Welcome to the Department of Pediatrics

Welcome to the Department of Pediatrics

Message from the Chair

"I am excited and honored to lead UVA's Department of Pediatrics. The faculty and staff have a well-deserved reputation for outstanding clinical care, dedicated teaching and probing research. I am building upon these strengths to ensure the children of Virginia have access to the best care we can provide."
James P. Nataro, MD, PhD, MBA, FAAP

Partners in Children's Health Care


The UVA Department of Pediatrics and the UVA Children's Hospital share a common goal to enhance the health and well-being of children and families through collaborative medical care, education of professionals dedicated to pediatric healthcare, breakthrough research that improves lives, leadership and community service.

support.jpgMore than 500 healthcare professionals across the UVA Health System form a network providing pediatric services from well child care to surgery to complex subspecialty care for newborns through adolescents. For Appointments & Information, please call 434.243.5500.

Environment of Learning

libby.jpgOur Pediatrics Residency Program and eight Pediatric Fellowships offer opportunities to train in a supportive environment in one of the most livable cities in the U.S. Our highly motivated residents and fellows choose UVA for its reputation and commitment to teaching and learning.


Battle Building - Now Open! Take a video tour

Healthier Ever After - See the film that chronicles the past, present and future of UVA Children’s Hospital

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