Melia Leisten, CPNP





Virginia Commonwealth University

Graduate School(s):

Stony Brook University


Leisten has been a nurse at CHKD for 20 years, beginning as a staff nurse on 8C. After a stint as a traveling nurse, she worked as a pediatric nurse practitioner for CHKD’s surgical department for six years and has been with the gastroenterology department since 2012.

She sees gastrointestinal outpatients with a variety of conditions, from patients from gastroesophageal reflux disease to short gut.

CHKD Clinical Trials Involving Melia Leisten, CPNP

Contact Info:



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

Oakbrooke Office
500 Discovery Dr
Chesapeake, VA 23320

Oyster Point Office
11783 Rock Landing Drive
Newport News, VA 23606

Princess Anne Office
2021 Concert Dr
Virginia Beach, VA 23456



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