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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 specializes in pediatric cardiology and practices in Norfolk, VA. He accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. His education and training includes medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Ellis speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sentara Norfolk General Hospital and Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters.

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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. He works in Norfolk, VA, Virginia Beach, VA, and Newport News, VA. He is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He obtained his medical school training at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Bullaboy has received distinctions including pediatric merit award, bowman gray school of medicine and Grinnan Memorial Research Award, Hampton Roads AHA. Dr. Bullaboy is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally 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 is a pediatric cardiology specialist. He honors Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Vance has received professional recognition including the following: Hampton Roads Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Specialty Group.

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

Dr. John Reed is a specialist in pediatric cardiology. He works in Norfolk, VA. Dr. Reed accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at Howard University College of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Children's Hospital of Orange County. 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.

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

Dr. Bertrand Ross specializes in pediatric cardiology. Dr. Ross is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Ross (or staff) is conversant in Telephone Interpretation and Spanish. Dr. Ross is professionally 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 is a pediatric cardiologist. He takes Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine. Dr. Fleenor has received the following distinction: Hampton Roads Super Doctors. Dr. Fleenor's professional affiliations include Sentara Williamsburg 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) 668-7007

Dr. Robert Castle's specialty is pediatric cardiology. He is a graduate of 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 specialty is pediatric cardiology. He studied medicine at 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 works as a pediatric cardiologist in Norfolk, VA. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. Dr. Tucker accepts Medicare insurance.

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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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