WELCOME TO ASSOCIATES IN PEDIATRICS
At Associates In Pediatrics it is our sincere desire to give your child the best health care possible.
We provide pediatric and adolescent care including sick and well child care, minor emergencies, and sports physicals with professional and friendly service.
To make an appointment please call 804-364-4400.
11551 Nuckols Road
Glen Allen, VA 23059
THE ASSOCIATES IN PEDIATRICS TEAM
Dr. Sutherland received her medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine in 2000. She moved to Richmond, Virginia to attend Virginia
Commonwealth University’s Medical College of Virginia where she completed her Pediatric Internship and Residency. She is designated as a Fellow of the American Academy of
Pediatrics. Dr. Sutherland joined Associates in Pediatrics in July 2003, three years after Keith Derco, MD founded the practice. She has been a physician owner since 2006.
After Dr. Derco retired in 2017, Dr. Sutherland became the senior partner at Associates in Pediatrics.
Dr. Sutherland has received awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics for exceeding the standard requirements for Continuing Medical Education. She has also been
highlighted in the Top Docs issue of Richmond Magazine in April of 2012. Her passion for pediatrics includes newborn care, asthma, ADHD, and wellness of her patients.
Health and fitness is a priority inside and outside of the office for Dr Sutherland. She is an active member of the Shady Grove YMCA where she has served on the Board
of Management for several years. At the Y, she has served on the Executive Committee and was the chair of the Healthy Living Committee. Dr. Sutherland has been working to
promote exercise, health, and nutrition in our patients as well as our community. She has personally averaged two marathons per year since 2010 and has competed in the
Boston Marathon every year since 2012.
Dr. Sutherland enjoys reading, travelling, teaching, and spending time outdoors. She loves the beach and visiting family. She cherishes the everyday busy life with her
husband, two children, and labradoodle.
Tamara A. Charity Brown, MD, FAAP
Associates in Pediatrics
Tamara Charity-Brown, MD is a physician owner at Associates in Pediatrics. She brings almost 20 years of experience in the field of Pediatrics. In addition to her medical
expertise, she is the mother of four children, and brings a practical side to helping parents raise healthy, happy, children.
Dr. Charity-Brown is a proud “Double Hoo”. She graduated of the University of Virginia with an Echols Interdisciplinary degree with concentrations in biology, environmental
science and women's’ studies. She completed her medical degree at the University four years later. Dr. Charity-Brown then moved to Richmond, Virginia to start her Pediatric
residency at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia. In her practice, she focuses on newborn care and breastfeeding, ADHD, and asthma.
Dr. Charity-Brown has been married for over twenty years to Carlos Brown, with whom they have four children ranging in age from college to elementary school. In her free
time she enjoys travel, Pinterest browsing, and spending time with family. She serves on several boards in the community that focus on improving the lives of young people in
the Richmond community and beyond.
Joanne Lane, DO, FAAP
Associates in Pediatrics
Dr. Lane received her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine (UMDNJ-SOM) in Stratford, New Jersey. She completed her pediatric internship and residency at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters (CHKD) at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) in Norfolk, Virginia. She has been designated as a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP). She along with her family relocated to the greater Richmond area and joined Associates in Pediatrics in September 2015. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family reading, hiking, running, and summertime trips to the beach. She is a native of the greater Philadelphia area and is an avid fan of the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies and Sixers.
Charlotte (Bibbee) Vellenoweth, MD, FAAP
Associates in Pediatrics
Dr. Charlotte (Bibbee) Vellenoweth joined Associates in Pediatrics in August 2017. "Dr. V," as we call her, is a native of West Virginia. She graduated from West Virginia University with a BS in Exercise Physiology and went on to earn her MD degree from WVU as well. Let's Go Mountaineers!! In 2014, she moved to Columbia, South Carolina to complete her pediatric residency at Palmetto Health (now Prisma) Children's Hospital. She now resides in Montpelier, Virginia with her husband, John Vellenoweth, and their two dogs, Archer and Alice. She enjoys spending time with family, being outdoors, gardening, reading, yoga and cheering on the Collegiate track team (where her husband coaches pole vault)!
MD, MS, FAAP
Dr. O'Boyle received his medical degree from Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in 2017. He then went on to do his residency training in pediatrics at Emory University. He is a proud alumnus of
The University of Notre Dame where he completed his undergraduate degree, and he also has a Masters degree in Physiology from the University of Cincinnati. Dr. O'Boyle is particularly interested in sports medicine within the field of pediatrics.
In addition to medicine, Dr. O'Boyle's interests include running, watching his favorite sports teams
(Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Atlanta Braves), enjoying live music, reading, and traveling. A native of
rural Georgia, he is excited to be moving to Richmond with his wife, who is a Richmond native and
ABOUT APPOINTMENTS AND OFFICE VISITS
We are currently accepting new patients. Please call ahead to obtain an appointment or speak with a receptionist.
Same day appointments available:
To avoid cross contamination a separate waiting area is available for well and sick children.
We are not currently using our waiting room to allow for proper social distancing – please park and call the number on the signs in front of the office (804-364-4400) to check-in.
Due to COVID, we are seeing all of our good visits inside and the majority of our sick visits either in our COVID-designated sick room (which is cleaned thoroughly after every patient visit) or outside in your car. Exceptions to this are at the physician’s discretion.
All of our doctors and most of our staff members have already received both doses of the COVID vaccine.
24 hours notice is required if you need to change your appointment.
Please arrive five minutes before appointment time to fill out paperwork. We require that you provide a current
insurance card; a picture id; co-pays or account balances are due at check in. If you’re child suffers from a complex issue, please advise the office personnel
when making your appointment so that we may appropriate more time for your visit. If you are late for your appointment, you may be asked to reschedule.
Well child exams and sports physicals:
We will need your current immunization record & information on any ongoing medical treatment or condition. Please try to make these appointments
2 months in advance as slots fill up quickly. If you are late for your appointment, you may be asked to reschedule.