Intermountain Medical Group is pleased to welcome Dr. Renee Olesen to Holladay Pediatrics at Intermountain Holladay Clinic.

Dr. Olesen was born in Pennsylvania and grew up in Southern California. She received her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and Cellular Biology from University of California at San Diego and earned her medical doctorate at St. George’s University School of Medicine. She completed her Pediatric residency training at Albany Medical Center in New York. After residency she enjoyed her time working for Indian Health Services on the Crow and Northern Cheyenne reservations in Montana.

Since arriving in Utah in 2003, Dr. Olesen has enjoyed serving her community as a pediatrician and child advocate. Some of her accomplishments include working as a spokesperson for a quality child care public awareness campaign, bringing educational grants to Utah child care providers, serving on the Intergenerational Poverty Advisory Committee and lecturing on early child development and toxic stress. She was recognized nationally by the American Academy of Pediatrics for her exceptional leadership in promoting access to quality childcare programs in Utah.

Dr. Olesen is board certified in Pediatrics and enjoys providing comprehensive pediatric care including newborn hospital care, sports physical and well child care, developmental and behavioral pediatrics and mental health diagnosis and treatment. Prior to joining Holladay Pediatrics, she practiced in West Jordan and Kearns for 15 years. She takes great pride in the partnerships she has created with her families over the years, building on a strong foundation of individualized care for each pediatric member of the family.

In her free time, Dr. Olesen enjoys reading, cooking and yoga. She loves relaxing in the mountains with her husband and two children while hiking, biking, skiing and water sports.