Dr. Annette K. Ansong is a board-certified pediatric cardiologist. A daughter of immigrants from Ghana, she grew up in the suburbs of Washington, DC. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Virginia, medical degree from the Howard University College of Medicine, and a master’s degree in clinical research from the Duke University School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency and pediatric cardiology fellowship at Duke University Medical Center.
Dr. Ansong enjoys patient care and finding innovative ways of improving that care. Her areas of expertise include general pediatric cardiology, congenital heart disease, fetal cardiology, pediatric acquired heart disease, preventative cardiology, and telemedicine. Currently, she serves as an assistant medical director of the single ventricle clinic at Inova Children’s Hospital in Fairfax, VA. She also serves as an attending physician at Pediatric Cardiology Associates, also in Fairfax, VA.
Dr. Ansong has been honored as a Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctor and was featured in the American College of Cardiology’s #TheFaceOfCardiology, a campaign to improve diversity and inclusion in the field of cardiology. In 2019, she was honored as one of the Women in White Coats Heroes.
Dr. Ansong is board-certified in pediatrics and in pediatric cardiology by the American Board of Pediatrics. She is a member of the American College of Cardiology, Association of Black Cardiologists, American Society of Echocardiography, American Telemedicine Association, American Heart Association, and American Academy of Pediatrics among others. She has written abstracts for a number of scientific articles and co-authored several peer-reviewed articles.