When your child is sick, you want to provide them with the best care possible to help them feel better.  NuHealth’s team of pediatricians, pediatric specialists, and nurses are here for you and your family.   Our newly opened Pediatric Primary Care Center is centrally located and offers many appointment options whether your child is ill or needs well care visits.  In addition to the Primary Care Center, Nassau University Medical Center provides inpatient pediatric care in our Pediatric Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, and Neonatal Unit.

To make an appointment in our Primary Care Center please call (516) 486-NUMC (6862).  Appointments are available for well child care, sick visits, and in the following pediatric specialties:


  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Autism/Child Development
  • Cardiology
  • Endocrine/Weight Management
  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Cardiology
  • Surgery
  • Urology



Reham Abdou, M.D.
Director of Pediatric Gastroenterology

Harriet Boxer, M.D., Director
Division of Neonatology

Peter Ciminera, M.D., Director
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Charles Coren, M.D.
Pediatric Surgery

Micheline Dole, M.D., Director
Child Development Center

Brinda Doraiswamy, M.D., Director
Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Brittney Dorsa
Practice Manager, Pediatric Primary Care Center

Sehar Ejaz M.D.
Director of Pediatric Endocrinology

Satish Kadakia, M.D.
Chairman, Neurology and Pediatric Neurology

Susan Kay, R.N., C.P.N.P.
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Abdul Khan, M.D.
Pediatric Nephrologist

Sujatha Kosuri, M.D.
Attending, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Chetna Kothari, M.D.
Attending, Neonatology

Krishan Kumar, M.D.,
Chairman, Pediatrics

Residency Program Director

Jack Levine, M.D.
Attending, Development/Behavioral Pediatrics

Eileen McCarthy, R.N., C.P.N.P
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Ammukutty Paulose, M.D.
Attending, Neonatology

Anne Salvo, RN
Administrator of Pediatrics

Nadeem Shabbir, M.D.
Attending, Pediatrics

Rose Marie Young, M.D., Director
Pediatric Allergy/Immunology

Rita Verma, M.D.
Attending, Neonatology

Links to:

Primary Care Center
Resident Education