Christopher “Kit” Newton, MD, is a member of the Children Are Special (CARES) Steering Committee, a network of physicians committed to the belief that the independent private practice of medicine remains the best solution for the patient, physician and the country. He has lived in Texas since 1982. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Zoology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1989. Dr. Newton completed the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas in 1996, receiving his MD and his PhD in molecular biology/biochemistry. He then completed three years of pediatric residency training at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas in 1999 before beginning his private practice career. He married his wife Kara in 1991 and they have four children. He is an active triathlete who is involved in medical education, community service, coaching youth sports, and spending time with his family.
Children Are Special (CARES) is committed to the belief that the independent private practice of medicine remains the best solution for the patient, physician and the country. The purpose of Children are Special Pediatric Network is to promote and protect the private practice of pediatric medicine by providing the infrastructure and support necessary to allow private pediatricians to compete in the new healthcare paradigm.