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Suzanne R Lavoie, MD

Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
57 Ratings

Infectious diseases

Board Certifications

Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases


Children's Pavilion
1000 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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VCU Medical Center Gateway Building
1200 E. Marshall Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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West Hospital
1200 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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Areas of interest

General pediatric infectious diseases
Pediatric HIV infections
International adoption


After completion of her fellowship, Dr. Lavoie joined the faculty of both the departments of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine at VCU in 1993. She founded the Pediatric AIDS Program in 1994 and later became director of the HIV Family Clinic, the only source for Pediatric HIV care in the region. She has been the program director for the Pediatric Residency Training Program since 1999. In 2007, she founded the International Adoption Clinic.

1. Friedel D., Lavoie S. Epidemiology and Trends in Sexually Transmitted Diseases. In: Wallace RB, ed. Public Health and Preventive Medicine, 15th edition. New York, NY: McGraw Hill. 2007; pg 155-188.

2. Tassiopoulos K., Williams P.L., Seage G.R. 3rd, Crain M., Oleske J., Farley J.; International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials 219C Team. Association of hypercholesterolemia incidence with antiretroviral treatment, including protease inhibitors, among perinatally HIV-infected children. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2008 Apr 15;47(5):607-14.

3. Williams P.L., Van Dyke R., Eagle M., Smith D., Vincent C., Ciupak G., Oleske J., Seage G.R. 3rd; PACTG 219C Team. Association of site-specific and participant-specific factors with retention of children in a long-term pediatric HIV cohort study. Am J Epidemiol. 2008 Jun 1;167(11):1375-86. Epub 2008 Apr 15.

4. Patel K., Hernán M.A., Williams P.L., Seeger J.D., McIntosh K., Dyke R.B., Seage G.R. 3rd; Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group 219/219C Study Team. Long-term effects of highly active antiretroviral therapy on CD4+ cell evolution among children and adolescents infected with HIV: 5 years and counting. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Jun 1;46(11):1751-60.

5. Malee K., Williams P.L., Montepiedra G., Nichols S., Sirois P.A., Storm D., Farley J., Kammerer B.; PACTG 219C Team. The role of cognitive functioning in medication adherence of children and adolescents with HIV infection. J Pediatr Psychol. 2009 Mar;34(2):164-75. Epub 2008 Jul 22.

6. Van Dyke R.B., Wang L., Williams P.L.; Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group 219C Team. Toxicities associated with dual nucleoside reverse-transcriptase inhibitor regimens in HIV-infected children. J Infect Dis. 2008 Dec 1;198(11):1599-608.


Fellowship Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
Medical School M.D., University of Massachusetts
Residency Albany Medical Center

Research interests

Medical care of adults and children with HIV,Antimicrobial therapy,Medical psychosocial issues in internationally adopted children

Ratings & reviews

57 Ratings

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April 2021
I have been with her for years. She is exceptional.
March 2021
Great experience.
March 2021
[...] professional & considerate at all times.
February 2021
Dr. Lavoie is everything good. L - love, A - attentive, V - versatile, O - optimistic, I - intelligent, E - everlasting.
January 2021
All good experience.
September 2020
did everything to help me
September 2020
Dr. Lavoie is amazing I love her, she always make me feel loved.
August 2020
VERY GOOD Experience!
April 2019
[...] I had very good experence.
March 2019
GREAT DOCTORS & medical staff.
March 2019
I find her very approachable and extremely knowledgeable and confident.
March 2019
Highly recommended provider.
  • Specialty: Pediatric Infectious Disease

Board Certifications

Clinical Interests

  • General pediatric infectious diseases
  • Pediatric HIV infections
  • International adoption

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