Plan Your Visit
Find the Care You Need
Children have unique medical needs for their developing bodies. Our providers are trained to provide this specialized physical, mental and emotional care.
Our pediatricians' offices provide high-quality, compassionate care to your child, from birth to young adulthood. We have locations throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C.
Pediatric emergency care is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at our main hospital and at United Medical Center.
The Children's National Hospital Telehealth program enables our healthcare providers to help families receive care or guidance through video visits. Primary and specialty care appointments are available via video for new or existing patients in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia.
Preparing Your Child for Medical Care
Whether your child is coming to the hospital for a procedure or just having a follow-up appointment, our team has videos, teaching stories and other resources to help your child know what to expect at their visit.
Inpatient and Hospital Stays
Preparing for Your Hospital Stay
As you prepare for your child’s stay at Children’s National, know that our team will be by your side to help in any way you need throughout your visit.
Family Support Services
Our family support services provide a variety of unique ways to inform, empower and assist you while your child receives treatment.
Having Surgery: What to Expect
Ahead of your child’s surgery, review our frequently asked questions and other resources to help you prepare. From how to schedule the surgery to eating and drinking guidelines and more, our experts are here to help guide you.
The HSC Health Care System
The HSC Health Care System combines the resources of a health plan, pediatric hospital, home health agency, and rehabilitative therapy centers to serve and empower families with complex health care needs.