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Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Genetics, 1977
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Residency, Pediatrics, 1974
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Internship, Pediatrics, 1972
    Children's National Medical Center
  • MD, 1971
    University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • BS, Pre Med, 1968
    University of Louisville

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Medical Genetics/Cytogenetics
  • American Board of Medical Genetics/Clinical Genetics
  • American Board of Pediatrics

Awards & Recognition

  • Top Doctors Washingtonian (2022, 2021, 2020)

National Provider ID: 1689752917


Kenneth Rosenbaum, M.D., started with Children’s National Hospital in 1972 after completing his medical genetics training at Johns Hopkins University in 1971. Dr. Rosenbaum has consistently been voted the top physician at Children’s National over the past 10 years. Dr. Rosenbaum has overseen dysmorphic research projects at the National Institutes of Health, in Egypt, and here at Children’s National. Dr. Rosenbaum is the co-director of the Down Syndrome Clinic and the NF clinic.

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

  • Best Doctors
  • National Gaucher Foundation

Research & Publications

Exclusion of the branchiootorenal syndrome locus EYA1 from patients with branchiooculofacial syndrome

(2000) American Journal of Medical Genetics

Neurodevelopmental and neuroimaging correlates in nonsyndromal microcephalic children

(2000) American Journal of Medical Genetics

Prolyl 3hydroxylase 1 deficiency causes a recessive metabolic bone disorder resembling lethal/severe osteogenesis imperfecta

(2007) Nature Genetics

Scanning for telomeric deletions and duplications and uniparental disomy using genetic markers in 120 children with malformations

(2001) Human Genetics

4.8 / 5 4.8 out of 5 stars (based on 31 Patient/Family Ratings)

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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.

  • 4.8 / 5

    Care Provider explanations of prob/condition

  • 4.8 / 5

    Likelihood of recommending Care Provider