Ariela Taub, MD, CLC

  Dr. Taub was born and raised here in Baltimore. She is a graduate of 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. She enjoys all aspects of pediatrics but has special practice interest in breastfeeding medicine, early child development, autism spectrum disorder, mental wellness, and nutrition. She is also a published poet.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her wonderful family and very cute daughter. 


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. He served on the clinical faculty at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and currently teaches for the University of Maryland Medical School.  When Dr. Starr is not in the office, he enjoys cycling and spending time with his wife and three children.


Cynthia Amitin, MD

   Dr. Amitin, a Duke alumna,  is a 1995 Graduate of Temple University in Philadelphia.  She completed her pediatric specialty training at St. Christopher's Children Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Amitin became Board Certified in 1998 and joined our practice in 2002.  She is in the office on Tuesdays and Thursdays. On a personal note, she enjoys movies, traveling and spending time with her husband and two children. 


Stacy Schwartz, CPNP

 Stacy Schwartz, is a highly experienced Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Stacy graduated from the University of Pennsylvania earning a Degree in Nursing in 1987. She earned her Masters Degree at the University of Maryland. Stacy became Board Certified in 1994 and joined our practice in 2003.  Stacy is in the office on Mondays and Thursdays to see sick visits and well visits.  On a personal note, Stacy is married and has 4 children of her own. 


Daisuke Matsuo, FNP-C

   D Matsuo, is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 8 years of Registered Nurse experience in Emergency Room nursing. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Masters Degree. Specializing in critical care, acute care, fast track, and urgent care setting. He is in the office on Saturdays and during the week when needed to see sick visits and well visits for children and adults. He lives in Baltimore with his wife and child



Fredisia Francis, MD

 Dr. Francis, is a board certified 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 18 years and has extensive experience with both children and adults. Dr. Francis helps run the Saturday clinic. 


Kelly Edmondson, CRNP  

  Kelly Edmondson has been a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner since 2005. Originally from Boston, Kelly obtained a BS in nursing from Pensacola Christian College in Florida, and an MS in nursing from Troy University in Alabama. Kelly 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 helps run the Saturday clinic and helps during the week when needed and is able to see children and adults.


Adina Noff, CPNP

 Adina was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Johns Hopkins University. Since graduating, she has worked at Sinai Hospital in the Neuroscience unit for 2 years and then the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for 5 years. In 2013, she completed her Masters of Nursing at Johns Hopkins University and became a board certified pediatric nurse practitioner. Adina lives in Baltimore with her husband and four young children. She enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.