Cassandra Elverum, PA-C, DMSc, MPAM





Roanoke College

Graduate School(s):

Lynchburg College


Elverum, a graduate of Hickory High in Chesapeake, found her calling in medicine after shadowing a physician assistant in CHKD’s cardiac surgery program.

After college, she worked at CHKD as a nursing aid to acquire health care experience while applying to PA school.

During her time in Lynchburg College’s PA program, she pulled rotations at CHKD whenever possible and completed a doctorate degree in medical sciences while completing a fellowship in general pediatrics.

Outside of work, Elverum enjoys staying active and racing in triathlons, spending the weekends on the water, and being with family.

Clinical Interests:

  • Child advocacy
  • Pediatric and family education
  • Pediatric patients with special needs

Community Involvement and Memberships:

American Acadmey of PAs (AAPA)

Contact Info:



CHKD Main Hospital
601 Children's Ln
Norfolk, VA 23518