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UPDATED December 2018: Staying healthy and active is super important as a parent—and making sure our kids are healthy too is no small feat. Whether you're looking for a health care provider or a way to stay active in Rockland, we've got you covered with this comprehensive list of medical professionals in the area. From dentists, orthodontists, pediatricians, and doctors, to fitness programs, psychologists, OB-GYNs, and occupational and behavioral therapy, you're sure to find the best provider for your needs. These health care and fitness providers are located across Rockland County, including such towns as Nanuet, Orangeburg, Tappan, Garnerville, New City, Nyack, Pomona, Suffern, and West Nyack, as well as locations in Bergen County, NJ, including Ridgewood, Park Ridge, Tenafly, Fort Lee, Paramus, and Clifton.
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ACADEMY FOR MARTIAL ARTS (THE)
8 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg
Children are precious. As a parent, you know it is your responsibility to protect your child from all sorts of dangerous situations. Martial arts lessons are a fantastic solution. Every kid should learn self-defense. It's like learning to swim—it’s lots of fun, it can save your life, and it builds self-control and self-confidence. After serving the Rockland and Bergen communities for 18 years under a different name, we are now The Academy For Martial Arts, and we have a program that is perfect for your child.
ALLIED PHYSICIANS GROUP
3 Huntington Quadrangle, Melville
The more than 120 physicians that comprise Allied Physicians Group are among the top pediatricians throughout Long Island, New York City, Westchester County, the Hudson Valley, and beyond. When you bring your children to an Allied pediatric practice, you know they are getting the very best care. Our doctors have access to resources, technology, and support that other, stand-alone pediatric practices simply cannot offer. Our doctors have more time for what matters most-you and your child! For more information, visit alliedphysiciansgroup.com or call us at 866-621-2769.
Bear Brook Dental Care is a multi-specialty dental office serving Montvale and surrounding areas, including Rockland County. With our adult dentist, Dr. Kiwon Lee, and a pediatric dental specialist, Dr. Tommy Lee, we focus on providing comprehensive dental care, from toddlerhood through adulthood, in the most technologically advanced and comfortable environment. Dr. Kiwon Lee is also well-recognized in the industry as one of the most experienced dental sleep medicine providers who treat snoring and obstructive sleep apnea with dental appliances. We provide convenient dental care for the whole family.
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH RESPONSE TEAM (BHRT)
The Behavioral Health Response Team (BHRT) provides mobile behavioral health services and crisis intervention 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week, 365 days-a-year, to individuals, families, and agencies in Rockland County. BHRT has an experienced team of mental health professionals capable of responding immediately to requests for assistance or intervention with any behavioral health issue. Our team will conduct a basic needs assessment, an essential part of the outreach process. We provide referrals to mental health providers and agencies to ensure that individuals and families receive the ongoing care they need.
603 S. Route 304, New City
60 W. Ridgewood Ave.
At Clemente Orthodontics, our patients receive the benefit of experience, quality, and energy that comes with a multigenerational team. Dr. Michael Clemente and his daughters, Drs. Nicole Clemente and Marissa Clemente, work together seamlessly to care for your orthodontic needs. They run a state-of-the-art practice with digital X-rays, private treatment rooms, impression-free Invisalign, and a highly experienced staff. They are an Invisalign Super Elite Premier provider, offering Invisalign and Invisalign Teen as treatment options. As always, consultations are complimentary. We are excited to now offer Acceledent to our patients.
COHEN ORTHODONTICS GWEN COHEN, D.D.S. PRACTICE LIMITED TO ORTHODONTICS
156 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah
Dr. Gwen Cohen, in private practice for 20 years, provides both children and adults a friendly, modern approach to orthodontics. The office is minutes from downtown Suffern. She is a board-certified orthodontist, one of a few in our area and is proud of her highly qualified staff. Dr. Cohen’s background and education present her patients with the latest in orthodontic technology. She is a Platinum Plus provider of Invisalign. We offer digital x-rays, so there are no goopy impressions needed. Our state-of-the-art office provides a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.
CRYSTAL RUN HEALTHCARE
2 Centerock Road, West Nyack
Crystal Run Healthcare is a physician-owned, physician-led, multi-specialty medical group practice offering the convenience of Primary Care and more than 40 specialties, all under one roof. Our 70,000-square-foot West Nyack facility offers patients easy access to quality health care by way of more than 20 medical and surgical specialties, an infusion center, urgent care, diagnostic testing services, on-site laboratory services, diagnostic imaging, and women’s imaging–a one-stop health care destination for all. We are here to meet the needs of every family member regardless of age or medical condition.
Dr. Alpert is excited to offer drill free, needle free dentistry with the Solea CO2 Laser. Her practice offers comfortable cosmetic dentistry for the entire family including implants and full mouth reconstruction if necessary. Dental Wellness of Suffern provides natural, effective, quality dental care to make your visit as enjoyable, comfortable, and relaxing as possible. A parent herself, Dr. Alpert enjoys working with children who are apprehensive about the dentist, creating a fun environment with magic tricks, a wall mural, and a Find the Dental Helpers game.
