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For Medical Professionals

Why Refer to WVU Medicine Children's?

  • Expert care for kids: Our nationally-recognized medical experts are also West Virginia University faculty members, each committed to delivering the state’s most advanced, highly-specialized pediatric care.
  • Collaboration: We’re your partners in care, working with you to ensure your patients receive the best treatment possible.
  • Easy, secure accessibility: Even your youngest patients have multiple ways to access quality care at WVU Medicine – regardless of where they live – with clinics and services, including telemedicine, available throughout the state and surrounding areas in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Maryland.
  • A comprehensive approach: We’re home to a multidisciplinary team of creative and accomplished caregivers, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other allied health professionals, who work together to address the most complex medical problems.

Referring/Transferring Patients

Refer a Patient

Specialists Directory

Find a WVU Medicine Children’s provider, listed by specialty.

  • Chief: Autumn Kiefer, MD
  • Matt Akers, MD
  • Rebecca Burke, MD, PhD
  • Alfred Gest, MD
  • Alicia Moise, MD
  • Mark Polak, MD
  • M. Cody Smith, MD
  • Panitan Yossuck, MD
  • Cathy Andria, NNP, APRN-BC, MSN
  • Cierra Kochy, NNP, APRN-BC, RN
  • Dana Walters, NNP, MSN
  • Debra Lauffer, NNP, APRN-BC, MSN
  • Erica Marsh, NNP,APRN-BC
  • Katlyn Laird, PA-C
  • Kelli Queen, NNP, APRN-BC, RN
  • Meghan Cooper, NNP, APRN-BC
  • Melinda Connolly, NNP, APRN-BC, MSN
  • Nicki-Ringler Goodwin, NNP, APRN-BC, MSN
  • Nicole Puccio, NNP, APRN-BC, MSN
  • Sharon Griffith, NNP, APRN-BC, RN
  • Tiffany Blosser, NNP, APRN-BC, RN, MSN

  • Molly Fechter-Leggett, PhD
  • Jenna Wallace PsyD
  • Kristen Boyce, LICSW
  • Matthew Bunner, LPC
  • Emily Chilko, LICSW
  • Lawrence Coss, LICSW
  • Martha Ferris, LICSW
  • Emily Finomore, LPC
  • Janie Howsare, MSW, LMPA
  • Gloria Mahin, LPC
  • Kathleen Reckhart, LICSW
  • Corey Van Sickle, LPC
  • Patrick Whaley, PLPC

Physician Liaisons

Our liaisons make on-site visits to referring physicians’ offices and answer questions about our services and faculty. They can be the initial point of contact or provide necessary follow-up to improve the referral experience. Their top priority is making sure the referral process goes as smoothly as possible for referring providers and their patients.

Robert Vincent
Phone: (681) 285-9934

Patients Stories

Patient Story

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Danica Miner, 5, of Star City, West Virginia had not shown any obvious symptoms before she started having seizures in May 2019, and her par…
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