Dennis R. Gross, M.D.Personal Pediatrics, P.A.
Dennis R. Gross, M.D., joined Personal Pediatrics, P.A., in May 2011. He has been in private practice in the Orlando area for 34 years, specializing in the care of infants, children and adolescents. Before entering into private practice, he directed the pediatric emergency room at Orange Memorial Hospital. Dr. Gross received specialty training in pediatrics at the University of Miami-affiliated hospitals and obtained his medical degree at the State University of Buffalo School of Medicine, New York. He is a board-certified pediatrician through the American Board of Pediatrics and a member of the Central Florida Pediatric Society. Dr. Gross is currently accepting new patients, and ill children are scheduled for same-day appointments. He participates in most health insurance plans.
7051 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 1, Orlando • 407-345-9929www.personalpeds.com
Ginny L. Guyton, M.D., F.A.A.P.Windermere Pediatrics
Ginny L. Guyton, M.D., F.A.A.P., earned her medical degree at the University of Miami School of Medicine in 1984. She completed her pediatric residency at Orlando Regional Medical Center, including two years as chief resident, before joining Windermere Pediatrics in 1989. Dr. Guyton is board-certified in pediatrics, and she became a partner in the business in 1990. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Orange County Medical Society and Central Florida Pediatric Society.
2101 Park Center Drive, Suite 130, Orlando • 407-297-0080www.windermerepediatrics.org
Lauri J. Kayaleh, M.D.Personal Pediatrics, P.A.
Lauri J. Kayaleh, M.D., joined Personal Pediatrics, P.A., in February 2007. She has been in private practice in the Orlando area since 1997, specializing in the care of infants, children and adolescents. She is a strong advocate of preventive pediatric care. Dr. Kayaleh received specialty training in pediatrics at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., and obtained her medical degree from the University of Florida. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics and member of the Central Florida Pediatric Society. Dr. Kayaleh is accepting new patients, and ill children are scheduled for same-day appointments. She participates in most insurance plans.
Deborah Marcus, M.D.Physician Associates
Deborah Marcus, M.D., is a board-certified pediatric physician who specializes in the care of children from infancy to age 18. She completed her medical education at Eastern Virginia Medical School and residency at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. Dr. Marcus is affiliated with the American College of Pediatricians and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She practices at Physician Associates’ Sand Lake office. Located behind Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, the medical center offers immediate appointments for urgent-care needs.
7472 Doc’s Grove Circle, Orlando • 407-381-7326www.paof.com
Tammy McDowell, M.D.Physician Associates
Tammy McDowell, M.D., a board-certified pediatric physician, specializes in the care of children from infancy to age 18. She completed her medical education at the University of Florida and residency at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. Dr. McDowell is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and she practices at Physician Associates’ Sand Lake office. The medical center, located behind Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, offers immediate appointments for urgent-care needs.
Carmen Noriega, M.D., F.A.A.P.Windermere Pediatrics
Carmen Noriega, M.D., F.A.A.P., earned her medical degree at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan. She completed her internship at Miami Children’s Hospital and her pediatric residency at Texas Children’s Hospital-Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. Prior to joining Windermere Pediatrics in 2000, Dr. Noriega worked in general pediatrics and was involved in clinical research with Elmwood Pediatric Group in Rochester, N.Y. She is board-certified in pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Florida Pediatric Society, Central Florida Medical Society and Central Florida Pediatric Society.
Marla A. Robbins, M.D.Personal Pediatrics, P.A.
Marla A. Robbins, M.D., has served Southwest residents since 1985, specializing in the care of infants, children and adolescents. In 2006, she relocated her private practice to the Dr. Phillips area to get back to basics and do what she loves most — work in an intimate environment and interact with her patients, as well as their families. She is a strong advocate of preventive pediatric care. Dr. Robbins received specialty training in pediatrics at Beth Israel Medical Center and Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center in New York. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics and member of the Central Florida Pediatric Society. Dr. Robbins is fluent in Spanish and English, and currently is accepting new patients. Ill children are scheduled for same-day appointments, and she accepts most insurance plans.
