Meet our Doctors...

We have a total of 3 physicians and 1 nurse practitioner in our practice. 

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. 

Faculty Appointments: Associate, University of Maryland School of Medicine

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. 

Robert Ancona, MD

 Dr. Ancona, is a 1972 Graduate of Johns Hopkins University, in Maryland.  He did his pediatric specialty training at Mott's Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Ancona is also a Pediatric Infectious Disease specialist. He became Board Certified in pediatrics in 1977, and in his sub-specialty in 1994. Dr. Ancona has served many faculty appointments over the years, but currently holds the position of Chief of Pediatrics at St. Joseph's Medical Center, in Towson, Maryland. He has been serving in this capacity since 2001. On a personal note, Dr. Ancona is married, has two children, and recently became a grandfather.


Stacy Schwartz, CPNP

   Stacy Schwartz, is our 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. 

*Photos of Dr. Amitin & Stacy are courtesy of Whitney Wasson Photography