Meet our team at Pediatric Care of Ogden!
At Pediatric Care of Ogden, we consider it both a great joy and responsibility to care for children. All of us are parents ourselves, so we strive to be understanding and available to the families we are privileged to serve. We are honored that you have chosen us as your child's primary medical provider and are confident that you will be pleased with the quality of care and service that we can provide you and your family.
A vital part of our service to children begins with our outstanding staff who works hard to manage and maintain a professional, caring and supportive environment for our patients in a timely manner. Our doctors are lifelong learners. Not only have they received advanced medical training in pediatrics, they continually pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest in child health care.
Your child's health is as important to us as it is to you. We look forward to providing you with the excellent medical care your child deservers.
Donald F. Watts, M.D.
Dr. Watts grew up in West Texas and attended college at Texas A&M for undergraduate studies and the University of Texas for Medical School. He completed a residency in Pediatrics at the University of New Mexico Hospital system in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
After completing his residency, he moved to Ogden in 1979 and opened a pediatric practice. He has been in practice for 32 years and the practice has grown to include an additional 4 excellent pediatricians and wonderful people, Dr. Charlene Clawson, Dr. Julie Berry, Dr. Anne Baranko, and Dr. Robert Nielsen. He and his wife, Kathleen, have 3 sons and 1 daughter. Dr. Watts enjoys hiking, running, and golf. He hopes to have grandchildren in the near future. His regular work schedule is all day Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. The physician group shares call at night and on the weekends.
Charlene G. Clawson, M.D.
Dr. Charlene G. Clawson is Board Certified in Pediatrics, and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She graduated from the University of Utah College of Medicine, and completed her residency in Pediatrics at the University of Iowa. Dr. Clawson joined Dr. Watts in 1986, and has been with Pediatric Care of Ogden ever since. She enjoys general pediatrics, reading, sewing and being with her family.
Julie L. Berry, M.D.
Dr. Julie L. Berry is Board Certified in the specialty of Pediatrics. She received her medical degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia in the year 1986. Dr. Berry went on to complete her residency in Pediatrics at the University of Missouri, Columbia. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has been with Pediatric Care of Ogden since 1991. Her professional interests include general pediatrics and preventative medicine. Dr. Berry enjoys cooking, reading, traveling and spending time with her family.
Anne Baranko, M.D. joined Pediatric Care of Ogden in 1998. Dr. Baranko completed her undergraduate studies with a B.A. in Physiology at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Baranko earned both her medical degree and completed her residency in Pediatrics at the University of Arizona in 1995. She worked in general pediatrics for two years in Tucson before moving to Ogden in 1998. She is board certified in the specialty of Pediatrics and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has a special interest in cystic fibrosis and is a member of the Utah-Idaho chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Board of Directors. She is married to Brent Baranko, M.D. and has three children. Her family and work keep her busy but she enjoys playing and coaching soccer, running, and skiing.
Robert J. Nielsen, M.D.
Dr. Robert J. Nielsen is Board Certified in the speciality of Pediatrics and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Nielsen received his B.S. from Utah State University graduating Magna Cum Laude. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine, and completed his residency in Pediatrics at The University Medical Center & Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas Nevada. He enjoys participating in the Reach Out & Read Program, outdoor activities, baking and spending time with his family.
Suzanne Ballingham, FNP
Suzanne Ballingham is Board Certified by American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She joined Pediatric Care of Ogden in 2004. Suzanne completed M.S.N, Family Nurse Practitioner in 2001 at Westminster College. She worked in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit at McKay Dee Hospital for 14 years as a Practical Nurse. As a Registered Nurse, Suzanne worked in the operating room for 11 years, and in the Emergency Room for 2 years. She is also a professor at Weber State University in the College of Nursing.