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Education & Training

  • Residency, Pediatrics, 1995
    Children's Hospital of Boston
  • Residency, Pediatrics, 1994
    Children's Hospital of Boston
  • Internship, Pediatrics, 1992
    Children's Hospital of Boston
  • MD, 1991
    Harvard Medical School
  • BA, 1986
    Harvard College

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Awards & Recognition

  • Top Doctors Washingtonian (2021, 2020, 2019)

National Provider ID: 1467537712


Monika Woods, M.D., was born in Charlottesville, Virginia and moved to Boston at age three where she resided for 33 years. She attended Harvard College and Harvard Medical School. She did her pediatric residency training at Children’s Hospital in Boston and stayed on an extra year as Chief Resident. She was in pediatric practice in Boston for five years before moving to the Washington area. She is married to a pediatric infectious disease specialist at NIH. They have two daughters. She enjoys tennis, reading, music and family activities..

Research & Publications

Woods M, Greenes D. A 4-month-old boy with severe emaciation normal linear growth and a happy affect. Curr Op in Ped. 1996;8(1):50-57.

Woods M, Greenes D. A 16-year-old girl with epistaxis and hepatosplenomegaly. Curr Op in Ped. 1995;7(6):733-739.

Greenes D, Woods M. An 8-week-old girl with wheezing and respiratory distress. Curr Op in Ped. 1995;7(5):606-614.

Kaufman DI, Lorance RW, Woods M, Wray SH.The pattern electroretinogram: A longterm study in acute optic neuropathy. Neurology. 1988;38(11):1767-1774.

Kaufman DI, Lorance RW, Woods M, Wray SH. An analysis of the pathophysiology and the development of treatment strategies for compressive optic nerve lesions using pattern electroretinogram and visual evoked potentials. Neurology.1986;38(11):1767-1774.