Dr. Kristina N. Powell CHKD Blocks

(757) 564-7337
Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics


Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University at Syracuse

Residency: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Fellowship: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine


Dr. Powell grew up in upstate New York and now lives in Virginia with her husband and three boys. She loves working with children and really enjoys getting to know their families.

Outside of the office, you'll find Dr. Powell participating in local school health programs.  She also enjoys running, biking, paddle boarding, kayaking and hiking.  

Clinical Interests
  • Adolescent medicine
  • Neonatology
  • School health and state legislative issues
Honors & Awards
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2018
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2016
  • 2013 Special Achievement Award, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Nevin KM, Huang Z, Cinda JH, "Neurokinin A coexists with Substance P and serotonin in ventral meduallary spinally projecting neurons on the rat." Peptides, Vol 15, No 6 (January 1994): 003-1011 
  • Powell KM, Zitlin P, "Therapeutic approaches to repair defects in the deltaF508 CFTR folding and cellular targeting." Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews
Community Involvement
  • JCC Community Alliance, School Health - Williamsburg 
  • Eastern delegate for the Virginia Chapter of the AAP 
  • James City County Medical Society 
  • Medical Society of Virginia
A Note from Dr. Powell

“Working with CHKD has been a pleasure. CHKD shares the same common goals that our providers do, which is to provide the best pediatric care that we can.”