Arapahoe Park Pediatrics (APP) is a dedicated team of pediatric professionals focused on each child’s wellness and the peace of mind of every parent. The practice provides primary healthcare services for infants, children, and adolescents. This includes immunizations, physicals, standard check-ups, non-emergency illness treatment, medication and nutritional consultations, and other basic services.
Founded in 1953 by Dr. Ralph Shugart, Arapahoe Park Pediatrics has been serving the community for over 50 years.
When your child needs non-emergency treatment, immunizations, physicals, check-ups, medication, nutritional counseling and many other services, Arapahoe Park Pediatrics offers the most comprehensive pediatric care in the south metro area.
In addition to our the services listed above we offer our annual FluStop vaccine clinics.
Ralph Shugart, MD founded the practice when Broadway and University were still dirt roads south of County Line. Dr. Shugart was even featured in the July 31st, 1964, issue of Life Magazine as a pioneering Colorado pediatrician.
Roger Spalter, MD, joined Dr. Shugart in the 1960s as the area’s population began to blossom. With Dr. Shugart’s retirement in the 1970s, Vincent DiMaria, MD and William Delano, MD expanded the practice with Dr. Spalter.
Today, the APP team
includes two clinic locations, six Board-certified pediatric doctors, three physician assistants (PA) with specialties as Child Health Associates, and a host of health care professionals ready to assist you and your child. Our PA’s are graduates of the University of Colorado Health Science Center CHA/PA program. This program includes specialized education in the care of infants, children, and adolescents.