Roy Maynard, MD, recently joined Pediatric Home Service (PHS), Roseville, Minn, as its new medical director and will serve as resident physicia

PHS is an independent pediatric home care company aimed at helping technology-dependent children who are discharged from hospitals to the home environment. PHS works to meet the unique needs of homebound technology-supported children.

Maynard will lead implementation of clinical policies, procedures, and programs to further enhance the best possible care for each child. Maynard has practiced as a neonatologist and pediatric pulmonologist at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics in Minneapolis since 1991.

“The addition of Roy to the PHS staff and our senior leadership team is a great way to begin this year, which is our 20th year in business. His medical service experience will complement our clinical staff, and we look forward to having him on staff to enhance our quality of service,” said Susan Wingert, PHS founder and president, in a release announcing Maynard’s appointment..

“Technology advancements such as newer ventilators and other equipment, plus a broader comfort zone with bringing medically fragile children home is helping PHS and home care grow,” said Maynard. “I’m eager to be part of the PHS team, providing clinical and other medical direction to keep kids thriving at home.”

Maynard completed his undergraduate degree at Penn State University and then attended medical school at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. Maynard performed his residency in pediatrics and his fellowships in neonatology and pediatric pulmonology at the University of Minnesota. Maynard also completed 3 years of service at Pine Ridge Indian Hospital in South Dakota as a general pediatrician. He is board-certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics in general pediatrics, pediatric pulmonology, and neonatology. Maynard is active with numerous professional societies and associations, including SKIP (Sick Kids Need Involved People), as medical director at a camp for technologically dependent children and is a member of the Minnesota Medical Association.