"Being a pediatrician is an opportunity to impact the future by helping children grow into healthy adults and productive citizens."
Dr. Drusilla Powell
American Board of Pediatrics
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Residency: Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters
Since 1989, Dr. Powell has actively served on multiple committees and hospital boards at both CHKD and Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. She recently joined the school health advisory board for the City of Chesapeake and continues to be a strong supporter of the YMCA of South Hampton Roads.
Dr. Powell strongly believes in an active lifestyle at any age. She enjoys Masters swimming and participates in running events and triathlons.
Dr. Powell has special interest in asthma and other chronic respiratory illnesses.
Honors & Awards
Listed by Virginia Living Magazine in 2012 as a "Best Doctor in Virginia"
Since 1997, Dr. Powell has
played an active role as a leader for the Boy Scouts of America, both on the troop level and by providing volunteer medical care at summer camps and