Dr. Filtz grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She attended Penn Trafford High School, where she graduated as valedictorian in 2007. A decorated student-athlete, she then attended the University of Richmond on a full athletic scholarship. She competed on the school’s Division I Women’s Cross Country, Indoor Track & Field, and Outdoor Track & Field teams. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Biology in 2011. Her experiences as an athlete sparked her interest in sports medicine, which led her to medical school. She attended the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, where she met her husband Andrew. After graduating medical school in 2015, she and her husband matched to Cincinnati for residency training. Dr. Filtz completed her pediatric residency training at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in 2018. After residency, she continued her training with a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. She then joined the ESD Pediatric Group upon completion of fellowship.
Dr. Filtz is board certified in pediatrics, and currently board eligible in sports medicine. Her interests include caring for the student athlete, sports-related injuries, concussions, and musculoskeletal issues.
Dr. Filtz is married to her husband Andrew, who is completing his training in orthopedic surgery at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. They have three adorable corgis, and reside in Walnut Hills. In her free time, Dr. Filtz is an avid runner. She has completed several marathons, including the 2019 Boston Marathon.
Undergraduate Education: University of Richmond, Virginia
Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Internship: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Residency: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Board Certification: Pediatrics (2018); Sports Medicine pending (2019)