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Northern Virginia Magazine names 59 Children’s National physicians "Top Doctors"

January 24, 2019

WASHINGTON – The annual "Top Doctors" list from Northern Virginia Magazine features 59 Children’s National Health System care providers across 23 specialties. The prestigious list includes physicians from many of Children’s nationally-ranked programs, including Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Endocrinology, Hematology/Oncology, Gastroenterology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Neonatology, Orthopaedics and Urology. Nine of the named doctors practice in Northern Virginia through the Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV).

“I am so proud to see our physicians recognized for their outstanding work and commitment to making sure our patients and families receive the best care possible,” says Kurt Newman, M.D., president and CEO of Children’s National. “The exceptional work of our doctors is affirmed by this acknowledgement as we continue to help our kids grow up stronger.”

Nominations for Northern Virginia Magazine’s list of “Top Doctors” are generated by a peer survey and panels from eight local hospitals. Each panel nominated the doctors based on internal evaluations, patient reviews, patient access, training and quality of records. This year’s recognized physicians from Children’s National include:

*denotes physicians who also practice at Pediatric Specialists of Virginia.

Children’s National offers more than 50 pediatric specialty care programs and departments, available at the Washington, D.C., Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children’s Medicine, in Northern Virginia as part of PSV and many other locations throughout the region.

Media Contact: Beth Riggs | 301-244-6713

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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