Dr. Valeria Higinio CHKD Blocks

(757) 668-6700
Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics


Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine

Residency: East Carolina University


Dr. Higinio is of Peruvian-American descent and is fluent in Spanish.

She has a long-standing commitment to treating the Spanish-speaking community and the medically under-served.

Developing relationships and continuity of care with children and their families is central to her approach in caring for her patients.  She strives to educate her families at every visit with a caring, friendly, non-judgmental approach.

Additional Languages
  • Spanish
Clinical Interests
  • Breastfeeding
  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Culturally sensitive care
  • Health literacy

Honors & Awards
  • Clendening Fellowship, University of Kansas
  • Latino Midwest Medical Student Association Award, University of Kansas
  • McNair Scholars Program, Wichita State University
  • Mortar Board Honor Society, Wichita State University
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (fellow)

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Colvin JD, et al. Multiple Behavior Change Intervention to Improve Detection of Unmet Social Needs and Resulting Resource Referrals. Academic Pediatrics. March 2016;16(2):168-174.

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