Kidz1st Pediatrics  

Kidz1st Pediatrics is a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH), certified by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. As a PCMH, we practice as a health care "team", with our patients and families at the center serving as active participants in their health care. We constantly strive to provide the greatest quality of care and breadth of services.

Kidz1st Pediatrics was founded by Jay Mitchell, MD in 2001 based on the concepts of safety and quality set out by the Institute of Medicine (2000) and the Joint Principles of the Patient-Centered Medical Home (2007). Kidz1st is a continuation of the the first pediatric practice in the Rochester area, founded in 1956, and in the same location since 1967. Since its inception, our practice has included the following providers -

   Donald Trumpour, MD
   *Bradley Barnes, MD
   Elaine Tan, MD
   Michael Gilbert, MD
   *Jay Mitchell, MD
   Deborah Tierney, CPNP
   *Silvia Operti, MD
   Kirsten Miller, MD
   *Barbara Barnes, LMSW, ACSW
   *Christina Ritter, CPNP
   Christina Buysse, MD
   *Meghan Matuszak, PA-C

   * = Still active at Kid1st

We enjoy the long lasting relationships that we develop with familiies and we are proud to be their Medical Home.

Kidz1st specializes in preventive health care and the management of medical, psychological, behavioral, and developmental concerns of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

In addition, we offer special services such as -

   Medical ear piercing
   Lactation consultations
   International travel consultations
   Family and individual counseling
   Child and Adolescent Obesity Prevention and Treatment Programs
   School health presentations
   In-office bookstore
   Certified in-office laboratory
   Electronic medical records
   Electronic newsletter
   Electronic prescribing
   Secure e-mail with patients
   On-line consultations
   Special morning walk-in hours
   Special evening and Saturday hours

And we're always looking for more ways to serve you. If you have any ideas, let us know.