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About Children's  Specialty Group Children's Specialty Group is the only pediatric multi-specialty practice serving southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. The physicians of Children's Specialty Group base their practices at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters and serve as faculty in the Department of Pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Learn more about our specialists here.
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    Child scratching her arm Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Kelly Maples
    Wednesday, May 17, 2023

    Stop the Scratch: Eczema Triggers to Avoid

    Eczema is the most common skin problem treated by pediatric dermatologists. Help your children avoid eczema triggers with these tips. Read full post>>

    Mother and daughter reviewing food label in grocery store Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Lauren Smith
    Thursday, February 16, 2023

    Caution: Sesame, A Major Food Allergen, May Appear More in Foods

    The U.S. government recently began recognizing sesame as a major food allergen, making it subject to specific labeling and manufacturing requirements. Parents whose children are allergic to sesame will need to be extra cautious when purchasing food or eating at a restaurant. Read full post>>

    A toddler boy sits in his mother' lap at the pediatrician Posted By: Children's Specialty Group
    Monday, December 19, 2022

    Parents, Medical Staff Cautioned to Question these Five Medical Tests

    Medical tests help us find answers to why your child is sick, but in some cases, testing is unnecessary for proper medical care. Here are five common diagnostic tests in pediatric emergency settings that parents and medical staff should be cautious about requesting or ordering. Read full post>>

    Mother checking son's temperature Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Christopher Foley
    Wednesday, November 2, 2022

    RSV and Other Respiratory Viruses on the Rise at CHKD

    Like hospital systems across the country, CHKD is seeing an increase in children suffering from a wide variety of respiratory illnesses. Find out what parents need to know and when to seek medical attention in this new blog by Dr. Christopher Foley, Chief of Medicine, Senior Vice President of Clinical Affairs at CHKD. Read full post>>

    Close up of a peanut Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Clinton Dunn
    Monday, October 10, 2022

    Doctor Q & A: Helping Kids with Food Allergies

    Dr. Clinton Dunn, pediatric allergy specialist at CHKD, has these tips for families of children who have been recently diagnosed with a food allergy. Read full post>>

    Father and son in serious front porch conversation Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Kyzwana Caves
    Thursday, June 16, 2022

    Helping Teens Make Healthy Decisions About Sex, Relationships

    Having an ongoing, open conversation about sex, sexuality, and sexual identity with our teens will help them make informed decisions and avoid potentially devastating, and possibly life-threatening, errors in judgment. Read full post>>