Leslie Torbert, MD



American Board of Psychiatry

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry



Medical School:

Northwestern University School of Medicine


Medical College of Wisconsin


University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics


Dr. Torbert joins CSG with a wealth of experience in practice locations and settings. A native of Hampton Roads since high school, Dr. Torbert is proud to join the CSG family to continue providing service to children of this area.

Dr. Torbert is passionate about advocacy for mental health. She has lobbied legislators for more funding for eating disorders. She focused her master’s degree thesis on disparities in health insurance and health care delivery in the Big 10 University population.

She combines her passion for advocacy with a love for teaching and daily interaction with patients.

In her free time, Dr. Torbert enjoys playing the flute, taking piano lessons, studying (and speaking) foreign languages, traveling, and gardening.


  • Health insurance disparities
  • Eating disorders
  • Adverse Childhood experiences

Honors and Awards:

  • NMCP: Outstanding Customer Service (April 2018)


  • Bachner-Melman, R., de Vos, J.A., Zohar, A.H. et al. Attitudes towards eating disorders clinicians with personal experience of an eating disorder. Eat Weight Disord (2020)

Community Involvement and Memberships:

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
American Psychiatric Association
Academy for Eating Disorders

Contact Info:

(757) 668 - 4673



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