Dr. Vernita Peeples CHKD Blocks

(757) 668-5126
Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics


Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Residency: Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters


Dr. Peeples has been practicing general pediatrics for over 20 years, providing a professional and courteous environment for her pediatric patients. She enjoys teaching new parents the skills that will aid in parenting throughout their child's life.

As well as general pediatrics, she has a special interest in the care of the asthmatic child, emphasizing education as a key component of management.

Clinical Interests
  • General pediatrics
  • Asthma
  • Newborn/new parent education
Community Involvement and Memberships
  • Active involvement at EVMS, member of admissions committee and diversity affairs committee
  • Preceptor for LGM medical students and physician assistant students
  • Greater Norfolk Medical Society, member
  • Virginia and national AAP, fellow 
A Note from Dr. Peeples

"I love the easy access and ability to work cohesively with CHKD specialists. The hospital also provides educational opportunities so that my skills remain current."