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Craig Sable

Craig Sable, M.D., is the Associate Division Chief of Cardiology at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C. He has served as Director of Echocardiography since 1999 and led the Telemedicine program from 2001 – 2017.

Dr. Sable is a professor of pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. He is board certified in pediatric cardiology and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. He chairs several national committees for the American Heart Association and American Board of Pediatrics. He has published several manuscripts and given numerous presentations on pediatric cardiology.

Dr. Sable graduated from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, and completed pediatric residency and cardiology fellowship training at Children’s National. Dr. Sable has led 33 medical missions to Uganda. His work has resulted in over 1000 children receiving life saving treatment and he has helped transform the cardiology program at the Uganda Heart Institute at Mulago Hospital so that open heart surgery can now be safely performed in Uganda.

In addition, he is a recipient of the American Heart Association’s Cardiovascular Disease in the Young (CVDY) 2018 Meritorious Achievement Award. This lifetime achievement award recognizes his entire body of research, education and advocacy focused on congenital and acquired heart disease, but especially for his rheumatic heart disease (RHD) research in Uganda.

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