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Kent Reifschneider, MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Faculty Appointments:
    • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

    • Additional Certifications:
    • Focus Areas:
      • Cystic fibrosis-related diabetes

      • Growth abnormalities

      • Traumatic injury-related endocrinopathies

      • Cancer survivors

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.668.7000

    • Office Location:
    • Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters

    • Undergraduate Education:
    • Graduate Education:
    • Postdoctoral Education:
    • Medical Education:
    • Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University

    • Residency:
    • Greenville Hospital System

    • Fellowship(s):
    • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

    • Board Certification(s):
    • American Board of Pediatrics

      Pediatric Endocrinology

    • Affiliation(s):
    • Research Interests:
      • Cystic fibrosis-related diabetes

      • Growth abnormalities

      • Diabetes

    • Primary Specialty:
    • Endocrinology/Diabetology

      Cystic Fibrosis Program

      Diabetes Program

    • Hospital:
    • Courses Taught:
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    • Bio:
    • Dr. Reifschneider is a fellowship-trained pediatric endocrinologist and assistant professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He is a community advocate in the areas of diabetes and health awareness


  • Virginia Pediatrics, Update on vitamin D and optimizing bone health in infants, children and adolescents, Spring 2011

  • Traumatic brain injury in children: Endocrine sequelae. Anne-Marie D Kaulfers, MD, Samantha Blum, RN, Philippe F Backeljauw, MD, Linda Michaud, MD, Moshe Weiss, MD, Kent Reifschneider,MD, Susan R Rose, MD: Journal of Pediatrics, Dec 2010

  • Virginia Pediatrics, Article addressing late effects clinic: Endocrinological follow-up for childhood cancer survivors. Summer 2010

  • Prevalence of adrenal insufficiency following systemic glucocorticoid therapy in infants with hemangiomas. Lomenick JP, Reifschneider KL, Lucky AW, et al. Arch of Dermatology 2009 vol.145(3): 262-66 with valuable editorial pages 319-20

  • FOCUS on Pediatrics, Greenville Hospital System Medical News Letter. Article informing primary pediatricians regarding endocrine related signs and symptoms following treatment in cancer survivors. June 2008

Honors & Awards

  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2014

  • Top Doctors of Hampton Roads 2013

  • Invited guest speaker to several conferences in the Virginia and throughout the Southeast