News Release

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Contact: George Stinnett, CHKD, (757) 668-7043 or

Pediatrician Joins CHKD Primary Care Practice

John W. Harrington, MD

NORFOLK, Va.—John W. Harrington, M.D., has joined Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughter’s General Pediatrics practice. The primary care practice is located on the hospital’s first floor at 601 Children’s Lane.

Dr. Harrington graduated from the New York Medical College, Valhalla, N.Y., in 1992. He then completed a three-year pediatric residency training program and served as chief resident at the Westchester Medical Center’s Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, also in Valhalla. He served until recently as the inpatient coordinator for the department of pediatrics at the medical center and as chairman of the medical operations committee at the Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Harrington has a special interest in autistic spectrum disorders and implementing the medical home model for children with special healthcare needs.

He is board certified in pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Harrington, call CHKD’s General Pediatrics at (757) 668-6700.