Our Main Pediatrics Providers

Jonathan Daniels, MD

Jonathan Daniels, MD

Education:

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
BA - SUNY at Buffalo
MD - SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Residency:

Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo

Community Involvement:

March of Dimes, Chairperson March of Babies
Business First "40 Under 40"
Univera Credentialing Committee
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
Member, Delaware Soccer Club Board
Bethel Head Start Advisory Board

Special Interests:

Coaches his daughters in softball and soccer, jogging.

Comments:

"I enjoy observing children as they mature into adulthood."

Locations:

Main Pediatrics

Emily Friedan, MD, FAAP

Emily Friedan, MD

Education:

AB – Harvard University
MD - Harvard Medical School

Residency:

Family Medicine Intern - University of Rochester
Pediatric Resident - Boston City Hospital, Boston University, and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University
Chief Resident - Boston City Hospital, Boston University

Credentials:

Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Board Certification:

American Board of Pediatrics

Community Involvement:

Member, Western New York Pediatric Society
Teaches residents and medical students at Women and Children's Hospital. "It is important in the training of young pediatricians to share the perspective of the pediatrician who is in the community with families every day."

Comments:

"It has been my privilege as a pediatrician to play a role in the development of so many different families. For over 20 years I have enjoyed using expertise from my training and medical experience and the tremendous amount that families have taught me to help families with the joys and struggles of raising children."

Locations:

Main Pediatrics

Constantina Spiropoulos, MD, FAAP

Constantina Spiropoulos, MD

Education:

BA - Biochemistry with Honors, Mount Holyoke College
MD - Albany Medical College
Post-Graduate Certificate in Infant-Parent Mental Health - University of Massachusetts, Boston

Residency:

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Credentials:

Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Lead Physician Champion to implement Healthy Steps, a program that embeds an early child development specialist in primary care with funding from the NYS Office of Mental Health

Board Certification:

American Board of Pediatrics

Community Involvement:

Local Pediatric Advocacy:
Leadership Team Member, Help Me Grow - an initiative to focus awareness on the importance of developmental/behavioral screening and provide a free service connecting families to community resources and child development information
Co-facilitator for Erie County's Infancy Leadership Circle, early childhood professionals who meet to improve communication and collaboration among their multiple disciplines
Statewide Pediatric Advocacy:
Member, New York Zero to Three organization
Former Co-Director of Infancy Leadership Circles, WNY
Current Steering Committee member, NY Infancy Leadership Circles

Special Interests:

Spending time with her family and friends, walking her dog, reading and activities in her church community

Comments:

"I'm passionate about transforming primary care pediatrics to enhance well child care and improve connections for families to community resources."

Locations:

Main Pediatrics

Christine Scime, CPNP

Christine Scime, PNP

Education:

BSN- D'Youville College.
MSN- Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - SUNY at Buffalo.

Credentials:

Certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.

Community Involvement:

Member, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.

Special Interests:

Spends time with husband and two children, "sports" mom. PTA president/chairperson. President of local block club.

Comments:

"I love to work with children and adolescents. They are honest and sincere, and make me happy to come to work."

Locations:

Main Pediatrics

Patricia Keane Polowy, CPNP

Patricia Keane Polowy, PNP

Education:

BA, BSN - D’Youville College.
MS Child Health, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - SUNY at Buffalo.

Credentials:

ASOP Certified Childbirth Educator
School health nurse practitioner
Clinical Instructor, Undergraduate Nursing, SUNY at Buffalo.

Community Involvement:

School health care, international health worker

Special Interests:

Spends time with grandchildren, gardening, yoga, reading.

Comments:

"I enjoy the uniqueness every family brings to pediatric care. I enjoy all ages and stages and the continuous opportunities to teach and learn."

Locations:

Main Pediatrics

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