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Julia M. Bledsoe, MD

General Pediatrics
Professional Bio

Leadership Roles

Director at UW Medicine Pediatric Care Center; Director, UW Center for Adoption Medicine

Clinical, Research and/or Teaching Responsibilities

Dr Bledsoe is a primary care, general pediatrician who specializes in adoption medicine: the care of children and families touched by adoption. She performs pre-adoption consultations by telephone for families adopting from abroad or domestically. She also provides post-placement evaluations and ongoing pediatric care the UW Roosevelt - Pediatric Care Center.

Drs. Bledsoe also works as a faculty pediatrician at the University of Washington FAS (fetal alcohol syndrome) Clinic, the longest standing FAS center in the US.

She lectures and teaches on topics related to international and domestic adoption, especially as these overlap with fetal alcohol syndrome.