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Minoo Pedoem-Shapiro, MD, FAAP

Minoo Pedoem Shapiro 2017Dr. Minoo Pedoem-Shapiro is the founder, Medical Director and Senior Head Physician of New Windsor Pediatrics. Currently a member of American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Shapiro is a Board Certified Pediatrician and a Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics with over 30 years of experience in pediatrics and is affiliated with Columbia University Medical Center. She Received full Medical School Scholarship and graduated from the National University of Iran, Tehran with her medical degree and continued her residency in Radiology. She was awarded Special Commendation for Excellence by the Prime Minister of Iran in 1974.
She immigrated to the United States in 1982 and began her pediatric residency at Mt. Sinai Medical Center/Rainbow Children’s Hospital (part of Case Western University ) in Cleveland, Ohio, where she was chief resident and completed her residency in 1987. She worked for Healthshield/CHP and then for Kaiser Permanente for over 14 years. She then founded New Windsor Pediatrics in 1999.
Dr. Minoo Pedoem-Shapiro has a great love for body & mind medicine. She loves swimming, yoga, meditation, needlepoint and spending time with her son and family.

Some of her career achievements are:
– Prep Education Awards (American Academy of Pediatrics, from 1990 – present)
– Physician’s Recognition Awards – 1991-1994
– Leading Physicians of the World
– Member of Doctors of the World
– CHP/Kaiser  Honors Award – 1993
– CHP/Kaiser Awards for Best Patient Inter-Relationship
– Volunteer Physician of Cornwall High School and Cornwall Middle School since 2014 to the present.
– Volunteer for Hadassah (Women and children’s health organization)
– Hudson Valley Parent Favorite Docs & Healthcare Professionals – 2015, 2016, 2017


Santoshi Nath, MD, FAAP: Junior Partner

Santoshi Nath ok 2017Dr. Santoshi Shina Nath, M.D. is a Board Certified Pediatrician and Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is a graduate of India’s premier medical school, Kasturba Medical College of Manipal and thereafter completed her pediatric training at Cooper University Hospital/ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey.
Dr. Nath prides herself on providing compassionate medical care to her beloved patients and was most recently recognized as the 2016 Recipient of The Hudson Valley Parent’s Favorite Doctor Award. Dr. Nath is affiliated with Columbia University Medical Center and actively teaching and mentoring the next generation of physicians.
Dr. Nath is married to leading NY Endocrinologist, Dr. C. Ranjan Nath, MD, Founder and Medical Director of the Diabetes & Metabolism Center at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Westchester County, NY. They have one child, Ankith Nath, a recent graduate of the renowned Emory University.
Dr. Nath is an avid reader whose other hobbies include traveling, cooking and listening to music. She is a multilinguist, fluent in English, Hindi, Marathi and Tulu.
Dr. Nath is eternally indebted to her parents and brother who were instrumental in her taking up the medical profession. Dr. Nath attributes her professional feats to a lifelong commitment as per her father’s creed, “nobody dies of hard work”.



Andres Greco, MD, FAAP

Andres GrecoDr. Andres Greco completed his medical school in Argentina and his pediatric residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago. After that he received his pediatric nephrology training at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He practiced General Pediatrics and Pediatrics Nephrology in Buenos Aires, Argentina and joined the New Windsor Pediatrics team in 2015. He is a board certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, affiliated with Columbia University Medical Center and has special interest in taking care of children with chronic medical conditions, obesity, diabetes, asthma and hypertension. Andres is married to his wife Mercedes and they have two beautiful daughters. He enjoys swimming, photography, visual arts and spending time with his family. He is fluent in Spanish.






Michelle Appelbaum, PHD, FHP, PNP

Michelle Appelbaum okDr. Michelle Appelbaum has a Master’s degree in Nursing from Pace University and PhD in Nursing from Columbia University. She has worked in the healthcare field for over twenty years. She has special interest in genetic disorders, autism and ADHD. She won the Nurse Practitioner Award from New York State Association in 2013. Dr. Appelbaum is married to her husband, Joel, an attorney in New York and has a son, Edward, also an attorney. She enjoys Pilates, exercising, singing and traveling.




 



Jocelyn Cody, FNP-C

Jocelyn CodyMs. Cody is a Family Nurse Practitioner with over 6 years of experience in direct patient care. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and Spanish from Vanderbilt University, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Belmont University, and a Master of Science in Nursing from The University of Cincinnati. At Vanderbilt, she was a member of the Women's Cross Country and Track & Field Teams. Prior to earning her masters, Ms. Cody worked as a Pediatric Cardiac ICU nurse at New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. Ms. Cody is originally from New Hampshire, but has lived in Texas, Georgia, Tennessee, Kansas and Germany. She is married with two children ages 6 and 2.They currently reside in West Point, NY where her husband is a Professor at the United States Military Academy. Her hobbies include running, painting and traveling.