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Dr. Penn Joins CHKD Endocrinology

Author: Herbert Bevan, MD
Published Date: Wednesday, September 05, 2018

CHKD welcomes Dr. Melinda Penn to its endocrinology practice.

Dr. Penn completed her residency at Medical University of South Carolina, in general pediatrics in Charleston, SC, and her fellowship at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School.

Her clinical interests include Type 1 diabetes and transgender medicine. Click here to learn more about Dr. Penn.

About Herbert Bevan, MD

Prior to joining the physician liaison staff, Bevan was a practicing hematologist and oncologist at CHKD for 28 years and served a two-year term as president of the CHKD professional staff in 2014-15. Dr. Bevan received "Top Doc" designation from Coastal Virginia Magazine in 2016 in his final year with CHKD's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. A Kansas native and University of Kansas graduate, Dr. Bevan earned his medical degree from Washington University and completed his residency and fellowships at San Diego Naval Hospital. He joined CHKD after a nine-year stint in the U.S. Navy and in his final two years in the military was stationed at Portsmouth Naval Hospital. Dr. Bevan is a founding member of Children's Specialty Group.

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