Rebecca Dorner, MD



American Board of Pediatrics



Medical School:

Georgetown University School of Medicine


Northwestern University


Johns Hopkins University


Born and raised in Chicago, Dr. Rebecca Dorner is new to the area having recently moved to Hampton Roads with her family.

Dr. Dorner’s research and clinical interests include optimizing each baby’s developmental potential and empowering families during their NICU stay and beyond.

Honors and Awards:

– Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Travel Award for Young Investigators (2019)

– Ruth L. Kirschstein Institutional National Research Service Award, NIH Pediatric Critical Care T32 Grant HL 125239-03 (2018-2020 )

– Senior Resident Teaching Award, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine/Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Community Involvement and Memberships:

- Member of Hydrocephalus Association Network for Discovery Science (HANDS)

- Blog writer for Hydrocephalus Association

- American Academy of Pediatrics

- American Medical Association

Contact Info:

(757) 668-7456



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601 Children's Ln
Norfolk, VA 23518



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