Kirsten J. Madea, DO

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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  • DO, Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • BA, Oral Roberts University

Courses Taught

  • Osteopathic Manipulation Medicine
  • Patient-Centered Medicine – PCM
  • Pediatrics – PEDS
  • Pediatric Clinical Rotation Preceptor


Serving as the Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Dr. Madea assists in the Osteopathic Manipulation Medicine course, Patient-Centered Medicine course and as a pediatric lecturer at LUCOM. She also serves as a third-year pediatric clinical rotation preceptor and assistant pediatric clerkship director. Currently, she sits on the Wellness Committee, is a co-sponsor for the ACOP club, student advisor and involved with academic curriculum reform.

Dr. Madea became aware of LUCOM through the Christian Medical and Dental Association. She is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Lynchburg Academy of Medicine.

Her undergraduate degree is in Music with a concentration in technology from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK. She then went on to earn a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) in Blacksburg, VA. She completed her residency training at Virginia Tech Carilion Pediatric Residency in 2018.

Research Interests

  • Adoption Medicine
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Non-Operative Orthopedics