The Pediatric Hospitalist Program offers a specialized group of pediatricians dedicated to the care of hospitalized children while maintaining continuity of care and involvement of primary care pediatricians. A pediatric hospitalist is available for advice or referral 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
To initiate transport or consultation, please page at 202-605-KIDS (5437) to speak to the pediatric hospitalist on call.
The program guarantees a rapid response to every call and welcomes questions. All referring physicians are contacted during hospitalization with updates on their patients. Prior to discharge, physicians are contacted again to ensure excellent follow-up care.
Contact name: Dorothy Anne Richmond, M.D.
Appointment line: 202-605-KIDS (5437)
Appointment hours: Always available