Denise Serafin, M.D., F.A.A.P.Windermere Pediatrics
Denise Serafin, M.D., F.A.A.P., earned her medical degree at Ponce School of Medicine, Puerto Rico. She completed a residency in pediatrics and adolescent medicine at Cleveland Clinic’s Children’s Hospital in Ohio, where she served as chief resident during her final year. For one year, Dr. Serafin worked as a clinical associate in the emergency room/urgent care at Cleveland Clinic before she joined Windermere Pediatrics in 2005. She is board-certified in pediatrics and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Elena Smith, A.R.N.P., C.P.N.P.West Orlando Pediatrics
Elena Smith, A.R.N.P., C.P.N.P., serves the patients of West Orlando Pediatrics. She previously worked in neonatal intensive care and a newborn nursery. She enjoys working with all patients at West Orlando Pediatrics, but she specializes in well visits with babies, toddlers, preschoolers and adolescent females. Smith earned her bachelor’s in nursing from the University of Central Florida and master’s in nursing from the University of Florida. She is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. Smith’s passion and commitment to providing quality care to children has given her the determination to continue her education. She currently is working on obtaining a doctorate in nursing, advancing her clinical skills and knowledge.
10125 W. Colonial Drive, Suite 102, Ocoee • 407-290-9355www.westorlandopediatrics.com
Established in 1985, the staff of Windermere Pediatrics welcomes new and returning patients to their new office in MetroWest. All physicians are board-certified, caring individuals who want to help parents obtain the best medical care for their children. Windermere Pediatrics’ physicians and their start dates include Ginny Guyton, M.D., 1989; Carmen Noriega, M.D., 2000; Kathleen Jones, D.N.P., A.R.N.P., 2001; Hernando Cardona, M.D., 2003; Denise Serafin, M.D., 2005; Kathy Adragna, A.R.N.P., 2009; and Amber Eastwood, A.R.N.P., 2009. Windermere Pediatrics also offers a “Meet the Doctor” prenatal class every month. This informative gathering is led by one of the pediatricians and followed by a question-and-answer session. A tour of the office is included, and each participant receives a complimentary diaper bag with baby products. Windermere Pediatrics’ physicians would like to remind their patients that flu vaccines are now available. Operating hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m-7:30 p.m., Friday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and Saturday from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Barry S. Yarckin, M.D., F.A.A.P.West Orlando Pediatrics
Barry S. Yarckin, M.D., F.A.A.P., of West Orlando Pediatrics has served west Orange County for many years. Dr. Yarckin was born in Massachusetts and received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Massachusetts. He completed his residency at Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and St. Luke’s Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Yarckin is board-certified in pediatrics and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. His commitment and devotion to the well-being of his patients is unwavering. He prides himself on getting to truly know his patients and enjoys watching them grow into healthy young adults. Dr. Yarckin is well-qualified to diagnose and manage patients with attention-deficit and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorders. Dr. Yarckin will meet one-on-one with expectant parents to answer any questions before the birth of their child. He personally attends to all of his patients during hospitalizations, including newborns.
Leah Ladley, D.D.S.Southpark Dental Group
Leah Ladley, D.D.S., specializes in all aspects of periodontal treatment, including cosmetic and regenerative surgical procedures and placement of dental implants. Dr. Ladley received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Creighton University. She completed her periodontal residency at Louisiana State University. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Ladley served in the U.S. Navy and retired as a captain after 21 years of service. She has been practicing in Central Florida for more than 10 years. Dr. Ladley practices at Southpark Dental Group, which is located on the corner of John Young Parkway and Sand Lake Road.
8801 Commodity Circle, Orlando • 407-248-0100www.southparkdentalgroup.com
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