What patients are saying about Dr. Sticka -
"The nurse went above and beyond to answer my daughter's questions about what she was doing. She put us both at ease. So appreciated. And Dr. Sticka continued the excellent care by answering questions and putting us at ease."
"We are so grateful for the amazing care we receive from Dr. Sticka and his incredible staff. Thank you!"
"A fantastic team of truly caring people."
"Dr. Sticka has taken a patient and informed approach to treating our son's pulmonary hypertension. We greatly appreciate having access to a skilled pediatric cardiologist in Montana, and would recommend him to anyone seeking quality care. It's been very nice to arrive at appointments and have all the staff members remember our son and our family. It makes us feel valued."
Dr. Sticka was previously an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Cardiology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Heart Institute. He earned his BA at The University of Montana as a Davidson Honors College Scholar in astrophysics and received an award for Excellence in Research while obtaining his MD at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle.
Dr. Sticka has researched or instructed on: pericardial tissue retraction in vitro;prenatal detection of congenital heart disease; cardiac effects of pediatric blood disorders and cancer; cardiac MRI; conventional and 3D echocardiography; and innocent and pathologic murmurs. He has volunteered in charity care throughout Central America and the USA.
Dr. Sticka enjoys exploring Missoula and Western Montana with his family.
Medical Education: University of Washington, Seattle WA
Education: University of Montana, Missoula, MT
Internship/Residency: Pediatric Residency; University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA
Fellowships: Pediatric Cardiology; University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO; Pediatric Non-invasive Cardiac Imaging; University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
Board Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics, subspeciality also in pediatric cardiology