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

A Beautiful Heart

Penn's heart didn't fully develop as a baby. But today, it's a normal size. She was brought to UVA for treatment because her sister, Scout, had also been treated here for a heart condition. Watch Penn's mom talk about Penn's treatment and their decision to come back to UVA. View Penn's 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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Newsroom

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Healthy Balance blog

“Your Worst Nightmare”: A Family Faces Congenital Heart Disease — Twice

“Your Worst Nightmare”: A Family Faces Congenital Heart Disease — Twice

Congenital heart disease is the most common type of birth defect. But the Stifflers had no reason to think that it would affect two of their kids…

Q&A: Should Kids Go Back to School During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Q&A: Should Kids Go Back to School During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Are kids less likely to transmit coronavirus? What's the best approach for safe learning? Our experts weigh in.

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7 Quick Questions with Pediatric Allergist Jonathan Hemler

7 Quick Questions with Pediatric Allergist Jonathan Hemler

As a pediatric allergist, Jonathan Hemler, MD, diagnoses and treats kids who have food allergies. He also researches the causes and treatments of…