Cynthia T. Kertesz, MD, FAAP

Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Pediatric Care Center
4245 Roosevelt Way N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: (206) 598-3000
Fax: (206) 598-3040
Seattle Children's Profile

Clinical, Research and/or Teaching Responsibilities

I am a general pediatrician at The Pediatric Care Center of The Universty of Washington. While I enjoy caring for children from a diversity of different backgrounds, my area of expertise is children who have been adopted. This includes kids adopted domestically as well as those coming from countries all over the world. There are unique issues spanning from exotic infectious disease to behavior and learning problems seen as a result of early childhood trauma and/or deprivation. I really enjoy working with this diverse group of children and their families, they inspire me and amaze me every day.


Division Chief

Mangione-Smith, Rita M., MD, MPH


Baker, Barbara J., MN, ARNP, IBCLC
Bell, Shaquita L., MD
Bennett-Kaufman, Molly, ARNP
Bergman, Abraham, MD
Bledsoe, Julia M., MD
Burton Cahn, Monique, MD
Caldwell, Christine, MD
Capron, Molly , MD, MPH
Christakis, Dimitri A., MD, MPH
Danielson, Benjamin S., MD
Davies, Julian K., MD
Denno, Donna M., MD, MPH
Desai, Arti D., MD, MSPH
Ebel, Beth E., MD, MSc, MPH
Feldman, Kenneth W., MD
Gillenwater, Kari, MD, MPH
Grant, Abigail, MD
Grow, H. Mollie Greves, MD, MPH
Henne, Heather M., MD
Hofstetter, Annika M., MD, PhD, MPH
Ibrahim, Anisa, MD
Jenny, Carole, MD, MBA
Jinguji, Thomas, MD
Johnston, Brian D., MD, MPH
Justus, Jacqueline, ARNP
Karr, Catherine J., MD, PhD, MS
Kertesz, Cynthia T., MD, FAAP
Kroshus, Emily, ScD, MPH
Lewis, Charlotte W., MD, MPH
Lion, K. Casey, MD, MPH
Liu, Lenna L., MD, MPH
Lockhart, John H., MD
McCarty, Carolyn A., PhD
McDermott, Kimberly J., MD
McPhillips, Heather A., MD, MPH
Melzer, Sanford M., MD, MBA
Mendoza, Jason A, MD, MPH
Morelli, Sheryl A., MD, MS
Moreno, Megan A, MD, MS Ed, MPH
Opel, Douglas J., MD, MPH
Pak-Gorstein, Suzinne, MD, MPH, PhD
Park, Kathleen J, MD, MPH
Pew, Catharine M., MD
Quitiquit, Celeste , MD
Richardson, Laura P., MD, MPH
Rivara, Frederick P., MD, MPH
Saelens, Brian E., PhD
Sathyanarayana, Sheela, MD, MPH
Shic, Frederick
Simon, Tamara D., MD, MSPH
Stout, James W., MD, MPH
Tandon, Pooja S., MD
Taylor, James A., MD
Vavilala, Monica S., MD
Waite, Whitney M, MD, MPH
Wiester, Rebecca T., MD
Wolf, Elizabeth R.
Wright, Davene R., PhD
Wright, Jeffrey A., MD, FAAP
Yasuda, Kyle E., MD
Zhou, Chuan, PhD


Brown, Emily, MD
Bryan, Mersine, MD
Foster, Carolyn, MD
Jenness, Jessica, MA, PhDc
Metz, James B., MD
Mooney, Stephen, PhD
Tessler, Robert, MD
Witt, Cordelie E., MD

Administrative Staff

Clare, Christine,
Hamilton, Maria
Hart, Rebecca
Marchand, Ann,
Musar, Cyndi
Sargent, Sue
Shuey, Suzanne
Warren, Louise,