News Release

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Contact: Heather Kent, (757) 668-7554

Universal Pediatrics joins CHKD pediatric group

HAMPTON ROADS, Va.— Children’s Health System, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Universal Pediatrics to Children’s Medical Group, Inc. This practice offers 30 years of experience from pediatricians Ruth Vogel, MD, and Anne Shewan, MD, and is located at 4624 Pembroke Boulevard in Virginia Beach.

The practice will now be known as Town Center–Universal Pediatrics. Dr. Vogel and Dr. Shewan will continue at the current location as a practice of the Children’s Medical Group. Children’s Medical Group is part of Children’s Health System, Inc., which operates Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Norfolk, the state’s only full-service free-standing pediatric hospital.

CHKD is proud to welcome Dr. Vogel and Dr. Shewan into its network of 16 pediatric practices in 27 locations throughout southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina.  

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