Craig A Peters MD, FAAP, FACS
Chief, Division of Surgical Innovation, Technology, and Translation, Children's National Medical Center; Professor of Urology and Pediatrics, George Washington University, Washington, DC
Dr. Peters graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a BA and MD degree in 1981 and completed his surgery and urology residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital at the Brady Urological Institute.
He then completed a pediatric urology fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital and a research fellowship at Children's and Harvard.
After joining the faculty of Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, he developed the pediatric urology laboratory and carried on research into basic development and pathophysiology of the fetal urinary tract.
developed the minimally invasive surgery program in pediatric urology at Children's, including work in all aspects of laparoscopy, endourology, and robotic surgery.
In 2006, Dr. Peters moved to the University of Virginia as the John E. Cole Professor of Urology and Director of Pediatric Urology, continuing his work in basic research and minimally invasive surgery.
In 2010, Dr. Peters joined the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children's National Medical Center (CNMC) in Washington, DC, to develop programs in translational research and teaching of surgical innovation for children.
is Chief of the Division of Surgical Innovation, Technology, and Translation at CNMC
and Professor of Urology and Pediatrics at George Washington University
Dr. Peters is a member of the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons, the Society of Pediatric Urological Surgeons, and the Society of Scholars at Johns Hopkins University, as well as several other professional organizations.
has published over 160 original articles, 80 text chapters, and several video-tapes.