Laurie D. Riddell, MD, FAAP

 Laurie D. Riddell, MD, FAAPDr. Laurie Riddell grew up in Kansas City, graduating from Center High School. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth in 1980. She attended medical school and graduated from the University of Texas Medical School in Galveston in 1985. She then moved back to Kansas City for her residency in Pediatrics at Children’s Mercy Hospital in order to be closer to her family. She completed her residency in 1988, becoming an assistant professor at UMKC and attending physician at Children’s Mercy Pediatric Care Center.

Dr. Riddell is a founding partner of Pediatric Care North, opening the practice with Dr. Storm in 1989.

She is a board certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Riddell is the proud mother of two girls, Rachel and Claire. She spends her time outside of the office with her daughters and their many activities. Her hobbies include horseback riding, reading, and spending time with her many animals.

She has a special interest in foreign adoptions since that is close to her heart. She enjoys watching her patients grow and establishing long term relationships with the patient families.