The Best Kids Logo is a private pediatric website of Dr. Harold J Livera. All content and opinions expressed in this website are those of Dr. Livera. My website does not represent or is endorsed by Norton Children’s Hospital or Norton Healthcare. All child or pediatric healthcare information contained on the website is intended for informational and educational purposes.

What was The Best Kids?

The Best Kids used to be a pediatric practice in Louisville, Kentucky until July 2012.

Who is Dr. Harold Livera?

Dr. Harold Livera

Dr. Harold J. Livera has lived in Louisville since 1985. Dr. Livera, who grew up in New Jersey, attended Boston College and received his medical degree from the University of Rome. He completed his pediatric residency training here in Louisville at Norton Children’s Hospital. He began in medical practice with Dr. JK Harris and later founded The Best Kids in 1993. As a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP), he is Board Certified in Pediatrics. Dr. Livera is a member of the Jefferson County Medical Society, Kentucky Medical Association and American Medical Association. He has medical staff privileges at Norton Children’s Hospital, Norton Women’s and Children's Hospital and Baptist Hospital East.


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