Sheikh Zayed Institute Leads Consortium Planning $250,000 Awards for Innovative Pediatric Medical Devices, January 13, 2014

Sheikh Zayed Institute at Children's National Medical Receives FDA Grant To Form Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium, September 26, 2013

Children's National To Issue Concensus Paper on Pediatric Surgical Innovation and Device Development, August 8, 2013

Children’s National Presents First Sheikh Zayed Prize for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, June 14, 2013

U.S.News & World Report: Children’s National Medical Center Again Ranked among Best Children’s Hospitals, June 11, 2013

Children's National to Host Symposium on Medical Device Development, May 21, 2013

Children's National to Advance Dialogue for Pediatric Medical Innovations, April 19, 2013

Children's National Medical Center Unveils New Pain Medicine Care Complex, April 3, 2013



Inpatient Bariatric Procedures for Adolescents Appear to Have Plateaued Since 2003; Childhood Obesity Still on the Rise- December 18, 2012

Inpatient bariatric procedures among adolescents have plateaued since 2003, according to a study by researchers at Children’s National Medical Center, published Online First by Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, a JAMA Network publication.

Experts from Children’s National and Sheikh Zayed Institute Focus on Innovations in Pediatric Care at World Health Care Congress Middle East - December 13, 2012
Experts from Children’s National Medical Center and its Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation participated in the 3rd Annual World Health Care Congress Middle East this week in Abu Dhabi.

Children’s National Health System

Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children’s Medicine

111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010

Main: 202-476-4500
Patient Report: 202-476-5000


Share Print

Laura Olivieri, MD


Dr. Olivieri is a pediatric cardiologist who performs advanced cardiovascular imaging in Echocardiography, Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (CMR), and Cardiac Computed Tomography for children with heart disease.  Dr. Olivieri's research is primarily concerned with improving imaging techniques, particularly in CMR imaging.  She is a co-investigator in the National Institutes of Health/National Heart, Lung and Blood InstituteChildren’s National partnership dedicated to this effort.  She is also focused on creating a novel, three-dimensional display of congenital cardiovascular defects to both enhance education about heart disease as well as improve the clinical care and interventional outcomes of children and adults with congenital heart disease. Dr. Olivieri joins the Sheikh Zayed Institute from Children’s National Heart Institute at Children's National Medical Center as well as the NHLBI Intramural program in advanced cardiac imaging.  She is a diplomate of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the American Heart Association, Society for Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging and the American Society of Echocardiography. Dr. Olivieri has authored or co-authored numerous abstracts and peer-reviewed articles.   She attended medical school at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, completed residency at Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, RI, and completed a clinical and research fellowship at Children's National Medical Center in cardiology and in advanced cardiac imaging at the NIH’s NHLBI.  


Projects in Pipeline