Edward Karotkin, MD



American Board of Pediatrics

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine



Medical School:

Bowman Gray School of Medicine


Mt. Sinai Hospital


Brown University


Dr. Karotkin joined the staff of CHKD 35 years ago, recognizing the potential of this hospital to grow and thrive along with the relatively new Eastern Virginia Medical School.

Dr. Karotkin is a professor of pediatrics at EVMS, medical director of the Resource Mothers Program at CHKD and chief medical officer of The Assist Group. He is married and has three children.

Honors and Awards:

President, Bowman Gray Chapter, Student American Medical Society

Student member of Admissions Committee

Summer Research Fellowship

Upjohn Achievement Award

Faculty Award

Volunteer of the Year, March of Dimes, Greater Hampton Roads Division, 1996

National Council for Community and Justice, Humanitarian Award, 2000

Life-Time Achievement Award, The Eastern Virginia Medical School Department of Pediatrics, Department of Medical Education

Health Care Hero – Inside Business 2012

Contact Info:



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



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