Dr. Noelle Gabriel CHKD Blocks

(757) 668-6500
Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics


Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Residency: Eastern Virginia Medical School


Dr. Gabriel is a Norfolk native and a graduate of Norfolk Public Schools. She was the graduating Kaufman scholar for Old Dominion University and throughout her medical career she has combined her love of community and her medical expertise to help the children of Hampton Roads.

Dr. Gabriel serves as Chair of the Norfolk School Board and is a voice for improving school nutrition, physical education, and mental health needs.

Prior to joining Tidewater Children's Associates, she worked as an attending physician in the emergency department at CHKD and continues to see patients there as well.

Clinical Interests
  • Emergency pediatric care
  • Obesity and physical education in school
  • Preventative medicine
Research Areas
  • Obesity and health disparities
  • School Performance and five-day-a-week physical activity
  • Later school start times and correlation to adolescent circadian rhythms
Honors & Awards
  • First elected member of Norfolk City School Board
  • Resident Teaching and Research Award, 2009
Community Involvement
  • Vice Chair, Norfolk City School Board
  • Regional board member, Governor's School for the Arts
  • ODU College of Sciences Advisory Board
A Note From Dr. Gabriel

"CHKD provided life-saving care and on-going reconstructive surgeries for my youngest sibling. CHKD has one focus – the child – and that's why I am so honored to be a part of this team."

  • Eastern Virginia Medical School; 2001-2002. Microbiology and Molecular Cell Biology Department Honors College Medical Research Grant Recipient for independent research. The Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus (HTLV-1) and its relationship with the transactivator Protein p40 Tax. Advisors Dr. Ali Haoudi and Dr. O. John Semmes.
  • The Risk of Sepsis Increases Four-fold in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants if Umbilical Venous Catheters are Not Removed Before Seven Days of Age. Abstract submitted to the Pediatric Academic Society Meeting 2009, Platform Presentation at the 2009 PAS conference.
  • Vehicular Trauma - A Rare Cause of Vaginal Laceration: A Case Report – undergoing Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology 2009.