Pediatric Talent


Barnaby Starr, MD

 Dr. Starr, a Yale alumnus,  is a 1982 Graduate of Cornell University Medical College in New York City. He did his pediatric specialty training at the prestigious DC Children's Hospital in Washington, DC.  Dr. Starr has been Board Certified since 1987, and has been consistently rated as the top doctor in Baltimore, and he recently was awarded TopDoc 2020. He served on the clinical faculty at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and currently teaches for the University of Maryland Medical School.  When not in the office, he enjoys cycling and spending time with his wife and three children. He also enjoys seeing newborns in the hospital. Dr. Starr always accepts new patients and loves taking care of  all of them.


David Salikof, MD

 Dr. Salikof, a Johns Hopkins Alumnus, is a very highly experienced board certified pediatrician with almost two decades of experience at the top hospitals in Baltimore. He completed his pediatric specialty training at the prestigious Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Salikof is also a highly trained specialist in emergency medicine (urgent care) as well. He comes to the practice with with extensive experience from both Johns Hopkins Hospital and GBMC Hospital.  He has extensive experience treating pediatric patients from newborn to age 26. He has a genuine love of kids and desire to improve the health and wellbeing of every patient. Dr. Salikof works in the clinic on Tuesdays and as needed, and is accepting new patients.


Ariela Taub, MD, CLC

  Dr. Taub is a highly accomplished Board Certified Pediatrician, was born and raised here in Baltimore. She is a graduate of the prestigious Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland Medical School. She completed her pediatric training at West Virginia University Children’s Hospital. Dr. Taub is also a trained lactation counselor and was recipient of the AAP Breastfeeding Lectureship Grant in 2015.  Dr. Taub manages the urgent after hour Telemedicine calls in the early morning, evenings, and on weekends, provides lactation counseling, and oversees the NPs working at the practice. She enjoys all aspects of pediatrics but has special practice interest in newborn and breastfeeding medicine, early child development, autism spectrum disorder, mental wellness, and nutrition. She is also a published poet, a has been featured in JAMA as well.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her wonderful family and very cute daughter and newborn son. 


Family and Pediatric Talent

Kelly Edmondson

  Kelly Edmondson has been a Board Certified Family NP since 2005. Originally from Boston, Kelly graduated from Pensacola Christian College in Florida, and Troy University in Alabama. Kelly is very experienced, and has practiced with patients of all ages in Alabama, Ohio, and Maryland. She currently resides in Baltimore with her husband and four children. Kelly is heavily involved in medical mission work and has served in over 20 countries around the world. Kelly works Thursdays, and helps fill in during the week when needed, and is able to see children and adults. She is accepting new patients.



Fredisia Francis, MD

 Dr. Francis, became board certified 15 years ago, and is a family MD. She attended medical school at Howard University College of Medicine, in Washington DC, and completed a family residency at the University of Maryland. She has been practicing for over 15 years and has extensive experience with both children and adults. Dr. Francis helps run the Saturday clinic and oversee the nurse practitioners work at the practice. She is accepting new patients.



Allergy Specialist Talent


Dean Mitchell, MD

Image result for dr dean mitchell's allergy asthma solutionDr. Mitchell is a highly experienced board certified allergist and immunologist with over 25 years of experience. He completed his specialty training at the prestigious Robert Cooke Allergy Institute in New York City, an affiliate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is a specialist in allergy, asthma, and immunology. Dr. Mitchell helps run the allergy program of the clinic with the other medical practitioners.