Joy Neyhart, DO, FAAP
Ethel Lund Medical Center
American Board of Pediatrics, Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Education and Experience
Dr. Joy Neyhart has provided pediatric medical care in Juneau, Alaska, since 2000. Her practice includes general inpatient and ambulatory medical care of neonates, infants and children. She also cares for young adults with complex medical conditions as they transition to adult medical care. She continues to attend births to provide neonatal resuscitation and stabilization of critically ill neonates for transfer to tertiary care centers as necessary. Dr. Neyhart says the most rewarding aspect of her work is participating in the birth and neonatal period, especially with new parents.
Dr. Neyhart holds a doctorate in osteopathic medicine from the University of Medicine and Dentistry School of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency training at Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.
Dr. Neyhart was instrumental in launching the Hello B.A.B.Y. (Building Alaskan Babies with You) initiative that offers support to all parents of newborns in Juneau, Alaska, with the goal of decreasing the number of families requiring Office of Children’s Services involvement. Dr. Neyhart also serves on the Obstetrics-Neonatal Committee and the Medical-Pediatrics Committee for Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau, and the Alaska Maternal and Child Death review committee. She and has served on the Medical Staff Executive Committee including one year as medical staff chief. In the past, she served on the Alaska State Medical Board and the Alaska Medicaid Medical Care Advisory Committee.
When not working, she enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.