Jennifer Lindsey, M.D., FAAP, FACC

Dr. Jennifer Lindsey is a fetal and pediatric cardiologist at Inova Children’s Cardiology. She cares for fetal to young adult patients with congenital heart disease.

Born and raised locally, Dr. Lindsey has worked as a pediatric cardiologist in our region for more than 21 years.  She attended the Madeira School (fellow Madeira alumna Misti Mukherjee introduced her to NVFS!), Haverford College (B.S., Mathematics), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Pediatric Internship and Residency), and the University of Virginia (Pediatric Residency, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship).  During her pediatric residency, exposure to patients living at/below the poverty line led Dr. Lindsey to work as a general pediatrician in rural South Carolina for a year before pursuing Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship training at the University of Virginia.

Dr. Lindsey has presented at national and international scientific meetings, is published in peer-reviewed medical journals, authored a textbook chapter, and has received both teaching awards (Andy Ford Award; Resident Teaching Award), and professional awards (Washingtonian Top Doctor 2010 and 2012; SuperDoctor 2011,; Patients Choice Award 2015,; Patients Top Choice Award – US News & World Report, current).

As a former athlete (Co-Captain, Women’s Soccer and Women’s Lacrosse teams, Haverford College; All-American in women’s lacrosse; National College Athletes Hall of Fame inductee), Dr. Lindsey has a special interest in heart disease in athletes and athletic participation for children with congenital heart disease. She spends her free time with her husband, two grown children, family and friends, volunteering at a local homeless shelter (The Lamb Center), donating time and raising funds (schools, church, LoVE Orphanage, The Lamb Center, Feed the Hungry, NVFS), and trying to get in 30 minutes of daily exercise.