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Monica Schwarz Josten, M.D.

Monica Shwarz Josten, Pediatrics

About Monica:

Monica grew up in Sandy, Utah, to parents from Indonesia and Switzerland. Growing up a multiracial person with mixed heritage, in Utah, was hugely influential and Monica broadened those experiences during medical training. After residency, she returned home to Utah, to the community she knows and loves.

The things she learned in medical school prepared her for understanding the doctor’s side of the relationship, but after having her two children and experiencing the joyous moments and the sleepless nights, she also understands how parents are feeling.

Community is hugely important to Monica, which is part of what she loves about working with kids and families. Working with kids necessarily means working with parents or caregivers, sometimes even schools and the wider community. She enjoys being able to maintain that relationship from those first moments at the hospital through to adulthood. Monica knows it takes a team to raise a kid and sees her job as being the quarterback, helping your team move the ball the right direction down the field. 




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BS, Tulane University, 2012
M.D., University of Utah School of Medicine, 2017
Residency, Stanford Pediatrics, 2017-2020



Parent Feedback

We've taken our 3 year old daughter here a few times. I love doctor Witt, he was actually my doctor when I was a child and it was great to be able to take my daughter to him too. The rooms are all themed and they have different things to find all over the room. The front desk staff and nurses are all fantastic people. I also love that they had pediatric dentists in the same building. I will say calling to setup a dental appointment was interesting because I couldn't ever get in touch with anyone by going through the phone trail. If I called as if to setup an appointment for a regular visit and had them pass me to the dental side I was able to get an appointment setup. I love this place and the people working here.

—Alex Cutak.

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