Kent Reifschneider, MD

"Endocrinology encompasses a mixture of physiology, mathematics and a love for medical mystery combined with an emphasis on health while appreciating the complexity of the human body."

Dr. Kent Reifschneider

(757) 668-7237

Practice
Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatric Endocrinology

Education

Medical School: Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University

Residency: Greenville Hospital System

Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Bio
Dr. Reifschneider is a fellowship-trained pediatric endocrinologist and assistant professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He is a community advocate in the areas of diabetes and health awareness.
Clinical Interests
  • Cystic fibrosis-related diabetes
  • Growth abnormalities
  • Traumatic injury-related endocrinopathies
  • Cancer survivors
Honors & awards
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2014
  • Top Doctors of Hampton Roads 2013
  • Invited guest speaker to several conferences in the Virginia and throughout the Southeast
Research
  • Cystic fibrosis-related diabetes
  • Growth abnormalities
  • Diabetes
Community Involvement
Volunteer with numerous events relating to diabetes and health awareness.
Pulbications
  •  Virginia Pediatrics, Update on vitamin D and optimizing bone health in infants, children and adolescents, Spring 2011
  • Traumatic brain injury in children: Endocrine sequelae. Anne-Marie D Kaulfers, MD, Samantha Blum, RN, Philippe F Backeljauw, MD, Linda Michaud, MD, Moshe Weiss, MD, Kent Reifschneider,MD, Susan R Rose, MD: Journal of Pediatrics, Dec 2010
  • Virginia Pediatrics, Article addressing late effects clinic: Endocrinological follow-up for childhood cancer survivors. Summer 2010
  • Prevalence of adrenal insufficiency following systemic glucocorticoid therapy in infants with hemangiomas. Lomenick JP, Reifschneider KL, Lucky AW, et al. Arch of Dermatology 2009 vol.145(3): 262-66 with valuable editorial pages 319-20
  • FOCUS on Pediatrics, Greenville Hospital System Medical News Letter. Article informing primary pediatricians regarding endocrine related signs and symptoms following treatment in cancer survivors. June 2008

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