James Guevara, MD, MPH James Guevara, MD, MPH, is a Pediatrician at Karabots Pediatric Care Center, West Philadelphia, a CHOP Care Network primary care practice. Areas of Expertise: Children with developmental and behavioral problems Locations: Karabots Pediatric Care Center, West Philadelphia Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) Background Dr. Guevara is a board-certified pediatrician. He received his MD degree from Northwestern University and MPH degree from the University of Washington. He holds positions at the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology as assistant director for Faculty and Trainee Diversity, where he is involved in developing and evaluating diversity policies for faculty and trainees. At The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where he is the director of Interdisciplinary Initiatives at PolicyLab: Center to Bridge Research, Practice & Policy, he participates in developing and disseminating child health policy research. He also participates as a senior fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics in interdisciplinary health services research and as a senior scholar at the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics where he teaches a graduate course in meta-analysis and mentors students. Dr. Guevara is as a member of the Early Childhood Mental Health Steering Committee for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and nationally participates as a member of the Executive Research Committee of the Academic Pediatrics Association. He has research interests in the organization, financing and delivery of primary healthcare services to children with developmental and behavioral disabilities and has received federal support to conduct his research. Through his research initiatives, he focuses on improving the delivery of healthcare in primary care settings, reducing health disparities, and translating research findings into practice and policy. Education and Training Medical SchoolMD - Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, IL InternshipPediatrics - University of Washington, Seattle, WA ResidencyPediatrics - University of Washington, Seattle, WA Board CertificationAmerican Board of PediatricsGraduate DegreeUniversity of Washington, Seattle, Wash. Titles and Academic Titles Attending Physicianpediatricians Departments and Services General Pediatrics Global Health CenterCenter for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE) Publications PapersFiks 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. 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 Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown above from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. We are committed to true transparency. However, to ensure the comments are fair and correctly attributed, we review each one before posting to the website. We exclude entire comments that disclose patient's protected health information, are off-topic, or include other confidential or inappropriate content. Comments will appear on provider bios only if providers have a minimum number of comments. Comments are shared internally for education purposes to ensure that we are doing our very best for the patients and families for whom we are privileged to care. The comments are submitted by patients and families and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not reflect the views of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.