Our Clinics

UVA Children’s Heart Center Neurodevelopmental Follow-up Program

Dr. Stevenson discussing important life choices.The American Heart Association and American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that all children with complex congenital heart disease receive regular developmental monitoring.  In this clinic, developmental progress, growth, learning and behavior in children are monitored over time and children are referred for services and specific evaluations as needed.

Multidisciplinary team availableDevelopmental Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech/Language/Feeding Therapy, Nutrition, Education, Psychology, Social Work, & nursing staff.

Physicians: Rebecca Scharf and Kenneth Norwood
Nurse Practitioners: Karri Bishop and Lisa Letzkus
Location: UVA Children’s Hospital Battle Building, 4th, 5th, and 6th floors.

 

The International Child Development Clinic

In the International Child Development Clinic, children who have come to the United States from abroad who have any developmental concerns are seen.  In this clinic we follow children who have been adopted internationally, who move to the United States or who have come as refugees.  Reasons for referral include developmental delay, learning concerns, attention, behavior, physical disabilities, and other developmental concerns.

Multidisciplinary team availableDevelopmental Pediatrics, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech/Language/Feeding Therapy, Nutrition, Education, Psychology, Social Work, & nursing staff.

Physician: Rebecca Scharf
Nurse Practitioner: Stephanie McNerney
Location: UVA Children’s Hospital Battle Building, 4th and 5th floors.

 

Myelomeningocele Clinic

Children with Myelomeningocele (Spina Bifida), Spinal Dysraphisms or Spinal Cord Injuries are followed in our pediatric Myelomeningocele Clinic.  Here children receive full multi-disciplinary care and their growth, development and health are monitored closely.

Multidisciplinary team availableDevelopmental Pediatrics, Urology, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Prosthetics/Orthotics, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech/Language/Feeding Therapy, Nutrition, Education, Psychology, Social Work, Dental, & nursing staff.

Physicians: Rebecca Scharf and Valentina Intagliata
Nurse Practitioner: Alison Sturgill
Location: UVA Children’s Hospital Battle Building, 4th floor.
Nurse Coordinator: TBD

 

Pediatric Neuromuscular & Muscular Dystrophy Association Care Center

Children with Neuromuscular Disorders are followed in our pediatric Neuromuscular and Muscular Dystrophy Care Center.  We see children with diagnoses including: Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), Becker Muscular Dystrophy (BMD), Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy (LGMD), Fascioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSH MD), Friedreich’s Ataxia (FA), Charcot Marie Tooth (CMT), Myotonic Dystrophy (DM1), Congenital Myopathies, Collagen VI deficiencies and a range of other muscle concerns.  Children receive full multi-disciplinary care and their growth, development and health are monitored closely.

Multidisciplinary team availableDevelopmental Pediatrics, Neuromuscular, Neurology, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Prosthetics/Orthotics, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech/Language/Feeding Therapy, Nutrition, Education, Psychology, Social Work, Dental, Nursing staff, and Genetic Counseling.

Physicians: Rebecca Scharf
Nurse Practitioner: Alison Sturgill
Location: UVA Children’s Hospital Battle Building, 4th floor.
Nurse Coordinator: Lorie Nouwairi