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Health & Wellness Guide

Health Care, Specialists | Dentistry | Therapy-Speech, Language, Occupational
Research Studies | Fun & Fitness | Nutrition & Weight Loss
DC Hospitals | MD Hospitals | VA Hospitals


Health Care, Specialists


Palisades Pediatrics
Christi Hay, MD MPH
Palisades Pediatrics is an intentionally small practice, with direct access to the physician, home visits and comprehensive health care, serving the Washington metropolitan area.
www.palisadespeds.net , 3301 New Mexico Ave., NW, #218, Washington, DC, 202-735-7600.


Rabbi Avraham Rappaport, Certified Expert Mohel
My job is to make sure your son has a perfect experience! Parents' and doctors' preferred choice. Serving the greater MD, DC & VA communities and beyond. Office: 301-260-7590. Cell: 443-790-6541. Toll-free: 877-MDMOHEL.
www.mdmohel.com , rabbi@mdmohel.com,


TPG Pediatrics
Welcoming new patients; Alexandria, Chantilly, Fairfax & Woodbridge. Care for infants through teens. In-patient & telemedicine available for both well and sick visits. Well checks, newborns, physicals. After Hours care. Request a new patient tour!
www.tpg-pc.com ,


Washington Pediatric Associates
Nicole V. Lang, M.D., Touchpoint Trained Pediatrician
Well-child care from newborn to age 21. Lactation consultant, nutritional counselor and early childhood educator. Same day appointment for sick children. Most insurance plans accepted.
www.washingtonpediatric.com , 3 Washington Circle, NW, Ste. 401, Washington, DC, 202-955-5625.


Dentistry


Chevy Chase Pediatric Dentistry
Karen Benitez, DDS, Board Certified
Chevy Chase Pediatric Dentistry is the kids' dentist where top notch dentistry and fun meet to make your kids love going to the dentist! Call now for an exam and cleaning!
www.chevychasekids.dentist , hello@chevychasekids.dentist, 8401 Connecticut Ave., Ste. 650, Chevy Chase, MD, 301-272-1246.


Dental Excellence Integrative Center
You will receive the highest quality of care. We provide custom smile design, baby and children's oral health and holistic care.
www.dentalexcellenceva.com , 3116 Mt. Vernon Ave., Alexandria, VA, 703-745-5496.


Falls Church Pediatric Dentistry
Roselyne Gichana, DMD
We are committed to providing comprehensive, compassionate dental care to our infant, child and adolescent patients. Providing general checkups, exams, cleanings and fillings. Dental care for patients with compromised medical conditions and special needs. Emergency pediatric dental services available. Call to schedule a complimentary tour of our office.
www.Fallschurchkids.com , 6400 Arlington Blvd., Ste. 80, Falls Church, VA, 703-533-5511.


Pediatric Dental Care
John Han, DDS
Building lasting relationships with your child. Advanced oral care for all ages, including children with special needs, in a fun atmosphere.
www.kidsfirstdentalcare.com , 10614 Warwick Ave., Ste. B, Fairfax, VA, 703-383-3434.


Therapy-Speech, Language, Occupational


Autism Learning Partners (ALP)
For 30 years, ALP has served as a national leader in the field of developmental disabilities and specializes in the treatment of autism, offering ABA therapy.
www.autismlearningpartners.com , 10411 Motor City Dr., Ste. 500, Bethesda, MD, 855-295-3276.


Research Studies


Comparing ADHD to Severe Irritability in Children
National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health
Study describes moods and behaviors through interviews, research testing and brain scans. One to ten visits for eligible children ages 8-17 with an ADHD diagnosis. 301-496-8381, TTY: 1-866-411-1010. www.nimh.nih.gov/JoinAStudy (Children/ADHD/Comparing Brain Functions)
www.nimh.nih.gov/JoinAStudy , irritablekids@mail.nih.gov, 301-496-8381.


Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD) Research Study
National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health, Department of Health & Human Services
Study evaluating non-drug interventions to reduce anger, irritability or outbursts in children. Enrolling ages 8 to 17. 301-496-8381; TTY: 1-866-411-1222.
http://tinyurl.com/z25drco , irritablekids@mail.nih.gov,


NIH Healthy Volunteer Research Study
National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health
Medically healthy children, ages 8-17, can help scientists understand the mind. John a study. 301-402-8225, TTY: 1-866-411-1222.
http://tinyurl.com/qfrgosp , kidswithworries@mail.nih.gov,


NIH Pediatric Anxiety Research Study
National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health
Is your 8- to 17-year-old child anxious? Consider joining a NIMH pediatric research study. Call about eligibility. 301-402-8225; TTY: 1-866-411-1222. www.nimh.nih.gov/JoinAStudy (Children/Anxiety/Mood Research)
www.nimh.nih/gov/JoinAStudy , kidswithworries@mail.nih.gov,


Fun & Fitness


Camp Olympia
Year-round horseback riding and a summer camp program that includes horseback riding, swimming, gymnastics, tennis, soccer, basketball, mountain biking & more.
www.camp-olympia.com , 5511 Muncaster Mill Rd., Rockville, MD, 301-926-9281.


The Center for Ballet Arts
Now in our 27th year, the center offers classes for ages 3-adult. Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Tao and Body Conditioning. Intensive program for teens and Performing Company.
www.thecenterforballetarts.com , 3955 Pender Dr., #105, Fairfax, VA, 703-273-5344.


