Hasan Abdallah, MD

Hasan Abdallah, MD

Dr. Hasan Abdallah, Director and founder of the Children’s Heart Institute is board
certified in pediatrics, pediatric cardiology.

Dr. Abdallah is also board certified in Autonomic Disorders by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties. Dr. Abdallah directs the Children’s Autonomic Clinic in Northern Virginia that treats yearly around 8,000 children and adults with POTS, and Autonomic disorders from then US and all over the world.

The CHI Autonomic Clinic provides comprehensive autonomic testing, including Tilt
Table Testing, VALSALVA MANEUVER(VM) that provides autonomic analyses of non-
postural and Postural arterial blood pressure (BP) and heart rate (HR) changes
during breathing activity to evaluate Adrenergic and Cholinergic functions, in
addition the lab performs QSART testing and skin biopsy. In addition the Lab works in
conjunction with full time autonomic flow cytometry laboratory directed by autoimmune
pathologist to study potential autoimmune mechanisms underlying the pathophysiology
of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)

Dr. Abdallah designed the rehabilitation, Taming POTS program and is very active in
Autonomic research and is world renowned in Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome.
Dr. Abdallah Current Research work is on the Immune Basis of Postural Orthostatic
Tachycardia Syndrome, He has presented his last work on the World Congress on
Autoimmunity in Switzerland.

Current Position:

Medical Director
Children’s Heart Institute
Virginia and Maryland

Director Autonomic Disorder Laboratory
Herndon Virginia

Co-Director: Flow Cytometry Laboratory


Dr. Abdallah did his college Education at Open Shaw Technical College, Manchester, United Kingdom and finished his medical school from the University of Jordan and completed his Pediatric residency training from University of Florida and his pediatric Cardiology training from St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.

Dr. Abdallah is board certified in Pediatrics, and Pediatric Cardiology. He is also in
addition board certified in Autonomic Disorders from the United Council for Neurologic

He is currently a member of:

American Academy of Pediatrics
American College of Cardiology
American Academy of Neurology
American Heart Association
American Heart Association, Cardiovascular Council on the Young
Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback
University of Florida Alumni
American Autonomic Society
American Society of Computed Tomography
American Society of Cardiac Angiography and Intervention
American Society of Neuroimaging


1977 Ministry of Education Award, Jordan
1-19-2000 Webmaster Award
2-07-2000 Med Explorer
2-29-2000 Bio Harmonics' Star of Health Award
2-29-2000 ABC's of Parenting
2-10-2000 Breakfast of Champions, four times recipient, Sponsored by the North Oaks
Medical Center, Hammond, Louisiana.
07-06-2000 Parent Time, Informed Website Award
2005 America Top Pediatricians-Pediatric cardiology
07-2008 Meritorious achivchemt Award, Dysautonomia society of America
2011 Northern Virginia Top Physicians-Pediatric Cardiology
2016 Northern Virginia Top Physicians-Pediatric Cardiology
2017 Distinguished Physician Award-DYNA
2018 Top Doctors of Northern Virginia
2019 American Most Honored Professionals
2020 Top Doctors of Northern Virginia

Current Committees

Pediatric Leadership Committee
Fairfax Pediatric COC
American Autonomic Society Pediatric Committee
Board Member Dysautonomia International
Advisory Board DYNA


Farming, Reading, Traveling
Favorite Movie: Forrest Gump
Favorite Novel: Old Man & The Sea
Most Inspiring Quote:  “Be the change you want to see in the world”