Ilana Anderson, CPNP-AC



Graduate School(s):

University of South Alabama

Medical School:

Old Dominion University


Anderson grew up in Virginia Beach and spent the first four years of her nursing career as a bedside nurse in the neurosurgical intensive care unit at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

In 2003, she began her pediatric nursing career in the pediatric intensive care unit at CHKD.

In 2007, she became an education coordinator in the pediatric intensive care unit. Upon completing her master’s degree, Anderson joined the pediatric critical care team as a nurse practitioner in 2017.

Clinical Interests:

  • Trauma
  • Sepsis
  • Patient and family education

Community Involvement and Memberships:

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Association of Critical Care Nurses

Contact Info:



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



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