Kids+ Pediatrics Welcomes Olivia Buterbaugh MPA-C

Health and Wellness Spotlight

By: Marianne Reid Anderson

Olivia Buterbaugh, is the newest team member at Kids+ Pediatrics. A physician’s assistant specializing in pediatrics, Olivia comes from a large, loving medical family.

“I always knew I wanted to go into medicine and help take care of people,” states Olivia. “Growing-up, I had one uncle and two cousins who are chiropractors, multiple aunts who are nurses, my Mom is in radiology, my older sister is a nurse, and my younger sister is a dental hygienist. When I was in high school, my mother had me shadow a friend of hers who was a physician’s assistant and then I knew immediately what I wanted to do with my career.”

Olivia graduated from Duquesne University, where she earned a B.S. in Health Sciences and a Masters of Physician Assistant Studies. She’s a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Society for Physician Assistants in Pediatrics.

“My professors at Duquesne were all great. Being doctors and physician’s assistants themselves, they really prepare you for a career in healthcare. Prior to joining Kids+ Pediatrics, I was working in rural Maryland taking care of mostly Amish children and families. Then, when my husband and I decided to move back to the Pittsburgh area, I knew Kids+ Pediatrics was where I wanted to apply. They have so many incredible services for children and new mothers,” continues Olivia.

Olivia is happy and proud to be a part of the team at Kids+ Pediatrics. “Taking care of children, supporting new mothers is so incredibly rewarding,” Olivia comments. “At Kids+, there are additional team members that also offer their expertise to children from lactation consultants to concussion experts to immunization help and so much more. It’s an incredible team.”

Kids+ Pediatrics has three convenient locations:

Cranberry/Seven Fields
671 Castle Creek Drive
Seven Fields, PA 16046
(724) 761.2020

Pleasant Hills
810 Clairton Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
(412) 466.5004

Squirrel Hill/Greenfield
4070 Beechwood Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(412) 521.6511

To learn more about Olivia, Kids+ Pediatrics, the services they provide, and for an up-to-date class schedule, visit http://kidspluspgh.com.