Wanessa Risko, MD DSc

Pediatrician

  • Contact: 617-209-3933

Medical Services

Specialties

  • General Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics
  • Primary Care

Departments

  • General Pediatrics

Languages

  • English
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-209-3933

Experience and Education

Publications

Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Vernacchio L, Francis ME, Epstein DM, Santangelo J, Trudell EK, Reynolds ME, Risko W. Effectiveness of an asthma quality improvement program designed for maintenance of certification. Pediatrics. 2014 Jul; 134(1):e242-8.
  2. Vernacchio L, Trudell EK, Hresko MT, Karlin LI, Risko W. A quality improvement program to reduce unnecessary referrals for adolescent scoliosis. Pediatrics. 2013 Mar; 131(3):e912-20.
  3. Vernacchio L, Muto JM, Young G, Risko W. Ambulatory subspecialty visits in a large pediatric primary care network. Health Serv Res. 2012 Aug; 47(4):1755-69.
  4. Berry JG, Agrawal R, Kuo DZ, Cohen E, Risko W, Hall M, Casey P, Gordon J, Srivastava R. Characteristics of hospitalizations for patients who use a structured clinical care program for children with medical complexity. J Pediatr. 2011 Aug; 159(2):284-90.
  5. Balmer D, D'Alessandro D, Risko W, Gusic ME. How mentoring relationships evolve: a longitudinal study of academic pediatricians in a physician educator faculty development program. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2011; 31(2):81-6.
  6. Webster RA, Ware J, Ng MW, Post JN, Risko W. Family perspectives on home oral health practices and interactions with pediatric providers. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2011 Feb; 50(2):162-5.
  7. Schonwald A, Huntington N, Chan E, Risko W, Bridgemohan C. Routine developmental screening implemented in urban primary care settings: more evidence of feasibility and effectiveness. Pediatrics. 2009 Feb; 123(2):660-8.
  8. Risko W. Infant botulism. Pediatr Rev. 2006 Jan; 27(1):36-7.
  9. Rezet B, Risko W, Blaschke GS. Competency in community pediatrics: consensus statement of the Dyson Initiative Curriculum Committee. Pediatrics. 2005 Apr; 115(4 Suppl):1172-83.
  10. Garfunkel LC, Sidelinger DE, Rezet B, Blaschke GS, Risko W. Achieving consensus on competency in community pediatrics. Pediatrics. 2005 Apr; 115(4 Suppl):1167-71.
  11. Show all
  12. Highfield ES, McLellan MC, Kemper KJ, Risko W, Woolf AD. Integration of complementary and alternative medicine in a major pediatric teaching hospital: an initial overview. J Altern Complement Med. 2005 Apr; 11(2):373-80.
  13. Roth EJ, Barreto P, Sherritt L, Palfrey JS, Risko W, Knight JR. A new, experiential curriculum in child advocacy for pediatric residents. Ambul Pediatr. 2004 Sep-Oct; 4(5):418-23.
  14. Barnes L, Risko W, Nethersole S, Maypole J. Integrating complementary and alternative medicine into pediatric training. Pediatr Ann. 2004 Apr; 33(4):256-63.
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-209-3933
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

Boston Children's Hospital 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 617-355-6000 | 800-355-7944

Close