Community Practice Support Tools

These tools are developed through a partnership with community practice physicians and specialists at Cincinnati Children’s, the Physician-Hospital Organization at Cincinnati Children’s and staff in the James M. Anderson Center for Health System Excellence. They are developed using expert consensus and informed by Best Evidence Statements, Care Practice Guidelines and other evidence-based guidelines as available. For Evidence-Based Care Guidelines and references see

These materials offer assessment and referral guidelines for community practice physicians. Additional PDFs and videos will be added regularly, so be sure to check back.

Contributing Authors

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Pam Williams-Arya, MD 


Stacey Ishman MD, MPH
John Greinwald MD, FAAP
Matthew Smith, MD
Philip Knollman, MD


Jeffrey Anderson, MD
Christopher Statile, MD
Mark Mitsnefes, MD, MS


Kalyani Marathe, MD, MPH


Daniel Mallon, MD, MSHPEd

Gynecology and Adolescent Medicine

Lesley Breech, MD
Christine Pennesi, MD


Peter  Sturm, MD, MBA
Eric Wall, MD
Patrick Whitlock, MD, PhD

Neonatology / Pulmonology

Christopher Siracusa, MD

Nephrology / Urology

Pramod Reddy, MD
William Robert DeFoor Jr., MD, MPH
Eugene Minevich, MD
Andrew Strine, MD
Brian Vander Brink, MD


Virginia Utz, MD
Kelsey Mach, OD, FAAO
Michael Yang, MD


Tracy Ting, MD 


Michael Helmrath, MD


Community Pediatricians

Waffa J Nasser, MD
Shelly Voet, MD
Chris Peltier, MD