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Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Anesthesiology, 1982
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency, Anesthesiology, 1981
    George Washington University Hospital
  • Residency, Anesthesiology, 1980
    Brigham & Women's Hospital-Harvard Medical School
  • Internship, 1979
    The Waltham Hospital
  • MD, 1974
    Christian Medical College Vellore

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology/Pediatric Anesthesiology

National Provider ID: 1033209580


Susan Verghese, M.D., is an experienced pediatric anesthesiologist and has taken care of children at Children's National over these last 26 years. She is an international expert in ultrasound assisted vascular access in children and often is sought out to help with difficult vascular access and difficult airway. She enjoys her job because she considers it a calling to safely anesthetize children with simple or complicated medical history during any type of surgery.

Research & Publications

Avoiding Mishaps in Anesthesia in Neonatal Surgical Emergencies

(2000) Alexandria Journal of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care (AJAIC)

Effect of Simulated Valsalva Maneuver Liver Compression and/or Trendelenburg Position on the Cross Sectional Area of the Internal jugular vein in infants and young children

(2002) Anesthesia and Analgesia

Fast Tracking Children Following Ambulatory Surgery

(2001) Anesthesia and Analgesia

Preemptive Analgesia in Children

(2000) Alexandria Journal of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care (AJAIC)

Testing the Anal Sphincter Tone Predicts the Effectiveness of Caudal Analgesia in Children

(2002) Anesthesia and Analgesia