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, MD

Patient Rating:

4.8

4.8 out of 5

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, MD

Patient Rating:

4.9

4.9 out of 5

NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTSDr. Brown is an Assistant Professor 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 h... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
801-581-2205

Karen F. Buchi, MD, FAAP

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

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

650 Komas
Neurobehavior H.O.M.E. Program
801-581-5515
Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building 801-587-2255

Adam W. Dell, MD

Adam Dell, MD has joined the faculty of the Division of Adolescent Medicine as an Instructor on the Clinical track.  Dr. Dell completed his medical degree at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine.  He completed his residency in Pediatrics at the University of Utah where he was recognized for excellence in resident education and ... Read More

Specialties:

Adolescent Medicine, Adolescent Menstrual Management, Adolescent Transgender Healthcare, General Pediatrics, Obesity and Heart Disease Risk Factors in Adolescence

Locations:

Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building 801-213-3599

Margie Diaz-Ochu, MD

Margie Diaz-Ochu, M.D., is an Assistant Professor 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 Prev... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

South Main Clinic 801-587-2525

Kathleen M. Franchek-Roa, MD

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, MD, MRP, FAAP

Patient Rating:

5.0

5.0 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, MD, FAAP

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, MD, MSPH, FAAP

Wendy Hobson-Rohrer, MD, MSPHProfessor of Pediatrics and Associate Dean for Faculty Development, School of MedicineDr. Hobson-Rohrer is a Professor in the Division of General Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She cares for patients and teaches residents and students at South Main Clinic whose mission is: to increase access to... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

South Main Clinic 801-587-2525

Diane Liu, MD

Patient Rating:

4.8

4.8 out of 5

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 lobbie... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
801-581-2205

Kendra M. Lystad, MD

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 and the Neurob... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

650 Komas
Neurobehavior H.O.M.E. Program
801-581-5515
Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building 801-587-2255

Susan L. Martini, MD

Patient Rating:

4.8

4.8 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, MD

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:

Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building 801-587-2255
University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
801-581-2205

Meghan M. O'Connor, MD

Patient Rating:

4.9

4.9 out of 5

NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTSDr. 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 pedia... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
801-581-2205

Julie H. Shakib, DO, MPH

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
Well Baby Nursery

Elizabeth R. Smith, MD

Patient Rating:

4.9

4.9 out of 5

NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTSElizabeth 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. She... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
801-581-2205

Ganga L. Srinivas, MBBS, FAAP

Dr. Ganga Srinivas received her medical degree from the Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) in Pondicherry, India and completed her residency in Pediatrics at Westchester County Medical Center/New York Medical College. She was in private practice in pediatrics for 4 years, before joining the faculty of the ... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6

Julie S. Steele, DNP, MN, FNP

Dr. Steele is a Family nurse practitioner with over 20 years of experience working in community health with underserved populations. Areas of focus include public health, pediatrics, and women’s health care issues. In her clinical specialty, Julie Steele has advocated for children in foster care for over 10 years through her clinical practice and m... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics, Nurse Practitioner

Locations:

South Main Clinic
Foster Care Clinic
801-587-2525

Carole H. Stipelman, MD, MPH, FAAP

Patient Rating:

4.8

4.8 out of 5

NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS​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 advoca... Read More

Specialties:

General Pediatrics

Locations:

University Hospital
Pediatrics, Clinic 6
801-581-2205

Sarah Winter, MD

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

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
Farmington Health Center 165 N. University Ave.
Farmington, UT 84025
Map
801-213-3200
Greenwood Health Center 7495 S. State Street
Midvale, UT 84047
Map
801-213-9400
Redwood Health Center 1525 W. 2100 S.
Salt Lake City, UT 84119
Map
801-213-9900
South Jordan Health Center 5126 W. Daybreak Pkwy
South Jordan, UT 84009
Map
801-213-4500
Stansbury Health Center 220 Millpond Road, #100
Stansbury Park, UT 84074
Map
435-843-3000
Westridge Health Center 3730 W. 4700 S.
West Valley City, UT 84129
Map
801-213-9200
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 of Utah 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

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