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The Children's National Hospital Telehealth program enables our healthcare providers to help families, physicians and other healthcare partners receive care or guidance through video visits. Through these efforts, our world-class care is transcending geographic barriers through digital health. Children's National has received Telehealth Accreditation from URAC for its commitment to promoting quality virtual health services for patients and families.

Our Providers

Our pediatric specialists provide personalized care for your child’s physical, mental and emotional health needs.

Contact Information

For appointments, please call 1-888-884-BEAR (2327) and for information, call 202-476-6506.

Our Programs

Children’s National experts practice medicine in a wide range of specialties, many of which are accessible through our telehealth program.

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Our Telehealth Services

Children’s National uses the latest technology as you connect with our specialists, allowing physicians and families to access doctor’s visit notes, lab or other test results and patient care plans through a variety of telehealth services, including, but not limited to:

  • Phone consultations
  • Secure video conferencing
  • Distance learning and education (clinical/medical education, mentoring)

For Families

Telehealth visits allow families to minimize time taken off of work and school, reduce travel time to appointments and get help managing medication – all while never leaving home.

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For Providers

Our services for partnering providers include live video visits, provider-to-provider phone consults, chart review, mobile services, second opinion and more.

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For Providers and Partners

If you are a provider or you are interested in partnership opportunities, please complete this form, email us or call us at the number above.


Our groundbreaking partnerships throughout the world connect our experts with government agencies, universities and healthcare providers.

President Biden visits Children's National Hospital

President Biden, First Lady Tour Cardiac Telehealth Command Center

President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden paid a recent visit to the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) at Children’s National Hospital, where leaders of our cardiology services toured them through the state-of-the-art telehealth command center embedded on the unit.

President Biden visits Children's National Hospital


Learn the definitions behind some of the most commonly used telehealth terms.

Leveraging the Latest Technology to Advance Care

Learn how our telehealth team is improving care for children at our main hospital by making use of a new robot that visits patient rooms.

Dr. Bear Bot, a telemedical way to see your doctor.