Our Providers





We at Marysville Pediatrics strive to provide the best pediatric care for your children. This goal is achieved by several principals we adhere to:

  • Treating every patient as if they were our own child
  • Staying current in the ever-changing field of medicine
  • Maintaining a friendly, yet professional environment at our office
  • Being easily accessible for appointments or urgent concerns

Dr. Alain

Dr. Alain is a board-certified pediatrician with a background education from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Hospital, Nationwide Childrens Hospital, Ohio State University.  .  His areas of professional interests include asthma, allergies, ADHD and child abuse.

Dr. Alain instructs in critical care and is on the Ohio State University Faculty.  He has authored a number of articles in medical and public journals.  He is a member of several local and national medical organizations.

Dr. Alain was named one of the 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 Top Doctors in Central Ohio by Columbus Monthly.

Dr. Alain is dedicated husband and father. Among his hobbies and special interests are teaching, nature, camping, woodwork, and tennis.

Michelle Ludsin, CNP

Michelle joined the staff of Marysville Pediatrics in November 2018. She has over 11 years of NP practice in pediatric primary care, with almost 20 years of RN nursing experience.

Michelle is a board certified Nurse Practitioner. She received her MSN, FNP-BC from the University of Michigan.

Michelle enjoys spending time with her husband, two children, cat and dog. Her hobbies are fitness, reading, and puzzles. Her special interests include the conservation of nature and nutrition.

Michelle is looking forward to promoting the health of our patients and families at Marysville Pediatrics.

Dr. Kartan

Dr. Kartan joined the staff of Marysville Pediatrics in June 2007. Prior to this she worked in Pittsburgh for 10 years and enjoyed teaching residents and medical students. Dr. Kartan has high expectations of herself and tries to provide empathetic and caring treatment. She enjoys working with all age groups and enjoys developing relationships with patients and their families.

Dr. Kartan is a board certified pediatrician with a background from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, and Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Dr. Kartan’s hobbies include spending time with family and friends, reading, and seeing movies.