EYE CARE - MARYLAND

Hannah Yecheskel, OD
All Eyes On Rockville, Rockville
301-984-3937
alleyesonrockville.com
Dr. Yecheskel is exceptionally talented and patient. She makes you feel comfortable and very informed of every procedure she does. She's my favorite doctor and I recommend her to all my friends. In my eyes, she's number one!

Dr. Yecheskel is very patient and understanding. She has given me the best prescription for my glasses that I have ever had. My entire family uses her with excellent results.

Dr. Hannah Yecheskel is a caring, kind and highly competent optometrist. We have been her patients for more than 15 years -- even before she opened her own practice.

EYE CARE - VIRGINIA

Forest Ellis, OD
Northern Virginia Ophthalmology Associates, Fairfax
703-620-2701
nvoaeyes.com
Look no further - awesome doctor and staff!

PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY - MARYLAND

Reza Beheshti, DDS
Smileland Pediatric Dentistry, Wheaton
240-752-8822
wheaton-silverspringpediatricdentist.com
Wonderful practice - we've been going there for the last year since my child was age 2 ... both Dr. Beheshti (Dr. Reza) and Dr Anderson are kind, caring, professional and warm. They take time to answer questions. The staff is super with my daughter who has some anxiety around new situations. Highly recommended! Kid friendly!

Scott Wissman, DDS
International Pediatrics, Kensington
240-290-1041
internationalpediatrics.com
He is great with kids and is an amazing doctor.

PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY - VIRGINIA

Angela Austin, DMD
Alexandria Children's Dentistry
703-341-4418
lovekidsteeth.com
The entire staff at Alexandria Children's Dentistry is amazing. Every person takes time to care for the child and makes them feel comfortable. My son always comes away with a pleasant experience.

Sarah Ganjavi, DDS
Vienna Pediatric Dentistry,Vienna
703-938-6600
viennapediatricdentistry.com
The office really makes the kids feel comfortable about going to the dentist.

Roselyne Gichana, DDS
Falls Church Pediatric Dental Center, Falls Church
703-533-5511
fallschurchkids.com
Wonderful, compassionate pediatric dentist in a warm and loving environment. We travel to see her. I wish she saw adults as well.

PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY - WASHINGTON D.C.

Jessica Rubin, DDS
Capital Kids Dentistry, Washington D.C.
202-545-7200
capitalkidsdentistry.com

She is awesome and friendly, and her office staff is great!!!! My children love the office.

Dr. Jessica is friendly, kind, accessible and competent. She has given outstanding care and advice to my two boys, who she has seen for years. They are now ages 12 and 14. Her clinical judgment and care, as well as her technical skills are outstanding.

Diane Whitfield Locke, DDS
Washington D.C.
202-518-1147
The reasons why I like this provider and have been bringing my children to this location for almost 20 years are that I like the hours, it is metro accessible and it is a friendly environment.

PEDIATRICS - MARYLAND

Roomika Baig, MD
Kids Care, Frederick
301-694-0606
kidscarepediatrics.net
Great doctor - we won't see anyone else.

Gary Brecher, MD
Milestone Pediatrics, Germantown
301-972-9559
301-694-0606
milestonepediatrics.com
Dr. B is so caring! He talks one on one with the kids. He is encouraging, takes his time, recommends books and our son loves him. The office is clean and well-managed, and the staff are professional, friendly, and engaging. Dr. B has had the same staff since we met him 16 years ago. They love him and so do we!

Bridget Conger, CPNP
Pediatric Care of Rockville
301-881-7995
pediatriccareofrockville.com
Actually a nurse practitioner, Bridget is smart, but not condescending; gentle, but no nonsense; thorough, but efficient. She always has one or two ideas of what to do to ease discomfort or pain, or products to try. She listens and I trust her conclusions, and never wonder if any stone is left unturned.

Jesse Fischelberg, MD
Potomac Pediatrics, Rockville
301-279-6750
potomacpediatrics.com
He is such a great listener, and so patient! The office is run really well with minimal wait time.

