Dr. Barbara Ziogas is board certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She received her medical degree from The University of Connecticut School of Medicine and served her residency at The University of Connecticut, where she stayed an additional year as Chief Pediatric Resident.
Dr. Ziogas began practicing in the Farmington area in 1995 and has been an involved member of the medical community since then. She is an active member of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She serves as the Medical Advisor for the Farmington Public Schools as well as CREC (Capital Regional Education Center).
She is the Medical Director for the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford. Dr. Ziogas is also an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Connecticut school of Medicine.
Before deciding to follow her lifelong dream of becoming a pediatrician she was a special education teacher. This background has served her well in treating children with special health care needs and educational challenges. She is dedicated to health and well-being of children and their families, and practices medicine in a way that looks at the whole child in their environment. She is passionate about pain management and strategies for reduction of discomfort for procedures such as injections.
Since 2001 she has traveled many times to Tobati, Paraguay where she has had the good fortune to be able to do mission work in collaboration with Team Tobati.
Dr. Ziogas resides in Burlington with her black lab, Beau. She is the mother of three grown children, and has two beautiful grandchildren. In her spare time, Dr. Ziogas enjoys spending time with her family, reading, attending concerts, doing volunteer work, and above all, advocating for children.