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Being surrounded by compassionate individuals brought together by their love of caring for children is why I love working here.


Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Spanish

Education & Training

  • MS, 2016
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 2016
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Residency, Pediatrics, 2010
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Internship, Pediatrics, 2008
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • MD, 2007
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • MPH, 2006
    John Hopkins University Bloomberg School Of Public Health
  • BA, 2002
    Johns Hopkins University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Infectious Disease

Awards & Recognition

  • Top Doctors No Va Magazine (2022)

National Provider ID: 1942410477


Rana Hamdy, M.D., MSCE, M.P.H., completed a pediatric residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and a pediatric infectious diseases fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She received a medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, a master's degree in public health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a master's degree in clinical epidemiology from the University of Pennsylvania Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

Dr. Hamdy's clinical expertise and interests focus on the epidemiology of antibiotic-resistant infections and of antibiotic use in children. She serves as the Director of the Children's National Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, whose goal is to improve antibiotic prescribing practices in order to improve clinical outcomes while limiting the emergence of antimicrobial resistance. Read about Dr. Hamdy's efforts to improve antibiotic prescribing practices in Reducing Vancomycin Use in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

Dr. Hamdy is also an assistant professor of pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. In her free time, Dr. Hamdy enjoys cooking, swimming, and exploring the outdoors with her family.