Ben Gitterman, MD
Discovery Pediatrics, Silver Spring
301-681-7020
discoverypediatrics.net
Discovery Pediatrics is open 365 days of the year and has a friendly staff. Dr. Gitterman is knowledgeable and recognizes good parenting. Dr. Gitterman gives great advice. He's also supportive of breastfeeding.

Nichole Glass, MD
Children's Pediatricians & Associates LLC, Berwyn Heights
301-345-1900
childrensnational.org
Dr. Glass has cared for both of my kids since birth. Her bedside manner, caring staff and work-friendly hours makes her an exceptional provider. She calms me down, answers all of my questions and provides stellar service to all of her patients.

Alan Gober, MD
Gaithersburg and Silver Spring
301-977-1103
alangobermd.com
Dr. Gober was my children's pediatrician over 40 years ago. We now have a granddaughter and when she comes to visit, if for any reason she is ill and we need him, he is always available for us. His staff is very kind as well. He even has our grown children's charts at his fingertips.

David Granger, MD
THH Pediatrics, Germantown
301-540-0811
thhpediatrics.com
The doctor and his staff always make my child and me feel welcome. We've been going to the practice for over 10 years and I've always felt my daughter was getting the best care.

Jeffrey Greenberg, MD
Coleman Pediatrics, Rockville
301-468-9225
coleman-pediatrics.com
Dr. Jeff has made my kids feel at ease from day ONE. The whole practice is amazingly patient and kind, and they OBVIOUSLY love kids. They are no nonsense and talk to you as the parent, not someone who is just another face coming through. Dr. Jeff not only talks to us, he talks to the girls too - amazing.

Julie Hatch, MD
Pediatric Center of Frederick, Frederick
301-662-0133
thepedcenter.com
Dr. Hatch has made my kids feel comfortable and I know they are getting great care.

Kathleen Hawkins, MD
Pediatric Care of Rockville
301-881-7995
pediatriccareofrockville.com
Dr. Hawkins has a gentle and effective way of communicating with children of all ages, so they understand everything from a sickness to behavioral issues. She makes sure parents understand a diagnosis or directions before walking out of the office. We appreciate that she isn't quick to prescribe drugs.

Steven Hirsch, MD, FAAP
Hirsch Pediatrics, Rockville
301-990-3030
hirschpediatrics.com
Dr. Hirsch is fantastic! He operates a small practice with very personalized service. He believes in education and parental understanding! The office is adorable - each examination room has a theme and the lobby has a pond; no matter what the ailment the atmosphere is cheery! The staff are friendly and helpful!

Sabah Iqbal, MD
PM Pediatrics, Rockville
301-982-5437
pmpediatrics.com
Dr. Iqbal is an amazing ER physician, trained at Children's National Medical Center, and now leading a strong group of pediatricians at PM Pediatrics in Rockville! The practice is convenient, comfortable for patients and extremely well staffed! You can trust these doctors 100 percent!

PM Pediatrics is THE BEST pediatric urgent care around the Beltway. Dr. Iqbal is just one of the many kind, highly-qualified and totally kid-focused MDs at the Rockville location. They know what they are doing at this office and provide kid-focused care that is unlike anything else I've ever seen.

Elizabeth Jalazo, MD
Potomac Pediatrics, Rockville
301-279-6750
potomacpediatrics.com
Dr. Jalazo is amazing! She's super friendly and very personable, very patient and never condescending in addressing our questions or concerns, making our pediatric visits so much more pleasant! The waiting area is always clean and inviting, and the staff is outstanding.

Giorgio Kulp, MD
Metropolitan Pediatrics, Rockville
301-230-2280
metropolitanpediatrics.com
Dr. Kulp has an engaging personality that works with both kids and parents. He knows his stuff and shares information in a way that is reassuring, while also giving you the full picture. His staff is friendly and helpful too, and many have been there for a long time.

Peggy Lee, MD
Pediatric Care of Rockville, Rockville
301-881-7995
pediatriccareofrockville.com
Dr. Lee is awesome. She is always very easy to talk to about any and all problems that I bring up to her about my daughter, and never seems judgmental. She is great with kids; my daughter gets excited when it's time to go to the doctor, which is awesome! I can't say enough about how much we love her!

