At Children’s National Hospital, we provide the highest level of surgical innovation, expertise and care to infants, children and adolescents. We rank among the top pediatric hospitals in the United States for Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Neurosurgery, Gastroenterology and Urology, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Online Appointment Request Form
The experts at Children’s National Hospital give children and their families the best possible care with innovative medical techniques and family-centered healthcare services. Submit the form to become a patient at Children's National.
International Leaders in Pediatric Surgery
At Children’s National, your child benefits not only from our team’s expertise and compassionate care, but also from their specialized training that focuses exclusively on children and protecting their future growth.
We offer your family:
- Unparalleled expertise. Our Surgical Care Center is led by Anthony Sandler, M.D., who is internationally-renowned for his work on childhood solid tumors and intestinal anomalies. Dr. Sandler’s team consists of more than 90 pediatric surgery specialists, as well as fellowship-trained pediatric anesthesiologists.
- Minimally-invasive pediatric surgery. We use the most sophisticated surgical technology in order to provide your child with a more effective, precise procedure. We use minimally-invasive approaches whenever possible to reduce pain, provide shorter hospitalizations and recovery times, and improve long-term health outcomes for children of all ages.
- Pediatric surgical research. We are actively involved in research at the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation. Our team investigates the latest devices and techniques for pediatric surgery that will create a more effective, less invasive surgical experience.
World Class Pediatric Surgical Programs
Our Surgical Care Center team provides a variety of specialized surgery services, including: