Pediatric Infectious Disease

Our division provides inpatient, outpatient and physician-to-physician telephone consultations for:

  • Primary infectious diseases such as bacteremia (blood stream infection), pneumonia, meningitis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  • Complicated or prolonged infections
  • Infections in high-risk patients (immunocompromised, cancer, neonates, prematurity, surgery, trauma, pulmonary, cardiac or renal disease)
  • Infections in travelers, adopted children, and children from high-risk countries

The Division operates within an interdisciplinary team setting at the UVA Children’s Hospital and the new Battle Building.

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Clinical Services

Patients are seen by physician referral only.

Sharon Holland
Phone: 434-924-9141
Fax: 434-982-4246


Leigh Grossman, MD
James Nataro, MD, PhD, MBA
Theresa Schlager, MD
Ronald Turner, MD
Linda Waggoner-Fountain, MD, MEd
Debbie Shirley, MD
Ina Stephens, MD
Emily Wong, MD
Sarah Boggs, MD



Department of Pediatrics
P.O. Box 800386
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0386
Fax: 434-982-4246

Division Chief
Steven Zeichner, MD, PhD

McLemore Birdsong Professor
Pediatrics & Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology Director, Pendleton Pediatric Infectious Disease Laboratory Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases University of Virginia


P.O. Box 801349
409 Lane Road, MR4, Rm 2118
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0386 USA

Administrative Assistant