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The Marketing and Communications Department at Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV) is committed to providing our patients and families, the community, and interested media with the latest news and highlights from PSV, including key issues & events related to specialty care for children.

Please see our latest news stories and press releases below.

If you are a member of the media and would like to request an interview, an expert comment, organizational facts, or have any other inquiry, please email us at PSVCommunications@PSVCare.org.

Featured Story
October 11, 2017
October 6-12 is National Physician Assistants (PA) Week. In celebration of this, PSV recognizes  our PAs for the top-notch care they provide to our patients and families. Thank you for your...
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October 5, 2017
Pediatric Specialists of Virginia proudly celebrates its 4-year anniversary on September 30, 2017.  We have grown into an organization that maintains a workforce of over 330 team members including...
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September 25, 2017
PSV held its third annual STRIDE FORWARD 5K and Family Health Fair on Saturday, September 23 at the Reston Town Center Pavilion in Reston, VA! We would like to thank everyone who participated in our...
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September 20, 2017
Pediatric Specialists of Virginia’s Dr. Elizabeth Yang (Hematology/Oncology & Pediatric Sickle Program Director) and Dr. Robin Dulman (Hematology/Oncology) of our Center for Cancer and Blood...
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August 11, 2017
Patients and families please be advised that all Pediatric Specialists of Virginia clinics will close at 2 pm today, Friday August 11th in recognition of our Annual Staff Appreciation Event.  We will...
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August 1, 2017
PSV Parent Children’s National Ranked Top 10 Nationwide by U.S. News & World Report Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV) is proud to announce that our parent, Children’s National Health...
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July 18, 2017
Patients and families please be advised that our phone connection issues have been resolved.  We apologize for any inconvenience this issued may have caused.
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July 3, 2017
PSV is closed on Tuesday, July 4th, in observance of Independence Day. We will return to normal business hours on Wednesday, July 5th. Have a safe holiday!
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June 30, 2017
Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV) is proud to announce that we are adding two new specialties, Pulmonary Medicine and Urology, to our expanding list of pediatric specialty services effective...
Press Release
June 2, 2017
Contact:  Justin Jones, Marketing & Communications Manager (703) 848-6651, jrjones@psvcare.org Pediatric Specialists of Virginia                                      PRESS RELEASE Release Date: ...
Featured Story
May 31, 2017
Tandem Diabetes Care invites you to an evening with mountain climber Will Cross. Cross has summited the world's highest peaks and trekked to both Poles. Cross shares the message that no one should...
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May 18, 2017
Pediatric Specialists of Virginia is pleased to announce the addition of its latest specialty, Pediatric Oculoplastics and Orbital Surgery to its expanding list of high-quality pediatric specialties...
Press Release
April 7, 2017
Contact:  Justin Jones, Marketing & Communications Manager (703) 848-6651, jrjones@psvcare.org Pediatric Specialists of Virginia                                      PRESS RELEASE Release Date...
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March 13, 2017
Dear Patients & Staff, Based on projected snow fall totals and the rain/snow line, we are planning on the following opening/closing schedule for our clinics tomorrow, Tuesday, March 14: Open...
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February 22, 2017
Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV) is taking additional precautions during flu season to protect our patients and families.  With patient safety and care being our top priorities, all PSV...
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January 31, 2017
The Northern Virginia Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation will be holding its 2nd Annual Northern Virginia JA Family Day Program on Saturday, February 25th.  The event will take place from 9:30 am to...
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January 27, 2017
Pediatric Specialists of Virginia is proud to announce that 23 of our physicians across 10 of our specialties were named as “Top Docs” in The Northern Virginia Magazine’s Top Doctors of 2017 (...
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January 25, 2017
Rupa Dainer, MD, PSV's Strategy Officer and Medical Director for the Ambulatory Surgery Center, was featured in The American Board of Anesthesiology's recent Director Spotlight. Article Snapshot:...
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January 17, 2017
Usborne Books & More is holding a Book Drive fundraiser to benefit PSV from now through the end of January. Proceeds will be used to provide books for patients of PSV in all of our clinics....
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November 29, 2016
Contact:  Justin Jones, Marketing & Communications Manager (703) 848-6651, jrjones@psvcare.org Pediatric Specialists of Virginia                                      PRESS RELEASE Release Date...
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November 22, 2016
Did you know that Pediatric Specialists of Virginia is an approved 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization within Amazon.com’s Amazon Smile Program? Amazon Smile is a program in which Amazon...
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November 21, 2016
The holiday season is here and with Thanksgiving approaching, PSV wants to ensure you are aware of the slight change in our office hours this week: Thanksgiving Eve (Wednesday, November 23) – All...
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November 11, 2016
In honor of Veterans Day, PSV would like recognize our clinical and administrative team members that have served in our US Military. Thank you and all of our men & women your service, sacrifice,...
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November 1, 2016
PSV would like to recognize and congratulate the 14 of our doctors who were named "Top Docs" of 2016 by Washingtonian Magazine.  This prestigious designation is proof of your hard work and commitment...
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October 28, 2016
In recognition of our recent three-year anniversary, we would like to share some of the positive praise, support, and well wishes we have received from our executive board members and parent...
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October 13, 2016
Patients and Families, Please be advised that the phone lines at our headquarters (Hamaker Court - Fairfax) will be down from 12-12:45 pm today to resolve network issues. We apologize for any...
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October 10, 2016
In recognition of Physician Assistants (PAs) week (October 6-12), Pediatric Specialists of Virginia would like to thank each of our PAs for their hard work, dedication, and commitment to providing...
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October 6, 2016
​Rupa Dainer, MD, PSV’s Chief Strategy Officer and Medical Director for the Ambulatory Surgery Center, was a panelist at the Cleveland Summit: Healthcare Transformation in the Digital Era at the...
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October 5, 2016
The 2nd Annual STRIDE FORWARD 5K and Family Health Fair is in the books, and it was a huge success!  We had over 400 runners, 32 health fair booths, and raised over $57,000 for children facing...
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September 30, 2016
Today, September 30, 2016, marks Pediatric Specialists of Virginia's (PSV) 3-year anniversary.   We would like to thank all of our clinical and administrative staff, our parent organizations –...
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September 13, 2016
PSV patient, Yaalah Gilliam, was featured in a Fairfax County Government/Channel 16 video in recognition of Sickle Cell Awareness Month.  Gilliam, 4-years-old, has been under the care of Dr....
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September 15, 2016
PSV's phone system and internet connection has been restored.   Thank you for your patience and understanding! PSV
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September 15, 2016
Please be advised, we're are experiencing organization-wide phone and internet connection issues. We are working diligently on resolving these issues as soon as possible. We apologize for any...
Featured Story
September 2, 2016
Brandess Holmes, a longtime Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV) Diabetes and Endocrinology patient, recently donated nearly 30 decorated glucose monitoring cases to children newly diagnosed with...
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August 11, 2016
All Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV) clinics will close at 2 pm on Friday, August 12 for an organization-wide staff appreciation event.  The last appointments in our clinics will be seen at...
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August 3, 2016
Pediatric Specialists of Virginia’s (PSV) Kathy Scarbalis, PA-C (Hematology/Oncology) was named The Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants (VAPA) 2016 PA of the Year during their 34th Annual Summer...
Press Release
June 20, 2016
Press ReleasePEDIATRIC SPECIALISTS OF VIRGINIA Contact:  Patricia Harger, Director of Marketing (703) 848-6650, pharger@psvcare.org                  Justin Jones, Communications Coordinator  (845)...
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March 17, 2016
The PSV Ashburn Center's Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Reception were enjoyed by all. Dr. Leon Moores, PSV CEO, welcomed local dignitaries and accepted awards from both the Loudoun County Board of...
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March 14, 2016
Pediatric Specialists of Virginia received a special visit from Zeus and Too Tall of The Harlem Globetrotters at our Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (Falls Church, VA).   Zeus and Too Tall...
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February 1, 2016
Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV) is proud to announce that its Loudoun County operations are expanding and moving from Leesburg to Ashburn, effective Friday, February 22.   Our current office...
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February 2, 2016
PSV would like to congratulate and recognize the 19 PSV physicians who were selected as “Top Docs” in Northern Virginia Magazine’s Top Doctors of 2016 issue (February, 2016), which is out on...
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January 26, 2016
All PSV clinics and patient care services will operate under normal business hours on Wednesday, January 27. If you need to cancel/reschedule your appointment, please contact our appointment line at...
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January 25, 2016
All PSV clinics and patient care services will open at 11:00 am on Tuesday, January 26 except for our Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders and Woodbridge clinic, which will both open on time.  ...
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January 25, 2016
All PSV clinics and patient care services are closed today Monday, January 25. We will return to regular business hours on Tuesday, January 26. Our staff will reach out to the parents and patients...
