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We found 4 pediatricians who accept Medicare near Alexandria, VA.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, General Pediatrics
200 Medical Parkway; Suite 315
Chesapeake, VA
 

Dr. Lopito Bugarin specializes in family medicine and general pediatrics. Patients gave Dr. Bugarin an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He takes Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Before performing his residency at Underwood-Memorial Hospital, Dr. Bugarin attended Manila Central University, MCU-FDT Medical Foundation for medical school. Dr. Bugarin speaks Filipino. He is affiliated with Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Vernita Newby Peeples, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
656 Independence Parkway; Suite 200
Chesapeake, VA
 

Dr. Vernita Peeples specializes in general pediatrics. Patient reviews placed Dr. Peeples at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Optima Health, and more. She is a graduate of Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Peeples trained at a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School for her residency. She is professionally affiliated with Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, Sentara Leigh Hospital, and Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
171 Kempsville Road; Building B
Norfolk, VA
 

Dr. Lawrence Pasquinelli practices general pediatrics in Norfolk, VA and Suffolk, VA. He accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Pasquinelli offers interpreting services for his patients. His professional affiliations include Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, Sentara Leigh Hospital, and Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
4505 Columbus Street; Suite 250
Virginia Beach, VA
 

Dr. Michelle Kirshenbaum specializes in general pediatrics. Dr. Kirshenbaum honors Medicaid and Medicare insurance. After attending Eastern Virginia Medical School, she completed her residency training at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters. She is affiliated with Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters.

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What is General Pediatrics?

General Pediatrics is defined simply as the medical care of children and adolescents. It is one of the broadest specialties, delivering care to patients from birth through young adulthood, and encompassing everything from preventive health to the management of acute and chronic illness. Pediatricians care for the physical, emotional, behavioral, developmental, and social problems that affect children and teens.

A general pediatrician has a wide variety of responsibilities, including:
  • The management and treatment of illnesses and injuries
  • Discouraging the spread of serious illness in children, through education and vaccination
  • Monitoring patients’ physical and developmental growth
  • Performing routine health screenings
  • Promoting a healthy lifestyle
  • Guiding parents in all areas of parenting, from offering reassurance to giving advice on everything related to their child, such as feeding, safety, and education

Perhaps more than any other patient group, children are products of the environment in which they live. Because of this, pediatricians don’t just treat kids -- they treat communities and families as well. They often become advocates for children and for children’s rights. General pediatricians are physicians dedicated to the health and well-being of young people.