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Christopher A. Cunha, MD

Christopher A. Cunha, MD

Dr. Cunha has served as President of River Valley Pediatricians, Inc., a management services and group purchasing organization in the greater Cincinnati area, since 2012. 

A native of East Meadow, New York, Dr. Cunha received his associate’s degree from Nassau Community College before receiving his Bachelor of Science from the University of Florida in 1981, and his Doctor of Medicine from the University of South Florida in 1985. He completed his pediatric residency and chief residency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Upon completion of his training, Dr. Cunha began a career in private practice in Florence, KY. In 1992 he co-founded Pediatric Associates, PSC in Crestview Hills, KY, and served for 18 years as managing partner. 

Dr. Cunha has been involved with the American Academy of Pediatrics for many years, serving on various committees in pediatric education and quality improvement. He was appointed to its Board of Directors in 2012 and served as Chairman in 2016. Locally, he has served as Chairman of the Tristate PHO at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital since 2007. Dr. Cunha has volunteered many years of service with the Northern Kentucky and Boone County Boards of Health. He serves as medical director for a local college, Thomas More College, and for a local YMCA camp, Camp Ernst. 

Dr. Cunha is married with four adult children and resides in Union, KY. His hobbies include golf, fishing, traveling and officiating high school baseball. 

Dr. Cunha serves the ABFM on the Strategy Implementation & Operations Committee, the Examination Committee, and the Engagement & Communication Committee.