Nothing I have ever encountered strikes fear into my heart like an injured or sick child. I am reasonably sure that all other parents out there feel the same way. I am sure you don’t want to just trust any doctor in Massachusetts with your children. You also likely are not willing to go through any trial and error with one of your own children as you would be willing to go through to find your own doctor.
A pediatrician is going to have to click with you and gain your trust before they see your child and I feel exactly the same way. Unlike many of our service listings, you do not want to wait to find a pediatrician until an emergency strikes. You want to have them on speed dial long before that. So now is the perfect time to use our Massachusetts are list of top recommended pediatricians and start interviewing them. Find the one who you would trust with your children. Don’t forget that people change over time and that can apply to not only your doctors but also your pediatricians. If any of our Massachusetts doctors have declined in their performance, please let us know! It is vital that we keep the below list updated with only the doctors that will care for your children as if they were their own. It is also a great idea to establish a pediatrician for short term work conditions even if they last less than a year. So if you will be stationed somewhere else, start researching area pediatricians now so you are as prepared as possible.
Dr. Marietta Calisto-Cooney completed her MD degree from the Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and her internship at the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. She is currently in practice at PMG Physician Associates.
Dr. John W. Kulig focuses his pediatric practice on adolescent medicine. He attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and completed postgraduate training at the Harvard University School of Public Health and the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center.
East Longmeadow, MA
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Systemic Lupus, Dematomyositis, and Vasculitis are just some of the areas in which Dr. Deborah Rothman specializes in. She is a graduate of State University of New York and she completed her postgraduate training at Boston Floating Hospital.
Dr. Shoshana M. Katz graduated from the Sackler School of Medicine in Tel-Aviv, Israel in 1980 and she is currently focusing her practice on child development and behavior. She also previously served as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Connecticut Health Center, School of Medicine.
West Roxbury, MA
Dr. Morrison received degrees in psychology from Bates College and Wesleyan University. She then worked with disadvantaged families at a community mental health center in Nashville, Tennessee for 8 years. She graduated from the University of Tennessee Medical School at Memphis and completed her internship and residency at Boston City Hospital. Dr. Morrison found her medical/professional home at Roslindale Pediatrics in 1988.
Dr. Mary Brown focuses her practice on general pediatrics and on attending to chronically ill pediatric patients. She completed her MD degree fromteh Temple University School of Medicine and she is also currently an Assistant Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine.
Plymouth , MA
Dr. Cassidy spent nine years in Michigan practicing pediatrics and then settled in Plymouth, MA in 2008. Her main areas of clinical interest are newborn and adolescent care. Dr. Cassidy is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a member and fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Terence R. McAllister fulfilled a six-year commitment to the US Air Force before returning to Massachusetts to establish Performance Pediatrics. He is currently a practicing pediatricain who is credentialed with Jordan Hospital in Plymouth and Children’s Hospital Boston.
Dr. Stanley Konefal Jr. specializes in Pediatric General, Urologic, and Thoracic Surgery. His current faculty appointment is that of an Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine.