Dr. Nina Scribanu, MD

Dr. Nina Scribanu, MD

Dr. Nina Scribanu, MD

Languages: English, French, Greek
Fax: (202) 243-3434

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Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Conditions I Treat
  • abdominal distention
  • abdominal migraine
  • abdominal pain
  • abusive head trauma
  • acne
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Procedures I Perform
  • autism testing
  • birth control counseling
  • camp physicals
  • concussion testing
  • developmental assessment
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About the Provider

Nina Scribanu, MD, is a pediatrician specializing in clinical genetics and developmental pediatrics. Dr. Scribanu focuses on the areas of early detection of developmental disabilities in infants and children, newborn screening, and health and developmental issues in children at environmental risk, specifically with adoption and foster care. Physicians, schools and therapists also refer children with genetic issues, delayed development, autism and behavioral issues to Dr. Scribanu for diagnostic services.

Dr. Scribanu considers herself an advocate for children with disabilities. She uses her expertise to help children and their families access the services and treatment they need to be as functional as possible. She works to empower families to make changes, while educating the community about issues that affect children with disabilities.

Dr. Scribanu is also an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, where she established and directed the Division of Clinical Genetics. During her long tenure at MedStar Georgetown, Dr. Scribanu, a Fulbright scholar, has contributed significantly to teaching the next generation of physicians. She has also trained national and international health care providers in genetics and developmental disabilities through federal grants and non-governmental organizational funding.

She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics committee on adoption and foster care, and has been a member of several Washington, D.C., mayoral advisory committees, including the committee on developmental disabilities and maternal child health.

Education
  • Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (1972)
  • Fellowship Program: Kansas University Medical Center (1970)
  • Fellowship Program: New York University (1969)
  • Residency Program: Bellevue Hospital Center (1968)
  • Fellowship Program: Bellevue Hospital Center (1968)
  • Fellowship Program: New York University (1968)
  • Internship Program: Bellevue Hospital Center (1967)
  • Residency Program: Bellevue Hospital Center (1967)
  • Medical School: Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie (1957)
  • Medical School: Medico-Pharmaceutical Institute (1957)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics
  • Board Certification: American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics, Clinical Genetics (MD)
Insurance
    MedStar Health Providers participate with a wide range of health insurance products. We accept self-pay patients and the insurances plans listed below. This list is not comprehensive, it is updated periodically and is subject to change. If you do not see your health insurance plan or product listed, or if you have any questions regarding MedStar Health’s participation with your health plan, please contact your health plan to verify participation with our providers.

    Since the MedStar Health providers span the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia regions, our participation with DC, Maryland and Virginia Medical Assistance programs varies by provider group. Please contact your MedStar Physician’s Office to assist with verifying Medical Assistance participation. If you are enrolled in a Medicaid Managed Care Organization, please contact your Medicaid health plan to verify participation.
Practice Locations
  • 4200 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
    2nd Floor
    Washington, DC 20016
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    Phone: (202) 243-3431
    Fax: (202) 243-3434