Gelane Workneh

Gelane Workneh, MD, FAAP

Title: Pediatrician

Education: University of Illinois College of Medicine 

Residency: University of Chicago  

Language(s): English, Amharic  

Board Certified in pediatrics, Dr. Workneh joined Mary’s Center in August 2015. She was born and raised in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Before moving to the DC area, she spent three and a half years in Botswana and Ethiopia, working in pediatric HIV care and treatment. When she is not working, Dr. Workneh enjoys fixing things around her house, gardening, traveling, and finding hidden music and art venues in the area. Dr Workneh says: It is quite humbling to be part of a team that advocates for communities that do not usually have voices and provides quality healthcare and ancillary and essential support to families.”