DR ADDIS ON LEAVE
Please join us in wishing Dr. Addis all the best she welcomes her first baby! She will be out on maternity leave starting mid-April. Until her return in the fall, her patients will be cared for by her partners. Dr. Addis will not be responding to emails or messages via the patient portal while she is on maternity leave. Please direct all questions or concerns to one of her partners.
PLEASE WELCOME DR CARA WEINSTEIN!
Dr Weinstein joined us on August 1st as a full-time general pediatrician. Dr Weinstein graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, specializing in Neuroscience, in 2010. She then spent a year as a research assistant, at the Harvard University School of Public Health, Center for Health Decision Science. She went on to complete her medical degree at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She completed her Residency in General Pediatrics at New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital- Columbia University Medical Center. While at Columbia she developed a special interest in advocacy, community pediatrics and medical education.
Dr Weinstein sees general pediatrics patients of all ages.
NOW AVAILABLE: ENDOCRINOLOGY SPECIALIST, DR VIDHU THAKER
This year, Dr Vidhu Thaker joined us part time to see patients with endocrine concerns.
Dr Thaker is an Assistant Professor in Pediatrics and the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center. After her medical training in Mumbai, India, she completed residency at Jacobi Medical Center at Albert Einstein School of Medicine and completed her fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard University. She cares for patients with endocrine diseases, and her NIH-funded research is focused on genetic influences on severe childhood obesity, especially rare genes, genetic influences on eating patterns and longitudinal changes in body mass index. She enjoys biking, traveling and playing with her 2 children and extended family.
Dr Thaker sees patients with weight-related endocrine disorders as well as general pediatrics concerns.