Brett Siegfried, MD



American Board of Pediatrics Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine



Medical School:

University of Pittsburgh


Johns Hopkins University Hospital


National Naval Medical Center


Dr. Siegfried began his medical career with the Navy and was assigned to Portsmouth Naval Hospital while on active duty. After completing his military service, he feels fortunate to have been able to stay in the Hampton Roads area and continue his medical career with CHKD.

Clinical Interests:

  • High-frequency ventilation
  • Care of the extremely low birth weight infant


  • Parenteral and enteral nutrition in premature infants

Honors and Awards:

  • Coastal Virginia Magazine “Top Doc” 2014, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • James W. Hayes, MD, Faculty Teaching Award, June 2011: Awarded annually by EVMS/CHKD Department of Pediatrics for outstanding contribution and commitment to pediatric education
  • Faculty Teaching Award, 2010/2011: Awarded quarterly by EVMS/CHKD Department of Pediatrics rotating medical students for outstanding contribution to medical student education
  • Teacher of the Year, June 2007: Awarded annually by Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Pediatric Residents in recognition of commitment to teaching
  • 1st Place, Staff level; 20th Annual Navy-wide Research Competition, May 2005, Portsmouth, VA
  • Ogden Bruton Prize for Basic Science Research, March 2005: Awarded for best basic science manuscript, Uniformed Services Pediatric Seminar, San Antonio, TX
  • Margaret Merino Award, 2004 and 2005: Awarded annually by National Capital Consortium Pediatric Residents to best clinical teaching fellow
  • APS/SPR Travel Award, 2004
  • Thomas Jefferson Speakership, October 2004: Awarded for best basic science abstract at the Mid-Atlantic Perinatal Research Conference, Charlottesville, VA
  • Selected for Chief Resident, Johns Hopkins Pediatric Residency Program for 2003-2004 academic year. Unable to fulfill secondary to pre-existing military commitment
  • Brinton Prize, 1998: Awarded for scholastic achievement in medical school
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1998

Contact Info:

(757) 668-7456



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601 Children's Ln
Norfolk, VA 23518



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