is happy to return to Children's National/GW, and looks forward to meeting your child and family at the CNPA Foggy Bottom and Capitol Hill locations. She has particular interests in travel medicine, health education, adolescent medicine and medical education.

Research & Publications

Menzies NA, Homsy J, Chang Pitter J, et al. Cost-effectiveness of routine rapid human immunodeficiency virus antibody testing before DNA-PCR testing for early diagnosis of infants in resource-limited settings. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2009; 28(9):819-25.

Robinson TN, Chang JY, Haydel KF, Killen JD. Overweight concerns and body dissatisfaction among 3rd grade children: The impacts of ethnicity and socioeconomic status. J Pediatr. 2001;138(2):158-60.

Huerta K, Berkelhamer S, Klein J, Ammerman A, Chang J, Prober GC. Epidemiology of herpes simplex virus type 2 infections in a high-risk adolescent population. J Adol Health. 1996;18(6):384-386.