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Welcome to Richmond Pediatrics, Your Pediatrician in Richmond, VA

The staff and physicians of Richmond Pediatric Associates are pleased to announce that the practice has been voted a finalist in the "The Best Pediatric Practice" Richmond Times Dispatch 2018 "The Best" contest. Thank you for all of your support!!


Richmond Pediatrics is open on the weekends for sick visits only according to the following hours, West End Office Saturdays 9 AM-12 PM, Mechanicsville Office Sundays 9-11 AM. Please call ahead for an appointment.

       

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  • Robert E. Noble, M.D.

    Robert has been practicing medicine with Richmond Pediatrics since 1986. He received his undergraduate degree from Furman University in 1979. He attended medical school and received his MD degree from SUNY at Buffalo in 1983. Dr. Noble then completed an internship and residency in pediatrics at the Medical College of Virginia. Upon completing his residency in 1986, he joined Richmond Pediatrics in private practice. Dr. Noble is board certified in pediatrics through the American Board of Pediatrics and he is also a primary care preceptor for medical students at MCV. He and his wife, Julie, have three children. Dr. Noble enjoys spending time with his family, water sports, and playing golf.

  • Kim P. Yucha, M.D.

    Kim has been practicing pediatric medicine with Richmond Pediatrics since 1988. She received her undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University and received her Masters Degree from the University of Florida. She received her Medical Degree from East Carolina University. She completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Yucha is board certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is the current President of Richmond Pediatrics. She enjoys time with her husband and four children.

  • J. Richard Klaas, M.D

    J.Richard has been a pediatrician at Richmond Pediatric Associates since 1996. He enjoyed growing up in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and still visits there frequently. He was an Echols Scholar at the University of Virginia. There, he pursued a premedical curriculum with interests in biology and child psychology, and graduated in 1989. He then attended the University of Michigan Medical School, where he graduated in 1993. He was inducted into the Galens Medical Society at Michigan in 1991. Dr. Klaas completed his Internship and Residency in Pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center in 1996. Dr. Klaas was appointed Clinical Instructor in the Department of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University. He has been active in teaching medical students and residents, both in our office and at the medical school. He is Board Certified in Pediatrics, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He has numerous interests and hobbies, including kayaking, gardening, biking, and reading.

  • Gwendolyn O. Gibson, M.D.

    Gwendolyn has been with Richmond Pediatrics since completing her residency in pediatrics at MCV in July of 1999. She completed her undergraduate education at South Carolina State University. Dr. Gibson attended medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She then completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Gibson is board certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is a member of Alpha Kappa Mu National Honor Society and Beta Kappa Chi Scientific Honor Society. She also received the Medical Loyalty Fund Scholarship and Board of Governor’s Scholarship while at Chapel Hill. She likes to read and travel and lives in Chesterfield with her son.

  • Sonja Haugeto, M.D.

    Sonja joined Richmond Pediatrics in July of 2001. She came to our group after just completing her Residency in Pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Haugeto holds a Bachelor Degree in Science from Cornell University and completed medical school Cum Laude at SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse. During her medical education, Dr. Haugeto was admitted into the medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Medical Association. Dr. Haugeto is board certified in Pediatrics. Dr. Haugeto has three daughters. She enjoys swimming, hiking, and skiing. She volunteers at the YMCA to promote fitness in the community.

  • David Gosselin, M.D.

    David joined Richmond Pediatrics in July of 2002. Dr. Gosselin completed his residency in pediatrics at the Medical College of Virginia Hospital. He also attended medical school at MCV and has participated in numerous volunteer activities in the Richmond area. Dr. Gosselin is board certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Gosselin received his Bachelor of Science degree from the College of William and Mary where he majored in biology. He enjoys reading and spending time with his three children.

  • Kimberly M. Phillips, M.D.

    Kimberly attended medical school at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Following graduation, she moved to Richmond to attend the Medical College of Virginia for her Internship and Residency in Pediatrics. At the end of her residency, she was appointed Pediatric Chief Resident and in 2003 she was awarded the Emily Gardiner Chief Resident Award. At the completion of her chief resident year, Dr. Phillips worked at MCV as an Assistant Professor and Director of the residents’ clinic. She left MCV to join Richmond Pediatrics in March of 2003. Dr. Phillips is board certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics. She enjoys travel, skiing, water sports, reading, and spending time with her family. She is married and has four daughters.

