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Friendship Heights

Friendship Heights waiting room.


5028 Wisconsin Ave NW
Suites 250 & 310
Washington, District of Columbia 20016
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Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Phone: 202-895-3860
Fax: 202-895-3870
Practice Manager: Fairon Fitzhugh

Children's National is ranked the number 1 pediatric hospital in the DC-MD-VA region and one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report. At our Friendship Heights location, your family has access to our top-ranked providers and expert care – in your community.

We offer pediatric care in the following specialties at this location: 

  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Dermatology
  • Developmental Pediatrics
  • Eating Disorders Program
  • Endocrinology and Diabetes
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • IDEAL Clinic (Obesity)
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Nutrition
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Psychology
  • Rheumatology
  • Speech Pathology
  • Urology
Conditions & Treatments

Conditions & Treatments


An arrhythmia (also called dysrhythmia) is an abnormal rhythm of the heart.


Nutrition services within the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, focuses on children with special dietary needs. 


Syncope is a temporary loss of consciousness and muscle tone caused by inadequate blood supply to the brain. Syncope is sometimes also called fainting.

Children's Specialists

Children's Specialists at this Location

Fran Cogen

Fran Cogen

Director, Childhood and Adolescent Diabetes Program
Roberta DeBiasi

Roberta L. DeBiasi

Division Chief, Infectious Diseases
Co-Director, Congenital Zika Program
Co-Director, Congenital Infection Program
Investigator, Children's National Research Institute
Hemant Sharma

Hemant Sharma

Chief, Division of Allergy and Immunology
Director, Food Allergy Program
Lawrence D'Angelo

Lawrence D'Angelo

Director, Youth Pride and Burgess Clinics
Medical Director, Occupational Health
Adolescent Medicine Specialist
Eleanor Mackey

Eleanor Mackey

Associate Director, Training in Professional Psychology
Rebecca Begtrup

Rebecca Begtrup

Director, Eating Disorder Treatment Program
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Marc DiFazio

Marc DiFazio

Medical Director, Ambulatory Services
Past President, Medical Staff
KaianE Habeshian, M.D.

Kaiane Habeshian

Assistant Professor, Dermatology and Pediatrics
Linda Herbert, Ph.D.

Linda Herbert

Director, Psychosocial Clinical Program, Allergy and Immunology
Anne Inge

Anne Inge

Clinical Director, Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Benny Kerzner

Benny Kerzner

Director, Celiac Disease Program
Evan Nadler

Evan Nadler

Director, Bariatric Surgery Program
Co-Director, Obesity Program
Children's National Hospital

Mikael Petrosyan

Associate Chief, General and Thoracic Surgery
Director of Pediatric Surgery Fellowship
Tomas Silber

Tomas Silber

Medical Director, Eating Disorders Clinic
Executive Committee, Ethics Program
Adolescent Medicine Specialist
Jeffrey Strelzik

Jeffrey Strelzik

Associate Director, Child Neurology Fellowship Program
Director, Headache Infusion Program
Medical Director, Neurology Education
Lisa Tuchman

Lisa Tuchman

Division Chief, Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine


  • WiFi
  • ATM
  • Playroom
  • Access to public transportation


  • 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