Kurt Newman, M.D.

President and CEO, Children’s National Health System

Kurt Newman, M.D.
Kurt Newman, M.D.

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Kurt Newman, MD, is President and CEO of Children’s National Health System. Children’s National is ranked as one of the five best pediatric hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and is a leader in NIH pediatric medical research funding. Dr. Newman has served Children’s National for over 30 years, first as a surgeon and as CEO since 2011. His book, “Healing Children” debuted as an Amazon bestseller in Pediatrics in 2017.

Dr. Newman is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Duke Medical School. He completed his surgical residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School before joining Children’s National.