Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Operations Officer

Dr. Christopher FoleyDuties

Responsible for assuring the best patient care for all specialties in CHKD's health system. 


  • Dr. Foley joined the faculty at Eastern Virginia Medical School and CHKD in 1996.
  • He is chief of the division of pediatric critical care and is the medical director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Pharmacy and Critical Care Transport.
  • He is also a founding partner of Children's Specialty Group, PLLC.
  • Has been at CHKD for 27 years.
  • View Dr. Foley's pediatric physician profile.


Dr. Foley graduated from Carleton College before attending the University of Vermont College of Medicine. He completed his residency in pediatrics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed his fellowship in pediatric critical care at Children's Hospital of Buffalo.


  • Society of Critical Care
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Founding board member of Maison Fortune Orphanage Foundation, Hinche, Haiti