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BIRMINGHAM (September 12, 2011) – Children’s of Alabama announces the addition of Courtney L. Baxley, MD, and Diane Kutny, MD, to its network of 14 primary care pediatrics practices.

Dr. Baxley is a pediatrician with Over the Mountain Pediatrics. She earned her undergraduate degree from Auburn University and her medical degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine before completing a residency and internship in pediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. Dr. Baxley is a member of the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Kutny is a pediatrician with Pediatrics East-Trussville.  She is an honors graduate of Brown University and the Vanderbilt University Medical School. Dr. Kutny completed her pediatric internship and residency at Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville. She is board-certified by the American Pediatric Board and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Children’s of Alabama is the only medical center in Alabama dedicated solely to the care and treatment of children. It is a private, not-for-profit hospital that serves as the primary site of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) pediatric medicine, surgery, research and residency programs. Ten of its divisions – pulmonology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, urology, neonatology, cancer, cardiology, gastroenterology, endocrinology and nephrology—were recently ranked in the Top 50 Children’s Hospital Programs by US News & World Report. Children’s is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet-designated hospital for its excellence of nursing care. The hospital is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2011. For more information, visit, or