Toledo Pediatrics office
Mike Pappas, a Pediatric Intensive Care doctor, and Cristy Saucedo, a nurse at a local hospital, were married for a year, when they realized that working full time impacted the amount of “quality” time spent together.
Their solution was to build a dream together. In 2001, they quit their jobs, opened a pediatric office and called it Children’s intensive Caring (CIC). They started from scratch. They mortgaged their house and took a substantial loan to do what they loved doing. They were told that they would be “out of business” within a year, and “a small office won’t survive here”. But, they persevered.
Their initial office was a 30 x 50 foot space on the second floor of the Signature Bank building on Sylvania Avenue, in West Toledo. It was a small office, and for the first several months they had absolutely no patients.
After 5 years, word of mouth had CIC growing, thanks to its wonderful patients and families. In 2006, they outgrew their small practice and moved to their present address at 4405 N. Holland-Sylvania, Suite 102. Ever since then a lot of improvements started to take place. One of them was the introduction of a new healthcare software that would allow the office to deliver a better experience for the patients lining up in reception. Click here to learn more.
Fast forward to 2014; CIC now has more than 3000 patients with many families who have referred their own family members and friends.
What began as a dream of 2 people is now shared with 15 other dedicated professionals, who not only strongly believe in caring for children, but also believe and hold true to the family oriented “mom and pop shop” it is today.
2017 Vitals.com Patients’ Choice Award! On-Time Award! Compassionate Recognition Award
2014 The American Academy of Pediatrics Prestigious CME/CPD (Education and Development) Award
2012-2013 Talk of the Town News 5-star rating
2009 Molina Healthcare of Ohio Community Champions Award
2008 Ohio Department of Health AFIX Award