GAYLE STURMER L.C.S.W.-R. CHILD, ADOLESCENT, AND ADULT PSYCHOTHERAPY, RAPID RESOLUTION THERAPY®
99 Main St., Nyack
Gayle Sturmer’s treatment method is short-term and solution-focused. Creativity and understanding are integrated into everything she does. She creates successes immediately to allow quick progression towards goals. Trained and skilled in many different methods, she is a licensed clinical social worker, certified CBT therapist, and certified Rapid Resolution™ (RRT) therapist with more than 25 years of experience with adults, children as young as age 5, and adolescents. She has a post-graduate degree in Child and Adolescent Therapy from Fordham University.
GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL BIRTHING CENTER
255 Lafayette Ave. , Suffern
The birthing center at Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), offers private mother-baby rooms and labor-delivery-recovery suites, in a comfortable, nurturing environment. It’s all part of our highly personalized birthing experience that includes a maternity consultant, breastfeeding classes, expert staff, and an onsite level II neonatal intensive care unit. An OB Emergency Department just opened to provide high-quality healthcare close to home. Collaborating with the Good Samaritan OB Hospitalist Program, it provides pregnant women access to obstetricians 24 hours-a-day, 365 days-a-year.
HELP IS HERE COACHING, L.L.C. ISABEL EBRAHIMI CERTIFIED ADHD COACH AND CERTIFIED LIFE COACH
66 N. Broadway Suite 9 , Nyack
80 Theodore Fremd Ave.
Isabel is a compassionate, supportive, certified coach offering help to children, teens, and adults dealing with ADHD, stress, anxiety, and feelings of being overwhelmed. She effectively helps identify factors contributing to these issues, and customizes steps to facilitate and address these struggles in a concrete way. She teaches cognitive tools such as mindfulness, organizational skills, and specific strategies to bring about the achievement of goals, through the acquisition of skills needed to create positive and lasting change. Isabel works in office or virtually. Call for a free consultation.
Dr. Stanley and Dr. Elizabeth are board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and have specialized training in caring for pediatric patients. They offer customized care and look forward to caring for the health and well-being of your children from birth through adolescence. Dr. Elizabeth is also an internationally board-certified lactation consultant, offering consultations in the office. In addition, they have specialized training in the Ear Well™ system for correction of newborn congenital ear deformities. This is a non-invasive, pain free, non- surgical option for newborns.
With 17 years of orthodontic experience, Dr. Kastin prides his practice on conservative early treatment and cost-free childhood dental monitoring, enabling the most effective treatment possible, as well as being a knowledgeable, compassionate clinician and friend. He utilizes state-of-the-art materials and customized treatment planning. Dr. Kastin is a certified Invisalign® provider, president of the Rockland County Dental Society since 2006, and was voted Rockland's "Top Orthodontist" by the dentists of Rockland County for the past 10 years. Initial exams are complimentary, as are children’s recall appointments.
LAUNCH TRAMPOLINE PARK
260 West Nyack Road , West Nyack
Launch Trampoline Park is a new family fun park located in West Nyack. This brand new, state-of-the-art facility features extreme dodgeball, one-on-one basketball, a battle beam, dunk basketball, a warrior ninja course, more than 15,000-square-feet of open jump trampoline space, a full arcade with redemption, and a cafe. The park also offers three private party rooms for hosting birthday parties and other events, as well as a variety of specialty programs, including toddler time, "Ignite" (teen glow night), VIP Night (sensory night), fundraisers, field trip, and group rates.
MARITA SMITH, D.D.S. SMITH'S LITTLE SMILES PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY
5C Medical Park Drive , Pomona
Dr. Marita Smith is a board-certified pediatric dentist dedicated to providing excellent dental care for children from infancy through adolescence in a warm and friendly environment. As a mother of two, Dr. Smith knows how important it is for a child to be comfortable and stress-free during their dental visits. Dr. Smith places great focus on prevention and her goal is to keep your child’s smile healthy! Most insurances accepted. Evening and Saturday hours and 24-hour emergency service available. Se Habla Espanol.
MEALS ON WHEELS ADULT DAY CARE PROGRAM
121 W. Nyack Road Unit 8 , Nanuet
Meals on Wheels in Rockland offers a structure social model Adult Day Care program providing peace of mind to older adults and their caregivers by offering a safe and caring environment while improving the quality of life for participants affected by Alzheimer’s and related cognitive disorders. Mental stimulation and interaction with peers is encouraged through a variety of therapeutic and recreational activities including exercise, music and dance therapies, tai chi, holiday parties, memory stimulation, pet therapy, and visiting entertainers. Ask about a free trial. Visit mowadultdaycare.org for more information.
Nyack Pediatric Dentistry is a cutting-edge practice that delivers state-of-the-art oral health care to the pediatric population, from birth through their teenage years. We believe that good oral health begins with prevention. Using age-appropriate techniques, we accomplish this through education and motivation. Our office is bright and cheerful and equipped with video games, flat screen TVs, toys, books, and prizes. We believe that by providing a comfortable and understanding atmosphere, patients will develop a positive attitude toward dental care that will last a lifetime. We welcome special needs patients.
