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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 physician who specializes in pediatric cardiology. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Ellis is professionally affiliated with Sentara Norfolk General Hospital and Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters. He studied medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Ellis trained at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. He takes Medicaid and Medicare insurance.

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

Dr. Charles Bullaboy is a specialist in pediatric cardiology. Dr. Bullaboy is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Medicine and a graduate of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center's residency program. His distinctions include: pediatric merit award, bowman gray school of medicine and Grinnan Memorial Research Award, Hampton Roads AHA. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Riverside Regional Medical Center, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, and Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

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

Dr. Michael Vance works as a pediatric cardiologist. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Specialty Group. Dr. Vance graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He 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) 668-7213; (757) 668-7769

Dr. John Reed works as a pediatric cardiologist. He is affiliated with Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, and Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. Dr. Reed is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Before performing his residency at Children's Hospital of Orange County, Dr. Reed attended Howard University College of Medicine for medical school. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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

Dr. Bertrand Ross is a medical specialist in pediatric cardiology. He is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Dr. Ross's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Ross (or staff) speaks the following languages: Telephone Interpretation and Spanish. Dr. Ross is affiliated with Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, and Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital.

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

Dr. Jonathan Fleenor's medical specialty is pediatric cardiology. He is professionally affiliated with Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, and Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. He is a graduate of Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine. Dr. Fleenor honors Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He 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 works as a pediatric cardiologist in Norfolk, VA. He graduated from 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's area of specialization is pediatric cardiology. He 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 Norfolk, VA physician who specializes in pediatric cardiology. He honors Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport.

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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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