General Pediatrics

General Pediatrics

At NuHealth, we believe in the message behind that timeworn adage, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” That means our first priority is encouraging healthy habits that will help your child avoid the need for anything more than routine check-ups and care for the typical childhood maladies. But the general and primary care pediatricians working at Nassau University Medical Center and NuHealth’s Family Health Centers are ready to do far more. They are expert diagnosticians…a task made all the more difficult by the inability of many of their patients to accurately describe their symptoms – or even speak at all!

Some of the services provided by NuHealth’s general and primary care pediatricians and their staff include:

  • School Physicals
  • Children’s Vaccines
  • Well-Baby and Well-Child Check-ups
  • Sick Child Visits
  • Screening for Developmental Problems
  • Education on Children’s and Adolescent’s Health Issues

Best of all, no matter where your NuHealth pediatrician practices, he or she is part of an entire team of pediatric specialists based at Nassau University Medical Center. That means expert help and specialized services are always easy to arrange.

But it just might be that one of the most important things NuHealth’s pediatricians and pediatric nurses do is get to know you and your family, building a relationship of trust that goes a long way toward soothing the concerns of parents and children alike. That trust and ongoing doctor-patient-parent relationship helps us obtain more complete and accurate patient histories and track small problems before they become big ones.

To make an appointment with a NuHealth pediatrician, please contact the Family Health Center nearest you:

East Meadow(NUMC): (516) 572-6355
Elmont: (516) 571-8200
Hempstead: (516) 572-1300
Roosevelt: (516) 571-8600
Westbury: (516) 571-9500
Roosevelt High School: (516) 867-8551

Clinical Staff
East Meadow (NUMC)
Yasmine Pompey, MD (Director, Pediatric Ambulatory Services)

Clare Kelly, MD

Anthony Santoro, MD
Maria Sapugay-Coz, MD

Diane Lombardy, MD

Nubia Vargas-Chen, MD

Rajender Jinna, MD