Kyrie Shomaker, MD



American Board of Pediatrics



Medical School:

School of Medicine at the University of Virginia


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Dr. Shomaker is a board-certified pediatrician at CHKD, and is currently the academic director of the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. She enjoys teaching families, students, and residents about the evidence-based, inpatient care of children. Dr. Shomaker completed her pediatric residency training and chief residency at the University of North Carolina Children’s Hospital in Chapel Hill. She spent a year in Australia gaining additional neonatology experience prior to beginning her career as a pediatric hospitalist in 2007. She has been with the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at CHKD since 2009.

Clinical Interests:

  • Diagnostic challenges
  • Pediatric hydration and nutrition
  • Children with medical complexity


  • Discharge process improvement

Honors and Awards:

  • Coastal Virginia Magazine “Top Doc” 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Pediatric Division Excellence in Teaching Award, 2013, 2019, 2021
  • Pediatric Division Excellence in General Practice of Pediatrics, 2017
  • James W. Hayes, MD Faculty Teaching Award, 2010
  • Faculty Teaching Award for medical student education, 2009-2010

Contact Info:

(757) 668-8177



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



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