Medical Specialties

Meet the Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Team

PCH is proud to have developmental-behavioral pediatricians on board with a focus on: child development and behavior, learning to integrate other subspecialties, accessing community services, advocating for children, and evaluating the child as part of the whole family.  By providing these professionals with training and access to crucial information and resources, the Developmental Pediatrics Program at Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children's Hospital is supporting optimal childhood development through the early identification of problems.


Meet the Team | Developmental Pediatrics

Robin Blitz, MD, FAAP

Michelle McDowell, CPNP

Jodi Peterson, CPNP

Amber Wright, CPNP

Gena Wilson, NP

Mark Ruggiero, MD

Developmental Pediatrics Medical Support Staff

Xiomara Rameriz, MA

Danielle Shepard, RN

Developmental Pediatrics Administrative Support Staff

Kiran Aurora, M.Ed, Program Coordinator for Fragile X and Down Syndrome Clinics

Jessica Armendariz, Program Coordinator for EAC-AZ and Medical Home Specialist

Ramona Rodriguez, Administrative Assistant


Contact Us

(602) 933-0970 

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