UVA Children's: Pediatric primary & specialty care

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Virtual Care Options for Your Child

While we're open for in-person appointments, you can also now get virtual care for your child from the convenience of your home, or wherever you are in Virginia. You can schedule care with your clinic, or get immediate after hours care from a UVA provider.

 

Learn about scheduling virtual visits

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Pediatricians
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Our pediatricians work with families to ensure the physical, mental and emotional well-being of our young patients from birth to age 21.

Meet Our Pediatricians
At the Hospital
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Learn about what to bring and lodging options for you and your family so you can feel less stressed about your child’s visit.

Patient & Family Information
Child Life Program
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Our child life specialists help children and families cope with their healthcare experiences and ease their fears.

Child Life Services

Transferring to UVA for More Advanced Care

At 10-days-old, Violet had her first heart surgery in Norfolk. When it was time for her second surgery, she was transferred to UVA because she needed more advanced care. Hear what her parents and doctors are saying now. View Transcript.

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Support Kids in Our Community and Beyond

As a public hospital, UVA Children’s never turns families or patients away, even if they are unable to pay for their care. Along with helping with the needs of patients and their families, gifts from people just like you provide seed funding for essential research in childhood diseases right here at UVA. Any gift, no matter the size, makes a difference. 

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