Rianna Leazer, MD



American Board of Pediatrics



Medical School:

Eastern Virginia Medical School


Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters


Dr. Leazer began working with CHKD as a volunteer in high school and remained with the hospital throughout her medical training. She is now an attending physician at CHKD and is also an assistant professor of pediatrics at EVMS. She received the James E. Etheridge, Jr., and Ahmad A. Shoaibi scholarship in 2007 and was part of the Alpha Omega Honor Medical Society medical school.

Clinical Interests:

  • Care of hospitalized children
  • Pain management


  • Management of febrile infants

Honors and Awards:

  • Health Care Hero Award – 2021
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine “Top Doc” 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018. 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • 2011 Faculty Teaching Award for Pediatric Clerkship, EVMS
  • 2010 Rubio/Koehl Resident Teaching Award in General Pediatrics, CHKD and EVMS



  • Biondi E, Evans R, et al. Epidemiology of Bacteremia in Febrile Infants in the United States. Pediatrics 2013; 132:990-996.
  • Evans R, Fine B. Time to Detection of Bacterial Cultures in Infants Aged 0-90 Days. Hospital Pediatrics 2013; 3:97-102.

Contact Info:

(757) 668-8177



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



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