About CHKD Medical Group

Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters has been the region’s most trusted name in pediatric care for more than 50 years. As members of CHKD Health System, our pediatricians work closely with CHKD’s full range of pediatric specialists and surgeons. They also share a commitment to quality, excellence and child-centered care. With 18 practices in 29 locations throughout the region, a CHKD pediatrician is never far.
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    Kent_Sedation_Small Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Rhaiannon Kent
    Tuesday, July 09, 2019

    Preparing Your Child for Sedation

    Parents can help lower the likelihood of complications from sedation by following careful instructions given to them by our sedation team. Read full post>>

    fontana_sports physicals_small Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Christy Fontana
    Tuesday, July 02, 2019

    Sports Physicals Are Best Done by Your Pediatrician

    If your child plays sports, medical experts agree that the best person to perform a sports physical is your child’s pediatrician. Read full post>>

    Hoegger_Pool Chemical Safety_Small Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Julie Hoegger, DNP, CPNP
    Monday, July 01, 2019

    Pool Chemical Safety and Kids

    From 2008 to 2017, more than 4,500 people sought treatment in the emergency department for pool chemical injuries. More than one-third of them were children. Read full post>>

    Amiri_Swim Lessons_Small Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Sherin Amiri
    Monday, June 24, 2019

    Early Swim Lessons May Lower Drowning Rates

    The nation's leading group of pediatricians now recommends starting swim lessons around the age of 1. Read full post>>

    Downey_Teen Cell Phone Use_Small Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Mark Downey
    Monday, June 17, 2019

    Should You Monitor Your Teen's Cell Phone Use?

    As parents, we may not be able to monitor everything our children do online, but we can teach and guide them to be responsible internet users. Read full post>>

    Peeples_End of School_Small Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Vernita Peeples
    Monday, June 10, 2019

    End-of-School Reminders for Parents

    These end-of-school reminders will save parents both time and money. Read full post>>