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October 12, 2015
PSV providers Dr. Ian Leibowitz (Chief Medical Officer, PSV), Dr. Suchi Hourigan (Chief Research Officer, PSV), Dr. Otto Louis-Jacques, Dr. Natalie Sikka, Dr. Catherine Chao, Dr. Jamie Wolf, and...
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December 21, 2015
Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV) would like to thank Cakes Against Cancer for facilitating a gingerbread house building workshop for our patients and families in our Center for Cancer and...
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November 16, 2015
Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV) is proud to announce that PSV and the Virginia Department of Health are recognized partners with the CDC in the celebration of Get Smart Week 2015. This week...
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November 12, 2015
Pediatric Specialists of Virginia would like to recognize our Radiology Technologist – Shalysse Gramberg and Fernando Rondon – as part of National Radiologic Technologic Week (November 8-14).  We...
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November 11, 2015
Happy Veterans Day to All Veteran and Active Duty Men and Women!  PSV Clinical and Administrative Staff That Served in our Armed Forces:     Dr. Leon Moores, PSV CEO and Medical Director of...
Announcement
October 8, 2015
Happy PA Week! PSV would like to recognize and thank all of our Physician Assistants for the great service they provide and their dedicated commitment to Making It All Better for children in and...
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October 1, 2015
Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV) would like to thank all our Stride Forward 5K Run/Walk and Family Health Fair participants, volunteers, sponsors, donors, community partners, and staff. ...
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September 30, 2015
Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV) is proudly celebrating its 2-Year Anniversary today, September, 30, 2015. PSV was originally formed as a joint venture between Children's National Health...
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September 13, 2015
Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV) is proud to announce that Washington Redskins’ star Outside Linebacker, Ryan Kerrigan (#91), on behalf of his foundation – Ryan Kerrigan's Blitz for the...
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June 29, 2015
Hope Veazey, 9-years old, was awarded the Regional Girl of the Year Award during the National Capital Area Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Grand Finale Gala at the J.W. Marriott in...
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April 30, 2015
PSV's Developmental Pediatrics Medical Director, Dr. Jacquelyn Calbert was featured on WUSA 9 (April 30, 2015) during the station's Family Health Segment on Autism Awareness Month.  Dr. Calbert ...
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March 13, 2015
PSV's Dr. Otilia Neacsu (Endocrinology) was recognized alongside Cindy Chambers (author), Dr. Jill McCabe (Inova), and Dr. Edward Puccio (Inova) by the Great Falls Rotary Club and the Great Falls...
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March 30, 2015
​PSV's Allergy & Immunology Medical Director, Dr. Darlene Mansoor was featured on WUSA 9 (March 30, 2015) during a pediatric allergy season segment.  Dr. Mansoor discussed pediatric allergy signs...
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March 19, 2015
Congratulations to PSV's Ambulatory Surgery Center on receiving full AAAHC accreditation. AAAHC, the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care, is the most prestigious and highest level of...
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March 3, 2015
Since Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV) was launched (September, 30, 2013) as a joint venture between our two parent organizations – Children’s National Health System and Inova – we have...
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March 2, 2015
View Video: Interactive Floor Video Story Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV) received funds at the end of 2014 from the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation (NCHCF) to support clinical...
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February 26, 2015
Pediatric Specialists of Virginia proudly recognizes and congratulates the nineteen PSV physicians who received "Top Doctors" honors In Northern Virginia Magazine’s Top Doctors of 2015 issue (...
Press Release
February 20, 2015
Fairfax, VA, February 20, 2015 – Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV) is proud to announce that it is now officially a public charity with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the US...
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February 20, 2015
Fairfax, VA, February 20, 2015 – Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV) announced that William Judd will take on the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective Monday, February 9.  Mr. Judd is...
Featured Story
January 8, 2015
The Hamaker Court Center for Pediatric Specialists of Virginia has just added a new sixth floor to better serve children and their families in Northern Virginia. The new sixth floor now provides...
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October 14, 2014
Pediatric Specialists of Virginia (PSV) announced that Leon E. Moores, MD, assumed duties as its first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective Tuesday, October 14.  With Dr. Moores officially...
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October 9, 2014
Emily Hattwick, MD, one of Pediatric Specialists of Virginia's (PSV) top orthopaedic surgeons, was recently highlighted in a CNN feature story for her surgical efforts in reconstructing a baby's...