Dr. Faiqa Qureshi

(757) 668-9247
Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Medical School: King Edward Medical College

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Fellowship: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine


Dr. Qureshi has been at CHKD since 1993 and is director for the division of pediatric emergency medicine and the medical director for the pediatric emergency department and the ED trauma service.

Clinical Interests
  • Asthma
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Emergency department efficiency and flow
Research Areas
  • Asthma
  • Pain management
  • Pediatric headaches
Honors & Awards
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2014-2022
  • Voted # 1 for Emergency Medicine in “Top Docs For Kids” by Hampton Roads Magazine, August 2004, 2010, 2012 and 2013
  • James W. Hayes, M.D. Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Pediatrics, EVMS/CHKD, 1998-1999
  • Outstanding Clinical Instructor Award, Emergency Medicine Residents, EVMS, 1997-1998 
Community Involvement and Memberships
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Emergency Medicine
  • Member, Health, Finance, and Reimbursement Committee, Virginia Chapter of the ACEP
  • Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians
  • CHKD Medical Executive Committee
  • Trauma PI Committee
  • CHKD Scholastic Oversight Committee
  • CHKD Promotions Committee
  • CHKD Asthma Steering Committee, Chair
  • EVMS PEM Fellowship Scholastic Oversight Committee
A Note From Dr. Qureshi

"I chose CHKD after my fellowship because everyone I interviewed with, both physicians and administrators, were very upbeat and supportive. We have a fantastic group of physicians who are dedicated educators, clinicians and researchers and make it fun to come to work every day."

Selected Publications
  • Qureshi F. Chilblains. PEPID Emergency Medicine Suite. Evanston, IL: PEPID November, 2014. http://www.pepid.com/emergency-medicine/
  • Qureshi FA, Member PALS subcommittee, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Instructor Manual. Editors Chameides L, Samson RD, Schexnayder SM, Hazinski MF, American Heart Association, 2006 and 2011
  • Kleinman, M. E., Chameides, L, Schexnayder SM, Samson RA, Hazinski MF, Atkins DL, Berg MD, de Caen AR, Fink EL, Freid EB, Hickey RW, Marino BS, Nadkarni VM Proctor LT, Qureshi FA, Sartorelli K, Topjian A, van der Jagt EW, Zaritsky AL. (2010). "Part 14: Pediatric Advanced Life Support: 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care." Circulation 122(18 suppl 3): S876-908.
  • Qureshi FA, Zaritsky A, Welch C, Meadows T. Clinical efficacy of racemic albuterol versus levalbuterol for the treatment of acute pediatric asthma.: Ann of Emerg Med.2005;46:29-36
  • Qureshi FA, Zaritsky A, Poirier MP. Comparative efficacy of oral dexamethasone versus oral prednisone in acute pediatric asthma. J Pediatr 2001;139:20-6
  • Qureshi FA. Management of children with acute asthma in the emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care 1999;15(3):206-214
  • Qureshi FA, Zaritsky A, Lakkis H. Efficacy of nebulized ipratropium in severely asthmatic children. Ann of Emerg Med 1997;29:205-211.