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Brian Reilly, MD

Brian Reilly, MD, joined Children's National Specialists of Virginia in 2010 after completing his fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Children's Hospital Boston. Dr. Reilly is an active clinical researcher with specialized interests in hearing loss, cochlear implants, otitis media, obstructive sleep apnea and chronic tonsillitis. Dr. Reilly is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, has won several research awards and has published articles in peer-review journals.

Diego Preciado, MD, PhD
Diego Preciado, MD, PhD, specializes in pediatric airway disorders, congenital sensorineural hearing loss, chronic middle ear disease, chronic sinusitis, and velopharyngeal insufficiency.

Dr. Preciado is an active basic science researcher investigating mechanisms of mucin gene regulation in middle ear cells. He has been awarded several clinical and basic science research awards from the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology.

Maria Pena, MDMaria Pena, MD

Maria Pena, MD, has been practicing at Children’s National Medical Center since 1998. In addition to a large clinical practice, Dr. Pena is an active basic science researcher and currently holds several grants to study the molecular basis of pediatric sinusitis. Dr. Pena’s clinical interests include pediatric sinus disease. She also has clinics for patients with oromotor and swallowing dysfunction and craniofacial abnormalities.

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Eye /Ophthalmology

Marlet Gibson Bazemore, MDMarlet Gibson Bazemore, MD
Marlet G. Bazemore, MD, graduated from the University of North Carolina, School of Medicine and completed her Ophthalmology residency at the University of Cincinnati, School of Medicine. She completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Dr. Bazemore's particular pediatric ophthalmology interests are strabismus and cataracts. She organized a surgical mission trip to Honduras in 2003 and continues to participate in surgical mission trips to areas of underserved care in the developing world.

She previously served as an academic faculty member at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati, Department of Ophthalmology as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology for several years. With an interest in clinical effectiveness, she earned a master's degree in public health at the Harvard School of Public Health, while on faculty at Cincinnati Children's Medical Center. She now serves as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics at the George Washington University.

Mohamad S. Jaafar, MDMohamad S. Jaafar, MD
Mohamad S. Jaafar, MD, is a pediatric ophthalmologist, and is internationally recognized as an authority in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. His opinion is especially sought for his expertise in the diagnosis and management of infantile glaucoma and complicated strabismus in adults and children.

He is the author of a number of original scientific papers, abstracts, editorials and book chapters and serves on the editorial board of a number of ophthalmology peer-reviewed journals. He received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut and received medical training at the American University of Beirut, Children's Hospital of Boston, Texas Children's Hospital-Baylor College of Medicine, and Washington Hospital Center.

He is a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Pediatrics, and a member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, the International Strabismological Association, the Washington Academy of Ophthalmology and many other national and international professional societies and associations. He also is a member of the Board of Directors of the Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington and the Editorial Board of a number of medical journals. 

William Patrick Madigan, Jr., MD
William P. Madigan, Jr., MD, FACS, is an internationally recognized expert whose experience spans the entire spectrum of eye care for children and adults with strabismus. In addition to his role at Children's National Specialists of Virginia, Dr. Madigan is a Professor and Chief of the Division of Ophthalmology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Science, where he also received his medical degree. He completed his residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

Dr. Madigan retired from the US Army in 2004 as Chief of Ophthalmology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Consultant to the Surgeon General for Ophthalmology. He acts as consultant to Walter Reed for a monthly conference reviewing very complex patients and making recommendations for their treatment. He was elected to the medical honor society, AOA.

He is the author of a number of original scientific papers, abstracts, editorials and book chapters and serves on the editorial board of a number of Ophthalmology journals. 

Jonathan Taylormoore, MDJonathan Taylormoore, MD
Jonathan Taylormoore, MD, received his medical degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He received his medical training at Georgetown University Hospital and the George Washington University Medical Center.

He is a member of several professional medical associations including, the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the Washington, DC, Ophthalmology Society.

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Ali A. Bader, MDAli A. Bader, MD
Ali A. Bader, MD, received his medical degree from Osmania University-Gandhi Medical College. He received his medical training from the University of Florida, College of Medicine and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

He is a member of several medical associations including, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Northern American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.
General & Thoracic Surgery

Faisal Qureshi, MD

Faisal Qureshi, MD
Faisal Qureshi, MD, specializes in general, thoracic, trauma, and emergency surgery in children.

Dr. Qureshi received his medical degree from Aga Khan University Medical School and received his training at several institutions, including New York Hospital Medical Center, the University of Pittsburgh, Los Angeles County Medical Center, and the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.

Dr. Qureshi's interests include surgical critical care, chest wall deformities, minimally invasive surgery, and health delivery protocol development.

Timothy Kane, MDTimothy Kane, MD
Timothy Kane, MD, serves as Associate Chief of Clinical Affairs and Program Director of the Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Program in the Joseph E. Robert, Jr., Center for Surgical Care. Additionally, he is a Principal Investigator in the Minimally Invasive Therapy Program in the Bioengineering Initiative of the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation. Dr. Kane will help develop the Center’s minimally invasive surgery program through clinical practice, instruction, and research. Through the Institute, Dr. Kane will work to improve minimally invasive surgical techniques and speed their incorporation into standard clinical care for pediatrics.

Dr. Kane is a general and thoracic pediatric surgeon specializing in minimally invasive surgery in infants, children, and adolescents for many pediatric surgical conditions. He has specific interest and expertise in minimally invasive thoracic, gastrointestinal and neonatal surgery. His other interests include surgery for gastroesophageal reflux; chest wall deformities; palmar hyperhidrosis; and complex esophageal, intestinal, pancreatic, and hepatobiliary problems in children.

