Dr. Kaitlin Blackard

(757) 668-7473
Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics


Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine

Residency: University of Virginia School of Medicine

Fellowship: University of Virginia School of Medicine


Dr. Blackard is a developmental and behavioral pediatrics doctor with a particular interest in genetic disorders, autism, and neurodevelopment of high risk infants. 

She grew up in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, and received her bachelor's degree at the University of Virginia. She attended medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, and completed her pediatrics residency and a fellowship in developmental and behavioral pediatrics there as well.

She was drawn to the field of developmental and behavioral pediatrics because she loves caring for children with physical and neurodevelopmental differences.

Outside of work, she enjoys traveling and trying new restaurants. 

Research Areas
  • Neonatal vital sign analytics  
  • Autism
Clinical Interests
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Developmental Delay
  • Down Syndrome
  • Intellectual Disability