Hiren Gandhi, MD is a licensed, board-certified pediatrician, whose interest lies in providing care to infants, children, and adolescents in a small practice setting. His special areas of interest are breast- feeding education, immunization compliance, developmental screening, and adolescent counseling. Through training, experience, and continual interaction with pediatric colleagues and other healthcare professionals, Dr. Gandhi will be able to provide each patient with the most current approach to pediatrics.
Dr. Gandhi graduated from M.P. Shah Medical College and completed his residency in Jamnagar, India and worked as a pediatrician at Children’s Hospital in Surat, India. In the U.S., he completed his pediatric residency at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. He is a member and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics. He speaks Hindi and Gujarati. His past experience includes an attending pediatrician position at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital.
Dr. Mary McCarthy
Dr. Mary McCarthy graduated with her medical degree from Michigan State University. She, having joined the U.S. Navy, completed her pediatric residency at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia. Being in a military family, she has had the opportunity to travel to North Carolina, California, Illinois, and then back to Virginia. She is a Board Certified Pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. As a mother of four young children, she is well aware of questions that may arise regarding feedings, immunizations, and early school years. Dr. McCarthy is very interested in continuity of care for her patients, immunization compliance and parental education. In her spare time, her hobbies are running, hiking, and reading.
Dr, Caroline Schulz
Caroline Schulz graduated valedictorian from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency training in pediatrics at Georgetown University Hospital. Prior to medical school, Dr. Schulz graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Psychology.
During her residency, she was interested in global health and spent time in South Africa caring for children in rural clinics and hospitals. She has always loved children and is dedicated to providing compassionate care to all of her patients. Her areas of interest include newborn care, breastfeeding, and preventative medicine and education.
In her free time she loves to stay active through running, basketball, soccer, and yoga. She enjoys spending time outdoors hiking with her husband and walking her dog. She also loves giving back to the community and currently volunteers as a youth basketball coach.
Dr. Christine Tang
Christine Tang, DO is a Board-Certified Pediatrician, who has always had the passion to provide preventative care and education to the pediatric population. Growing up in a large family, Dr. Tang loved working with and taking care of children. Her areas of interest include newborn care, childhood development, obesity prevention and management, and adolescent care. She is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a proponent of evidence-based medicine.
Originally from Texas, Dr. Tang completed her B.A. in Business with minors in the sciences at Baylor University, home of the bears! She graduated as a DO from Western University of Health Sciences in southern California and completed her residency training at the Children’s Hospital at Palms West in south Florida. She also enjoys working with the underserved and has ventured on medical mission trips in the past to Kenya and Peru.
In her spare time, she enjoys kickboxing, salsa dancing, traveling, and discovering new restaurants with her husband. As a life-long goal, Dr. Tang hopes to continue learning and growing as a Pediatrician from her colleagues and patients!
Dr. Elizabeth Griffin
Dr. Elizabeth Griffin is a Board-Certified pediatrician who graduated with her medical degree from the University of Florida. She then completed her pediatric residency at Shands Hospital at the University of Florida. After residency, she moved to New Mexico where she was in private practice for six years before moving to Virginia in the fall of 2018. Dr. Griffin enjoys developing long term relationships with the families she serves, helping them navigate the many stages of growth and development that occur throughout infancy, childhood, and adolescence. Her particular interests include: assisting with breastfeeding/infant feeding, managing eczema/asthma care, and educating patients and parents.
Dr. Griffin enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and their four young children. Her favorite activities include interval training, attending her children’s sporting events, and snuggling her little ones. She is also an avid baker and an ice cream connoisseur.
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