Kristie Marquis, MD, MS, FAAP
Metropolitan Pediatrics, Rockville
301-230-2280
metropolitanpediatrics.com
Dr. Marquis and her partners are all top notch. Dr. Marquis is very warm, professional, knowledgeable and kind. We would highly recommend this practice. Even on call, at all hours, the doctors take time to answer questions and put first-time parents at ease.

Misha Martin, MD
Complete Care for Kids, Germantown
301-540-5900
completecareforkids.com
She always provides exceptional care to my kids. She makes them feel so comfortable and treats them like a member of her own family. She takes her time, answers all questions and never seems rushed with any visit. She makes you feel as if you are the only patient in the office. She sees same day sick visits.

David Mathison, MD
PM Pediatrics, Rockville
301-982-5437
pmpediatrics.com
Dr. Mathison and PM Pediatrics have taken care of my boys when their primary care physician was unavailable (nights, weekends and holidays). The facility is immaculate; the doctor and staff are professional and caring. They listened and gave the best care at the worst times. PM Pediatrics and Dr. Mathison are simply amazing.

Jane Roach, MD
George Washington Family Practice, Crofton
410-451-9091
gwdocs.com/family-practice
Patient, knowledgeable, quick turn around with accurate results and paperwork.

Steve Silvestro, MD
Metropolitan Pediatrics, Rockville
301-230-2280
drstevesilvestro.com
Dr. Steve is great! He is so calm and down to earth, and is able to engage all our children to get through well visits with minimal stress. He always has a magic trick or something up his sleeve to put the kids at ease.

Asha Subramanian, MD
Potomac Physician Associates, Kensington
301-942-2212
ppa.md
Dr. Subramanian has been a great doctor for our two kids over the past several years. She is compassionate, knowledgeable and a good listener. We trust her opinion. We love that she looks at the whole picture of health and recommends non-medicine options when she can. Highly recommended!

Toni Thompson-Chittams, MD
TLC Pediatrics, Bowie
301-352-6515
drvillagrapediatrician
Dr. Thompson took the time to schedule an appointment with us prior to delivery to get to know us better. After delivery, she was available to assist with questions, no matter what the hour. She's thorough and explains everything in ways that parents understand. She has truly made my mommy experience great.

Jose Villagra, MD
Right Care Pediatrics, Wheaton
240-669-6330
drvillagrapediatrician.com
Dr. Villagra is so caring about his patients. We have known him for almost 8 years and we always receive the same personal attention. No complaints. I can call him on his cell before and after hours, and he always answers or returns my calls. He is friendly and makes my kids feel comfortable.

Gabrielle Virgo, MD
Virgo Pediatrics, Silver Spring
301-565-3999
virgocarterpediatrics.com
Dr. Virgo is very knowledgeable and has been great with my son, from infancy to his teenage years! She returns calls promptly and never keeps patients waiting long. Her front office administrator is efficient with paperwork and follow-up. I could not be more pleased with her services over the years!

Gail Warner, MD
Growth and Wellness Pediatrics, Bethesda
240-630-8882
growthandwellnesspediatrics.com
We love Dr. Warner. She's attentive: a great listener, providing special attention to each of my four children. She's available: one weekend my daughter was hurt on her bicycle, I texted Dr. Warner and she called right back. She's accomplished, bringing to her new practice over 20 years of experience.

Paul Weiner, MD
The Pediatric Care Center, Bethesda
301-564-5880
thepediatriccarecenter.com
Dr. Weiner is compassionate, competent, trustworthy and great with kids. He always puts patients first. The practice feels like a family between doctors and patients. My three kids have seen him since birth. I rarely recommend businesses so positively, but he is the best of the best.

PEDIATRICS VIRGINIA

Amin Barakat, MD, FAAP
Northern Virginia Pediatrics, Falls Church
703-532-8426
northernvirginiapediatrics.com
Dr. Barakat has supported the NOVA community for two generations. He is an exceptional doctor who provides the best patient care. His practice is also wonderful. They're available in the evening and on weekends, and all of the doctors really care about their patients.

