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Pediatric Hospitalists at Inova Children's Hospital

Learn more about pediatric hospitalists and how our "pediatrician-away-from-home" service provides a specialized level of care for children. Our hospitalists have dedicated themselves to caring only for hospitalized children.

Inova Children's Hospital



Meet our pediatric hospitalists

Cynthia Gibson

Cynthia Gibson, MD
Medical Director, Pediatric Hospitalist Program


Medical School
– Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency
– Inova Children's Hospital
Fellowship
– Children's National Medical Center
Board certifications
– Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care


Komal Bajaj

Komal Bajaj, MD

Medical School
– George Washington University School of Medicine
Residency – Children's National Medical Center
Board certification
– Pediatrics


Erica Brown

Erica Brown, MD

Medical School
– University of Kentucky School of Medicine
Residency
– Schneider Children's Hospital
Board certification
– Pediatrics


Amy Canavan

Amy Canavan, MD

Medical School
– Medical College of Georgia 
Residency
– University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Chattanooga
Board certification
– Pediatrics


Karen Carpenter

Karen Carpenter, MD

Medical School
– Baylor College of Medicine
Residency
– Wilford Hall Medical Center
Board certification
– Pediatrics


Meredith Carter

Meredith Carter, MD

Medical School
– Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency
– National Naval Medical Center
Board certification
– Pediatrics


Alicia Freedy

Alicia Freedy, MD

Medical School
– Sackler School of Medicine
Residency
– Inova Children's Hospital
Board certification
– Pediatrics


Irena Glick, MD

Irena Glick, MD

Medical School
– Virginia Commonwealth University
Residency
– Inova Children's Hospital
Board certification
– Pediatrics


Natalie Guerrier, MD

Natalie Guerrier McKnight, MD

Medical School
– Yale School of Medicine 
Residency
– University of California, San Francisco
Board certification
– Pediatrics


Riva Kamat-Nerikar, MD

Riva Kamat-Nerikar, MD

Medical School
– Meharry Medical College 
Residency
– Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Board certification
– Pediatrics


Noel E. Menah-Bonsu, MD

Noel E. Mensah-Bonsu, MD

Medical School
– The University of Washington
Residency
– The University of Chicago
Board certification
– Pediatrics


Brooke Shuster, MD

Brooke Shuster, MD

Medical School
– The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Residency
– Georgetown University Hospital
Board certification
– Pediatrics