  • Kathleen K. LaRosa, M.D.

    Kathleen joined Richmond Pediatrics in February of 2004. Prior to that time, she was practicing pediatrics with a practice in Chesterfield. Dr. LaRosa attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA. Her residency in pediatrics was completed at Baylor College of Medicine in Texas and, thereafter, she started practicing pediatrics in Pearland, Texas. Dr. LaRosa is Board Certified in Pediatrics and is active as a preceptor for students at the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. LaRosa and her husband, a fellow physician, have three children and reside in Richmond.

  • Tracy S. McNeish, M.D.

    Tracy joined Richmond Pediatric Associates in September of 2005 after completing her residency in pediatrics at the University of Washington in Seattle. Dr. McNeish received her undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary and attended medical school at the Medical College of Virginia. Before attending medical school, Dr. McNeish worked as the referral coordinator at our office, so we are most pleased to have her return to our practice. Dr. McNeish is board certified in pediatrics through the American Board of Pediatrics. She is a primary care preceptor for medical students at MCV. She is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society and has received awards for academic achievement, teaching, leadership and volunteer work. Dr. McNeish's interests include mountain biking, running, triathlon and spending time with her son.

  • Kathryn E. Nelson, M.D.

    Kathryn has been with Richmond Pediatrics since autumn of 2010. She completed her undergraduate education at St. Olaf College prior to attending medical school at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Dr. Nelson fulfilled her internship and residency requirements in pediatrics at the University of Virginia’s Health System just prior to coming to work for Richmond Pediatrics. She is board certified in pediatrics. Dr. Nelson is especially interested in the areas of developmental pediatrics and promoting healthy lifestyles with her patients. She also has interest in children with chronic health issues. Dr. Nelson enjoys music, exercising, and hiking as well as spending time with her husband and young son and daughter.

  • Molly Rusin, M.D.

    Molly Rusin began practicing with Richmond Pediatrics on October 31, 2016. She received her undergraduate degree from the College of St. Benedict in Saint Joseph, Minnesota and her medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. She completed her internship and residency at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC. Following her residency, Dr. Rusin spent an additional year at UNC as Pediatric Chief Resident. She is board certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Rusin is especially interested in newborn care, preventative health and wellness, and also in caring for children with complex medical needs. She enjoys traveling, hiking, and running as well as spending time with her husband, daughter and two dogs.

  • Andrew Anderson, M.D.

    Andrew Anderson joined Richmond Pediatrics in August, 2018. He received his undergraduate degree from University of Virginia and his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. He completed his pediatric internship and residency at Virginia Commonwealth University. Prior to medical school, he worked both as a teacher and a paramedic. Dr. Anderson has two children in elementary school and has a special interest in medically complex and underserved children.

  • Stephanie K. Smith, C.P.N.P., CLC
    Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

    Stephanie is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She received a BS in Biology from VA Tech in 1994 followed by and BS and MS in Nursing from the Medical College of Virginia in 1996. She worked in private practice in Williamsburg, VA prior to joining Richmond Pediatric Associates in 1997. She is a certified lactation counselor and precepts nurse practitioner students through the School of Nursing at MCV. Stephanie enjoys trips to the beach, cooking, running and spending tie with her husband and their three boys.

  • Sabrina Hawkins, C.P.N.P., CLC
    Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

    Sabrina was born and raised in Switzerland and speaks English and French fluently. She attended James Madison University where she earned a bachelor's degree in Health Sciences. Sabrina then completed her bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing at Virginia Commonwealth University and began working in King George, VA as a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. After five years of practicing in King George, she joined Richmond Pediatric Associates in October 2013. Sabrina loves spending time with her husband and two sons, traveling, reading, and exercising.Sabrina is a certified lactation counselor and accepts lactation appointments Monday through Thursday.

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West End Office

Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Sick Visits Only

Sunday:

Closed

Mechanicsville office

Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

9:00 am-11:00 pm

Sick Visits Only