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111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20010
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Phone: 1-888-884-BEAR (2327)

Children’s National, based in Washington, D.C., has been serving the nation’s children since 1870. We are ranked #5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and we are regularly named a Top Children's Hospital by the Leapfrog Group, which recognizes excellence in safety and quality. Children’s National is Magnet®-designated, affirming our commitment to family-centered care. We are home to the Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation.

With a community-based pediatric network, outpatient centers throughout the Washington, D.C., region and two emergency rooms, Children’s National is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as an advocate for children.

Children's Specialists

Children's Specialists at this Location

Mark Batshaw

Mark Batshaw

Executive Vice President, Physician-in-Chief
Chief Academic Officer
David Wessel

David Wessel

Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Hospital and Specialty Services
Charles Berul

Charles Berul

Division Chief, Cardiology
Co-Director, Children’s National Heart Institute
Fran Cogen

Fran Cogen

Director, Childhood and Adolescent Diabetes Program
Andrew Dauber

Andrew Dauber

Division Chief, Endocrinology
Program Director, Endocrinology Fellowship
Roberta DeBiasi

Roberta L. DeBiasi

Division Chief, Infectious Disease
Co-Director, Congenital Zika Program
Investigator, Children's Research Institute
Marc Disabella

Marc DiSabella

Director, Headache Program
Program Director, Child Neurology Fellowship
Medical Director, Neurology Education
Neurologist
Jeffrey Dome

Jeffrey Dome

Vice President, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
Division Chief, Hematology and Oncology
Associate Director, Center for Cancer and Immunology Research
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Robert Freishtat

Chief, Emergency Medicine
Senior Investigator, Center for Genetic Medicine Research
William Gaillard

William D. Gaillard

Division Chief, Epilepsy and Neurophysiology
Division Chief, Neurology
Director, Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Program
Associate Director, Center for Neuroscience Research
Veronica Gomez-Lobo

Veronica Gomez-Lobo

Director, Positive Reevaluation of Urogenital Differences (PROUD) Clinic
Director, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecologist
Andrea Gropman

Andrea Gropman

Division Chief, Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics and Neurogenetics
Michael Guerrera

Michael Guerrera

Director, Comprehensive Hemostasis and Thrombosis Program
Hematologist
Mohamad Jaafar, MD

Mohamad Jaafar

Division Chief, Ophthalmology
Chair, Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship Program
Ian Leibowitz

Ian Leibowitz

Division Chief, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Services
Hemant Sharma

Hemant Sharma

Chief, Division of Allergy and Immunology
Director, Food Allergy Program
Stephen  Teach

Stephen Teach

Director and Principal Investigator, IMPACT DC
Associate Dean, Pediatric Academic Affairs
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
George Zalzal

George Zalzal

Division Chief, Ear, Nose, and Throat (Otolaryngology)
Dewesh Agrawal

Dewesh Agrawal

Director, Pediatric Residency Program
Emergency Medicine Specialist
John Berger

John Berger III

Medical Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program
Medical Director, Cardiac ECMO
Cara Biddle

Cara Biddle

Medical Director, Children’s Health Center at Sheikh Zayed Campus
Richard Bosco

Richard Bosco

Medical Director, Center for Surgical Care
Anesthesiologist
Jessica Colyer

Jessica Colyer

Medical Director, Inpatient Cardiology
Medical Director, Heart and Kidney Unit
Russell Cross

Russell Cross

Director, Cardiac MRI
Advance Imaging Cardiologist
Lawrence D'Angelo

Lawrence D'Angelo

Director, Youth Pride and Burgess Clinics
Medical Director, Occupational Health
Adolescent Medicine Specialist
Nina Deutsch

Nina Deutsch

Associate Chief, Academic Affairs
Director, Cardiac Anesthesiology
 Mary Donofrio

Mary Donofrio

Director, Fetal Heart Program
Co-Director, Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Program
Advance Imaging Cardiologist
Lowell Frank

Lowell Frank

Director, Cardiology Fellowship Training Program
Advance Imaging Cardiologist
Lisa	Guay-Woodford

Lisa M. Guay Woodford

Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Director, Center for Translational Research
Nephrologist
Rana Hamdy

Rana Hamdy

Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Infectious Disease Specialist
Investigator, Children's Research Institute
Benjamin Hanisch

Benjamin Hanisch

Director, Transplant Infectious Disease Program
Infectious Disease Specialist
Investigator, Children's Research Institute
Anitha John

