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Specializes in Internal Medicine (Adult Medicine), Pediatric Cardiology
601 Childrens Lane
Norfolk, VA
(757) 668-7214; (757) 668-8225

Dr. Alexander Ellis is a specialist in pediatric cardiology. He works in Norfolk, VA. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. Dr. Ellis trained at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina for his residency. He accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Ellis is professionally affiliated with Sentara Norfolk General Hospital and Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
601 Childrens Lane
Norfolk, VA
(757) 668-7213; (757) 668-7214

Dr. Charles Bullaboy is a pediatric cardiologist in Norfolk, VA, Virginia Beach, VA, and Newport News, VA. Dr. Bullaboy honors Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Bullaboy include: pediatric merit award, bowman gray school of medicine and Grinnan Memorial Research Award, Hampton Roads AHA. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Bullaboy's professional affiliations include Riverside Regional Medical Center, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, and Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
601 Childrens Lane
Norfolk, VA
(757) 668-7213

Dr. Michael Vance's medical specialty is pediatric cardiology. Dr. Vance takes Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He has received the following distinction: Hampton Roads Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Children's Specialty Group. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
601 Childrens Lane
Norfolk, VA
(757) 668-7213; (757) 668-7769

Dr. John Reed's area of specialization is pediatric cardiology. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, and Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. Dr. Reed's education and training includes medical school at Howard University College of Medicine and residency at Children's Hospital of Orange County. Dr. Reed accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
601 Childrens Lane
Norfolk, VA
(757) 668-7213; (757) 668-7587

Dr. Bertrand Ross works as a pediatric cardiologist in Norfolk, VA. He is professionally affiliated with Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, and Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. He accepts Medicaid insurance. Dr. Ross's practice is open to new patients. Dr. Ross obtained his medical school training at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Ross (or staff) is conversant in Telephone Interpretation and Spanish.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
601 Children's Lane
Norfolk, VA
(757) 668-7214; (757) 668-8225

Dr. Jonathan Fleenor is a pediatric cardiologist. Dr. Fleenor's professional affiliations include Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, and Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Dr. Fleenor is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Fleenor is accepting new patients. Dr. Fleenor is a graduate of Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine. Dr. Fleenor has received professional recognition including the following: Hampton Roads Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
601 Childrens Lane
Norfolk, VA
(757) 668-7007

Dr. Robert Castle is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Norfolk, VA. He attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
620 John Paul Jones Circle
Portsmouth, VA
(757) 953-7550

Dr. Scott Balderston is a specialist in pediatric cardiology. Dr. Balderston graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
601 Childrens Lane
Norfolk, VA
(757) 668-7213

Dr. Elliot Tucker is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Norfolk, VA. Dr. Tucker attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He takes Medicare insurance. He has an open panel.

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
620 John Paul Jones Circle; Suite 2L
Portsmouth, VA
(757) 953-4077

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
620 John Paul Jones Circle
Portsmouth, VA
(757) 953-4077

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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
620 John Paul Jones Circle
Portsmouth, VA
(757) 953-2960

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What is Pediatric Cardiology?

Pediatric cardiologists are doctors who specialize in children’s heart problems. Their patients may range in age from unborn babies still in the womb to teenagers, and in some cases even adults. The main difference between pediatric cardiology and adult cardiology is not only that pediatric cardiologists treat younger patients. Pediatric cardiologists are much more likely to treat heart problems that are congenital, meaning a patient is born with them.

Due to the advances of modern medicine, babies who are born with congenital heart disorders are more likely than ever to survive into adulthood. In certain cases, pediatric cardiologists continue to provide care for these adult patients, because their training and experience gives them particular insight to the kind of heart problems these adult survivors have.

Other than congenital heart disease, pediatric cardiologists also treat:
  • Hypertension or high blood pressure
  • Chest pain
  • Murmurs or palpitations
  • Infections of the heart
  • Valve disorders
  • Cardiomyopathy, or problems with the heart muscle
  • Arrhythmia, or irregular heart beats
  • Congestive heart failure

A pediatric cardiologist often uses tests called echocardiograms and electrocardiograms (EKG) to examine the structure and activity of the heart. Once a diagnosis is made, treatment may involve lifestyle changes, catheterization (where a thin tube is threaded through a blood vessel to the heart to open blockages or provide further information), or surgery.
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