What real parents are saying about Dr. Sticka in 2019-
“Dr. Sticka is a wonderful cardiologist and I feel so lucky to have access to his professional knowledge for caring for our medically complex daughter! I would recommend him to anyone who asks!”
“Dr. Sticka is wonderful as is his nursing staff.”
“Outstanding patient care. Dr. Sticka demonstrates a high level of knowledge in his field and has a wonderful patient centered attitude. Thank you!”
“Kiersten and Dr. Sticka are an amazing team of dedicated, compassionate, experienced, and kind professionals.”
“Dr. Sticka was amazing! He explained in simple but scientific terms to my 15 year old son in ways he can understand all that was going on with him and how he can prevent the symptoms again.”
“We travel 1.5 hours from Butte. Helps that you have good wait times and service. Traveling for appointments can be tough, but had a great experience!”
“Joshua Sticka is fantastic in his professionalism, bedside manners, and communication! A big thanks to his nursing staff too!”
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