City of Gaithersburg Parks, Recreation & Culture
Move, play and grow with sports, dance, yoga and fitness classes, plus cultural and educational programs for all ages. See the Go! Gaithersburg Guide for details.
www.gaithersburgmd.gov , 506 S. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg, MD, 301-258-6350.


Dynamite Gymnastics Center
15,000 sq. ft., state-of-the-art facility with brand-new equipment. Structured classes for boys and girls 18 months-adult. Competitive women's artistic, as well as tumbling and trampoline teams. Comfortable lobby with observation area, Wi-Fi.
www.DynamiteGC.com , N. Bethesda, MD, 301-770-2700.


Motion Education at The Agility Center and Dynamite Gymnastics Center
We use gymnastics and agility to help build strength, confidence, focus, motor planning and social skills. Offered at Dynamite Gymnastics and The Agility Center above Randolph Hills Shopping Center in North Bethesda.
www.motioneducation.org , North Bethesda, MD, 301-770-2710.


Silver Stars Gymnastics
18 months & up. Gymnastics instruction for kids. Specially designed preschool equipment. Birthday parties. Boys-only classes. Competitive teams. Summer camps. Two locations: 2701 Pittman Dr., Silver Spring, 301-589-0938 & 14201 Woodcliff Ct., Bowie, 301-352-5777.
www.gosilverstars.com ,


Washington Revels
After-School Workshops
Elementary-age. Grow, learn and play beyond the school day with traditional songs, dances, games and stories that teach leadership, teamwork and understanding.
www.revelsdc.org , 531 Dale Dr., Silver Spring, MD, 301-587-3835.


Nutrition & Weight Loss


Chef on Call
Personal Chef Service
We do all the shopping and food preparation. Affordable meal plans customized to your dietary needs.
ChefRousseau@netscape.net, 703-222-9088.


Healthy Mamas
Scientifically-researched and carefully-selected organic products for trying, expecting and nursing mamas. Healthy Mamas can be tailored to exact stages of pregnancy with our first, second and third trimester boxes. Delivered to your door monthly.
https://healthymamas.cratejoy.com ,


Mr. Omelette Caterers
Complete dairy caterer specializing in omelettes, waffles, pasta dishes, crepes...made to order at your location. Cappuccino & fresh fruit smoothie bars. Carnival carts--popcorn, cotton candy, hot dogs, snow cones, pretzels. Serving MD, DC & VA.
www.MrOmeletteMd.com , 301-340-2800.


DC Hospitals


Children's National Medical Center

www.childrensnational.org , 202-476-5000.


George Washington University Hospital

www.gwhospital.com , 202-715-4000.


Howard University Hospital

www.huhealthcare.com , 202-865-6100.


MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Expanding our pediatric services and moving to Tenleytown! Now you have easy access to everything from cardiology and endocrinolgy to gastroenterology and neurology.
www.MedStarGeorgetown.org/Pediatrics , 4200 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 202-295-0547.


Sibley Memorial Hospital

www.sibley.org , 202-537-4000.


MedStar Washington Hospital Center

www.medstarhealth.org/washington , 202-877-7000.


MD Hospitals


Adventist HealthCare White Oak

www.adventisthealthcare.com , 240-637-4000.


Frederick Memorial Hospital

www.fmh.org , 240-566-3300.


Holy Cross Hospital

www.holycrosshealth.org , Silver Spring, MD, 301-754-7000.


Holy Cross Germantown Hospital

www.holycrosshealth.org , Germantown, MD, 301-557-6000.


Holy Cross Hospital

www.holycrosshealth.org , Silver Spring, MD, 301-754-7000.


Laurel Regional Hospital

www.dimensionshealth.org , Laurel, MD, 301-725-4300.


MedStar Montgomery General Hospital

www.medstarhealth.org/montgomery , Olney, MD, 301-774-8882.


Prince George's Hospital Center

www.dimensionshealth.org , Cheverly, MD, 301-618-2000.


Shady Grove Adventist Hospital

www.shadygroveadventisthospital.com , Rockville, MD, 240-826-6000.


Washington Adventist Hospital

www.adventisthealthcare.com/WAH , Takoma Park, MD, 301-891-7600.


VA Hospitals


Dominion Hospital

www.dominionhospital.com , Falls Church, VA, 703-536-2000.


Fauquier Hospital

www.fauquierhealth.org , Warrenton, VA, 540-347-2550.


Inova Alexandria Hospital

www.inova.org , Alexandria, VA, 703-504-3000.


Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children

www.inova.org/children , Falls Church, VA, 703-750-8800.


Inova Loudoun Hospital

www.inova.org , Leesburg, VA, 703-858-6000.


Inova Mt. Vernon Hospital

www.inova.org/imvh , Alexandria, VA, 703-664-7000.


Inova Fair Oaks

www.inova.org/ifoh , Fairfax, VA, 703-391-3600.


Inova Fairfax Hospital

www.inova.org/ifh , Falls Church, VA, 703-776-4001.


Sentara Potomac Hospital

www.sentara.com , Woodbridge, VA, 703-670-1313.


Prince William Medical Center

www.novanthealthuva.org , Manassas, VA, 703-369-8000.


Reston Hospital Center

www.restonhospital.com , Reston, VA, 703-689-9000.


Virginia Hospital Center

www.virginiahospitalcenter.com , Arlington, VA, 703-558-5000.