Welcome to Metropolitan Pediatrics

Welcome to Metropolitan Pediatrics With offices near the Ballston area, Metropolitan Pediatrics is founded on the principle of providing innovative care to infants, children and adolescents in a patient-friendly setting with the highest of professional standards. At Metropolitan Pediatrics, we view each patient as a partner in care and are careful to provide each with the information needed in order to make the best possible treatment decisions.

Our practice is comprised of pediatricians Dr. Hiren Gandhi, Dr. Mary McCarthy, Dr. Azadeh Sami, Dr. Caroline Schulz, and Dr. Elizabeth Griffin. All of our pediatricians are board certified in their specialty.

What's New?

We are excited to announce that we are now partnering with Metropolitan Breastfeeding to offer lactation services to our patients.

For more details, please call our office at 703-522-4780


Dr. Elizabeth Griffin joins the Metropolitan Pediatrics family as a part-time pediatrician.

Administration of Vaccines

Here at Metropolitan Pediatrics we strictly follow the vaccine schedule recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). We do not allow alternative vaccine schedules.

He’s wonderful. He’s very calming and reassuring – to me and my daughter! He’s a very gentle person so my daughter responds well to his examinations. For the few medical problems we’ve had he has been very reassuring – listening to my concerns and then saying, “I’m sure she will be fine.” And she is! …

Julie T. 

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He takes personal interest in each care and remembers lots of details about their health history. He has got a very good relationship with the kids. The kids don’t mind going to the doctor. If I call with a question, he is the one who returns the call and it is not the nurse or anybody else from his staff, who calls back….

Tim O. 

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