March 27th, 2007
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The American Academy of Pediatricians (AAP) maintains a list of doctors with a special interest in adoption.

Georgia
Sorry; there are no pediatricians listed for this
state.

Hawaii
Sorry; there are no pediatricians listed for this
state.

Idaho
Renata Moon, MD, FAAP
Boise, ID
E-mail: crmoon@pol.net

Illinois
Cynthia Gould, MD
MacNeal Hospital, West Suburban Hospital,
Children’s Memorial
Oak Park, IL
Phone: 708-848-8240
Fax: 708-383-2135
E-mail: cgould@macneal.com
Pre- and post-adoption consultations; complete medical
services through age 18 years. Special interest in medical
issues of international adoption.

Todd Ochs, MD, FAAP

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Adoption Pediatrics, S.C.
Ravenswood Medical Professional Group, S.C.
1945 W. Wilson
Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: 773-769-4600 or 773-975-8560
E- mail: t-ochs@northwestern.edu
Preadoption referral evaluation speaking engagements
(speaking to adoptive families); Postadoption medical
evaluation (continuing pediatric care)

Indiana

Christopher Belcher, MD, FAAP
Pediatric International Adoption Clinic
St Vincent Pediatric Rehabilitation Center
1707 W 86th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Phone: 317-415-5545
Fax: 317-415-5580
E-mail: JRKeller@stvincent.org
International adoption consultations, complete medical care,
immunizations, on site rehabilitation and therapy services.
Pediatric Infectious Disease and Developmental pediatricians
available for speaking engagements with families and
adoption agencies.

James H. Conway, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Director, International Adoption Clinic
Center for International Adoption and Geographic
Medicine
Riley Hospital for Children
702 Barnhill Drive – ROC 4380
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: 317-274-7260
Fax: 317-278-0860
Contact Us:
For more information about the Center for
International Adoption and Geographic Medicine or
to make a referral, please call 317-274-7260.
In the event of illness onset during non-office hours,
please call 317-274-5000 and ask for the pediatric
infectious disease physician on-call.
Additional information is available online at
www.rileyhospital.org. Search “international
adoption” or “travel.”
Riley Hospital for Children is Indiana’s only comprehensive
children’s hospital with specialists in every field of medicine
and surgery. Riley’s International Adoption Clinic and Travel
Medicine Clinic together form the Center for International
Adoption and Geographic Medicine. Referrals can be made
before planned adoptions to both help review medical dossiers
and address medical issues for travelling families. Upon
return to the US, the International Adoption Clinic
multidisciplinary team provides comprehensive medical
evaluation with special emphasis on issues related to
immunization, infections, nutrition, birth defects, and
psychosocial development. Recommendations for ongoing
medical management are shared with the family’s referring
physician and coordinated arrangements for services with
necessary Riley specialists made.
The Riley Center for International Adoption and Geographic
Medicine is a certified member of the Joint Council on
International Children’s Services (JCICS), the oldest and
largest association of licensed, not-for-profit international
adoption organizations in the world. The JCICS’s mission is to
safeguard the rights and best interests of children, birth
parents, and adoptive families.Riley Hospital for Children
does not coordinate international adoptions or assist in
placing children.

Iowa
Shannon Sullivan, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor of General Pediatrics and
Adolescent Medicine
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Iowa City, IA
E-mail: shannon-sullivan@uiowa.edu

Kansas
Richard C. Gilmartin, MD
Box 636
Kechi, KS 67067-0636
Phone: 316-744-2018
Fax: 316-744-2019
Email: Gerguapo1@aol.com

Kentucky
Deborah Borchers, MD, FAAP
Ohio and Northern Kentucky
Phone: 513-753-2820
Fax: 513-753-2824
E-mail: debbiborch@zoomtown.com
Dr. Borchers is a primary care pediatrician with a specialty in
adoption and foster care. She provides preadoption referral
evaluation, postadoption medical evaluations and ongoing
care and education for families and professionals.

Louisiana
Sorry; there are no pediatricians listed for this
state.

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