Christoph Diasio, MD

is from Birmingham, Alabama. He graduated from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill with Honors in Biology and graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine (Birmingham). He completed his Pediatric Internship and Residency at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital/St Jude Children’s Research Hospital/The Med. Dr. Diasio earned his Board Certification in Pediatrics in Oct 2001 and is board certified by the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Diasio is married and has three children. He is a big proponent of breastfeeding and correcting misinformation regarding vaccine safety. Dr. Diasio was on the American Academy of Pediatrics Vision 2020 Task Force and is Co-Chair of the North Carolina Pediatric Council, which seeks to smooth relationships between Pediatricians and insurance companies.  He has professional interests in pediatric practice management and was on the executive committee of the AAP Section on Practice Management (SOAPM).  Dr. Diasio was Chair of SOAPM from 2014-2018 , was elected Vice President of the NC Pediatric Society Oct 2018 and was president of NCPEDS Aug 2020-Aug 2022. Dr Diasio is currently on the AAP Payor Advocacy Advisory Committee.  Dr Diasio is the site sub investigator for a Pfizer Phase 3 vaccine against RSV that is given to the mother while pregnant to protect the baby against RSV (in partnership with Firsthealth and Dr John Byron).  Dr. Diasio joined the practice in 2001.