Cristina Baldassari, MD



American Board of Otolaryngology

Sleep Medicine



Medical School:

Albany Medical College


Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine


Children's National Medical Center


A Delaware native, Dr. Baldassari is an assistant professor in the pediatric otolaryngology department at CHKD and is involved in several professional societies, including the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has lectured on the topic of pediatric sleep apnea both regionally and nationally and is currently the associate editor for the Journal of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

She lives in Virginia Beach with her husband, daughter and their German shepherd, Thunder. She enjoys running, hiking and volleyball.

Honors and Awards:

Coastal Virginia Magazine “Top Doc” 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Star reviewer for the Journal of Otolaryngology – head and neck surgery

Contact Info:

(757) 668-9327



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