A pediatrician does more than keep our kids healthy. Knowing they’ve got your back is worth the world to your family.
Here are this year’s reader-recommended pediatricians!
Annapolis, Severna Park, Edgewater, Kent Island, Crofton
Veronica Cellini, M.D.
Cared for our child from birth. Extremely patient.
Monta Conrad, M.D.
Listens, takes my concerns seriously, communicates well with parents and kids.
Dominica Donnal, M.D.
She is so patient and friendly, and the girls adore her.
Katherine S.K. Edwards, M.D.
She truly listens to both me and my children. She understands teenagers too.
Sefanit Fassil, M.D.
She is gentle, caring and professional and has a wonderful bedside manner.
Piyumi Fonseka, M.D.
She is always very friendly, knowledgeable and thorough which is exactly what you would want in a pediatrician.
Gina Friel, C.P.N.P.
Gina truly cares about her patients and their wellbeing. She keeps us informed, is proactive with regards to pediatric care.
Shaun Fritz, C.P.N.P.
Her listening skills! She puts this new mom at ease.
Erik Haskins, M.D.
Dr. Haskins takes the time to get to answer your questions and make your child comfortable with a visit to the doctor’s office.
Laura Herzig, M.D.
Dr. Herzig is always on top of her game and really knows her stuff.
Valory Hill, M.D.
Knowledgeable, easy to communicate with, takes good care of her patients.
Dana Kim, M.D.
She always make my child feel important and comfortable. They are always excited to go to the doctors instead of frightened.
Mark Lester, M.D.
Dr. Lester is not only great with our two year old, but always takes time with us to make sure our questions are answered.
Samuel Libber, M.D.
He is a kind and caring pediatrician with a wealth of knowledge. He is everything you want in a pediatrician!
John McGrath, M.D.
Dr. McGrath is very caring and patient with both of my sons. He takes the time to talk to us and makes my children feel comfortable every time.
Kristin Medina, C.P.N.P.
She’s very warm, knowledgeable, anticipates my concerns about my child and answers them for me.
Erin Merli, C.P.N.P.
Caring, understands my concerns, not a medicine pusher, called me after hours to follow-up on a question.
Kendra Nagey, C.P.N.P.
She is very nice and very informative. She makes me feel like I am doing a good job as a mother and that is something that I need to hear sometimes.
Charles Parmele, M.D.
Kind, understanding, empathetic. Impeccable bedside manner.
Kay Pessagno, C.P.N.P.
She’s always thorough with her examinations and explains everything with great detail. She is exactly the pediatrician we were looking for when we became parents!
Tuyen Phan, M.D.
She has the most upbeat, bubbly personality! She is down to earth and a realist when it comes to talking about parenting and always takes my concerns into consideration.
Jennifer Redmond, C.P.N.P., I.B.C.L.C.
She has a special way with the patient to keep them calm during a check-up and is very welcoming to other siblings.
James Rice, M.D.
Dr. Rice has a fantastic bedside manor and thoroughly explores the symptoms or issues and takes his time to listen to his patients and their parents.
Sharon Richter, D.O.
Dr. Richter is a great partner in working with children who are struggling with emotional/behavioral/mental issues.
Michelle Schall, C.P.N.P.
She has been seeing my son since day one and is always so kind, helpful, knowledgeable, and flexible.
Nichole Tucker, C.P.N.P.
She is so nice and helps me understand everything that is going on.
Margaret Turner, M.D.
She is amazing. She makes sure the parent and the child know what is going on.
Bay Area Pediatrics
The entire staff is phenomenal. I truly can’t say enough wonderful things about them.
Bethany J. God, M.D.
Singh Manbir, M.D.
Beth Connelly, C.R.N.P., MSN, I.B.C.L.C.
Severna Park Docs
Faith Hackett, M.D.
South River Pediatrics
Kennon Harris, M.D.
The Pediatric Group
Crofton, Davidsonville, Severna Park
Farhad Aliabadi, M.D.
Very knowledgeable, kind, compassionate.
Doc is personable, caring, and attentive.
Craytonia Davis, M.D.
He is helpful, concerned, kind, patient and listens. Dr. Davis treats my children like his own.
Carol Forsyth, C.R.N.P.
We trust her completely. You never feel rushed and no question is silly.
Jackie L. Gilliard, M.D.
He is patient, caring and very knowledgeable. He is calm, knowledgeable, and we trust him!
Robert G. Graw, Jr., M.D.
Goes well beyond the usual to accommodate patients.
Carol Forsyth, C.R.N.P.
She is so comforting with my child and when I need a question answered she and/or her staff Missy call back right away.
Kathryn Lanciano, C.R.N.P.
Kathy always takes her time when she meets with us and makes us feel valued. She continually earns our trust with each visit.
Erin Lytle, C.R.N.P., P.M.H.S.
Helped make a new mom feel at ease and is wonderful with my son.
Lauren Palmer, C.P.N.P., I.B.C.L.C.
Lauren treats her patients and their families with such kindness. She is very understanding.
Cassie Roberts, D.N.P., C.P.N.P., I.B.C.L.C.
Cassie gets to know her little people. Taking time to not only be up to date with the best medical knowledge but also finding time to be kind, compassionate and approachable.
Betsy Smith, C.P.N.P.
Cleanliness, professionalism, knowledge, availability. She makes my son feel comfortable and makes him feel special.
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