James L. Schmitt, D.O., has joined Sentara Pediatric Physicians, Division of Albemarle Physician Services – Sentara, Inc. in Elizabeth City, N.C.

Dr. James Schmitt joins pediatric practice in Elizabeth City

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James L. Schmitt, D.O., has joined Sentara Pediatric Physicians, Division of Albemarle Physician Services – Sentara, Inc. in Elizabeth City, N.C. Formerly Albemarle Pediatric Associates, the practice was renamed in conjunction with the partnership between Sentara Healthcare and Albemarle Health earlier this year. Dr. Schmitt, a native of Norfolk, Va., is excited to join the Sentara family and become a part of the community in Elizabeth City.

Dr. Schmitt is a caring pediatrician and provides quality health care for infants, children and adolescents. He is focused on each child’s development and stresses the importance of a continued health maintenance plan throughout his or her growing years.

Dr. Schmitt earned his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pa., in 2005. He completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga, Tenn., in 2008. Dr. Schmitt worked as a pediatrician in Henderson, N.C., before joining Sentara Pediatric Physicians.

Dr. Schmitt is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.