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Dr. Peterson, is a managing member and founder of Summit Pediatrics. She received her B.A. in Biology from Augsburg College before completing her Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine from Des Moines University. Dr. Peterson then completed her Pediatric Residency at Children's Mercy Hospital. From 2011-2013 she served as the Director of Education for Children's Mercy South Emergency Department. Behavioral concerns, asthma, and obesity are special areas of interest to Dr. Peterson. Personally, Dr. Peterson has lived in Kansas City since 2005. She and her husband have two young children. She enjoys international travel, tennis, golf, playing piano, and visiting their extended families’ lake home in Minnesota.
Dr. Myers has been with Summit Pediatrics since 2013 and has been serving families as a Pediatrician since 2002. She is a Kansas City native and attended the University of Missouri for her Undergraduate and Medical Degrees before completing her residency at Children's Mercy Hospital. Working with first time parents and watching the children and families grow are her favorite part of working at Summit Pediatrics. She also has a special interest in breastfeeding education. Dr. Myers greatest joy is her family, and she most loves to spend time with her husband and four young children. They are active members of the Lee’s Summit community, and you are likely to see her around town enjoying her children’s sporting events and activities.
Dr. Dam joined our Summit Pediatrics team in 2014. She completed her undergraduate degrees in Microbiology and French at the University of Georgia, and remained at Wake Forest University in North Carolina for both medical school and pediatric residency. Upon completing residency in 2010 she made the move to Kansas City where she has enjoyed several years working in pediatric primary care. She has spent time teaching medical students in her clinics and hopes to continue to contribute to medical education. Dr. Dam finds special interests in infectious disease, asthma, allergies, and medical education. She enjoys playing and spectating sports, and international traveling.
Camille Lucito joined the Summit Pediatrics family in 2018. Camille received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Missouri Western State University in 2000 and her Masters of Science in Nursing with a certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in 2006 from the University of Missouri Kansas City. Camille has been practicing as a primary care pediatric nurse practitioner in the Lee’s Summit area since 2008. Camille thrives on the smiles and hugs she gets from her patients and parents alike and is dedicated to providing quality care to all of her patients. Camille takes special interest in growth and development from birth through the preschool years but also loves building those relationships with the maturing teenagers. She and her husband stay extremely busy with their four sons and enjoy spending time outside of the office with them at their sporting events and exploring the outdoors on their beautiful ranch.
Dr. Wilson joined Summit Pediatrics in May 2019. She is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Bioscience where she completed her Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Wilson completed her residency in 2017 at University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. Since completing her residency Dr. Wilson has enjoyed walking with new moms through the newborn period, forming new relationships with patients and their families and being the doctor she would want her kids to be seen by. She also has special interest in growth and development and parenting tips and tricks to help parents along the way. Dr. Wilson enjoys traveling with her husband, any activities that involve the outdoors, and baking. She is passionate about her family which includes her husband and three young children. Dr. Wilson is excited to continue her career with our Summit families and is looking forward to caring for new and established patients at our office.
Amy Phillips joined the Summit Pediatrics family in 2015. She graduated from the University of Missouri, Kansas City with a Master's degree in Nursing certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in 2006. She has practiced in pediatric primary care within the Kansas City area for the last nine years and continually maintains her BLS and PALS certifications. Amy is dedicated to providing families with compassionate, comprehensive, and convenient pediatric care. Amy takes special interest in patient advocacy and education, as well as, focused on adolescent care. She is married with three children and enjoys staying busy with all of their sporting activities.
Dr. Grumke joined Summit Pediatrics in August 2019. He recently completed his last year of residency at Children’s Mercy Hospital right here in Kansas City where he has been mentioned by many as one of the best up and coming pediatricians. He graduated from the University of Missouri School of Medicine in 2016 where he completed his Doctorate of Medicine prior to beginning his pediatric residency. Dr. Grumke has special interests in preventative care medicine helping guide families through the many stages of a child’s life, medical education, asthma and infectious disease prevention as well as mental health care. Dr. Grumke enjoys the outdoors where you can find him cycling, running, or hiking in his free time. He enjoys reading books, traveling, global medicine outreach, and anything and everything our great city of Kansas City has to offer. Dr. Grumke will be accepting all types of patient appointments and is excited to begin serving new and established families here at Summit Pediatrics.
Stacy Hurt has been serving families as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner since 1999 and joined the Summit Pediatrics team in 2013. Stacy received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1995 and her Masters in Nursing Degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Stacy takes great interest in the areas of asthma, nutrition, and development. Stacy and her husband stay busy raising and keeping up with their two active boys. They enjoy spending time as a family traveling, skiing, golfing, and going to Mizzou football games.
Dr. Menard joined Summit Pediatrics in 2017 after completing her residency in Pediatrics at The University of Kansas Medical Center. She is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences where she completed her Doctorate and a Master’s degree in Bioethics. While she has enjoyed her time at KU, she will quickly tell you she is a huge Wildcat fan as she received her Bachelors in Biology and minor in Spanish from Kansas State University. Dr. Menard enjoys working with parents and guiding them through the ups and downs of parenthood while watching their kids grow each year. Dr. Menard also has an interest in serving and helping children with behavioral, nutritional, and obesity challenges. Her favorite thing to do is spend time with her family on the weekends enjoying the outdoors.
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