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Find the Care You Need

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Specialty Care

Children have unique medical needs for their developing bodies. Our providers are trained to provide this specialized physical, mental and emotional care.

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Primary 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.

Emergency Medicine and Trauma Services

Emergency Visits

Pediatric emergency care is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at our main hospital and at United Medical Center.

Virtual Visits

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.

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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.

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Inpatient and Hospital Stays

When your child is staying in the hospital, the effects can be felt by your whole family. We have resources to support you during your child’s hospital stay, whether it's just a few days or an extended period of time.

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.

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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.

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