Kristin Struble, MD, FAAP has been a practicing pediatrician in Phoenix, Arizona, since 2001.
Dr. Struble is passionate about nutrition education, particularly in changing the traditional thinking of where children’s calorie sources should come from. Her focus is to redefine healthful calories versus empty calories for kids and parents.
Dr. Struble has consistently been recognized as a ‘Top Doctor‘ (Phoenix Magazine: 2007, 2009-2020) and as one of the ‘Best Doctors of America‘ (Phoenix Magazine: 2004-2020). She was also ‘Pediatrician of the Year’ (Arizona Foothills Magazine: 2018) and a ‘Healthcare Hero‘ nominee in 2018 (Phoenix Magazine).
Kristin was raised in Tucson, Arizona, and received her undergraduate degree at the University of Arizona in Nutritional Sciences.
Inspired by her maternal grandfather, she went on to complete her postgraduate medical doctorate degree at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.
Dr. Struble’s pediatric residency was at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Maricopa Integrated Health System.
Kristin is dedicated to promoting the message that a healthy diet is the best medicine and that our bodies ‘talk to us’ through our poop, which she showcased in her book, “How To Be a Poop Detective“.
Dr. Struble is married to Stephen Chakmakian, DO. They have a son named Luke.