Meridian Pediatric Associates

MPAMeridian Pediatric Associates is comprised of more than 45 dedicated pediatric sub-specialists and caring general pediatricians whose focus is to provide the families of central New Jersey with the local resources they need to diagnose and treat their children locally, especially for more complex diagnoses. These pediatric physicians are all affiliated with the
K. Hovananian Children’s Hospital located on the Jersey Shore University Medical Center campus. 





Child Evaluation

Our team of specialists are committed to helping those families struggling with an array of learning, behavioral and developmental disabilities.

Aloisio, Denise M.D.
Pediatric Development/Behavior

Roth, Anne G. D.O.
Pediatric Development/Behavior

Trigani, Christopher T. Ph.D.
Psychology

Endocrinology

Our team of pediatric endocrinologists have specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the thyroid, as well as diabetes.

Eapen, Santhosh M.D.
Pediatric Endocrinology

Meyers-Seifer, Cynthia H. M.D.
Pediatric Endocrinology

Smotkin-Tangorra, Margarita D.O.
Pediatric Endocrinology

Gastroenterology

Our pediatric gastroenterologists provide a full range of services for children with gastrointestinal, liver, and nutritional disorders.

Alfie, Marcos E. M.D.
Pediatric Gastroenterology

Loveridge Lenza, Beth D.O.
Pediatric Gastroenterology

Soroush, Azam M.D.
Pediatric Gastroenterology

Hematology / Oncology

Masterson, Margaret M.D.
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Infant Apnea / Neonatology

Our team of highly trained physicians offer the most specialized neonatal care to help women and children stay on the path of a healthy delivery when facing high risk pregnancies and premature deliveries.

Assing, Elizabeth J. M.D.
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Bautista, Eduardo R. M.D.
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Graff, Michael A. M.D.
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Karatas, Meltem M.D.
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Karwowska, Helen M.D.
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Ramos, David G. M.D.
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Ross, Ann M.D.
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Infectious Disease

Our highly trained specialists offer treatment from common childhood illnesses to complex viral infections.

Bal, Aswine K. M.D.
Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Dawis, Maria Agnes C. M.D.
Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Neurology

Our specialists work closely with families to help them improve the quality of life for their child and manage their neurological condition.

Karia, Roopal M.D.
Pediatric Neurology

Pietrucha, Dorothy M. M.D.
Pediatric Neurology

Sultan, Richard I. D.O.
Pediatric Neurology

Nephrology

Weiss, Lynne S. M.D.
Pediatric Nephrology

Pediatrics

Our team of physicians is dedicated to providing the best care for you and your child's specific health concerns.

Cabasso, Alan M.D.
Pediatric Sports Medicine

Pawa, Anil M.D.
Pediatrics

Peardon, Amy E. D.O.
Pediatrics

Schairer, Janet L. M.D.
Pediatrics

Pediatric Critical Care

Our highly trained critical care physicians work together to achieve one main goal; to provide your child with the care needed for a return to health.

Grossman, Bruce J. M.D.
Pediatric Critical Care

MacCarrick, Matthew J. M.D.
Pediatric Critical Care

Thomas, Samuel C. M.D.
Pediatric Critical Care

Pulmonology

Our specialized pulmonologists are committed to helping children with pediatric pulmonary diseases such as asthma, chronic lung and chest disease, cystic fibrosis, and recurrent pneumonia.

Dadzie, Charles K. M.D.
Pediatric Pulmonology

Nakhleh, Nader J. D.O.
Pediatric Pulmonology

Sports Medicine

Our sports medicine physicians attend to acute and chronic sports related injuries as well as medical conditions affecting athletic performance for children, adolescents, and young adults alike.

Cabasso, Alan M.D.
Pediatric Sports Medicine

Rice, Stephen G. M.D.
Pediatric Sports Medicine

Hospitalist

Our physicians are specifically trained to take care of pediatric patients during their stay in the hospital.