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Children's National has many convenient locations for your family throughout D.C., Maryland and Virginia, including our main hospital, specialty care centers, pediatricians' offices and affiliate locations.

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Getting to Know Us


    Our departments work diligently to ensure the best possible care for your child, offering expertise and compassion to address their unique medical needs and promote their health and well-being.
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    Cayden's family

    Cayden celebrates her 3rd birthday thanks to unique cardiac surgery approach

    Despite the odds, parents Dillon and Casey of Mechanicsville, Maryland, are celebrating Cayden and Reagan’s fifth birthday together and say it is thanks to the experts at the Children’s National Heart Center and their unique approach to cardiac care, including combining the expertise of cardiac surgery and catheterization in an operation called the hybrid procedure for hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS).

    Cayden's family

    What’s Happening at Children’s National

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    Children’s National Named One of America's Greatest Workplaces for Women

    Newsweek recognized Children’s National as one of America’s best workplaces for women based on compensation, work-life balance and proactive management on diversity. We’re thankful for the strong and bright women who care for our families each day.

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    Dr. Sandler


    Washingtonian Names 67 Children's National Physicians to 2023 "Top Doctors" List

    The magazine’s 2023 "Top Doctors" list highlights the region’s best physicians across a wide array of specialties. Our physicians were nominated by their peers in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

    Dr. Sandler
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    Do You Need to Travel Internationally for Your Child’s Care?

    Our Global Services team is here to coordinate every aspect of your child’s visit and treatment.

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    Expert Advice for Keeping Kids Healthy and Happy

    Get parenting and health tips from the experts at Children’s National in your inbox every week.

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    Give to Save Lifetimes

    Change a child's life forever. Donate to help find cures, fuel innovation and provide world-class care for every child.

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