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Health Services

Children's Health / Pediatrics


Our providers are dedicated to the care of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults, offering the full scope of pediatric inpatient and outpatient care. In addition to General Pediatrics, our Faculty includes physicians and professional staff in 25 separate pediatric medical and surgical specialties. They have been trained at some of the nation’s best medical schools including the Uniformed Services University, Stanford, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Baylor, and University of Virginia, to name a few.  Our primary purpose is to provide the best care and best service possible to assure the health of your loved ones.  We understand the unique circumstances and challenges that our service men and women face and we work tirelessly to help you navigate these unique challenges. 
You should expect and we aim to provide nothing but an exceptional visit. If you have any ideas to improve our program, we want to know about it. Please contact us with your thoughts and suggestions to improve YOUR Department of Pediatrics!  Submit Feedback 

Medical Home Port / General Pediatrics

In January 2012, the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Pediatric Clinic implemented Navy Medicine’s new model of primary care services known as "Medical Home Port." As with civilian models commonly known as Patient-Centered Medical Home, patients can expect enhanced continuity of care, increased access to care, and online appointing via
The hallmark of Medical Home is enhanced continuity of care with a focus on prevention. Therefore, patients will be assigned to a specific team (Green or Red) that will include their Primary Care Manager (PCM), 2-3 other credentialed providers, a Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse and several Hospital Corpsman or Medical Assistants. If your PCM is not available, you may be scheduled with another provider on your team to enhance continuity of care. To reach us directly, please call 953-7716, or sign up for our FREE secure email service at

Pediatric Specialty Services

Our specialists provide a wide range of care for infants, children, and adolescents. We coordinate with your primary care provider, other subspecialists within and outside of NMCP, and with the family to provide the best care for your child. This partnership is the keystone of our philosophy of care.

Pediatric Residency

The Pediatric Residency program is designed to develop graduates who are prepared to practice full scope general pediatrics in an isolated duty station; including the ability to stabilize and resuscitate a sick neonate and to manage critical illness in older children. Click Here for more information.

Referral Instructions

For TRICARE Prime from Military Treatment Facilities:

Your primary care provider will submit the referral to Health Net Federal Services (HNFS). You will call the Hampton Roads appointment Center within 48 hours to schedule your appointment. It you are appointed to the network you will receive a letter within 10 working days with information related to your appointment.

For TRICARE Prime from Civilian Offices:

Your primary care provider will submit the referral to HNFS. Call HNFS at 1-877-TRICARE within 4 working days for information related to your appointment. Everyone must call within 28 days or the referral will be closed out.

For TRICARE Standard:

Your primary care provider will submit the referral through HNFS. You will receive a letter in approximately 10 days with information on how to schedule your appointment. You can call HNFS at 1-877-TRICARE to check the status of your referral.


Pediatric Appointments
Pediatric Forms
Exceptional Family Member Program
Child Development Center


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Patient Feedback

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(757) 953-3009
Provider After Hours Advice Line
(757) 953-7716 Option 3


Charette Health Care Center
Building 2, 2nd Floor


Monday, through Friday
7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.


For Pediatric Medical Homeport appointments or Subspecialty appointments please call 1-866-MIL-HLTH.
Don't forget to keep your family's information up-to-date in DEERS.