James Meekins, CPNP

"I love seeing patients and I am proud to be a part of CHKD."

James Meekins, CPNP

(757) 668-6700

College: Regents College

Graduate school: Old Dominion University


Meekins has over 30 years of experience as a registered nurse, in emergency, trauma and intensive care as well as pediatrics, with 14 years as a nurse practitioner.

He is a retired Naval Nurse Corps Officer with 23 years of naval service.

During his naval career, he deployed to Haiti, participating in over 50 Humanitarian site visits to Haitian villages and orphanages.

Among his varied assignments, he was assigned to the USS Theodore Roosevelt and the USS WASP. He also managed the advanced field medical curriculum for Army Rangers. He has directed over 35 physician assistants and 30 family and pediatric nurse practitioners.

A native of Ohio, the Navy has afforded Meekins numerous areas he and his family have called home. He now resides in Virginia Beach and enjoys deep sea and freshwater fishing and is an avid musician. He is the proud father of three children and two spoiled yellow labs and will become a grandfather in 2018.

(757) 668-6700