Dr. Kijana Nix is a General Pediatrician and Hospitalist who is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She is licensed to practice medicine in Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia, Georgia, Antigua and Barbuda and Jamaica. Dr. Nix attended the University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences, Mona Campus in Kingston, Jamaica. She completed pediatric residency training at Howard University Hospital and Children's National Medical Center in Washington DC.
Dr. Nix is passionate about caring for patients in medically underserved communities. After Medical School, she worked at the Kingston Public and Regional Hospitals and Clinics serving the population in the inner-city areas of Kingston. She continued the path to making a difference in the lives of those with limited access to care so after completing residency training. Dr. Nix accepted a job offer to work in rural Georgia. She returned to the Washington DC area and continues to travel there to see patients after learning that the area still suffers from a shortage of Pediatricians. She has also seen the challenges faced by teens and started a clinic for teenagers to provide counselling, discuss goal achievements and address other needs and concerns.
Dr. Nix strongly believes in innovation in medicine and is a member of Reliable Online Wellness Experience, ROWE, Telemedicine Network of health care professionals. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Howard University College of Medicine and works as an Attending at Howard University Hospital. She is also a covering physician at the Howard University Student Health Center. Dr. Nix is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine and the American Telemedicine Association.
Practice or Facility Name
RoweDocs / Karyn Hargett, MD PLLC
American Board of Pediatrics
Education and Training
Medical School - University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences, Jamaica, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
Children's National Medical Center, Howard University Hospital, Residency in Pediatrics
Awards and Publications
2015 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) CME/CPD Award, a prestigious award recognizing Academy Fellows who are committed to continuing professional development in pediatric medicine
Dr. Nix has also received other awards and certificates in recognition of her involvement in volunteerism and philanthropy.
American Academy of Pediatrics
Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine
American Telemedicine Association
Reliable Online Wellness Experience