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Welcome Dr. Christeen Hodge!

Joined APA North Office in October 2017

Arvada Pediatrics is excited to have Dr. Christeen Hodge join our medical family in October 2017. Dr. Hodge was born and raised in North Carolina. She received her Bachelor of Science with Honors in Biology and Chemistry from Randolph-Macon College in VA and her medical degree from Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Hodge then completed pediatric residence at Children's Hospital of Mississippi and subsequently became Board Certified in Pediatrics. She has been a pediatrician for 7 years in Texas, Italy, and Nebraska prior to joining us at APA. Dr. Hodge loves her work as a pediatrician; she focuses on spending time with her patients and education as part of each visit. She has been a swimmer since childhood through college and still spends time in the pool. She enjoys sports and outdoor activities in her free time - especially running, cycling, hiking, and triathlons. 


Flu News for 2017-18 Season 

Flu vaccine is currently available all patients at both offices and we are scheduling appointments. The Centers for Disease Control and  Prevention (CDC) and the the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) have issued the recommendation that children under the age of 18 years receive only injectable flu vaccine ("flu shot") again for this flu season (not FluMist). Arvada Pediatrics, the CDC, and the American Academy of Pediatrics continue to recommend flu vaccine for all children and their caregivers.