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Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters is the facility of choice for pediatric care in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. Whether a child needs hospitalization, ongoing care for a chronic illness, outpatient surgery or primary care, CHKD Health System provides the staff, facilities and technologies that address the unique demands of childhood.
A mother and daughter in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Since the Norfolk City Union of The King’s Daughters established the hospital in 1961, CHKD has undergone two major renovations and expansions and is now at the heart of a comprehensive system of caring dedicated exclusively to children. And we will always provide care for every child who needs it, regardless of the family’s ability to pay.
Our Mission
In leading the region in the provision of children’s healthcare services, CHKD will:
Deliver excellence in quality and service as we continually measure and improve our outcomes;
Evolve and enhance services in response to the needs of children and the advancement of science;
Educate the next generation of leaders in children’s health;
Be the healthcare employer of choice; and,
Collaborate with others to attain our vision.
Our Vision
Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters Health System will lead the region as the preferred provider of quality children’s health services.