Dr. Frank Calcagno, also a graduate of Oregon Health and Science University, joined the practice in 1999 after completing his residency in Pediatrics at Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, California. Dr. Frank takes a preventative care approach to treating his patients. This type of care was paramount in Calcagno Pediatrics being awarded the Immunization Provider Award by the Oregon Partnership to Immunize Children. Currently, Dr. Frank serves as director on the local hospital Medical Executive Committee Board as Chair of the Pediatrics and OB/GYN divisions. He is a consulting and advising Pediatrician for a parenting website and has appeared on a Discovery Channel program.
Dr. Katherine Long is a board certified Pediatrician, currently practicing in Portland, OR. Dr. Long attended the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA. She completed her residency in 2004 at West Virginia University’s Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Charleston. Dr. Long has been involved in clinical research trials for several years, ranging from; MMRV, Flu vaccines, Bacterial Conjunctivitis and MRSA/skin infections. Dr. Long believes in the importance and focus of clinical research, which can provide a lifetime of dividends in better health and quality of life for all patients
Kristen Pittman is a board certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and native of the Pacific Northwest. After earning her Bachelor degrees in both psychology and nursing, she pursued a Masters degree in nursing from Columbia University in New York City, graduating in May 2007. Kristen has a special interest in early childhood development and behavioral intervention. She is devoted to making sure that each child is given the opportunity to reach his or her fullest potential. As a healthcare provider, she also enjoys and appreciates the relationships that evolve between herself and the families while promoting the wellness of a child and the family as a whole.
Julia Mason M.S. M.D. is a board certified pediatrician with a Master's Degree in Nutritional Sciences. She was born and raised in Illinois, where she attended medical school and graduate school at the University of Illinois. She completed her residency in 1997 at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and then worked in San Francisco prior to moving to Wisconsin. She worked as both a hospitalist and a general pediatrician in Wisconsin for over a dozen years. Dr. Julia is an avid gardener and urban farmer with a deep and abiding interest in good healthy food. She thinks the best food is food you make yourself, and is teaching her two daughters to garden and cook. Dr. Julia believes in a collaborative approach to medicine, involving parents in their childrens' health care decisions.
Dr. Sydmarie Boyle is a board certified primary care naturopathic physician. She grew up in Maryland and Louisiana and obtained her medical training at the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon with a residency in Seattle, Washington. She is a general care practitioner, with a focus in pediatric development, behavior and gastrointestinal health. Dr. Boyle blends naturopathic principles with cutting-edge research to provide high quality, effective primary care for her patients. Serving others is important to her including volunteering with Natural Doctors International and providing medical resources to the communities in Nicaragua. She believes each patient is unique and she strives to offer treatment options that fit the physical, mental and emotional needs of each individual.
Elizabeth Barr has been a practicing pediatric nurse for more than 15 years, spending her first nine years in the neonatal intensive care unit. She received her nursing degree at South Dakota State University and her master’s degree through the University of Nebraska. Elizabeth moved from South Dakota to the great Pacific Northwest seven years ago. She is currently obtaining her Doctorate of Nursing in Mental health because she feels the need to not only treat patients for physical ailments but also give attention to psychological needs as well. Her future goals are to use animal therapy to help children in our community work through their mental health problems.