Within the division of General Pediatrics our experienced and knowledgeable specialists provide a variety of services for infants, children, and adolescents to care for your child’s general pediatric needs.

Scheduling routine checkups is an important part of keeping children healthy. By maintaining a regular checkup schedule, we can help prevent illness, detect hidden problems and monitor your child's growth and development throughout childhood and the teen years.

If we find your child needs a pediatric specialist, our team can refer your child to full array of sub-specialists.

Contact Us

(801) 581-2205

University Pediatric Clinic (Clinic 6), Primary Care General Pediatrics

(801) 587-2525

South Main Clinic, Primary Care General Pediatrics

(801) 587-2525

Teen Health Clinic and Teen Mother & Child Program at South Main Clinic

(801) 587-2255

University Developmental Assessment Center (UDAC)

Well-Child Visits Immunization Schedule

Immunizations are important to keep your child healthy. Our recommended schedule below follows that of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Immunization schedules change from time to time. Your child’s pediatrician will notify you of any changes in the schedule or recommendations. Please bring your child’s immunization record to every visit in case dates need to be confirmed, new immunizations are needed, or your record needs to be updated.

General Ages for Well-Child Visits
Some children will require a different schedule and we encourage a prenatal visit.
Birth: First Hepatitis B
2 months: 1st DTaP (Diptheria, Tetanus and Pertussis
(also called whooping cough)), Hib (Hemophilus
influenza type B), Polio, Prevnar (pneumococcal
conjugate), Rotavirus, and 2nd Hepatitis B
4 months: 2nd DTaP, Hib, Polio, Prevnar, Rotavirus
6 months: 3rd Hepatitis B, DTaP, Hib, Polio, Prevnar, Rotavirus
12 months: 4th Prevnar, 1st MMR (Mumps, Measles and Rubella),
Varicella (chicken pox), and Hepatitis A
15 months: 4th DTaP and Hib
18 months: 2nd Hepatitis A
4 years: 2nd MMR and Varicella, 4th Polio, and 5th DTaP
11-12 years: Tdap, HPV for females (Human Papilloma Virus is a series
of 3 shots), MCV4 (Meninogococcal vaccine). Patients
should get a tetanus booster every 10 years.
16-18 years: MCV4 booster
Patients should get the Influenza vaccine every year starting at 6 months of age and TdaP booster at least every 10 years.

Usual ages for Well Child Visits are as follows*
Three-Four days Twelve months
Two weeks Fifteen months
Two months Eighteen months
Four months Two years
Six months Thirty months
Nine Months Four Years
Annually from five years on

* Please note that some children will require a different schedule and we encourage a prenatal visit, especially for first time parents

Justin Alvey, M.D.

Dr. Alvey received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. He completed his Pediatric residency at Primary Children’s Hospital/ University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Alvey is an experienced general pediatrician who practiced in the community for over 15 years prior to joining the Faculty at the Univ... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building
Pediatric Comprehensive Care Clinic
(801) 213-3599
University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Laura L. Brown, M.D.

Patient Rating:

5.0

5.0 out of 5

Dr. Brown is an Instructor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine, and cares for patients primarily in the University Pediatric Clinic 6 as well as the University Hospital Well Baby and Intermediate Care Nurseries. The primary focus of Dr. Brown's clinical care is preventative and acute health care of infants, children, and adol... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Karen F. Buchi, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Karen Buchi, MD is a Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of General Pediatrics at the University of Utah. In addition to her administrative responsibilities, she cares for pediatric patients at South Main Clinic which is a collaboration between the University of Utah and the Salt Lake Valley Health Department that provides care to un... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

South Main Clinic (801) 587-2525

Carrie L. Byington, M.D.

Dr. Byington's research focuses on viral and bacterial infections in infants and children. Research has included the development of new diagnostics, the clinical validation of diagnostics, epidemiology of infectious diseases using molecular diagnostics, and improving health services, including public health, through accurate diagnostics and informa... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Locations:

South Main Clinic (801) 587-2525

Paul S. Carbone, M.D.

Dr. Carbone is a general pediatrician with an interest and experience in the area of autism and related developmental disabilities. He holds a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah. As an academic pediatrician, Dr Carbone works closely with families of children with disabilities. His clinical settings are var... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

650 Komas
Neurobehavior H.O.M.E. Program
(801) 581-5515
Utah Department of Health
University Developmental Assessment Clinic
(801) 587-2255

Margarita Diaz-Ochu, M.D.

Margaret Diaz-Ochu, M.D., is an Instructor on the Clinical Track in the Division of General Pediatrics.She is a general pediatrician whose primary clinical focus is newborn care; she is the general pediatric lead for neonatal resuscitation training. She also has special interest in Under-served Populations. Streamlined Newborn Care, and Preventativ... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

South Main Clinic (801) 587-2525
University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Allison R. Ellzey, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Allison Ellzey, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She is a general pediatrician who sees infants, children, and adolescents at South Main Clinic and sees patients at the Developmental Assessment Center for developmental and behavioral concerns. She also teaches medical students and pediatric... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

South Main Clinic (801) 587-2525
Utah Department of Health
University Developmental Assessment Clinic
(801) 587-2255

Kathleen M. Franchek-Roa, M.D.

