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September 11, 2017


CHIEF RESIDENTS NAMED FOR PEDIATRIC PRACTICE

FogartyMonica-Peds01      OKLAHOMA CITY – Pediatric Residents Monica W. Fogarty, M.D. (above), and Melissa J. Muhlinghause, M.D. (below), have been named pediatric chief residents for OU Children’s Physicians.

      The doctors are both also instructors for the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, where they completed their pediatric residency program.

      Fogarty earned her medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, completing the Bilingual Health Track. She is fluent in Spanish.

      Muhlinghause earned her medical degree from the OU College of Medicine. She earned her undergraduate degree at OU in Norman.

      The doctors are members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

MuhlinghauseMelissa-GenPeds01      These doctors see patients in the OU Children’s Physicians building, 1200 Children’s Ave., on the OU Health Sciences Center campus. For appointments, call (405) 271-4401.

        OU Children’s Physicians practice as part of OU Physicians, Oklahoma’s largest physician group. The group encompasses nearly every child and adult medical specialty.

      More than 290 of these doctors and advanced practice providers have committed their practices to the care of children. The majority of OU Children’s Physicians are board certified in children’s specialties. Many provide pediatric-specific services unavailable elsewhere in the state. Some have pioneered surgical procedures or innovations in patient care that are world firsts.

      OU Children’s Physicians see patients in their offices at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and other cities around Oklahoma. When hospitalization is necessary, they often admit patients to The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center. Many children with birth defects, critical injuries or serious diseases who can’t be helped elsewhere come to OU Children’s Physicians. Oklahoma doctors and parents rely on OU Children’s Physicians depth of experience, nationally renowned expertise and sensitivity to children’s emotional needs.