Dr. Francis M. Palumbo M.D., Pediatrician
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Dr. Francis M. Palumbo M.D.


4900 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest Lower Level Washington District of Columbia, 20016



Francis Palumbo, MD, FAAP, works at Spring Valley Pediatrics in Washington DC. Spring Valley Pediatrics, along with every one of their physicians, were recognized as Top Doctor for 2010 in the Washingtonian Magazine. He served as the Director of Georgetown?s Children & Youth Ambulatory Services for 10 years before entering private practice. Dr. Palumbo has also served as an advisor for the American Academy of Pediatrics, where he has appeared before Congress as an expert child advocate on the Task Force on Children and Television.

Education and Training

Georgetown University School of Medicine

Georgetown University Biology 1968

Georgetown University School of Medicine M.D. 1972

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics

PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 48 years of experience

Areas of expertise and specialization


Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Associate Professor at Georgetown University -
  • Local Public Speaking -


  • Outstanding Community Service, Georgetown University School of Medicine Alumni 2010   
  • Doctor of the Year 2012 Georgetown Clinical Society 
  • Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ 2013 Castle Connolly 
  • Top Doctor Award  Washingtonian Magazine 


  • Pediatrics
  • Prenatal Visits
  • Newborn Care In The Hospital
  • Well Child Care
  • Immunizations
  • Sick Visits
  • Travel Consultations
  • Allergy Shots
  • School, Camp, And Sports Physical Examinations
  • Clinical Laboratory
  • Consultations

Professional Memberships

  • Professional Member American Academy of Pediatrics 
  • Professional Member Georgetown Clinical Scoiety 
  • Professional Member Georgetown University Board of Governors 
  • Professional Member American Osteopathic Association 


  • Georgetown University School of Medicine

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, AOA Society of Georgetown 2013

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Attributes his success to his hard work

Hobbies / Sports

  • Sailing

Favorite professional publications

  • Journal of Pediatrics

Dr. Francis M. Palumbo M.D.'s Practice location

4900 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest Lower Level -
Washington, District of Columbia 20016
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New patients: 202-966-5000
Fax: 202-966-5810, 202-966-3830

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Dr. Francis M. Palumbo M.D. has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 17 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Pediatrician in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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