Our Physicians

Frank J. Giancola, MD, FAAP

Medical School:

Georgetown Univ. School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Residency:

Georgetown Univ. School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Board Certification:

American Board of Pediatrics, BC/BE

Special Interests:

Dr. G enjoys caring for the children of parents whom he cared for when they themselves were infants. He’s now advanced to “grand-pediatrician” status! Personally, he enjoys volunteering at Westfield High School as well as being an active part of the St. Timothy Catholic Church community. He finds great pleasure being outdoors, most especially if there is a beach involved.

 

 


David H. Katz, MD, FAAP

 

Medical School:

Autonomous Univ. of Guadalajara, Mexico
Brown Univ. School of Medicine, Providence, RI

Residency:

Georgetown Univ. Children’s Medical Center, Washington, DC

Board Certification:

American Board of Pediatrics, BC/BE

Special Interests:

Dr. Katz is well known for his compassion in caring for children with differing abilities and for his extensive knowledge base in ADD/ADHD. He too is now serving his former patients’ children. Dr. K loves hiking, traveling and gardening. 

 

 


Ingrid D. Johnson, MD, FAAP

 

Medical School:

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Residency:

INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA

Board Certification:

American Board of Pediatrics, BC/BE

Special Interests:

Dr. Johnson likes all aspects of being a pediatrician.  In her ‘spare’ time, she attends her girl’s travel soccer and basketball games, and their swim meets.  She personally takes pleasure in reading, traveling, and exercising.

 

 


Manuel Tamondong, MD, FAAP

 

Medical School:

University of Philippines, Manila, Philippines

Residency:

Mt. Sinai-Elmhurst Hospital Center, Elmhurst, NY

Board Certification:

American Board of Pediatrics, BC/BE

Special Interests:

Dr. T enjoys meeting new families and caring for patients from newborn to young adult.  He relates especially well to adolescents and his interests include Video games, traveling, baking and Food truck chasing!

 

 


Chiquitia Anderson, MD, FAAP

 

Medical School:

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Residency:

Children’s Hospital of Michigan/Wayne State Univ, Detroit, MI

Board Certification:

American Board of Pediatrics, BC/BE

Special Interests:

Dr. Anderson enjoys caring for all of her patients but especially the diverse  cultural, social and economic population.  Her personal interests include reading, traveling and community service.

 

 


Elena Escapini Shea, MD, FAAP

 

Medical School:

Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Residency:

Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

Board Certification:

American Board of Pediatrics, BC/BE

Special Interests:

Dr. Shea grew up in Florida and is fluent in Spanish. She spent two years abroad in Italy where she worked as a physician at the Health Unit of the US Embassy, Rome. During her training she developed an interest in international Child Health. She enjoys spending time reading novels, running for fitness and eating at new restaurants.

 

 


Rebecca S. Wise, DO

 

Medical School:

Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Cumberland Gap, TN

Residency:

Michigan State University-Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, MI

Board Certification:

American Board of Pediatrics, BC/BE

Special Interests:

Dr. Wise likes working with all children and is partial to educating them and their parents about health and exercise.  Outside of work she enjoys traveling, exploring new places and meeting people, reading and eating!