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 Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania 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. Cynthia Warren attended medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry where she earned her Doctor of Medicine degree in 1992. She has academic experience for 12 years, as well as serving as medical director for outpatient services for 6 years.
Dr. Claudia F. Busse is a firm believer that medical care means partnership and teamwork with patients and their families based on an individual approach. She is a 2004 graduate of the University of Leipzig and is currently in practice at Lehigh Valley Health Network.
Upper St. Clair, PA
Dr. Ternullo was born and raised in Schenectady, NY. Dr. Ternullo joined Pediatric Alliance St. Clair in 2009 and is especially interested in managing ADHD and concussions.
Dr. Joseph Barber graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine and is currently in practice at Children’s Community Pediatrics. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is eligible for certification in Child Neurology as well.
Dr. Anna Linderman completed her Doctor of Medicine degree from the St. Petersburg College of Pediatric Medicine and is currently part of the Childreen’s Healthcare team. Dr. Anna Linderman is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Alexis Lieberman previously taught dermatology to pediatricians in training, developed protocols for managing obesity, and researched on mental health issues in pediatrics. She is currently in practice at Fairmount Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.
Dr. Busis completed her pediatric residency at Thomas Jefferson University/A.I. Dupont Hospital for Children during which she discovered her passion for primary care. Dr. Busis joined South Philadelphia Pediatrics in 2011.
Dr. Maddalena is a board-certified pediatrician and International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant. She’s been practicing with Kids Plus since 2006, and is a member of both the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Osteopathic Association.
Upper St. Clair, PA
Dr. King has a strong professional interest in ADHD, learning disabilities, and anxiety. Over the years, Dr. King has made a solo bike ride across the country to benefit abused children, participated in medical work in Africa, and lectured about child abuse around Western Pennsylvania for EPIC-SCAN PA.
Dr. Godinez is board-certified in Pediatrics, a board-certified Lactation Consultant, and a member of both the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Osteopathic Association. His medical interests include breastfeeding medicine, preventative pediatric medicine, sports-related injuries, concussion medicine, osteopathic manipulative treatments., and children with special health care needs.