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Health & Wellness Guide

Health Care, Specialists | Dentistry | Research Studies
Fun & Fitness | Nutrition & Weight Loss | DC Hospitals
MD Hospitals | VA Hospitals

Health Care, Specialists

HSC Health Care System
The HSC Health System is a nonprofit health care organization committed to serving people with complex health care needs and eliminating barriers to health services. The System combines the resources of a health plan, pediatric specialty hospital, home health agency and parent foundation to offer a comprehensive approach to caring, serving and empowering people with disabilities. , Washington, DC,

PM Pediatrics
Urgent care for kids and young adults. Open every day until midnight. Staffed by Pediatric Emergency Specialists. Onsite lab and digital X-ray. Most insurance plans accepted. Locations in MD: Germantown, Greenbelt, Rockville/North Bethesda. Locations in VA: Springfield; coming soon to Fairfax and Herndon. ,

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. ,,


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! ,, 8401 Connecticut Ave., Ste. 650, Chevy Chase, MD, 301-272-1246.

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. , 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. , 10614 Warwick Ave., Ste. B, Fairfax, VA, 703-383-3434.

Research Studies

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. ,,

Healthy Volunteer Research Study
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. ,,

NIH Research Study: Understanding the Causes of Depression in Teenagers
National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health, Department of Health & Human Services
Is your 8- to 17-year-old child anxious? Consider joining in a NIMH pediatric research study. Call about eligibility. 301-402-8225; TTY: 1-866-411-1222. ,,

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. (Children/Anxiety/Mood Research) ,,

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. , 5511 Muncaster Mill Rd., Rockville, MD, 301-926-9281.

The Center for Ballet Arts
Age 3 thru professional levels. Offering classes in Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Tap.Intensive program-performing company. , 3955 Pender Dr., #105, Fairfax, VA, 703-273-5344.

City of Gaithersburg Recreation
Feed your mind, body and soul with sports, dance, yoga and fitness classes, plus cultural and educational programs for all ages. See the Leisure Times Guide for details. , 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. , 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. , 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. ,

Tiny Dancers
Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Wiggletoes. Fun, nurturing environment. , 703-385-5580.

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., 703-222-9088.

Mr. Omelette Caterers
Complete dairy caterer specializing in omelettes, waffles, pasta dishes, crepes...made to order at your location. Cappuccino & fresh fruit smoothie bars. Serving MD, DC & VA. , 301-340-2800.

DC Hospitals

Children's National Medical Center , 202-476-5000.

George Washington University Hospital , 202-715-4000.

Howard University Hospital , 202-865-6100.

Sibley Memorial Hospital , 202-537-4000.

MedStar Washington Hospital Center , 202-877-7000.

MD Hospitals

Frederick Memorial Hospital , 240-566-3300.

Holy Cross Hospital , Silver Spring, MD, 301-754-7000.

Holy Cross Germantown Hospital , Germantown, MD, 301-557-6000.

Laurel Regional Hospital , Laurel, MD, 301-725-4300.

MedStar Montgomery General Hospital , Olney, MD, 301-774-8882.

Prince George's Hospital Center , Cheverly, MD, 301-618-2000.

Shady Grove Adventist Hospital , Rockville, MD, 240-826-6000.

Washington Adventist Hospital , Takoma Park, MD, 301-891-7600.

VA Hospitals

Dominion Hospital , Falls Church, VA, 703-536-2000.

Fauquier Hospital , Warrenton, VA, 540-347-2550.

Inova Alexandria Hospital , Alexandria, VA, 703-504-3000.

Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children , Falls Church, VA, 703-750-8800.

Inova Loudoun Hospital , Leesburg, VA, 703-858-6000.

Inova Mt. Vernon Hospital , Alexandria, VA, 703-664-7000.

Inova Fair Oaks , Fairfax, VA, 703-391-3600.

Inova Fairfax Hospital , Falls Church, VA, 703-776-4001.

Sentara Potomac Hospital , Woodbridge, VA, 703-670-1313.

Prince William Medical Center , Manassas, VA,

Reston Hospital Center , Reston, VA, 703-689-9000.

Virginia Hospital Center , Arlington, VA, 703-558-5000.