Alex Fiks, MD

Alex Fiks, MD, is a pediatrician at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and an academic investigator in childhood obesity research for the Healthy Weight Program.

Areas of Expertise: General pediatrics
Locations: Main Campus; Karabots Pediatric Care Center, West Philadelphia
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Mass.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Pediatrics

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending physician

    Academic Investigator, Healthy Weight Program

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications


    Fiks AG, Gafen A, Hughes CC, Hunter KF, Barg FK. Using freelisting to understand shared decision making in ADHD: Parents' and pediatricians' perspectives. Patient Educ Couns. 2010 Aug 24. [Epub ahead of print] Read abstract.

    Fiks AG, Leslie LK. Partnership in the Treatment of Childhood Mental Health Problems: A Pediatric Perspective. School Ment Health. 2010 Jun 1;2(2):93-101. Read abstract.



    Bell LM, Grundmeier R, Localio R, Zorc J, Fiks AG, Zhang X, Stephens TB, Swietlik M, Guevara JP. Electronic health record-based decision support to improve asthma care: a cluster-randomized trial. Pediatrics. 2010 Apr;125(4):e770-7. Epub 2010 Mar 15. Read abstract

    Pati S, Feemster KA, Mohamad Z, Fiks A, Grundmeier R, Cnaan A. Maternal Health Literacy and Late Initiation of Immunizations Among an Inner-City Birth Cohort. Matern Child Health J. 2010 Feb 24. [Epub ahead of print] Read abstract.


    Fiks AG, Localio AR, Alessandrini EA, Asch DA, Guevara JP. Shared decision-making in pediatrics: a national perspective. Pediatrics. 2010 Aug;126(2):306-14. Epub 2010 Jul 12. Read abstract.