Contemporary Pediatrics

1516 Yankee Park Place, Centerville, OH  •  Phone: (937) 438-1115
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Office hours:  Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm  •  Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm  •  Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm  •  Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm  •  Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Contemporary Pediatrics receives the Pediatric Immunization Coverage Excellence Award by the Ohio Department of Health — More

Partners in the health of your child


Contemporary Pediatrics' mission is to provide current, comprehensive and compassionate care to our newborn through adolescent patients and their families, with personal accessibility to our medical staff whenever they are needed.

We offer general pediatric care for children from birth through adolescence — with special attention to "peace-of-mind" for parents. Understanding the many concerns of today's families, we offer complete, personalized care and service:


• A professional staff of board certified physicians and certified pediatric nurse practitioners


• 24-hour availability of on-call physicians


• Providers for most insurance companies and plans in Dayton and Southwest Ohio


• Affiliation with Children's Hospital, Kettering Hospital, Southview Hospital

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Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics, Dr. Robert P. Myers received his degree from the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, and performed his residency at Doctor's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. A long time resident of our area, Dr. Myers is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians. He is Past Chief of Staff of Children’s Hospital, Dayton, and a clinical instructor in the department of pediatrics at Wright State University College of Medicine.

Board certified in pediatrics, Karen Starrett, MD, has served area families for over 16 years. Dr. Starrett is a graduate of the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo, and completed her residency through the Wright State University School of Medicine at Children’s Medical Center in Dayton. She continues to work with pediatric residents and medical students through the Wright State University School of Medicine.

Contemporary Pediatrics is recognized by the NCQA as meeting PCMH 2011 patient-centered medical home standards.

At a Patient-Centered Medical Home, your health care team focuses on you, providing prompt, cost-efficient care, on-going wellness and better outcomes. It’s where you and your family work in partnership with a supportive team of medical professionals to ensure a lifetime of quality health care.


Our provider staff also includes Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
 Wendy S. Bowles, PhD, MSN, RN, CPNP; Lori Dressel, RN, CNP and Corey Davis, FNP.

Nurse Practitioners provide our patients with important health care services.



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If you need to reach your provider after our office is closed, please call (937) 496-1012.
Non-emergent calls will be returned within one to two business days.

Or, go to Providence After Hours Care at the Cornerstone Medical Center, 7740 Washington Village Drive, Suite 120, Centerville Ohio. A Providence provider who has access to your medical records will treat you.


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