Tamaqua native Amy Houm, M.D., has joined Geisinger Health System as a pediatrician at Geisinger Partners in Pediatrics, Hazleton.

Before joining Geisinger, Dr. Houm most recently served as a partner at Pediatric Practices of Northeastern Pennsylvania in Honesdale, since 2003. She also served as department chair of Pediatrics at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale, from 2003 to 2006.

Dr. Houm earned her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1997. She pursued a pediatric residency in 2000 at Indiana School of Medicine: James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Wishard Memorial Hospital, Indiana University Hospital and Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.

She is board certified in pediatrics and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.