PrimeCare Pediatrics of Southeastern Ohio
Southeastern Ohio's Premiere Pediatric Practice
PrimeCare Pediatrics was established over 30 years ago in the Southeastern Ohio community and we have been providing expert pediatric care from our inception. At PrimeCare Pediatrics our mission is simple - to make your children feel and stay healthy. Whether you’re coming in for a regular checkup or an urgent medical concern, our dedicated team of health professionals have the skills and resources to take care of all of your child's needs and we are dedicated to providing your child with compassionate, competent and comprehensive medical care.
PrimeCare Pediatrics News
Our practice is always accepting new patients and our growth depends on referrals from existing patients and families.
We thank you for recommending PrimeCare Pediatrics to friends, families and expectant parents.
Establishing or transferring care to PrimeCare is as easy as calling the office and completing the attached Records Release & Transfer Form to have your childs' medical records available at the time of his/her appointment.
Our practice is comprised of board-certified pediatricians and nurse practitioners. In addition to office based pediatric well care, our physicians bring of wealth of knowledge and are experienced in providing acute care. We have provided care in the emergency room and newborn nursery and have stabilized ill children requiring transfer to a children's hospital. We are experienced in attending high-risk deliveries and also in caring for infants in the intensive care nursery (ICN).
Whether your child is in need of a well child check or a visit for an acute illness- WE ARE HERE FOR YOU!
HELPING IN A TIME OF NEED
From the early days of PrimeCare Pediatrics, partners were responsible for the inpatient care of the Zanesville pediatric community. As the pediatric community, number of premature births and newborn nursery census grew, so did the need for more specialized neonatal care. PrimeCare partners Dr. Minnis and Dr. Miller were both interested in expanding the neonatal care in Zanesville. They both came from extensive backgrounds in critical and neonatal care and in 1992 they established Ohio's first Level II Intensive Care Nursery (ICN) staffed by pediatricians. The ICN has grown in leaps and bounds since the early days and now routinely takes care of sick neonates requiring respiratory support including mechanical ventilation and surfactant administration while providing care for premature infants over 32 weeks gestation. Their passion for and dedication to neonatal care and desire to keep pediatric patients Closer To Home is what has made neonatal care in Zanesville so successful. But they could not have done it alone and PrimeCare would like to extend a sincere THANK YOU to the wonderful nurses throughout the years that have made pediatric and neonatal care so successful.
Family Nurse Practitioner
Rachel is a Zanesville, Ohio native who joined PrimeCare Pediatrics in 2019. She received her Bachelors' degree from Ohio University Zanesville and later obtained her Masters degree in Nursing from The University of Toledo. Rachel is passionate about pediatric preventive medicine and especially enjoys working with adolescents and patients who are new to the office. Rachel enjoys family time with her husband, Lucas and her daughter Rosie. She works hard to maintain an active lifestyle by running and being an active member of her Cross Fit community.
Dr. Miller attended Penn State University School of Medicine followed by pediatric residency at UVA. As the former Medical Director of Hospital Pediatrics, he remains a strong pediatric advocate in the Zanesville community and proponent of improved school based services for children with developmental disabilities. Dr. Miller is an avid golfer and he is married to his wife Tracy and they have 2 sons, Corey and Tyler. He enjoys travel with his wife and is also and avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and longtime season ticket holder.
Dr. Minnis attended medical school and completed pediatric residency at Wright State University. From the moment he arrived in Zanesville and joined PrimeCare, he knew that he wanted to expand and improve the pediatric care that was provided at the hospital. His passion for pediatric hospital based medicine was infectious and along with Dr. Miller, was responsible for the growth of the pediatric program in town. Nowadays he enjoys farming and woodworking in his free time. When not working the farm, he is busy spoiling his first grandchild Charlotte, a redheaded vivacious toddler.
Dr. Schmieder, a Zanesville native, graduated from Bishop Rosecrans High School followed by graduation from The Ohio State University. After attending medical school as Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine he went on to complete his pediatrics residency at The University of Utah, in Salt Lake City. He returned to Zanesville to join PrimeCare Pediatrics in 2015 and has enjoyed becoming part of his community and helping to serve the pediatric needs of the town where he grew up. Dr. Schmieder enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, especially in the outdoors. You're likely to encounter him running his dogs at Blackhand Gorge, spectating at his kids' soccer games, or attempting to standup paddleboard.
