New Patients Welcome!
Dr. Kristen DeMarco, Dr. Heather Mittiga and Dr. Andrea Rinderknecht are working together to keep your children happy and healthy.
TriHealth is proud to announce the opening of Madeira Pediatrics. With a combined total of more than 30 years’ experience, Dr. DeMarco, Dr. Mittiga and Dr. Rinderknecht provide expert care right in the heart of Madeira.
- Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- *After hours nursing line and triage available.
| Our Physician Partners
| Kristen DeMarco MD
Dr. Kristen M. DeMarco treats pediatric and adolescent patients, from newborns through the age of 18. As a primary pediatrician, she provides comprehensive well child care, immunizations, treats common and acute illnesses, as well as chronic conditions, such as asthma and obesity. She has experience in both Primary Care and Emergency Department settings, allowing her to treat a wide spectrum of childhood illnesses, including medically complex patients. Dr. DeMarco is dedicated to educating her patients and their parents on the latest medical developments in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for healthy living.
Dr. DeMarco and her husband are parents of four children, triplet daughters and a son. She looks forward to guiding parents of multiples through the unique joys and trials of raising their children throughout each stage of growth and development. She has a strong interest in wellness through nutrition and fitness, and the positive impact this has on child health.
Dr. DeMarco is an actively engaged in her community, including local schools, coaching youth sports, and leading Christian discipleship for women. She also has a perspective on global health, having participated in several mission trips to Albania, Honduras, and South Africa. She focuses on the interplay of mind, body, and spirit and the comprehensive health that is achieved from pursuing all three. Dr. DeMarco believes that each child can grow to be the best version of themselves. She looks forward to guiding her patients, and their families in healthy living for many years to come.
| Heather L Mittiga MD
Dr. Heather Mittiga wants her patients and their families to feel, with certainty, that she will both compassionately and expertly meet their medical needs. She prides herself on developing and maintaining lifelong, close, personal relationships with patients and their families. No matter how busy the day gets, she is always interested in knowing what is going on in each patient’s world, which helps her treat the whole child.
Dr. Mittiga has the keen ability to develop a strong and unbreakable trust and is consistently providing best-in-class care. She wants all involved to understand the total physical and emotional care plan, challenging both parents and patients to be an active part of their wellness.
As a mother of five, Dr. Mittiga is actively engaged in her community, including serving on the PTO for her local school, coaching sports and chairing health screenings. She encourages the parents of her patients to spend quality time with their children every day and to focus on the joy of laughing and being with one another. Dr. Mittiga looks forward to being an integral part of the team that keeps individual children and our whole community growing and developing to its fullest.
| Andrea Rinderknecht MD
Dr. Andrea Rinderknecht comes to Madeira Pediatrics with 12 years of experience caring for ill and injured children in the Emergency Department of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. She hopes to leverage her intimate knowledge of disease processes, diagnostics, and management to facilitate early recognition and outpatient management of conditions in order to help pediatric patients stay healthy, and to manage as many of their illnesses and injuries in a familiar, collaborative outpatient environment as possible, minimizing unnecessary Emergency Department visits. Providing evidence-based, individualized, family centered care is her priority.
A skilled and empathetic listener and communicator, Dr. Rinderknecht successfully translates her experiences as a mother of 2 boys and as faculty teaching medical students, residents, fellows, and colleagues to educating and empowering patients and families to understand their health, disease processes, and care, improving family confidence and comfort in caring safely and successfully for children.
Dr. Rinderknecht and her family prioritize healthy eating and physical fitness, as well as responsible world citizenship. She and her husband have cared for patients in Haiti, Honduras, South Africa, and Kenya, and feel that every patient, and especially every child, deserves passionate, patient-centered, world-class care. Born in Switzerland and raised in California, her heart is in the mountains. Since moving to Cincinnati, her interests have included CrossFit, triathlon, coaching her sons’ soccer teams, and exploring the culinary scene of the Queen City.
In the News
Heather Mittiga MD, of Queen City Physicians - Madeira Pediatrics, answers a Local 12 viewer question about the flu vaccine for children.