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Rare Disease Institute at the Research & Innovation Campus

The Rare Disease Institute building at the Research & Innovation Campus at sunset


7125 13th Pl NW
Washington, DC 20012
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Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Phone: 202-545-2500

The Children’s National Rare Disease Institute at the Research & Innovation Campus provides a new, state-of-the-art home for clinical genetic and specialty services previously available at the Sheikh Zayed (main hospital) campus. This location offers a wide array of services to make top-quality genetic care more convenient and accessible to families in and around the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. 

Children's Specialists

Children's Specialists at this Location

Nicholas Ah Mew

Nicholas Ah Mew

Director, Inherited Metabolic Disorders Program
Clinical Geneticist
Clinical Biochemical Geneticist
J Fraser

Jamie Fraser

Director, Myelin Disorders Program
Director, Fetal Genetics Program
Medical and Biochemical Geneticist
Christina Grant

Christina Grant

Co-Director, Lysosomal Storage and Treatment Program
Medical Geneticist
Debra Regier

Debra Regier

Division Chief, Genetics and Metabolism
Program Director, Medical Genetics Residency Program
Allison Shaw

Allison Shaw

Director, Newborn Metabolic Screening Program
Nurse Practitioner


  • WiFi
  • Access to public transportation


  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup Maryland
  • AmeriHealth DC
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Virginia
  • Anthem HealthKeepers Plus
  • Beech Street
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Choicecare Humana
  • Cigna Healthcare of the Mid Atlantic
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • Coventry National PPC
  • First Health
  • GMC Healthcare
  • Health Services for Children with Special Needs
  • InforMed
  • INTotal Health
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Kaiser Permanente Virginia Medicaid
  • Maryland Physicians Care
  • MedStar Family Choice DC
  • Multiplan Private Healthcare Systems
  • Priority Partners MCO
  • Riverside Health
  • Tricare HealthNet Federal Services
  • Trusted
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Maryland
Parking Information

Parking Information

Visitors may park for a fee in an onsite parking garage.

Public Transportation Options

The best public transportation options are the S2/S9 buses, which drop off on the west side of campus. The Takoma Park Metro station is also an option, as it is a 15-minute walk to the east side of campus.