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Adrienne grew up in Zanesville, graduated from Tri-Valley High School and later obtained her Bachelor's degree in Biology from The Ohio State University. After working for several years and experiencing life, Adrienne decided to return to school and then graduated in 2010 from The Ohio State University with her Masters' Degree in Nursing. She joined PrimeCare Pediatrics in 2018 and thoroughly enjoys being a part of the PrimeCare Team and taking care of families. She has been certified lactation counselor (IBCLC) since 2015 and enjoys helping breastfeeding moms and babies and she is here for all your breastfeeding needs. When not at the office, she enjoys reading books, biking, growing vegetables in her garden and being outside as much as possible.
Dr. Singer-Clark is an Ohio native who grew up on the east side of Columbus. She graduated from The Ohio State University for both her undergraduate and medical school degrees followed by completion of her pediatric residency at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Because of her close ties to the Zanesville community she spent residency time training in the medical community with PrimeCare and upon completion of residency in 2012, she was welcomed as a partner at PrimeCare Pediatrics. She has a special interest in ADHD, pediatric mental health, promotion and support of breastfeeding and care of premature infants and graduates of the Intensive Care Nursery. She is the mother of two wild and wonderful boys and a rescue dog. Dr. Singer-Clark enjoys running, skiing, reading, gardening and competing in triathalons.
In 2013, Dr. Trebb joined PrimeCare after completing residency at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium (SAUSHEC) Pediatric Residency Program, a combined US Army/Air Force training program at the military's largest center. Dr. Trebb deployed as a Flight Surgeon in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and while deployed he was responsible for maintaining the health and strength of an aviation task force composed of UH-60 Blackhawk and CH-47 Chinook helicopters. He managed and flew missions with a MEDEVAC air ambulance company while also serving as the Combat Support Hospitals (CSH) only pediatrician. Upon redeployment he served as Director of the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and Director of Pediatric Graduate Medical Education at Womack Army Medical Center. Since joining PrimeCare, he has remained active in the education of medical students and residents. Joining him in Ohio is his wife Jennifer and sons Adam, Sean and Ben and when not working he enjoys travel, running and sports.
Services We Offer
At PrimeCare Pediatrics we are dedicated to providing high-quality, personalized medical care with the most cutting edge technologies available. Please see our list of services below for more information.
Pediatric Well Care from Birth to Age 18
Our comprehensive well care visits may include:
Depression and anxiety screening
Review of Pediatric Growth Curves
Blood pressure and vital sign monitoring
Comprehensive physical examination
Pediatric Acute Care
We know that children become ill unexpectedly which is why we are dedicated to seeing your sick child on the day they become ill. We offer same day appointments and are here for you 6 days/week. Please call the office the same day you need to bring your child for an ill visit and your child will be given the next available time slot.
Pediatric Special Needs
PrimeCare Pediatrics serves as a Medical Home for many special needs children. As a Medical Home we provide pediatric care that facilitates partnerships between patients, clinicians, medical staff, and families.
In a Medical Home:
Patients have a relationship with a personal physician who functions as member of a care team that takes collective responsibility for the patient's ongoing care.
Our own dedicated special needs nurse is able to coordinate services for patients within the community while ensuring that all the patients needs are met.
The care team is responsible for providing and arranging all the patient's health care needs.
Patients can expect care that is coordinated across care settings and disciplines.
Patients experience enhanced access and communication.
Other Services we provide
We always have a phone nurse available for advice and to answer medical questions during regular office hours.
We also offer:
ADHD evaluations and treatment
pulmonary function testing
radiology on-site (xray)
fracture care and management of orthopedic injuries including bracing and orthotics
basic wound and burn care
After Hours Advice
We know that emergencies arise when you least expect them to which is why our on-call physician is always available to answer urgent medical concerns and can be reached by calling (740) 454-4000.
We are strong supporters of breastfeeding and are happy to offer breastfeeding support during office visits and in consultation with our own certified breastfeeding consultant (IBCLC), Adrienne. Call today with any breastfeeding questions or concerns.
We believe firmly in the safety and efficacy of vaccines that protect children from illness.
VACCINES SAVE LIVES!