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About us

photo2 The Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Pediatrics is dedicated to providing comprehensive, compassionate, state-of-the-art pediatric health care, research and education at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, a full-service children’s hospital within the VCU Medical Center. CHoR offers a robust continuum of pediatric services, research and education, and is the region’s only full-service children’s hospital. CHoR provides emergency, primary, secondary, advanced, tertiary and long-term care. CHoR has 11 locations across Central Virginia and provides more than 42 pediatric medical/surgical services.

Our pediatric team consists of a comprehensive network of physicians, nurses, pediatric subspecialists, surgeons, child-life specialists, social workers and ancillary medical staff, all of whom are trained in the science and art of caring for children and their families. Our team has extensive experience in training medical students, residents, fellows, post-doctoral candidates, nurses and many other health professionals. Our clinical and laboratory researchers are making medical advances in asthma, genetics, neonatal medicine, cystic fibrosis, cancer, obesity and many other fields..

This site includes information on the 14 divisions within the VCU Department of Pediatrics. For information on additional pediatric services, please visit the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU website.