Patient Rating:

4.6

4.6 out of 5

Kathy Franchek-Roa MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine and on staff at Primary Children's Medical Center. Dr. Franchek-Roa is a general pediatrician who sees children in the University Pediatric Clinic and the Teen Mother and Child Program and teaches medical students and reside... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

South Main Clinic
Teen Mother & Child Program
(801) 587-2525

Jennifer A. Goldman-Luthy, M.D., M.R.P., F.A.A.P.

Patient Rating:

4.8

4.8 out of 5

NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS Jennifer Goldman-Luthy, MD, MRP, FAAP, completed her medical degree at the Oregon Health and Science University, followed by a clinical residency in Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Since 2011 she has practiced general pediatrics at the University Pediatrics Clinic (Clinic 6) and also atten... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Joni A. Hemond, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Joni Hemond, MD is an Assistant Professor of General Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine and Primary Children´s Medical Center. She is also the Medical Director for the Teen Mother and Child Program/Teen Health Clinic which is located at the South Main Public Health Center. Dr. Hemond is a general pediatrician who sees infants, ... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

South Main Clinic
Teen Mother & Child Program
(801) 587-2525

Wendy L. Hobson-Rohrer, M.D., M.S.P.H., F.A.A.P.

Wendy L. Hobson-Rohrer, M.D., M.S.P.H. is a Professor in the Division of General Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Hobson-Rohrer is the Associate Dean for Faculty Development for the School of Medicine and the Director of the University of Utah Academy of Health Science Educators. She is the Pediatric Medical Director at... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

South Main Clinic (801) 587-2525

Diane Liu, M.D.

Dr. Diane Liu received her medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine. She then completed her residency training in Pediatrics at Kravis Children’s Hospital of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City where she was the recipient of the Resident Pediatrics Advocacy Award.While in New York City, Dr. Liu lobbied ... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Kendra M. Lystad, M.D.

Kendra Lystad, MD, received her undergraduate degree from the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota and her medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine. She completed her pediatrics residency at the University of Utah. Currently, she sees patients at the University Developmental Assessment Center, the Universit... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

650 Komas
Neurobehavior H.O.M.E. Program
(801) 581-5515
Utah Department of Health
University Developmental Assessment Clinic
(801) 587-2255

Susan L. Martini, M.D.

Patient Rating:

4.7

4.7 out of 5

Susan L. Martini MD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine and on Active Referral Staff at Primary Children's Medical Center. Dr. Martini is in the Division of General Pediatrics and sees patients at the University Pediatric (Clinic 6) where she teaches medical students and residents ... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Quang-Tuyen Nguyen, M.D.

Dr. Nguyen received her medical degree from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, and completed her Pediatric Residency at the Tufts Floating Hospital for Children in Boston, MA.  She stayed on as Chief Resident of her class.  Afterwards she has been in private practice for a large multispecialty group in the Seattle area.  She... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205
Utah Department of Health
University Developmental Assessment Clinic
(801) 587-2255

Meghan M. O'Connor, M.D.

Patient Rating:

4.8

4.8 out of 5

Dr. O’Connor completed her medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine. She then moved to Utah where she completed her pediatric residency at Primary Children’s Hospital. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the division of General Pediatrics at the University of Utah. Dr. O’Connor is a general pediatrician who sees infants, chi... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Julie H. Shakib, D.O., M.P.H.

Patient Rating:

4.4

4.4 out of 5

Julie H. Shakib DO, is a pediatrician in the Division of General Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Shakib sees children for routine pediatric care. She also has a special research interest in improving immunization strategies to better protect young infants from vaccine-preventable diseases.... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Elizabeth R. Smith, M.D.

Patient Rating:

5.0

5.0 out of 5

NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS Elizabeth Smith, MD completed her medical school training at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She recently returned to University of Utah School of Medicine, where she completed her pediatrics residency, after spending several years working for the University Community Clinics in Stansbury Park, UT. S... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Carole H. Stipelman, F.A.A.P., M.D., M.P.H.

Patient Rating:

4.8

4.8 out of 5

Carole Stipelman, MD MPH is an Associate Professor in the Division of General Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She is Medical Director for the University Pediatric Clinic (Clinic 6) where she cares for all infants and children and teaches residents and medical students. Her research and advocacy interests are focused on a... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
(801) 581-2205

Sarah Winter, M.D.

Dr. Winter is a Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician and Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah. Dr. Winter is board certified in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and has special interests in children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, and complex medical conditions, issues related to neonatal follow-up and early ... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics, Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Locations:

Utah Department of Health
University Developmental Assessment Clinic
(801) 587-2255

General Pediatrics

University Pediatric Clinic
(University of Utah Hospital Clinic 6)
50 N. Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Map
(801) 581-2205
University Developmental Assessment Clinic
(UDAC)
44 N. Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
(801) 587-2255
South Main Clinic
3690 S. Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Map
(801) 587-2525
Teen Health Clinic and
Teen Mother & Child Program
3690 S. Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Map
(801)-587-2525

Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics

Behavioral Pediatrics
(University Hospital Clinic 6)
50 N. Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Map
(801) 581-2205
Child Development Clinic
(University of Utah and Bureau of Children with Special Health Care Needs Department of Health)
44 N Mario Capecchi Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
(801) 584-8284
Neurobehavioral H.O.M.E. Program for Children with Developmental Disabilities

650 Komas Drive, Suite 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Map

(801) 581-5515
Developmental Pediatrics Shriners Hospital for Children Fairfax Road and Virginia St.
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Map
(801) 536-3500