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Dr. Margaret McGuire CHKD Blocks

(757) 668-7703
Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery

Surgical Critical Care


Medical School: Jefferson Medical College

Residency: University of Massachusetts

Fellowship: Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

Fellowship: Children's National Medical Center


Dr. McGuire came to CHKD after a pediatric surgical fellowship at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, FL. Prior to that, she completed a surgical critical care fellowship at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

Her general surgery residency was completed at the University of Massachusetts. 

As a pediatric surgeon, Dr. McGuire believes it is important to provide care to the whole family and to understand that even the most straightforward operation is still being done to someone's baby. She always strives to imagine how her parents would feel and to treat every family as she would want her family treated.

Honors & Awards
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2018, 2019, 2021
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association
  • International College of Surgeons
  • Dr. McGuire's published research can be viewed at PubMed
A Note from Dr. McGuire

"From my first interactions with the surgical staff at CHKD I was impressed. I felt immediately welcomed into a close-knit group that works actively together to provide excellent care." 

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