Andrea Badillo, MD Andrea Badillo, MD
Dr. Andrea Badillo specializes in pediatric surgery with a special interest in fetal diagnosis and prenatal counseling. She attended Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, as an undergraduate and moved north to Washington., DC to complete medical school and her residency at George Washington University. She then spent three years researching at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) during her general surgery residency, before completing her pediatric surgery fellowship there.

She has received a number of awards for her research and has been a member of the Alpha Omega National Honor Society since 2000. She also spends time teaching and mentoring medical students.

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Suzanne Walters, MDSuzanne Walters, MD
Suzanne Walters, MD, is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine. She received her medical degree from the Drexel University School of Medicine. She completed two pediatric orthopaedic fellowships at Children's Hospital, Boston and Johns Hopkins Hospital.

L. Kaleb Friend, MDL. Kaleb Friend, MD
Dr. L. Kaleb Friend, MD, specializes in pediatric orthopaedic surgery with an emphasis on sports-related injuries. After graduating magna cum laude from University of Southern California, he attended the USC Keck School of Medicine. He then completed a surgical internship at Baylor and a research internship in pediatric orthopeadics at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He spent the majority of his residency at Tulane, and transferred to Albert Einstein School of Medicine for his chief resident year. He also completed a fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics at the Hospital for Special Surgery.

Dr. Friend is an avid rock-climber and hiker, and enjoys skiing, cycling, and photography. His goal as an orthopaedic surgeon is to get his patients better faster, and get them back out on the soccer field, the basketball court, the ski slope, or the dance floor.

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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Olga Morozova, MDOlga Morozova, MD
Olga Morozova, MD, received her medical degree from Second State Medical Institute of Moscow and is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She completed her residency and fellowship at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Dr. Morozova is a member of the Obstetric-Gynecological Society, the American Pain Society and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

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Plastic Surgery

Albert Oh, MDAlbert Oh, MD
Albert Oh, MD, is a pediatric plastic surgeon specializing in cleft palate and craniofacial surgery, pediatric plastic surgery, and aesthetic facial surgery. He received his medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine, and completed his plastic surgery fellowship at Children's Hospital, Boston.

Dr. Oh has published many peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters, and is a member of the Plastic Surgery Research Council. Dr. Oh is a member of the American Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery and is Assistant Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at George Washington University Medical School. He is also a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association.

When he is not working, Dr. Oh enjoys instrumental performances with his wife, who is a musician, and spending time with their two young children. He also enjoys soccer, tennis, and golf.


Michael Boyajian, MDMichael Boyajian, MD
Dr. Michael Boyajian is a pediatric plastic surgeon who devotes 100 percent of his practice to treating children. He is one of only a handful of plastic surgeons in the country who dedicates his entire practice exclusively to pediatrics. Dr. Boyajian has also been named a "Top Doc" by Washingtonian Magazine since 1984 and a top doctor in America from the first edition to the present.

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Sports Medicine

Nailah Coleman, MD, FAAP

Nailah Coleman, MD, FAAP
Nailah Coleman, MD, FAAP, is a sports medicine pediatrician. She is board certified in both pediatrics and sports medicine.  She received her medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine.

During her training, Dr. Coleman worked in four different hospital environments and had the opportunity to see children at different life stages and assess their growth and wellness. She observed a need to improve the physical health of the athlete and the non-athletic student during their various developmental stages. She believes that athletic performance, nutrition, and physical health plans should be developed and tracked for all students starting in primary school and continuing through college. Sports medicine should include the athlete and the non-athlete.

In her spare time, Dr. Coleman enjoys cooking, traveling, reading, yoga, and participating in sports.

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M. David Gibbons, MDM. David Gibbons, MD
M. David Gibbons, MD, has practiced pediatric urology in the Washington, DC, area for 20 years. Working primarily in Northern Virginia and in DC, Dr. Gibbons has been recognized five times by Washingtonian magazine in its annual "Top Doctors" issue.

Dr. Gibbons received his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia, and his subspecialty interests include evaluation of the fetus with urological abnormalities, intersex abnormalities, and complex genital reconstruction.

Hans G. Pohl, MDHans G. Pohl, MD
Hans Pohl, MD, is a well-known pediatric urologist and researcher. He was born in Los Angeles, and moved to Washington, DC, to attend George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. During medical school, Dr. Pohl became interested in surgery, with a particular fascination for reconstructive procedures. As a resident at George Washington, he found himself particularly drawn to pediatric urology and, more specifically, to understanding how best to treat patients with urinary tract infections and vesicoureteral reflux.

Dr. Pohl has experience in treating patients with spina bifida and bladder exstrophy, in addition to the other more common diagnoses, and in using laparoscopy to perform procedures through minimally invasive techniques. 

Craig Peters, MDCraig Peters, MD
Dr. Craig Peters is the chief of Surgical Innovation, Technology and Translation in the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation. He is also a Principal Investigator in the Bioengineering Initiative within the Institute.

A pediatric urologist, Dr. Peters recently joined the Children’s National team from the University of Virginia where he was chief of the Division of Pediatric Urology. He has extensive experience with treatment of pediatric urologic problems, developing minimally invasive surgical techniques, including robot-assisted procedures, and has conducted NIH-funded research in urinary obstruction, vesicoureteral reflux, and bladder dysfunction.

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