James Belza, MD

Pediatrician in Louisville, KYJames Belza, MD

I was born in the Chicago area, but have called Louisville home since 1968. I am a graduate of Ballard High School, then went on to the University of Kentucky where I received my B.S. degree in biology with high distinction in 1979. I graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in 1983.

I completed my residency training in 1986 at the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters in Norfolk,Virginia. Private practice began for me in Georgetown, Kentucky as a branch of the Lexington Clinic. In 1988, I returned home to Louisville to join  Kaplan Barron Pediatrics. I am a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a certified diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics, and an assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

My wife, Karyl, is a native of Louisville. We have two children, Sam and Ruthie.  Our interests include cooking, music, the Louisville arts scene, and U of L sports. 

I enjoy the varied challenges of pediatric medicine, but also ( and perhaps because my family started at a bit later age), find great satisfaction in seeing and helping new , anxious parents grow into confident and experienced parents and hoping that I had something to do with it.

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COVID-19 Update from Kaplan Barron

We are now offering telemedicine services! Learn more by clicking here

As promised, we told you we would keep you updated. Here is what we are currently doing to protect our patients, parents, and community. This is ever changing so stay tuned!

We currently DO NOT have the capability to test for COVID-19 here at the office. If this changes in the future, we will be sure to let our community know but at this time, there is NO testing at private offices.

The doctors, management, and staff here at KBPG appreciate your patience during this time. It’s a learning curve for all of us but we will get through this together!