Maybe you are a new parent or a veteran parent of multiple children, but you still want the same quality care. Most pediatricians will be there from birth to their teens. As a result, finding a pediatrician while you are pregnant is a good idea. Feeling comfortable with someone who will give you clear and confident advice is a must. Here are a few local Grants Pass Pediatricians I have looked into for you!
Lori Simmons is an FNPC working at Grants Pass Pediatrics. She received her undergraduate degree in nursing from Oregon Health and Science University in 2007. Simmons completed her Masters of Science in Nursing from Graceland University in 2015. Lori is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Lori graduated magma cum laude from both Oregon Health and Science University and Graceland University. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
In her spare time, Lori enjoys spending time with her family, which includes her husband, 8-year-old daughter, and 2-year-old son. She is an avid mountain biker and enjoys taking part in most outdoor activities.
Lori is well trusted and liked by the southern Oregon community. She will be a wonderful choice for you and your little ones for years to come.
Judy K is a wonderful gentle Doctor. She is great with kids and babies.
Dr. Black attended medical school at the University of Illinois in Chicago. She got her first taste of the Pacific Northwest when she went to Portland to complete her training in pediatrics at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Black is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Board of Pediatrics.
Dr. Black has special interests in caring for children with developmental and behavioral problems. She works with Early Intervention of Josephine County to identify children as young as 2-3 years old with autism. More importantly, she also has an interest in caring for children with chronic medical conditions and special needs.
After working in the Midwest for a number of years, she and her family decided to leave the Chicago winters behind and come out to Grants Pass. In conclusion, she has been living here and working at Grants Pass Clinic since 2015. Above all Judy is delighted to now call Grants Pass her home. Dr. Black enjoys spending her free time with her husband and four children. She also enjoys knitting. To have De. Black as your Pediatrician click here!
Amy was born and raised in a suburb of Detroit, MI. She followed in her parents’ footsteps and attained her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Michigan. After graduation, Amy spent six years working as a nurse in a variety of pediatric care settings including NICU, PICU, and emergency department. Her passions for travel and helping others also lead her to volunteer her nursing skills in rural India and Grenada. Amy continued her education at the University of Colorado, earning a Masters of Science degree as a Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. Following her love of nature, Amy moved to Southern Oregon in 2017 where she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, and hiking. She is accepting new patients at this time. Schedule your appointment here.
What will be the right fit for you and your family is up to you! Ask around when it’s time to start looking for a pediatrician. Local Facebook moms groups are a great place to ask for inside. You can join my Facebook mom’s group!
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