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Cassandra Grimes, certified nurse practitioner

"I am fortunate to be a part of the CHKD family of health care professionals providing high-quality care to our patients and their families."

Cassandra Grimes, NP-C

(757) 668-8255

College: Michigan State University

Graduate school: Hampton University


After graduating from Michigan State, Grimes worked as a staff nurse on a general pediatric inpatient unit, and then transitioned to a pediatric burn/surgery unit.

She then worked as a public health nurse providing home visits to high-risk, first-time mothers and their babies. After that, she transitioned to a pediatric radiology/sedation unit.

Grimes arrived at CHKD in 2007 and worked as a clinic and triage nurse in the allergy, pulmonology and rheumatology clinics before returning to school to pursue her masters degree.

She became a family nurse practitioner in 2014 and loves working with children and their families in order to provide them with a better understanding and ability to manage asthma and food allergies.

Outside of work, she enjoys family time with her two children, traveling, attending the theater, and she is an enthusiastic sports fan.

Clinical Interests
  • Asthma
  • Food allergies
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)
  • Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners (VCNP)
(757) 668-8255