Robert Escalera, MD

Practice:

Certification(s):

American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatric Cardiology

 

Education:

Medical School:

Georgetown University School of Medicine

Residency(ies):

University of California San Francisco

Fellowship(s):

University of Iowa

Bio:

Educated at the University of Notre Dame, Dr. Escalera is a native of California. Prior to arriving at CHKD, he was an attending physician as part of the INOVA pediatric residency program in northern Virginia.

Dr. Escalera and his wife have three sons. Dr. Escalera is fluent in Spanish and joined a team of physicians and nurses providing care to children with congenital heart disease and cardiac arrhythmia from the states of Campeche and Mérida in Mexico in the winter of 2006.

Honors and Awards:

Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2018, 2019, 2020

Outstanding Clinical Sub-specialist Teaching Award, INOVA, 2008

Annual Fellow in Training Travel Award, American College of Cardiology, 2007

Best Pediatric Resident Teacher Award, UCSF-Fresno, 2003

Best 2nd-year Pediatric Resident Award, UCSF-Fresno, 2002

Outstanding Achievement in Community Service, Dept. of Family Medicine, Georgetown University, 2000

Publications:

Echocardiographic Assessment of Cardiac Morphology and Function in Xenopus. Bartlett, HB, Escalera II, RB, Patel, SS, Wedemeyer EW, Volk, KA, Lohr, JL, Reinking, BE. Comparative Medicine. 2010 April; 60 (2): 107-113.

Triple-balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty: An advantageous technique for percutaneous repair of pulmonary valve stenosis in the large pediatric and adult patients. Escalera, RB, Chase, TJ, Owada, CY. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2005 Nov; 66 (3): 446-451.

Contact Info:

(757) 668-7214


 

Location(s):

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

Harbour View North Office
7021 Harbor View Blvd
Suffolk, VA 23435

Lightfoot Office
6425 Richmond Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188

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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