A Farewell and a Welcome at Peconic



Please join us in wishing a fond farewell to Dr. Sonya Palathumpat as she and her husband relocated to California.  It has been such a pleasure working with Dr. Palathumpat and we will miss her!  Dr. P will be leaving Peconic on June 25th.  Drs. Meah and Kasnicki will each be in Southold once a week after Dr. Palathumpat's departure.



On a happier note, we are thrilled to welcome Kerri Roeschto the Peconic team in Riverhead. Kerri is a certified Physician Assistant with nine years of experience caring for children. She completed her Physician Assistant studies at Touro College and her undergraduate studies at Quinnipiac University. Her experience includes primary care and urgent care here on Long Island, as well as pediatric surgery, trauma and burn care at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters in Norfolk, VA. Kerri's interests include nutrition and fitness and encouraging families to live well.  Kerri is joining Peconic Pediatrics in Riverhead on July 1st.

Thank you for trusting us with the care of your children!


Patient Portal

 Happy baby being taken care of at Peconic Pediatrics in Riverhead NY.
Get in touch with us easily and quickly through our convenient, confidential online portal. You can request appointments, physician referrals, medication refills, receive lab results and send your forms to fill out in advance of your visit. You can ask non-urgent questions through the portal as well.

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Nutrition for Families

Family is happy after visiting Peconic Pediatrics in Riverhead NY.
Our registered pediatric dietitians help parents and kids deal with food allergies, celiac disease, diabetes and more. In our Nutrition & Wellness program, our team teaches families how to stay happy and healthy by eating right and exercising. Our dietitians can also develop a customized eating plan for all ages. This service is especially popular with post-partum mothers.

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We're Here For You

Two young girls live healthy lives after visiting Peconic Pediatrics in Riverhead NY.
You’ll always be able to get a visit for a sick child the same day that you call because we have multiple providers on staff. The Allied Pediatrics app also allows you to select from over 100 symptoms to get timely advice when your child is sick. Our symptom checker and dosing calculator are other invaluable resources.

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Breastfeeding Center

Mother breastfeeds her baby after visiting the Breastfeeding Center at Peconic Pediatrics in Riverhead NY.
Peconic Pediatrics is distinguished for its breastfeeding and lactation resources. We offer in-office consultations with both Dr. Jennifer Shaer and Dr. Lisa Visentin, both board certified pediatricians and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultants, to help both mom and baby accomplish a breastfeeding plan that works for them.

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 Well visits at Peconic Pediatrics in Riverhead NY are a crucial part of our practice.

Well Visits at Peconic

We offer routine well visits at our Riverhead, NY office for age appropriate developmental screening, vaccines and more. At this time, we can discuss how your child is progressing in terms of height and weight, as well as discuss any ongoing developmental concerns you may have.

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 We can help you and your young one with Asthma and Allergy Management at Peconic Pediatrics in Riverhead NY.

Asthma & allergy management

Having a child with asthma can be scary, but we can help you and your young one breathe easy. At Peconic Pediatrics, you will have access to a certified asthma educator Michelle Wruck PNP who works with children and parents to develop a customized treatment plan. Michelle will outline a kid-friendly plan, and is always available to answer your questions and address your concerns.

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Peconic Pediatrics provides basic advice and medication doses for children of all ages on our website and through our Allied Pediatrics app. You can always reach one of our on-call providers by calling the office. If you have an emergency, don’t wait– call 911.

How can I reach a doctor after hours

Your child does not always get sick during business hours. At night when the office is closed, our website and the Allied Pediatrics app offer basic advice and medication doses for children of all ages. Also, you may always reach one of our on-call providers by calling our office. In case of an emergency, do not hesitate-- call 911.

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