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Washingtonian magazine recognizes Children’s National physicians as ‘Top Doctors’ in 24 specialties

October 25, 2018

WASHINGTON – Washingtonian magazine’s annual list of the region’s “Top Doctors” recognized  57 Children’s National Health System physicians from a wide array of specialties including Allergy/Immunology, Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Hematology / Oncology, Nephrology, Neurology, Orthopaedics, Surgery and Urology.

“It is wonderful to see so many of our dedicated physicians recognized in Washingtonian’s Top Docs issue for their expertise and dedication to helping children in our community grow up stronger,” says Kurt Newman, M.D., president and CEO of Children’s National. “This recognition is a reflection of the Children’s National commitment to bringing a leading-edge, multidisciplinary focus to every child’s care.”

Washingtonian magazine’s “Top Doctors” lists the region’s best doctors nominated by other physicians in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. Children’s National physicians are recognized in 24 specialty areas.

Children’s National specialists recognized as “Top Doctors”



  • Shamir Tuchman, M.D.

*Also provides care at Pediatric Specialists of Virginia

About Children's National Health System

Children’s National Health System, based in Washington, D.C., has served the nation’s children since 1870. Children’s National is one of the nation’s Top 5 pediatric hospitals and, for a second straight year, is ranked No. 1 in newborn care, as well as ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. It has been designated two times as a Magnet® hospital, a designation given to hospitals that demonstrate the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty outpatient centers in the D.C. Metropolitan area, including the Maryland suburbs and Northern Virginia. Home to the Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is the seventh-highest NIH-funded pediatric institution in the nation. Children’s National is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels.

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