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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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    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>>


    Teen boy visiting his healthcare provider. Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Kyzwana Caves
    Thursday, July 15, 2021

    Health Needs of Teen Males: Beyond the Annual Exam

    From testicular examinations, gender identity, and sexual, mental, and physical health, there are many reasons teen boys should see a healthcare provider. Read full post>>


    Young woman bracing herself to stop from fainting. Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Jonathan Fleenor
    Wednesday, June 9, 2021

    Fainting in Children: Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention

    Syncope doesn't normally signal a life-threatening issue but, it can still lead to serious injuries. Learn the causes, symptoms, and how to prevent fainting. Read full post>>