What is your discipline philosophy?

Some discipline tactics are specific for different age children or for different behaviors. We have several handouts that give general information on this topic or we can recommend a more comprehensive book to serve your needs.    

What is your nutrition philosophy?

Healthy nutrition and the prevention of obesity are extremely important. This issue should be addressed at every well-child visit and possibly more frequently depending on the situation. We do have consultations with a dietitian available if you feel or the … Continue reading

What is your Complimentary and Alternative Medicine philosophy?

Conventional medicine is very good at treating some things and not very good at treating others. Conditions to be treated are evaluated on a case by case basis and recommendations will be made. If you are seeking alternative or complementary … Continue reading

What is your Antibiotics philosophy?

Whether a physician is conservative or liberal with antibiotics often depends on the age of the patient and the seriousness of the illness being treated. With regard to treatment of your child, we are a team. Your physician will make … Continue reading

Who should I call for advice on parenting questions?

Urgent questions can be answered by one of our nurses or physicians on an as needed basis.For non-urgent parenting questions, please bring them up at your child’s well child visit.  

How often should I bring my child in for well childcare?

We follow the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations. This includes 10 visits in the first two years of life (these coincide with the recommended immunization schedule) and yearly after that.  

How do I reach a healthcare provider after hours or in case of an emergency?

Always call the office at 859-525-8181. An automated system will notify the physician on call so you can speak with them.

With your group practice, how often will I see other doctors?

For appointments made in advance, you can see the same provider (or the provider of your choice). For acute care visits you may be asked to see another provider.  

Are you board certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics?

Yes, all physicians are board certified.  

Do you have any children?

Dr. Rob has 3 children. Dr. Ann has 4 children. Dr. Sharon has 2 children. Jesse as 2 children. Josie has 3 children. Charlotte has 2 children. Lauren has 2 children.