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Suburban Hospital Names New Chairperson of Pediatrics - 11/12/2013

Suburban Hospital Names New Chairperson of Pediatrics

Release Date: November 12, 2013
Leila T. Hall, M.D.
Leila T. Hall, M.D.

Bethesda, Md., (November 12, 2013) – Leila T. Hall, M.D., of Bethesda, has been named Chairperson of Pediatrics and Medical Director of the Shaw Family Pediatric Emergency Center (PEC) at Suburban Hospital effective December 1, 2013.

Since 2010, Dr. Hall has worked part-time in the PEC as a pediatric emergency physician and hospitalist. She has also run her own private practice, Next Generation Pediatrics, in Bethesda since 2011.

A graduate of Princeton University and the University of Colorado’s School of Medicine in Denver, Dr. Hall completed her residency at Children’s Hospital at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

David Reitman, M.D., the current Medical Director and Chair of Pediatrics, has accepted a position as the Medical Director for the Student Health Center at American University. Dr. Reitman plans to remain on board as a part-time pediatric hospitalist in the PEC at Suburban Hospital.

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About the Shaw Family Pediatric Emergency Center at Suburban Hospital 
The Shaw Family Pediatric Emergency Center at Suburban Hospital provides children of all ages with quality care in a kid-friendly, family-centered environment. From emergency treatment to inpatient admissions, the Pediatric Emergency Center recognizes the unique medical needs of young patients in an atmosphere specifically designed to reduce their anxiety about hospitals. A team of board-certified pediatricians and specially trained pediatric nurses staff the combined emergency/inpatient unit ensure around-the-clock pediatric expertise.

About Suburban Hospital 
Suburban Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, is a not-for-profit, community-based hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, that has served Montgomery County and Northwest DC for more than 70 years. Suburban Hospital is distinguished by a cutting-edge stroke program; level II trauma center; centers of excellence in cardiac care, orthopedics and joint replacement surgery, neurosciences and oncology; state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment tools; and affiliations with major health care organizations like the neighboring National Institutes of Health. For more information, visit

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