Mary Jane Bryant, MD
Pediatric Associates of Alexandria
703-924-2100
pedsalex.com
Dr. Bryant is exceptionally patient with new parents who have a seemingly endless stream of questions. She not only took her time and didn't make us feel rushed, but gave us tips for problems we didn't know we would have!

Lorena Cespedes, MD
Virginia Pediatric and Adolescent Center, Springfield
703-569-8400
vpacmd.com
Great doctors; friendly and caring. Great customer service. They call us in as soon as we arrive. They have a division between sick patients and those with appointments.

Catherine Cross, MD
Virginia Pediatric and Adolescent Center, Springfield
703-569-8400
vpacmd.com
She is calm, caring, reassuring, thorough and very patient. She has been extremely helpful as the on-call doctor late at night. She's been sure to ask how I was feeling after the births of my kids to make sure I wasn't overwhelmed or depressed, and helpful with nursing issues. She is amazing!

Lisa Crim, MD
Virginia Pediatric and Adolescent Center, Springfield
703-569-8400
vpacmd.com
Dr. Crim comes highly recommended by me because my kids love her.

Bethany Epstein, MD
Pediatric Specialists of Virginia, Springfield
703-569-8400
vpacmd.com
Very comfortable handling medically-complicated children. Goes above and beyond no matter the time or day. Warm and fun personality, and knows how to make a parent feel at ease. Stays up to date on research and isn't afraid to think outside of the box. By far the best physician I've ever met.

Dawn Estabrook, MD, FAAP
Children's Medical Associates of Northern Virginia, Alexandria
703-914-8989
cmanva.com
My kids have been seeing Dr. Estabrook since they wre born and are now 10 and 13. I have always been able to get an appointment - always. In the newborn years, Dr. Estabrook was patient, firm and always had great advice. As the kids grew up she tailored her bedside manner to them.

Kia Harkless, MD
Virginia Pediatric and Adolescent Center, Springfield
703-569-8400
vpacmd.com
Dr. Harkless is friendly and caring. She is knowledgeable and truly listens to the kids and parents. My daughters adore her and she is always thorough.

William Incatasciato, MD
Capital Area Pediatrics, Herndon
703-860-4200
capitalareapediatrics.com
Dr. Bill is amazing! My kids absolutely love him. He takes his time and does not rush. He talks to my children to make them feel at ease. His bedside manner is great. He is seriously funny! He is very caring. He truly goes above and beyond.

Kathleen Lundgren, MD
All Pediatrics, Alexandria
703-436-1215
allpeds.net
Helpful call center, good hours, great availability, caring doctor with good practical advice.

Patricia McDade, MD
Fairfax Pediatric Associates, Fairfax
703-391-0900
fairfaxpediatrics
Fairfax Pedriatrics is a great practice. The staff are all super freindly. They have long daytime hours, including walk-in hours in the morning and sick child appointments on Saturdays. The lobby and exam rooms are bright and fun.

Violet Nematollahy, MD
Nova Pediatric, Spring field
703-451-3333
novapeds.com
She goes beyond the practice to know her patients and their family dynamics and history. She digs for more information about the issue before quickly jumping into a diagonosis with limited information.

Tim O'Mara, MD
Springfield Pediatrics, Springfield
703-569-8400
vpacmd.com
Dr. O sees the big picture and the whole child. He doesn't rely on what is typical, and he treats each child as an individual.

Sue Park, MD, FAAP
All Pediatrics, Alexandria
703-436-1215
allpeds.net
Caring, resourceful and patient.

Christopher Rossbach, MD
Virginia Pediatric and Adolescent Center, Springfield
703-569-8400
vpacmd.com
Dr. Rossbach has been my children's doctor for 21 years and we will be sad to have them age out of his care. He is compassionate, caring and dedicated. He has called us to come in for an appointment if he had concerns about tests, etc. He even saw my sick child on a Sunday when the office was closed.

Rebecca Sawyer, MD
Vienna Family Medicine, Vienna
703-255-9100
viennafamilymedicine.com
Exceptional care beyond the norm.

PEDIATRICS - WASHINGTON D.C.

