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CHKD Welcomes New Surgeon

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HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters is pleased to welcome Dr. James Bennett to its professional staff.

Dr. James Bennett is an orthopedic surgeon who joined CHKD’s orthopedics and sports medicine program. Dr. Bennett earned his medical degree at St. George's University School of Medicine and Northumbria University in Newcastle, England.

Dr. Bennett completed a research fellowship in pediatric spinal deformity at the Shriners Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. He also completed orthopedic surgery training at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, and then pursued advanced training in pediatric orthopedics with a focus on spinal deformity at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, where he also served as a clinical instructor in pediatric orthopedics at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California.

His clinical practice specializes in the treatment of complex spinal deformity and trauma.

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CHKD is the only freestanding children’s hospital in Virginia and serves the medical and surgical needs of children throughout greater Hampton Roads, the Eastern Shore of Virginia, and northeastern North Carolina. The not-for-profit CHKD Health System operates primary care pediatric practices, surgical practices, multi-service health centers, urgent care centers and satellite offices throughout its service region.