Kimberly Grandinetti, M.D., FAAP
Dr. Kimberly Grandinetti grew up in Spokane and is excited to finally fulfill her dream of opening a pediatric practice in her hometown to help serve the children in our community. She attended University of Washington for her undergraduate degree and then went to Loyola Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Grandinetti completed her pediatric residency at Oregon Health & Science University Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in Portland, Oregon.
She served four amazing years in the United States Air Force at McChord AFB as their chief pediatrician and received the Air Force Pediatrician of the year award in 2004. Dr. Grandinetti then moved back to her hometown with her spouse as they welcomed their first of two boys. She worked as a Pediatric Hospitalist at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital for six years, before moving back to outpatient pediatrics for the last seven years.
Dr. Grandinetti is passionate about educating her patients to help improve their own health as well as our future trainees in medicine. She has received numerous teaching awards with the most recent being the University of Washington Department of Pediatrics Curtis Bennett WWAMI Teacher of the Year 2018.
Her true desire is to help care for all children in our community in a small office setting and to be the home they need at all times.
Timothy Crum, M.D. FAAP
Spokane Pediatrics is pleased to welcome Timothy Crum MD to our Pediatric practice beginning October 31st, 2022. Dr. Crum is coming to us part-time after a 30-year, full time career in Pediatrics with the Rockwood Clinic.
Dr. Crum was born and raised in Lewiston, Idaho and after graduating from Lewiston High School, Dr. Crum attended the University of Idaho graduating Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Bacteriology. From there, Dr Crum attended Creighton University School of Medicine, again graduating Cum Laude in May 1985 with a Medical Doctor (MD) degree.
Denver and the University of Colorado School of Medicine were Dr. Crum’s next stop, spending three years there in Pediatric residency. In Denver, Dr. Crum met his lovely and now dear departed wife of 33 years, Karen. After completing his Pediatric residency, Dr. Crum proudly served his country in the United States Air Force as Pediatrician at Edwards Air Force Base, achieving the rank of Major and the position of Chief of Pediatrics (1989-1991).
After leaving the Air Force, Dr. Crum and his wife moved to Spokane where Dr. Crum served as staff Pediatrician at the Rockwood Clinic. At Rockwood, Dr. Crum served four years on the Board of Directors and spent 7 years working as Primary Investigator within the Rockwood Clinic Research Department helping pharmaceutical companies develop 10 pediatric vaccines and 3 infant formulas.
In March 2020, Dr. Crum was certified by the Washington State Health Care authority as a “Center of Excellence” in the diagnosis and management of Autism Spectrum Disorder.
While living in Spokane, Dr. Crum and his wife successfully raised two boys and two girls to adulthood. In July 2021, Dr. Crum retired from the Rockwood Clinic to care for his ailing wife Karen, who quietly passed away from ALS, November 2021.
Dr. Crum now returns to Pediatrics part-time bringing with him 35 years of Pediatric experience and expertise. Dr. Crum enjoys seeing patients for Well Child Care, ADHD, asthma, autism, anxiety, depression, sports medicine, concussions, minor acute illness, and sports related injuries.
Aside from Pediatrics, Dr. Crum is a competitive cyclist, avid alpine skier, voracious reader, photographer, dog lover and has an adequate tenor/baritone voice when singing alone in his car.