OLGA TUSHEVA, M.D., OBS-GYN
510 Route 304 , New City
20-21 Liberty Square
Olga Tusheva, M.D. a skilled physician with Highland Medical, P.C., OBS-GYN of Rockland received her medical doctorate from the University of Central Florida where she received the prestigious honor of “Outstanding Senior in Surgery.” She completed her internship in obstetrics and gynecology at New York’s Beth Israel Medical Center, residency at North Shore–LIJ Health System, as well as a research internship at The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine. Her research experience includes a position held at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
PALISADES CLIMB ADVENTURE
4590 Palisades Center Drive, Level 4 of the Palisades Center, West Nyack
Palisades Climb Adventure offers the world's tallest indoor ropes challenge course. Standing 85-feet tall, it has five levels and 75 unique challenge elements to explore, climb, and conquer. More advanced athletes will find a challenge, while “just for fun” climbers will experience a sense of athletic accomplishment. Our Sky Tykes kids’ ropes course is designed for ages 2-7, 48-inches max and our new Sky Rail attraction is now open! Both courses are available for birthday parties, other groups, and special events. Book your party today!
SACHDEV FAMILY ORTHODONTICS
124 E Ramapo Road, Suite 2 , Garnerville
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At Sachdev Family Orthodontics, we provide individualized braces and Invisalign treatment to kids and adults. Dr. Ameeta Sachdev has been in the dental field for two decades with dual dental degrees, from India and U.S. She teaches orthodontics at St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx. She pays attention to detail, whether it is designing the state-of-the-art office herself or perfecting your smile. Being committed to serve, she is an active supporter of community events and local art. Free consults, most insurance accepted, evening and Saturday hours and 24-hour emergency service available.
SKY ZONE ALLENDALE
80 Commerce Drive , Allendale
Sky Zone is the world’s first indoor trampoline park. Experience “wow”–the weightlessness of bouncing, flipping, and landing into 10,000 foam cubes. Enjoy Open Jump, Toddler Time, Sky Slam, Foam Zone, Dodgeball, and now Sky Wars for ages 8 and older! Perfect for parties, events, groups, and fundraisers.
SMILE MORE KIDZ
140 Oak Tree Road, Tappan
At Smile More Kidz, we are part of a local tradition of providing your children with the very best that dentistry has to offer in a friendly, comfortable setting. Our entire team understands how children develop and learn and will make the extra effort to make sure nervous kids feel comfortable and respected. We offer 8am–7pm and Saturday appointments so our patients don’t have to miss school for their care, something our team feels strongly about. We believe in building a foundation for a lifetime of healthy smiles by making every visit to our office a fun and informative experience.
SPOTS SPECIAL PROGRAMS IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY SERVICES
30 Ramland Road, Orangeburg
SPOTS is a pediatric occupational therapy practice with a new location in Orangeburg. Founded in 1998 in Manhattan, SPOTS is excited to be offering services in Rockland County. SPOTS provides personal occupational therapy services for toddlers to teens. We are committed to fostering a child’s self-esteem and confidence while utilizing his or her strengths to improve areas of difficulty, such as sensory processing skills, fine and gross motor skills, handwriting skills, social skills, attention and self-regulation skills. We offer comprehensive evaluations, individual therapy, social skills, and handwriting groups.
74 Pascack Road, Park Ridge
Offices also in Tenafly, Fort Lee, Clifton, Paramus, Oakland, and Hoboken, NJ
Tenafly Pediatrics has expanded its Park Ridge, NJ location, which is just two miles from the Rockland County border. Established in the mid-1970s, Tenafly Pediatrics has grown due to the quality of medical care provided to its young patients. The Park Ridge office has walk-in hours for sick visits from 8:30am-9:30am, Monday-Friday. Evening check-ups are also available. Check out our website at tenaflypediatrics.com and see for yourself how convenient the practice is to your home, and the quality of care your family will receive.
TUMBLE-BEE GYMNASTICS AND FITNESS
401 Market St., Nanuet Mall South, Nanuet
Tumble-Bee Gymnastics and Fitness is more than just tumbling. We offer an education in gymnastics, fitness, and fun. Serving Rockland for more than 30 years, we offer private birthday parties, and programs for children ages 10 months to 12 years. Our preschool program offers exciting lessons and theme weeks. We teach the nationally recognized Fun & Fit Gymnastics program and International Smart Moves for our after-school program. Our staff is warm, caring, and well trained to work with your child building confidence and self-esteem to achieve success in the future.
WEST ROCK INDOOR SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX
21 Pralle Lane, Nanuet
Rockland's premier facility for sports training, development, birthday parties, and special events, offers programs for children and adults in basketball, soccer, lacrosse, baseball, tennis, and fitness. Our skilled staff ensures your child has the perfect mix of fun, physical activity, and training. Whether it’s our Basketball Academy, Tiny Tots Soccer classes for young children, or tennis academy, we offer many programs to meet your child’s needs, no matter the age or ability. Allow West Rock to be your one and only stop for your family’s sports and entertainment needs!