Theresa Guins, MD

Practice:

Certification(s):

American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

 

Education:

Medical School:

New York University School of Medicine

Residency(ies):

Montefiore Medical Center

Fellowship(s):

Children's National Medical Center

Bio:

Dr. Guins is the medical director for CHKD's Urgent Care program.

Raised and educated in New York, Dr. Guins completed her fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. She then moved to Virginia and spent 20 years as an attending physician in the CHKD's Emergency Medicine department.

Dr. Guins was asked to develop CHKD's Urgent Care service line, which allows the CHKD Health System to offer its pediatric expertise in caring for ill and injured children throughout the community.

She is also involved in pre-hospital care of children. Through advocacy and education, both regionally and at the state level, she hopes to improve the care that pediatric patients receive from pre-hospital providers.

Honors and Awards:

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

Tidewater EMS Council Award for Outstanding Contribution to EMS for Children, 2016

Frank M. Yeiser, Jr. Award for Outstanding EMS Physician, Tidewater EMS Council, 2011

Virginia Chapter of the AAP and The Virginia Pediatric Society Award for Outstanding Service, 2008

EMSC National Heroes Award: EMSC Advisory Committee Member, 2008

Virginia Governor’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to EMS for Children, 2005

Tidewater EMS Council Award for Outstanding Contribution to EMS for Children, 2005

Certificate of Appreciation, Tidewater EMS Council, for Exceptional Service to the EMS System, 2004

Publications:

Comparison of Direct Laryngoscopy to Pediatric King LT-D in Simulated Airways, Byars, Donald V.; Brodsky, Richard A.; Evans, David; Lo, Bruce; Guins, Theresa; Perkins, Amy M., Pediatric Emergency Care. 28(8):750-752, August 2012

Guins TE. Anaphylaxis. In: Orenstein JB, Klein BL, Mayer TA eds, Pediastat: A rapid reference tool for Pediatric Emergency Medicine CD ROM. CMC Research, Portland, OR. 1998

Guins TE. Limp. In: Orenstein JB, Klein BL, Mayer TA eds, Pediastat: A rapid reference tool for Pediatric Emergency Medicine CD ROM. CMC Research, Portland, OR. 1998

Contact Info:

(757) 668-4630


 

Location(s):

Loehmann's Urgent Care and Office
3960 Virginia Beach Boulevard
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452

Tech Center Urgent Care and Office
680 Oyster Point Road
Newport News, VA 23602

Volvo Urgent Care
817 Volvo Parkway
Chesapeake, VA 23320