Emily is a native of Southwest Pennsylvania.  She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Duquesne University.  Emily began her nursing career in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children's National in Washington, D.C.  She then enrolled in Duquesne University’s Master of Science in Nursing to obtain her Family Nurse Practitioner degree.  She worked in parallel as a Certified Pediatric Nurse by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board at Virginia Commonwealth University and Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center in the PICU.  Emily is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.  


Emily recently relocated with her husband and puppy “Rigatoni” to Northern Virginia.  She joined Burke Pediatrics in August 2020.  In her spare time, you may find her hiking, paddle boarding, or even snowboarding, while most often enjoying time with her family and friends.  Emily is passionate about providing empathetic and exceptional health care.  Emily is excited for the opportunity to get to know the families and patients from infants to young adults!

Emily Scott

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