Melanie Petchel, CPNP

"My husband and I both grew up in Virginia Beach and love the area."

Melanie Petchel, CPNP

(757) 668-2500

Colleges: University of Virginia, Norfolk State University

Graduate school: Old Dominion University

Petchel has worked for CHKD Health Systems since 1998, with her first job coming as a nursing aid on the eighth floor. From there she became a registered nurse and eventually a pediatric nurse practitioner in 2001.

She loves interaction with the patients and their families. She lives in Chesapeake with her husband and four children. Her husband John is a clinical lab scientist at CHKD.

Clinical Interests
  • Breastfeeding
  • Asthma/allergic disorders
Community Involvement
  • Volunteers at Grassfield High School for sports physicals
(757) 668-2500

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