Nawal  Alkharouf, MD

About Dr. Nawal Alkharouf

Office Location - Herndon and Great Falls


Nawal Alkharouf, M.D., M.S., F.A.A.P., is a board-certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is committed to a compassionate, evidence-based yet holistic approach to caring for children of all ages. 

Dr. Alkharouf was born in Malaysia and grew up in Jordan. She received her Bachelor of Arts in biology from the University of Jordan, and a Master of Science in biological sciences at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. She received her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH. She completed her pediatric residency at Georgetown, D.C. in 2011, followed by additional training in pediatric hematology-oncology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and the National Institutes of Health.

Following her training, Dr. Alkharouf worked as a general pediatrician near Seattle, WA for about 8 years. She gained valuable experience serving children with special needs at the Mary Bridge Children's Hospital Complex Primary Care Clinic in Tacoma, WA. She was awarded a COE (center of excellence) for diagnosing and managing autism spectrum disorders in WA through the Seattle Children's Hospital and the University of WA.

Dr. Alkharouf is interested in all aspects of pediatrics, including newborns, early childhood development and behavior, nutrition, holistic wellness, mental health, and autism. She is trained by the REACH institute to assess, diagnose, and treat common pediatric mental health conditions like ADHD, anxiety and depression.

When not working, Dr. Alkharouf enjoys hiking, meditation and yoga, reading, gardening, traveling, and art.

Patient Reviews

“Dr. Nawal is an amazing doctor! Her diagnosis are superb, plus she has a great bedsides manners. We are so fortunate to have her as our kids pediatrician.”
- Ferda M.


“Doctor was wonderful and incredibly kind and helpful. Listened to my concerns and questions even if they sounded small or benign. She is great!”
- Kelly T.


“A wonderful experience. Dr. Alkharouf was very friendly, personable and knowledgeable. She was great at making my daughter feel comfortable while getting a check up!”
- Marquita W.


“Very caring and knowledgeable doctor, willing to talk a bit and answer questions. Really appreciated the engagement!”
- Jenna G.