Meet Our Providers

When it comes to a child’s medical care, experience, education and training matter. At Kennesaw Pediatrics Newborn Center,  you can have peace of mind knowing that your child will always be seen by the best and most qualified providers. Our providers have strong and varied educational backgrounds, and their education and training is ongoing.

 

Dr. Maria Axelrod

Dr. Maria Axelrod

Board Certified Pediatrician by The American Board of Pediatrics Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  Dr. Maria Axelrod was born and raised in Port Chester, NY. She attended Fordham University followed by medical school at SUNY Upstate. ...
Dr. Briana Brugner

Dr. Briana Brugner

Board Certified Pediatrician by The American Board of Pediatrics Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  Dr. Briana Brugner was raised in Clearwater, FL, and received her education and training in Tennessee and Georgia. Her education began ...
Dr. Mark Long

Dr. Mark Long

Board Certified Pediatrician by The American Board of Pediatrics, Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.Dr. Long was born and raised in a small farming community in rural Tennessee. He learned the value of hard work, integrity and compassion...
Dr. John Pitts

Dr. John Pitts

Board Certified Pediatrician by The American Board of Pediatrics Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  Dr. John Pitts was born in the little town of Toccoa in the North Georgia mountains and has lived in Georgia all of his life. He attended ...
Dr. Peter Strauss

Dr. Peter Strauss

Board Certified Pediatrician by The American Board of Pediatrics Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  Dr. Peter Strauss was raised in Livingston, NJ. He completed his undergraduate degree at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, where he ...
Dr. Lisa Winters – Smith

Dr. Lisa Winters – Smith

Board Certified Pediatrician by The American Board of Pediatrics Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  Dr. Lisa Winters-Smith was born and raised in Milwaukee, WI. She completed her Pediatric Residency at Children’s National Medical Ce...
Dr. Sarah Yount

Dr. Sarah Yount

Board Certified Pediatrician by The American Board of Pediatrics Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  Dr. Sarah Yount was born and raised in Greer, SC, a suburb of Greenville. She attended Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC, followed ...
Abby Scanlan, PNP-C

Abby Scanlan, PNP-C

Board certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, Member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse PractitionersOriginally from Nashville, Tennessee, Abby came to Georgia to attend UGA where she earned her Bachelor of Science in...