West Virginia University Hospitals Inc.

01/13/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/13/2020 08:14

WVU Medicine Children’s establishing General Pediatrics clinic in Waynesburg

Posted on 1/13/2020

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - WVU Medicine Children's will be opening a General Pediatrics clinic at the WVU Medicine outpatient center in Waynesburg on Monday, Jan. 20.

'We already have a number of families from Waynesburg and Greene County who bring their children to Morgantown for appointments with our pediatricians, and the demand for those services has been steadily increasing,' Amy Bush-Marone, R.N., B.S.N., M.B.A., C.N.O.R., chief operating officer at WVU Medicine Children's, said. 'This clinic will allow those children to receive the care they need close to home, and we are happy to provide this service to them.'

Three providers - Adriana Diakiw, M.D., Janani Narumanchi, M.D., and Isabela Negrin, M.D. - will see patients at the clinic, which will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Dr. Diakiw received her medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. She completed residency training at the University of California San Diego. She is board certified in pediatrics.

Dr. Narumanchi received her medical degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico. She completed residency training at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in New York. She is the chief of General Pediatrics at WVU Medicine Children's and is board certified in pediatrics.

Dr. Negrin received her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed residency training at the WVU School of Medicine. She is board certified in pediatrics.

The outpatient center is located at 451 Murtha Drive. To schedule an appointment, call 855-WVU-CARE.

For more information on WVU Medicine Children's, visit WVUMedicine.org/Childrens.

WVU Medicine Children's - currently located on the sixth floor of J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, WVU Medicine's flagship hospital - provides maternal, infant, and pediatric care for West Virginia and the surrounding region, giving care to high-risk mothers, premature infants, and children with life-threatening conditions through adolescence to adulthood. In 2021, WVU Medicine Children's will move into a new tower and ambulatory care center to be attached to Ruby Memorial. For more information, including ways to support the $60-million capital campaign for Children's new home, visit WVUMedicine.org/Childrens.

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