Pediatric Infectious Disease

Steven Zeichner, MD, Division Chief

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.

Office Address & Contact

Department of Pediatrics
PO BOX 800386
Charlottesville, VA-22908

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


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

Administrative Assistant
Roxanne Burley

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