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Dr. Rianna Leazer

(757) 668-8177
Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics


Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Residency: Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters


Dr. Leazer began working with CHKD as a volunteer in high school and remained with the hospital throughout her medical training.

Dr. Leazer is now an attending physician at CHKD and is also an associate professor of pediatrics at EVMS. She received the James E. Etheridge, Jr., and Ahmad A. Shoaibi scholarship in 2007 and was part of the Alpha Omega Honor Medical Society medical school.

Clinical Interests
Research Area
  • Management of febrile infants
Honors & Awards
  • Health Care Hero Award - 2021
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • 2011 Faculty Teaching Award for Pediatric Clerkship, EVMS
  • 2010 Rubio/Koehl Resident Teaching Award in General Pediatrics, CHKD and EVMS
A Note From Dr. Leazer

"The care provided by our staff is outstanding and the hospital's ties to the community are strong."


Biondi E, Evans R, et al. Epidemiology of Bacteremia in Febrile Infants in the United States. Pediatrics 2013; 132:990-996.

Evans R, Fine B. Time to Detection of Bacterial Cultures in Infants Aged 0-90 Days. Hospital Pediatrics 2013; 3:97-102.

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More Than A Hospital

Comeback Kid

Less than a year after being hit by a car, Nasair Smith is all smiles after recovering at CHKD, where he worked with Dr. Rianna Leazer in Virginia's only inpatient pediatric rehabilitation unit.

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