Anitha John

Director, Washington Adult Congenital Heart Program
Ilana Kahn

Ilana Kahn

Clinical Director, Neuroimmunology
Director, Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Options
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Celeste Martin

Director, Acute Pain Medicine
Anesthesiologist
Pain Medicine Specialist
Gerard Martin

Gerard Martin

Interim Vice President, Global Services
Medical Director, Global Services
Cardiologist
Jeffrey Moak

Jeffrey Moak

Director, Electrophysiology Program
Electrophysiologist
Natella Rakhmanina

Natella Rakhmanina

Director, HIV Services & Special Immunology
Specialist, HIV Medicine
Investigator, Children's Research Institute
Craig Sable

Craig Sable

Associate Division Chief, Cardiology
Director, Echocardiography
Xiaoyan Song

Xiaoyan Song

Director, Infection Control/Epidemiology
Investigator, Children's Research Institute
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Ryan Uy

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician
Medical Director, Fragile X Clinic
Bernhard Wiedermann

Bernhard Wiedermann

Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
Director, Fellowship Training Program
Infectious Disease Specialist
Ira Cohen

Ira Cohen

Anesthesiologist
Acute Pain Specialist
Acupuncture Specialist
Niti Dham

Niti Dham

Director, Cardio-Oncology Program
Advance Imaging Cardiologist
Julia FInkel

Julia Finkel

Anesthesiologist
Acute Pain Specialist, Sheikh Zayed Research Faculty
Laura Gray

Laura Gray

Psychologist
Behavioral Medicine Specialist
Anita Krishnan

Anita Krishnan

Associate Director, Echocardiography
Advance Imaging Cardiologist
Sophie Pestieau

Sophie Pestieau

Associate Chief, Clinical Affairs
Anesthesiologist
Acute Pain Specialist
Carlos Sanchez, M.D.

Carlos Sanchez

Neurosurgeon
Principal Investigator, Center for Cancer and Immunology Research
Karen Thomson

Karen Thomson

Medical Director, Pre-Operative Care Clinic
Anesthesiologist
Caroll Vazquez Colon

Caroll Vazquez Colon

Director, Education, Anesthesia, Pain and Perioperative Medicine
Anesthesiologist
Leila Welborn

Leila Welborn

Medical Director, Children's Ambulatory Surgery Center
Anesthesiologist
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Ali Ahmad

Critical Care Fellow
Pediatric Hospitalist
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Burak Bahar

Director, Laboratory Informatics
Co-Associate Director, Chemistry
Marlet Bazemore

Marlet Bazemore

Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship Program
Ophthalmologist
Deena Berkowitz

Deena Berkowitz

Co-Director, Urgent Care Fellowship
Emergency Medicine Specialist
Priti Bhansali

Priti Bhansali

Director, Children's Academy of Pediatric Educators
Associate Director, Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship
Hospitalist
Sarah Birch

Sarah Birch

Director, Advanced Practice Nursing
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care
Brooke Bokor

Brooke Bokor

Director, Adolescent Medicine Fellowship
Director, Student and Resident Education
Adolescent Medicine Specialist
Catherine Bollard

Catherine Bollard

Director, Center for Cancer and Immunology
Director, Program for Cell Enhancement and Technologies for Immunotherapy
Tara Brennan

Tara Brennan

Director, Child Development Program
Psychologist
Kathleen Brown

Kathleen Brown

Medical Director, Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center
Emergency Medicine Specialist
Justin Burton

Justin Burton

Division Chief, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
Pediatric Rehabilitation Specialist
Joseph Campos

Joseph Campos

Director, Microbiology Laboratory
Director, Infectious Diseases Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory
Director, Section of Laboratory Informatics
Jessica Carpenter

Jessica Carpenter

Director, Neurocritical Care
Director, Neonatal and Childhood Stroke Program
Neurologist
Taeun Chang

Taeun Chang

Director, Neonatal Neurology and Neonatal Neurocritical Care Program
Neonatal and Fetal Neurologist
Irene Chatoor

Irene Chatoor

Director, Infant and Toddler Mental Health Program
Psychiatrist
Denice Cora Bramble

Denice Cora Bramble

Chief Medical Officer
Executive Vice President, Ambulatory and Community Health Services
Candice Dawes

Candice Dawes

Assistant Medical Director, Children’s Health Center Anacostia
Marc DiFazio

Marc DiFazio

Medical Director, Montgomery County Regional Outpatient Center
Medical Director, Ambulatory Neurology
Neurologist
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Enrique Escalante

Medical Director, Pharmacy
Director, Minority Recruitment and Pediatric Residency
Hospitalist
Kathleen Ferrer

