Jennifer Shaer, MD, FABM, IBCLC
Dr. Shaer is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She completed her pediatrics residency at Albert Einstein/ Montefiore Medical Center and was chief resident at Jacobi Medical Center. Dr. Shaer is a board-certified pediatrician, an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and a fellow of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. She also serves as the Chief Medical Officer at Allied Physicians Group.
Fatema Meah, MD
Dr. Meah is a graduate of Albert Einstein School of Medicine. She continued her pediatrics residency at the same institution and went on to serve as chief resident at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. She is a board-certified pediatrician and has a special interest in caring for underserved populations.
Jennifer Rich, MD
Dr. Rich is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She continued her pediatrics residency at the same institution and went on to serve as chief resident at the Children’s Hospital of Montefiore. She is a board-certified pediatrician and has a special interest in the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity, medical education and biomedical ethics.
Brad Fell, MD, CCSA
Dr. Fell is a graduate of The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education and SUNY Health Science Center in Syracuse. He completed his Internship and Residency at Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center (formerly Schneider Children’s Hospital), where he also served as Chief Resident. He is a board-certified pediatrician and is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Hofstra Medical School. He was a founding member of Allied Physicians Group, where he has been the company’s Compliance Officer and Privacy Officer, as well as the Billing and Coding Chairman. He has a special interest in patients with ADHD.
Lisa Visentin, MD, IBCLC
Dr. Visentin is a graduate of Albany Medical College. She completed her pediatric internship and residency at the Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital. She is a board-certified pediatrician and has a special interest in breastfeeding medicine. Dr. Visentin is an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant and a member of the Academy of Breastfeeding medicine.
Megan Kasnicki, MD
Dr. Kasnicki is a graduate of SUNY Downstate College of Medicine. She completed her pediatrics residency at New York University and is a board-certified pediatrician. She has a special interest in caring for underserved populations, especially in managing the psychosocial and cultural concerns of immigrant families. She is fluent in Polish and is active in the local community.
Douglas Friedfeld, MD
Dr. Friedfeld is a graduate of Emory University School of Medicine. He completed his pediatrics residency at University of Vermont. Dr. Friedfeld is Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Hofstra/Northwell Medical School. He has a special interest in preventative medicine and enjoys working collaboratively with children and their parents to stay healthy.
Jessica M. Cohn, MD, IBCLC
Dr. Cohn is a graduate of Stony Brook University School of Medicine and completed her pediatrics residency at the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center. She is a board-certified pediatrician and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She has a special interest in breastfeeding medicine.
Michelle Wruck PNP-BC
Michelle has been a pediatric nurse practitioner since 1978. She is a graduate of Beth Israel Medical Center School of Nursing, St. Joseph’s College and Stony Brook University School of Nursing. Her expertise in pediatrics is in the home management of medically fragile and technologically dependent children. She also has expertise in managing asthma and constipation/ encopresis. She has been board certified in pediatrics since 1993.
Kerri Roesch, PA
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.
Jaclyn McQuade, PA
Jaclyn grew up in Dix Hills, Long Island. She attended Hofstra University for both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Physician Assistant studies graduating in 2012. She has a background in Rheumatology but has been working in pediatrics since 2013.
Kara Crawford, NP
Kara is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner with eight years of nursing experience in a variety of pediatric care settings. She completed her undergraduate degree from the University of Oklahoma and her graduate degree from the University of South Alabama. Her experience includes pediatric intensive care at OU Children’s Hospital, pediatric primary care at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Okinawa, Japan and pediatric urgent care at South Georgia Medical Center. She is passionate about family-centered care, complementary feeding practices and anticipatory guidance.
Tracey Messina, NP
Tracey is a certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with ten years of pediatric nursing experience. She completed her undergraduate degree at Molloy College and her graduate degree at Stony Brook University. She is passionate about forming relationships with her patients and their families.