About this Location
Children's National Hospital has partnered with Fight For Children to open the Fight For Children Sports Medicine Center at Children's National, which will offer a wide range of orthopaedic services, from injury prevention to rehabilitation, to make sure young athletes are able to function to their peak performance. The Comprehensive Concussion Program is also located here.
The Fight For Children Sports Medicine Center was made possible by a donation from Fight For Children, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the lives of under-resourced children in the nation’s capital.
Other Services & Information
There is an underground parking garage located at the corner/intersection of Wayne Avenue & Ramsey Avenue. Parking spaces are located on right side on P2.
Enter the door painted green P2 WEST. Take the elevator to 1st floor, Suite 150 located to RIGHT of lobby desk.
Conditions that our orthopaedic experts treat include:
- ACL tears
- Ankle sprain
- Discoid meniscus
- Female athlete triad
- Femoroacetabular impingement
- Hip dysplasia (adolescent and adult)
- Hip labral tear
- Hip muscle strains
- Little league shoulder and elbow
- Meniscus tears
- MCL sprain
- OCD lesions
- Patella instability
- PCL tear
- Shoulder dislocation
- Shoulder labral tear
- Stress fractures and overuse injuries
- Tibial eminence fracture
Insurance and Billing
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Take a Look at Our Facility
Innovative Care for the Young Athlete
The Fight for Children Sports Medicine Center is the only facility of its kind dedicated to kids in the Washington, D.C., region. It offers a full range of sports medicine programs specifically for the young athlete – from clinical care and top-of-the-line imaging to sports physical therapy, athletic training, and 3D motion capture and analysis.
Fox 5 Takes Field Trip to Our Center
Fox 5's Claire Anderson interviewed Matthew Oetgen, M.D., M.B.A., division chief of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, and sports medicine physician Keyur Desai, M.D., at the Fight For Children Sports Medicine Center, as they shared how the center works to help young athletes.