Kathleen Ferrer

Specialist, HIV Medicine
Hospitalist, Infectious Diseases
J Fraser

Jamie Fraser

Director, Myelin Disorders Program
Director, Fetal Genetics Program
Medical and Biochemical Geneticist
Linda Fu

Linda Fu

Director, Outcomes and Evaluation, Children's School Services
Pediatrician
Gerard Gioia

Gerard Gioia

Division Chief, Neuropsychology
Director, Safe Concussion Outcome, Recovery and Education (SCORE) Program
Leandra Godoy

Leandra Godoy

Program Manager, Community Benefit
Assistant Director, D.C. MAP (Mental Health Access in Pediatrics)
Monika Goyal

Monika Goyal

Assistant Division Chief, Emergency Medicine
Research Director, Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine Specialist
Andrea Hahn

Andrea Hahn

Infectious Disease Specialist
Investigator, Children's Research Institute
Nada Harik

Nada Harik

Associate Director, Fellowship Training Program
Infectious Disease Specialist
Investigator, Children's Research Institute
Linda Herbert

Linda Herbert

Director, Psychosocial Clinical Program, Allergy and Immunology
Psychologist
Anne Inge

Anne Inge

Clinical Director, Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Psychologist
Brian Jacobs, MD

Brian Jacobs

Chief Information Officer & Chief Medical Information Officer
Executive Vice President, Center for Pediatric Informatics
Barbara Jantausch

Barbara Jantausch

Infectious Disease Specialist
Investigator, Children’s Research Institute
Richard Jonas

Richard Jonas

Division Chief, Cardiac Surgery
Co-Director, Children's National Heart Institute
Timothy Kane

Timothy Kane

Chief, General and Thoracic Surgery
Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Program
Amy Kao

Amy Kao

Director, Dietary Therapies for Epilepsy Clinic
Neurophysiologist
Shannon McClure-Kelly

Shannon Kelly

Associate Chief, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Lauren Kenworthy

Lauren Kenworthy

Director, Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Neuropsychologist
Jeremy Kern

Jeremy Kern

Pediatric Residency Associate Program Director, Hospitalist Division
Hospitalist
Benny Kerzner

Benny Kerzner

Director, Celiac Disease Program
Gastroenterologist
Terry Kind

Terry Kind

Director, Pediatrics Medical Student Education
Pediatrician
Adeline (Wei Li) Koay

Wei Li Koay

Infectious Disease Specialist
Investigator, Children's Research Institute
Finza Latif

Finza Latif

Director, Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service
Psychiatrist
Daniel Lewin

Daniel Lewin

Director, Pulmonary Behavioral Medicine
Associate Director, Sleep Medicine
Cara Lichtenstein

Cara Lichtenstein

Pediatric Residency Associate Program Director, Community Health Track (CHT)/Leadership in Advocacy, the Underserved, and Community Health Track (LAUnCH)
Pediatrician
Naomi Luban

Naomi Luban

Director, Blood Donor Center
Medical Director, Office of Protection of Human Subjects
Chair, Institutional Review Board
Hematologist
Laboratory Medicine Specialist
Ponda Madati

Ponda Madati

Medical Director, Children's National Emergency Department at United Medical Center
Ben Martin

Benjamin Martin

Associate Chief, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
An Massaro

An Massaro

Director, Residency Research
Assistant Program Director, Pediatric Residency
Neonatologist
Pamela Mudd

Pamela Mudd

Director, Pediatric Voice Program
Otolaryngologist
Sarah Mulkey

Sarah Mulkey

Director, Fetal and Neonatal Fellowship
Fetal and Neonatal Neurologist
Evan Nadler

Evan Nadler

Director, Bariatric Surgery Program
Co-Director, Obesity Program
Daniel Newman provider photo

Daniel Newman

Associate Medical Director, Shaw and Adams Morgan
Pediatrician
Nneka Nzegwu

Nneka Nzegwu

Associate Director, Quality and Safety, Neonatology Division
Neonatologist
Matthew Oetgen

Matthew Oetgen

Division Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
Albert Oh

Albert Oh

Director, Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery Fellowship
Co-Director, Cleft and Craniofacial Program
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Roger Packer

Roger Packer

Senior Vice President, Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Health
Director, Gilbert Neurofibromatosis Institute
Director, Brain Tumor Institute
Shilpa Patel

Shilpa Patel

Associate Medical Director, IMPACT DC Asthma Clinic
Emergency Medicine Specialist
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Monica Pearl