Harold Bennett, MD
Chevy Chase Pediatrics, Washington, D.C.
202-363-0300
chevychasepediatrics.com
His sense of humor makes the kids feel instantly calmer, and he knows just what to do for each age to get a laugh. He uses the same technique on the parents, followed up with easy-to-understand scientific explanations. He even makes himself available during his breakfast for quick calls. Love him!

Nicole Lang, MD
Washington Pediatric Associates, Washington, D.C.
202-955-5625
washingtonpediatric.com
Dr. Lang is an outstanding pediatrician. My kids have been going to her practice for the last 10 years. Dr Lang is kind, caring, loving and makes the kids very comfortable. We will continue to drive 40 miles for our visits because it's such a wonderful practice.

Marjorie McKnight, MD
McKnight Pediatrics, Washington, D.C.
202-291-6257
mcknightpediatrics.com
Dr. McKnight is an outstanding clinician committed to evidence-based practice, attentive to children's holistic needs, especially nutrition. She loves children. Her physicians are on-call after hours, and we never have a probelem getting sick visits. Very competent and responsive front office staff.

Marilyn McPherson-Corder, MD
Doctors Corder, Washington, D.C.
202-291-0147
Dr. Marilyn Corder is a phenomenal physician and pediatrician. She takes time to carefully monitor my children. She has cared for my children since they were infants and always carries a smile and pleasant demeanor in the office. Her staff is a diverse population of medical professionals.

Joanna Sexter, MD, FAAP
Spring Valley Pediatrics, Washington, D.C.
202-966-5000
springvalleypediatrics.net
Dr. Sexter and the whole team at Spring Valley Pediatrics are amazing! Kind, caring, personalized care that is always available 24/7. Provides comprehensive services with an in-office lab, and great at managing simple or complex care. Really dedicated nursing staff and great support team, too.

PHYSICAL THERAPIST - VIRGINIA

Lindsay Siegmann
Infant/Toddler Connection, Fairfax
703-246-7121
fairfaxcounty.gov/csb/itc/
Lindsey is very good with children and is an encourager. She is dedicated in seeing the success of any infant or toddler. Very creative ideas for parents to get around the typical No's of a young child. It is so wonderful to see my child flourishing.

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST - MARYLAND

Heather Jackson-Pena, MOT, OTR/L
Young and Well, Rockville
240-535-4036
theyoungandwell.com
Don't know what we would do without Heather. I have come to rely on her to help me put things in perspective when I have worries about my son's development. She tells me what I should pursue and what I should relax about, and she is always right.

ORTHODONTICS - MARYLAND

Peter Sheehan, DDS
Sheehan Orthodontics, Germantown
301-972-0600
sheehanorthodontics.com
We feel valued whenever we are in their office. Minimal wait times, nice office with play area (ipads and aquarium), coins to exchange for gift items and caring staff. Dr. Sheehan is very knowledgeable, up-to-date with new advances and has very good hands. My two kids got their Phase I braces through him.

ORTHODONTICS - VIRGINIA

Kelly Morgan, DMD, MS
Morgan Orthodontics, Lansdowne
571-206-3825
morganorthodontics.com
My child actually enjoys seeing her ... Great with children ... fantastic bedside manner ... limo's for kids ... movies for patients ... doesn't get better than this!

ORTHOPAEDIST - VIRGINIA

Derek Ochiai, MD
Nirschl Orthopaedic Center for Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction, Arlington
703-525-2200
nirschl.com
Staff are polite, competent, appropriate and authentic. I don't expect friendliness; I receive great communication and empathy. Never rushed, Dr. Ochiai explains and answers my questions completely.

URGENT CARE FACILITY - MARYLAND

PM Pediatrics, Rockville
240-230-2767
pmpediatrics.com
Excellent pediatric-focused urgent care. The staff, from reception to nurses and doctors, are all experienced in pediatric care. Open from noon until midnight. Great location right on Rockville Pike.

Quick service and highly skilled doctors. Beautiful, friendly facility just for kids.

Exceptional, specialized patient care at all hours (noon to midnight)! The practitioners are highly-trained ER pediatricians from Children's Hospital. They have xrays and labs on site. This place is a real find and I highly recommend it. It's a big step forward from the generic urgent care places.