2017 Favorite Doctors in Maryland

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Annapolis Pediatrics    
Annapolis, Severna Park, Edgewater, Kent Island, Crofton, 410-263-6363

Monta Conrad, M.D.

  • They are the best! Dr. Conrad always treats my girls with kindness and always takes the time to make sure I understand the treatment plan and answer any of my questions no matter how silly they may be.
  • He has followed us from newborn to 5 year old, always remembering the specifics of our child. He is very responsive and caring.

Katherine Edwards, M.D.

  • Compassionate, caring chose her when she first started practicing and haven't regretted it not once, my son is 21!

Sefanit Fassil, M.D.

  • Dr. Fassil is very caring and works well with both children and their parents. She is very attentive to us and our daughter.  She remembers us and our daughter likes her, too.

Piyumi Fonseka, M.D.

  • She is attentive, caring (even giving hugs to stressed out mommies) and always smart with her diagnoses and treatments.
  • She is so wonderful with our son, listens very well to all our concerns and questions and answers with knowledgeable information.  She follows up with us and although she is very busy, remembers small things about our son that makes him and us very happy.

Erik Haskins, M.D.

  • Very concerned with our child as a patient, but also as a child.  Uses experience to help us understand since we are first time parents.  Very patient with us and can tell he genuinely loves what he does.
  • He always takes his time at our appointments to answer all of our questions thoroughly. He never makes me feel rushed.

Valory Hill, M.D.

  • You leave a visit with Dr. Hill feeling positive and hopeful. She makes wellness attractive!
  • Above all others, she takes the time to listen, and really tries to figure out what may be ailing my children. She's amazing.

Dana Kim, M.D.

  • Dr. Kim is thorough, kind, caring, and compassionate.She is amazing!  We never feel rushed or crazy for asking questions. We absolutely trust her wholeheartedly with our kids health, and do not feel that way about every provider.  She's thorough and so down to Earth, and our boys adore her as much as we do!

Mark Lester, M.D.

  • Great with the kids; his approach is practical and personal.
  • He is very dedicated to his patients and practice.

Samuel Libber, M.D.

  • Kind, Caring, takes his time to diagnose and educates.

Amanda Mason, M.D., PhD

  • She is a fabulous provider who goes above and beyond to care for her patients. She even contacts patients after her normal business hours to ensure they are doing okay.
  • She always listens and helps us understand our son's issues. She's the best when it comes to caring for our son. Our son is never sick for long because Dr. Mason always prescribes the right treatment.

John McGrath, M.D.

  • He is amazing with my boys and always takes his time to make sure we understand everything.
  • He takes his time and goes beyond to help you. Dr. McGrath is the best!

Kristin Medina, C.P.N.P.

  • Kristin has been amazing with our son from day one.  She is always attentive and gentle and has a great bedside manner!

Erin Merli, C.P.N.P.

  • Erin is so sweet and kind and her expertise in mental health is a wonderful resource.

Kendra Nagey, C.P.N.P.

  • She's so attentive, very good bedside manner, does not rush appointments, she's our favorite at the practice!

Charles Parmele, M.D.

  • Attention to detail; down to earth; takes time to get to know you and your family.
  • We always get "straight-talk" from Dr. Parmele. The kids also love him!

Kay Pessagno, C.P.N.P.

  • Kay has that special way about her that immediately puts children and parents at ease. She listens to both child and parent and takes time to offer advice that will work for you.
  • Kay always takes the time to talk to the parents and the child.  She listens to all concerns and puts you to ease.  I appreciate her calm, cheerful demeanor!

Gwyn Reece, C.P.N.P.

  • She speaks to the kids and to the parents; she treats us like family.
  • Personable, friendly, thorough, kind, cheerful, great conversations with the kids

James Rice, M.D.

  • Extremely smart and really listens to me and my children.

Sharon Richter, D.O.

  • Works with children and their families with ADD/ADHD, autism, depression, anxiety. Children living in this world today need someone they can trust and rely on to help them in this world of bullying, divorce, social media, and Dr. Richter has a gift that she is sharing with this community to help our children's mental health.  

Michelle Schall, C.P.N.P.

  • She has seen my son since he was 3 days old. She is very loving and caring with him. She takes the time to listen to my concerns and answers my questions in depth.
  • She is a wonderful nurse practitioner as well as a very good person. We love Dr. Schall.

Nichole Tucker, C.P.N.P.

  • She is great with my 1 1/2 year old daughter. She always remembers us and is very outgoing, personable, and always smiling!

Margaret Turner, M.D.

  • She is caring, and spends the time to explain what is going on with my child. SHe has a way of connecting so I as a parent can understand.
  • She is extra loving and caring of her patients and practice.

Bayshore Pediatrics    
Prince Frederick, 410-535-5959    

Meghan Chiu, M.D.

Belliacres Pediatrics    
Gambrills, 410-721-0800    

Zachary Schneider, M.D.

Catonsville Pediatrics    
Catonsville, 410-744-4849    

Karen Miller, M.D.

Chesapeake Pediatrics    
Annapolis, 410-224-3663    

Ettaly Jobes, M.D.

  • She's so special with my kids and she listen very carefully every concern that I have and she gave me the best solution for the health issues with my kids.

Children's National Health System 
Laurel, 301-498-1900    

Stacy Scott-McKinney, M.D.

East West Pediatrics  
Glen Burnie, 410-582-9434    

Naomi Shaikh, M.D.

Pediatric Place    
Pasadena, 410-360-4446    

Cynthia Shaeffer, M.D.

Severna Park Docs    
Severna Park, 410-647-8300    

Jacalyn Ginsburg, M.D.    
Faith Hackett, M.D.

South River Pediatrics    
Edgewater, 410-956-6302    

Azam Baig, M.D., F.A.A.P.

  • Always ready to listen and is thoughtful in response to questions.  PROACTIVE in pediatric health issues!

Meghan  Begley, C.R.N.P.

  • This office goes the extra mile! Straight to the point and look at all aspects in what is best for my children!

Kennon Harris, M.D.

  • She is always loving and caring for all of her little ones. My oldest is 17 and won't see anyone else. She feels so comfortable with her.

Jill Tierney, M.D.

  • Dr. Tierney is so personable and easy going. She's down to earth, and very easy to talk to. She provides comfort and wisdom without being overbearing or judgemental.

The Pediatric Group    
Crofton, 410-721-2273    

Craytonia Davis, M.D.

  • Dr. Davis is the epitome of what a caring doctor represents. Besides his amazing ability to connect with the most introverted child, he is a parent’s savior. Your family isn't just another patient, you're apart of the Davis family!
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