UTE L. MONSON, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Dr. Ute L. Monson has been practicing pediatrics since 1995 and began working at Wheaton Pediatrics in 1998. Born and raised in La Jolla, Calif., she was valedictorian of her high school class and earned her degree in Biochemistry at the University of California, San Diego, graduating with highest honors. During her college years, she maintained a part-time research position in a biochemistry lab at the Scripps Clinic and Research Institute in La Jolla. Dr. Monson received her M.D. from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, and completed her pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Seattle, Washington, in 1995. She spent two years working as a primary care pediatrician in Seattle before moving to Wheaton Pediatrics. Her professional interests include child behavior and development, patient/parent education, pediatric food allergies and preventive medicine. Dr. Monson speaks German fluently and likes working with German-speaking families. She is board certified in pediatrics and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Monson lives in Wheaton with her husband and two sons. In her free time enjoys music, photography, baking, entertaining, needlework and evenings spent walking to downtown Wheaton with family and friends for ice cream or coffee.