Dr. Sean Corbett CHKD Blocks

(757) 668-7878
Board Certifications

American Board of Urology

Pediatric Urology


Medical School: University College Dublin School of Medicine

Residency: University of Vermont Medical Center

Residency: Dartmouth-Hitchcock/Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital

Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine


Dr. Corbett, a pediatric urologist at CHKD, was born in Southern California and raised in Northern California.

He received his bachelor's degree in biology at the University of California at Santa Barbara, and then did research at the University of California at Los Angeles. 

He joined his family in moving overseas, and received his medical degree at the University College Dublin in Dublin, Ireland. 

He completed his general surgery internship and residency at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont. He did his urology residency at Dartmouth in Lebanon, New Hampshire, and a  pediatric urology fellowship at Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. 

He has a faculty position in the Department of Urology and Pediatrics at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the Department of Urology at CHKD in Norfolk.

He is married and has two children. He loves exercising, especially running and cycling, and also loves to cook. 

Research Area

EMR as database for variety of conditions including congenital kidney conditions (congenital hydronephrosis and kidney stones), vesicoureteral reflux, congenital genitourinary abnormalities (including hypospadias and undescended testes), spina bifida, and dysfunctional elimination

Clinical Interests
  • Pediatric Urology
  •  Minimally invasive surgery
  • Hhypospadias
  • Ccongenital hydronephrosis
  • Vesicoureteral reflux
  • Neurogenic bladder and bowel/spina bifida
  • Dysfunctional elimination
  • Urolithiasis
Community Involvement
  • American Urological Association
  • Society of Pediatric Urology
  • European Society of Pediatric Urology
  • Society International Urology
  • Society of Fetal Urology