Dr. Kim Caristi grew up in Parkersburg, WV and went to medical school at West Virginia University after earning her undergraduate degree at Ohio University. She joined Children's Medical Associates in 1992 after completing residency training and serving as chief resident at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Dr. Caristi is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Her medical interests include autistic spectrum disorders, developmental/learning disabilities, asthma and allergies.
Kim is very active in her community, serving on the Board of Directors for Pattison's Academy, and working extensively for the March of Dimes. She and her husband, Michael, have two young sons: Anthony and Joey.