Pediatrics

Riseberg, Robyn | MD

Chief of Pediatrics


Department: Pediatrics
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2002
Residency: Boston Combined Residency Program (Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center),2005
Area of interest: Advocacy, underserved populations and adolescent medicine
Languages spoken: English and conversational Spanish

Hsu, Ho-Wen | MD


Department: Pediatrics
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Infectious Disease
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1984
Area of interest: Infectious disease research
Languages spoken: English and conversational Spanish

McMahon, Lillian | MD


Department: Pediatrics
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology
Medical School: Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of Para, Belem, Brazil, 1963
Residency: Carney Hospital, Dorchester MA (1966); Boston City Hospital, Boston MA (1968); Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology, Boston Medical Center, Boston MA (1969); Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center, New York NY (1970)
Areas of interest: Pediatric hematology-oncology; Pediatrics
Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Portuguese

Rao, Sneha | PNP


Department: Pediatrics
Certification: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner by PNCB
Graduate School: MGH Institute of Health Professions, 2012
Interests: Pediatric primary care, breastfeeding support, group pediatric care, pediatric behavioral health
Languages: English and Spanish

Selter, Phyllis | MD


Department: Pediatrics
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Medical School: SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, 1970
Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University; Boston Children’s Hospital
Languages spoken: English

Spencer, Karen | MD, BCPP


Department: Pediatrics (Neurology)
Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics; American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology – Child Neurology
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2008
Residency: Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, 2014
Areas of Interest: Health Policy, health inequities and disparities
Languages Spoken: English

Sweder, Justin | MD


Department: Pediatrics
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine, 2002
Residency: UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, 2005
Areas of Interest: Developmental Pediatrics, Patient Centered Home, and Pediatric Hypnotherapy
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, and a small amount of American Sign Language

Woo Pierce, Caitlin | MD


Department: Pediatrics
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Medical School: Yeshiva University, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 2013
Residency: Boston Combined Residency Program (Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center), 2014
Areas of Interest: Healthcare disparities and school-based health
Languages Spoken:English and intermediate Spanish