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Irene M. Koch Chatoor, MD

The Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine


Children’s Research Institute (CRI)
Center for Translational Science
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Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Psychiatry/Neurology-Psychiatry
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology-Child Psych
Foreign LanguagesGerman
National Provider Identifier1316037674

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Dr. Chatoor is the director of the Infant and Toddler Mental Health Program at Children’s National Medical Center. She is a world-renowned specialist in infant and toddler feeding disorders and a pioneer in the field of feeding disorders. Dr. Chatoor developed the classifications for different types and treatments of feeding disorders in children.

To read more about Dr. Chatoor’s pioneering work in feeding disorders in children, .She received her MD from the Ruperto-Carola University and completed internships at City Hospital, Ambert City Hospital and Providence Hospital. Dr. Chatoor completed residencies at Children’s National Medical Center and The George Washington University Medical Center, as well as a fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center. She also serves as a professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at The George Washington University.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education University of Erlangen Physikum 1962
Medical School Universitat Heidelberg Heidelberg, GermanyDoctor of Medicine 1965
National & International Recognitions
American Top PsychiatristsConsumers Research Council of America2005
Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st CenturyInternational Biographical Center2001
International Who's Who of Professional and Business Women Hall of FameAmerican Biographical Institute2000
Outstanding Intellectuals of the 20th CenturyInternational Biographical Center2000
Woman of the YearAmerican Biographical Institute1999

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
ChairAmerican Psychiatric AssociationInfancy and Early childhood 2003 - 2009
Membermerican Psychiatric AssociationCouncil on Children, Adolescents, and Their Famili2003 - 2009
ProfessorGeorge Washington University School of MedicinePsychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and of Pediatri2000 - 2009
Vice ChairChildrens National Medical CenterDepartment of Psychiatry1999 - 2009
MemberWorld Association for Infant Mental Health

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