Kijana Nix, M.D.
Dr. Kijana Nix is a Board Certified Physician by the American Board of Pediatrics. She obtained her medical degree from the University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences, Mona Campus in Kingston, Jamaica. After medical school, Dr. Nix worked in Jamaica with the Kingston Public and Regional Hospitals. She completed her pediatric residency training at Howard University Hospital and Children's National Medical Center in Washington DC. Dr. Nix thought of becoming a doctor when she was only 6 years old. She was fascinated by the care delivered to patients by her childhood Ophthalmologist and a compassionate and caring family member, Dr. Carpenter, a physician who has served her community after decades of practicing medicine. They demonstrated a level of compassion beyond measure that she has always admired and now emulates.
Dr. Nix is licensed to practice Medicine in the District of Columbia, Maryland , Virginia and Georgia. She has participated in volunteer work in her native country of Jamaica where she is also licensed to practice medicine.
Dr. Nix is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine , Artemis Medical Society and a member of the American Telemedicine Association. Dr. Nix is a recipient of the 2015 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) CME/CPD Award. This award is a prestigious award recognizing Academy Fellows who are committed to continuing professional development in pediatric medicine.
Dr. Nix is a strong believer in giving back to the community and has always believed that her purpose in life and the field of medicine is to make people healthy. She prides herself on promoting a healthy well being for her patients. Outside the rigors of her professional responsibilities, Dr. Nix is heavily invested in international missionary work and has been a part of various health related projects in the USA, Jamaica and Kenya. Outside of Medicine, Dr. Nix enjoys mastering her culinary skills in the kitchen and preparing delightful meals. She also enjoys travelling and rarely misses the opportunity to capture life as it happens in photos. She enjoys photography and finds beauty in the uniqueness and simplicity of nature.