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Sean O McKenna, MD

Associate professor
163 Ratings

General pediatrics/primary care

Board Certifications



Children's Pavilion
1000 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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Areas of interest

Well-child care
Children with special health care needs
Child passenger safety
Coordination of medical and legal services


Dr. McKenna maintains a primary focus on clinical care of patients but is also involved in several other projects. He is working with the Office of Clinical Transformation as an M.D. informaticist, helping to implement electronic medical records hospital wide and working toward national goals of personal health records and increased access to information. In addition, he is part of a hospital-wide project to develop and implement a patient Web portal to allow ease of communication, scheduling and sharing of clinical information and education. He is the MD champion of the Medical-Legal Partnership Richmond, a project designed to link families with unmet legal needs with free legal advice and representation. He is also interested in family-centered care and is working with the Department of Pediatrics to implement family-centered practices.


Medical School University of Illinois
Residency University of Chicago

Ratings & reviews

163 Ratings

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June 2021
He is always great.
May 2021
Dr. McKenna gave us challenging news about [...] in the best and most helpful way I can imagine.
March 2021
Dr. McKenna is kind, listens well and is strong in medical knowledge. Highly recommend.
February 2021
Doctor Mckenna is very good and it's been a great physician
February 2021
Dr. McKenna and his staff are the best. They were all very helpful and kind.
February 2021
Dr. Mckenna was very easy to get in touch with. That means the world to a busy, working, single mom that is quarantined with her 2 kids. Many thanks to him and his staff. This is how healthcare should function!
February 2021
Efficient, fast and stress free. Great experience during a stressful time.
September 2020
Dr. McKenna listened to us about our concerns and discussed with us options with both risks and benefits. He's a caring, thorough care provider.
September 2020
[...] Dr. McKenna's AMAZING!
July 2020
McKenna is a great provider and he cares about his patients and answers questions with ease
July 2020
I would recommend Dr. McKenna to any family seeking a great Dr. My kids love him and he cares about their interests and they look forward to their appointments with him (except the shots of course).
May 2020
Dr. McKenna is compassionate & patient. Great pediatrician!
March 2020
Like the fact that Dr. McKenna understands that having twins and treats each child special.
March 2020
Dr. McKenna is wonderful!
January 2020
Dr. McKenna spends so much time with us! He asks all the right questions. He asked to see our daughter's Halloween photo! He cares so much about our child. He responds so quickly to portal messages. Thanks Dr. McKenna!
December 2019
Sean is so good with kids and parents; friendly, compassionate, knowledgeable, and engaging - we are big fans!
December 2019
Best doctor ever!! We all love Dr. McKenna!!
November 2019
I am impressed by Dr. McKenna's care of my son, and how he listens to my concerns. He is caring, and personable.
August 2019
Sean is the best pediatrician ever!
June 2019
Excellent provider. Clear and concise answers to questions & concerns.
May 2019
April 2019
Dr. McKenna is always the best!
April 2019
I sent Sean McKenna a question through the portal on a Friday night and he answered by 9am on Saturday!
January 2019
Dr. McKenna is always respectful, takes the necessary time with us. We never feel rushed.
January 2019
Great care description.
November 2018
Dr. McKenna is excellent.
  • Specialty: General Pediatric

Board Certifications

Clinical Interests

  • Well-child care
  • Asthma
  • Children with special health care needs
  • Child passenger safety
  • Coordination of medical and legal services

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