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Dr. Edward Karotkin

(757) 668-7456
Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine


Medical School: Bowman Gray School of Medicine

Residency: Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York

Fellowship: Brown University


Dr. Karotkin joined the staff of CHKD 35 years ago, recognizing the potential of this hospital to grow and thrive along with the relatively new Eastern Virginia Medical School.

Dr. Karotkin is a professor of pediatrics at EVMS, medical director of the Resource Mothers Program at CHKD and chief medical officer of The Assist Group.  He is married and has three children.

Clinical Interest
  • Preventing perinatal group B strep infections
  • Strategies to improve the outcome of pregnancy
Honors & Awards
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2021
  • President, Bowman Gray Chapter, Student American Medical Society
  • Student member of Admissions Committee
  • Summer Research Fellowship
  • Upjohn Achievement Award
  • Faculty Award
  • Volunteer of the Year, March of Dimes, Greater Hampton Roads Division, 1996
  • National Council for Community and Justice, Humanitarian Award, 2000
  • Life-Time Achievement Award, The Eastern Virginia Medical School Department of Pediatrics, Department of Medical Education
  • Health Care Hero – Inside Business 2012
Community Involvement
  • Medical Advisory Committee, March of Dimes, Tidewater Chapter
  • Chairman, Executive Board, March of Dimes, Tidewater Chapter (4/92 - 4/94)
  • State Chairman, Commonwealth of Virginia, March of Dimes (4/94 - 4/98)
  • Board Member, United Jewish Federation of Tidewater
  • Board Member, Tidewater Jewish Foundation of Tidewater, Chairman (2008-2010)
  • Chief Medical Officer- Physicians For Peace
  • Chairman of the Board Physicians For Peace 2010-1012
(757) 668-7456