Meet the Doctors in Westchester County - October 2009


Meet some of the health care professionals in Westchester County


Caring For Kids Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Ivis Getz

140 Lockwood Ave, Suite 315, New Rochelle; (914) 355-2265

Dr. Ivis Getz, a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist, is committed to providing the highest quality dental care for children, adolescents, and those with special health care needs. She strives to make your child's dental visit comfortable and rewarding. Our dental team truly enjoys working with kids and will treat your child with warmth, compassion and respect. Please stop by for a free tour of our kid-friendly office. We participate in many insurance plans.


Comizio Orthodontics

173 Fisher Ave, Eastchester; (914) 779-1444

Dr. Comizio's artistic eye and a team specially trained in patient services, offer you the best orthodontic experience possible, all at his conveniently located, new 4,000-square foot state-of-the-art orthodontic office. He also is an Invisalign Premier Provider. Call today to schedule your 45 minute, complimentary, new patient visit and start smiling again!


Germano, Carl, RD, CNS, CDN
The Nutrition Therapy Center

971 Rte. 45, Suite 106, Pomona; (845) 499-0420

Carl Germano is a registered, certified clinical nutritionist with over 30 years experience in the field of clinical nutrition and product development, the author of 7 books, a frequent radio guest and developer of numerous nutritional products for the medical and dietary supplement industries. The opening of the first Nutrition Therapy Center offers the most comprehensive, state of the art nutritional services that address the concerns of those with chronic degenerative diseases to the performance oriented athlete. Services include nutrition genetic testing, computerized diet analysis, segmented body composition assessment, metabolic rate analysis and nutrition management programs.


Just Play Westchester

1993 Palmer Ave, Larchmont; (917) 371-7552

Craig Tollin is a Pediatric Occupational Therapist who will be welcoming new clients and their families when his sensory gym opens up in Larchmont in October. A graduate of Stonybrook University's Occupational Therapy program, Craig is well known in the field of Pediatrics in NYC and now looks to take his experience and expertise to Westchester. Craig has specialized training in the fields of Neurodevelopmental Technique (NDT) and sensory integration therapy. Craig uses a holistic and comprehensive approach for his evaluation and treatment sessions in a private intimate setting with children and their families.


Mandelker, Dr. Lisa
Pediatrician, Pediatric Associates of Southern Westchester, P.C.

145 Huguenot St, New Rochelle; (914) 235-1400

Since receiving her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., Dr. Mandelker graduated from Midwestern University - Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her graduate training in Pediatrics at Schneider Children's Hospital, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System. Dr. Mandelker joined Pediatric Associates of Southern Westchester in July, 2008. She is affiliated with Sound Shore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Children's Hospital.


Resnick-Graulich, Dr. Penny

77 Quaker Ridge Rd, New Rochelle; (914) 633-4440

Dr. Penny Resnick-Graulich has been practicing children's dentistry in Westchester for more than 20 years. Dr. Penny and her amazing staff pride themselves on making the entire dental experience a positive one for infants through teens and their parents. We help anxious children feel secure during dental treatment and make every patient feel calm, confident and comfortable in our dental office, while promoting optimal oral health care. Special attention is given to those children with medical, physical, emotional and mental disabilities. Our goal is to educate your child to be an expert in preventative dentistry.


Somers Pediatric Dentistry

374 Rte. 116, Somers; (914) 358-1225

Dr. Christine Dowling specializes in Pediatric Dentistry, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Dowling received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) at Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery. After completing a general practice residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Dr. Dowling attended Maimonides Medical Center for her pediatric specialty training. While at Maimonides, Dr. Dowling acted as chief resident of the dental department.


Village Pediatric Group
Braier, Florencia Karin, MD, FAAP McGowan, Heather A, MD, FAAP

115 Main St, Tuckahoe; (914) 771-7070

Village Pediatric Group offers state-of-the art technology to facilitate advanced care in a family-friendly, warm environment. For Drs. Heather McGowan and Florencia Braier, the most important part of their relationship with patients is communication. Being highly accessible, they provide their patients with expert care and the reassurance of consistent reliability. Drs. McGowan and Braier understand that supportive, personal attention is the best and only approach to your child's care. They cover all aspects of your child's health, from lactation consulting to adolescent physicals. Visit our website.


Westchester Group Works
Michelle P. Maidenberg, Ph.D., MPH, LCSW-R

1241 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains; (914) 421-1500 x300

Providing individual and group therapy for over 15 years, Michelle Maidenberg is a psychotherapist who specializes in socialization and interpersonal relationships. She has written numerous articles on interpersonal relationships, children, adolescent, and young adult development, and health. Dr. Maidenberg has also contributed to many articles in magazines such as Parenting, Fitness, and Ladies Home Journal, and newspapers such as The New York Times, the Daily News, and the NY Post. Our programs are confidential and include group therapy for children, adolescents, young adults, and adults. We also offer individual therapy.