Faiqa Qureshi, MD



American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatric Emergency Medicine



Medical School:

King Edward Medical College


Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine


Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
American Academy of Pediatrics
American College of Emergency Physicians


Dr. Qureshi has been at CHKD since 1993 and is director for the division of pediatric emergency medicine and the medical director for the pediatric emergency department and the ED trauma service.

Clinical Interests:

  • Asthma
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Emergency department efficiency and flow


  • Asthma
  • Pain management
  • Pediatric headaches

Honors and Awards:

  • Coastal Virginia Magazine “Top Doc” 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Voted # 1 for Emergency Medicine in “Top Docs For Kids” by Hampton Roads Magazine, August 2004, 2010, 2012 and 2013
  • James W. Hayes, M.D. Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Pediatrics, EVMS/CHKD, 1998-1999
  • Outstanding Clinical Instructor Award, Emergency Medicine Residents, EVMS, 1997-1998



  • Qureshi F. Chilblains. PEPID Emergency Medicine Suite. Evanston, IL: PEPID November, 2014. http://www.pepid.com/emergency-medicine/
  • Qureshi FA, Member PALS subcommittee, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Instructor Manual. Editors Chameides L, Samson RD, Schexnayder SM, Hazinski MF, American Heart Association, 2006 and 2011
  • Kleinman, M. E., Chameides, L, Schexnayder SM, Samson RA, Hazinski MF, Atkins DL, Berg MD, de Caen AR, Fink EL, Freid EB, Hickey RW, Marino BS, Nadkarni VM Proctor LT, Qureshi FA, Sartorelli K, Topjian A, van der Jagt EW, Zaritsky AL. (2010). “Part 14: Pediatric Advanced Life Support: 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.” Circulation 122(18 suppl 3): S876-908.
  • Qureshi FA, Zaritsky A, Welch C, Meadows T. Clinical efficacy of racemic albuterol versus levalbuterol for the treatment of acute pediatric asthma.: Ann of Emerg Med.2005;46:29-36
  • Qureshi FA, Zaritsky A, Poirier MP. Comparative efficacy of oral dexamethasone versus oral prednisone in acute pediatric asthma. J Pediatr 2001;139:20-6
  • Qureshi FA. Management of children with acute asthma in the emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care 1999;15(3):206-214
  • Qureshi FA, Zaritsky A, Lakkis H. Efficacy of nebulized ipratropium in severely asthmatic children. Ann of Emerg Med 1997;29:205-211.

Community Involvement and Memberships:

Member, American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Emergency Medicine
Member, Health, Finance, and Reimbursement Committee, Virginia Chapter of the ACEP
CHKD Medical Executive Committee
Trauma PI Committee
CHKD Scholastic Oversight Committee
CHKD Asthma Steering Committee, Chair
EVMS PEM Fellowship Scholastic Oversight Committee

Contact Info:

(757) 668-9222



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