Our Louisville pediatrician believes that accessibility, understanding, and comfort are the cornerstones for an exceptional pediatric practice...
You’ve come to the right place. At Pediatric Partners of Jeffersontown, we specialize in medical care for kids, and we would love to get to know you and your family better. Our commitment is to help children reach their highest potential by working with parents to promote and maintain their child’s physical and emotional well–being from birth up to college years.
Our Louisville pediatrician believes that accessibility, understanding, and comfort are the cornerstones for an exceptional pediatric practice. To achieve this goal, we offer convenient office hours, helpful patient resources and an outstanding level of support and expertise. So whether you’re visiting for the first time or the hundredth time, you’ll receive the same quality, educational and compassionate service with every appointment.
Our shared goal, as parents and physicians, is to guide your child on a path of optimal health. In order to attain this, we continuously strive to meet and exceed our patients’ expectations while maintaining the highest standards of excellence in pediatric medicine. From prenatal visits and preventive care to treatments of acute illnesses and the ongoing treatment of chronic conditions, Pediatric Partners of Jeffersontown offers comprehensive medical treatment for children from infancy through adolescence.
Dr. Joe Pappalardo is a native of Youngstown, Ohio. He is a graduate of Bowling Green State University where he majored in Biology. He then attended the Medical College of Ohio where he received his medical degree.
Dr. Mari Knights is a Louisville native. She received her bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of West Florida in Pensacola. She returned to her hometown and received her degree in medicine from the University of Louisville School of Medicine.
Both physicians completed a pediatric residency at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. They are board-certified pediatricians and active fellows of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Pappalardo and Dr. Knights established Pediatric Partners of Jeffersontown in June 2002. They are married and have three children.
Dr. Debbie Wallace is a native of Yorktown, Virginia. She received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Milligan College in Johnson City, Tennessee. She is a board-certified pediatrician and earned her medical degree from the University of Louisville and completed her pediatric residency at Kosair Children’s Hospital. Dr. Wallace joined the practice in September 2006. She enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.
Dr. Sally Diebold is a native of Louisville, KY. She received her bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. She earned her medical degree from the University of Louisville in 2011 and completed her pediatric residency at Kosair Children’s Hospital in 2014. Dr. Diebold is board certified and joined the practice in October 2014. Along with her husband, she is experiencing the joy of being a new parent to their firstborn son.