Dr. Kyrie Shomaker

(757) 668-8177
Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics


Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine

Residency: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Dr. Shomaker is a board-certified pediatrician at CHKD, and is currently the director of the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. She enjoys teaching families, students, and residents about the evidence-based, inpatient care of children.

Dr. Shomaker completed her pediatric residency training and chief residency at the University of North Carolina Children's Hospital in Chapel Hill. She spent a year in Australia gaining additional neonatology experience prior to beginning her career as a pediatric hospitalist in 2007. She has been with the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at CHKD since 2009. 

Clinical Interests
  • Diagnostic challenges
  • Pediatric hydration and nutrition
  • Children with medical complexity
Research Area
  • Discharge process improvement
Honors & Awards
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2014, 2016-2022
  • Pediatric Division Excellence in Teaching Award, 2013, 2019, 2021
  • Pediatric Division Excellence in General Practice of Pediatrics, 2017
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society member, induction 2021
  • James W. Hayes, MD Faculty Teaching Award, 2010
  • Faculty Teaching Award for medical student education, 2009-2010