News Release

Monday, June 14, 2010

Contact: Greg Raver-Lampman
(757) 668-7554

Nansemond Pediatrics To Care for Drs. Sankaran's Patients

SUFFOLK - As Drs. K.N.V. and Nellie Sankaran retire from their pediatric practice in Suffolk after 34 years, their patients and families will receive care by Nansemond Pediatrics, a practice of CHKD Health System, at the same West Washington Street location. Patients will be cared for by Dr. Gracie Bernardo of Nansemond Pediatrics.

Nansemond Pediatrics offers newborn, child and adolescent care; free prenatal get-acquainted visits; easy access to CHKD specialists; online appointment scheduling; same-day appointments for acutely ill patients; breast-feeding consultation; free books at well-child visits through Reach Out and Read; and after-hours calls answered by CHKD's pediatric nurses.

Nansemond Pediatrics will now have two locations: 440 West Washington Street and 1005 Commercial Lane, both in Suffolk. New patients are being accepted. Call 668-2600.