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Dr. Kenji Cunnion

(757) 668-7238
Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatric Infectious Disease


Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Fellowship: Duke University School of Medicine


Dr. Cunnion completed research and clinical fellowships in the area of pediatric infectious disease at Duke University.

He currently serves as an associate professor of pediatrics and an associate professor of microbiology and molecular cell biology at EVMS.

Clinical Interests
  • HIV
  • Staphylococcus aureus disease
  • Infections in immunocompromised patients
Honors & Awards
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Hampton Roads Magazine "Top Doc" 2013
  • Staphylococcus aureus interactions with the complement immune system
  • Hyperglycemia effects on complement, innate immunity in cystic fibrosis
  • Development of a novel anti-inflammatory complement inhibitory peptide - PIC1

Dr. Cunnion's published research can be viewed at PubMed


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