Director, Interventional Neuroradiology
Radiologist
Dr. Geovanny Perez

Geovanny Perez

Co-Director, Severe Asthma Clinic
Investigator, Center for Genetic Medicine Research
Pulmonologist
Dinesh Pillai

Dinesh Pillai

Co-Director, Severe Asthma Clinic
Investigator, Center for Genetic Medicine Research
Pulmonologist
Diego Preciado

Diego Preciado

Vice Chief, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship
Co-Director of the Cochlear Implant Program
Otolaryngologist
Jeffrey Rabin

Jeffrey Rabin

Vice-Chair, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
Pediatric Rehabilitation Specialist
Brian Reilly

Brian Reilly

Co-Director of the Cochlear Implant Program
Otolaryngologist
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Christine Reyes

Associate Chief, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Director, Chemistry, Point of Care Testing and Client Services
Lisa Ring

Lisa Ring

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Advanced Practice Provider Education Lead
Gary Rogers

Gary Rogers

Division Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Brian Rood

Brian Rood

Director, Clinical Neuro-Oncology
Medical Director, Brain Tumor Institute
Oncologist
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Tamanna Roshan Lal

Co-Director, Lysosomal Storage and Treatment Program
Medical Geneticist
Chris Rossi

Christopher Rossi

Medical Director, Pathology
Program Director, Pediatric Pathology Fellowship Program
Iman Sami Zakhari

Iman Sami Zakhari

Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship Program
Pulmonologist
Sleep Medicine Specialist
Anthony Sandler

Anthony Sandler

Senior Vice President and Surgeon-in-Chief
Joseph E. Robert, Jr., Center for Surgical Care
Jacqueline Sanz

Jacqueline Sanz

Co-Director, Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Program
Neuropsychologist
John Schreiber

John Schreiber

Director, Epilepsy Genetics Program
Associate Director, Electroencephalography
Neurologist
Neha Shah

Neha Shah

Program Director, Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship
Hospitalist
Rahul Shah

Rahul Shah

Vice President
Chief Quality and Safety Officer
Tomas Silber

Tomas Silber

Director, Office of Ethics
Medical Director, Eating Disorders Clinic
Adolescent Medicine Specialist
Lamia Soghier

Lamia Soghier

Medical Unit Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Robin Steinhorn

Robin Steinhorn

Senior Vice President, Center for Hospital Based Specialties
Brian Stone

Brian Stone

Division Chief, Pediatric Outreach Center of Hospital-Based Specialties
Neonatologist
Randy Streisand

Randi Streisand

Division Chief, Psychology and Behavioral Health
Vice Chair, Institutional Review Board
Marshall Summar

Marshall Summar

Division Chief, Genetics and Metabolism
Director, Rare Disease Institute
Amanda Thompson

Amanda Thompson

Director, Patient Support Services, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
Psychologist
Laura Tochen

Laura Tochen

Co-Director, Myelin Disorders Program
Neurologist
Laura Tosi

Laura Tosi

Director, Bone Health Program
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Lisa Tuchman

Lisa Tuchman

Division Chief, Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine
Priya Vaidyanathan

Priya Vaidyanathan

Director, Thyroid Nodule and Cancer Program
Co-Program Director, Endocrinology Fellowship
Thuy-Anh Vu

Thuy-Anh Vu

Pediatric Neurologist
Epileptologist
Neurophysiologist
Caleb Ward

Caleb Ward

Intern Selection Committee Chair, Pediatric Residency Program
Emergency Medicine Specialist
Mark Weissman

Mark Weissman

Vice President, Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health
Vice President & Executive Director, CNHN
Division Chief, General Pediatrics & Community Health
Amenities

Amenities

  • Access to public transportation
  • ATM
  • Cafeteria
  • Healing Garden
  • Lactation Room
  • Coffee bar
  • Library
  • Playroom
  • Valet Parking
  • WiFi
Insurance

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup Maryland
  • AmeriHealth DC
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Virginia
  • Anthem HealthKeepers Plus
  • Beech Street
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Choicecare Humana
  • Cigna Healthcare of the Mid Atlantic
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • Coventry National PPC
  • First Health
  • GMC Healthcare
  • Health Services for Children with Special Needs
  • InforMed
  • INTotal Health
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Kaiser Permanente Virginia Medicaid
  • Maryland Physicians Care
  • MedStar Family Choice DC
  • Multiplan Private Healthcare Systems
  • Priority Partners MCO
  • Riverside Health
  • Tricare HealthNet Federal Services
  • Trusted
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Maryland