Amanda Jernigan, certified physician assisstant

Amanda Jernigan, PA-C

(757) 668-4630

College: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Graduate school: Eastern Virginia Medical School


Jernigan joined CHKD after completing a fellowship in pediatric urgent care through EVMS and CHKD.

After a career as an high-school educator and athletic trainer, Jernigan turned her attention to working as a physician assistant. Years of working with adolescents solidified her passion for pediatrics and desire to be part of the continuing medical care of the adolescent population served by CHKD.

Clinical Interests
  • Adolescent medicine
  • Sports medicine and orthopedics
  • ¬†American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants
  • National Athletic Trainer's Association
  • North Carolina Athletic Trainer's Association