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We see patients by appointment only.


About Us

Dundalk Pediatric Associates has been serving the community for over 40 years. We have a dedicated team of providers to care for your child.

Many of our providers have special interest and expertise in such areas as prematurity, developmental delays, asthma and allergies, gynecology, behavior problems, nutrition, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Our medical assistant staff is able to perform blood draws, EKGs, spirometry, and vision and hearing assessments.

Our office staff is ready to assist you with appointments, insurance, billing, forms, and medical records.

Our practitioners are affiliated with the following hospitals: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, and The Franklin Square Medical Center. Children who are admitted to the hospital for serious illness and surgeries are followed by the inpatient team of practitioners at the hospital.

Our Providers



Dr. Diana Fertsch (Partner)

Born in New York, but has spent most of her adult life in Baltimore. Undergraduate education at UMBC, Ph.D. in Microbiology, M.D. from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Pediatric training at Johns Hopkins Hospital.


Dr. Heather Wade (Partner)

Born in New York, but grew up in Frederick, Maryland. Undergraduate education at University of Maryland at College Park. Medical Degree from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Pediatric training at Johns Hopkins Hospital.


Ms. Anna DeRoose (Pediatric Nurse Practitioner)

A Baltimore native. Received undergraduate education and Nursing degree from University of Maryland at Baltimore. Senior clinical nurse at Hopkins neonatal intensive care unit for 14 years. Received nurse practitioner certification from Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.


Mrs. Glinda Florendo (Physician Assistant)

Grew up in Southern Maryland. Undergraduate education at Towson University. Medical training at Physician Assistant Program at Essex Community College.


Mrs. Nicole Maffia (Pediatric Nurse Practitioner)
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Raised in the Chicago area. Undergraduate degree in Spanish and Latin American Studies from Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts. Undergraduate nursing degree and Masters of Science in Nursing/Nurse Practitioner certification from the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Worked in the NICU, Full Term Nursery, and Labor and Delivery at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore for 8 years.

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Dr. Rebecca Rabin

A native of Baltimore. Undergraduate education at Haverford College. Medical Degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Master’s Degree in Health Policy from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Pediatric Residency training at Johns Hopkins Hospital.


Ms. Cara Reske (Pediatric Nurse Practitioner)

Grew up in Virginia Beach, VA. Received her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Virginia. Master's degree in special education from Vanderbilt University. Worked as an early childhood special education teacher for 6 years. Bachelor's and master's in nursing from the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Worked as an RN at Hopkins with adult transplant patients.

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Dr. Marcia Schwartz

Born in Ohio, but grew up in New York with undergraduate education at Cornell. Attended Johns Hopkins University for a Ph.D. Degree in biochemistry and medical school at University of Miami Medical School. Residency and fellowship training in Pediatrics and Medical Genetics at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York.


Mrs. Kara Stripling (Pediatric Nurse Practitioner)

Grew up in Dundalk. Undergraduate education in Biology from UMBC. Received her undergraduate nursing and nurse practitioner certification at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Also completed a Master's of Public Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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(Pediatric Nurse Practitioner)

Received her bachelor's degree in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Completed her Master's of Science in Nursing from the Johns Hopkins University. A board certified pediatric nurse practitioner who has worked in the Baltimore area for 8 years. Joining DPA in January 2016.

Mrs. Mia Woods (Pediatric Nurse Practitioner)

Grew up in the Philadelphia area. Undergraduate education in biology from St. Mary's College of Southern Maryland. Received bachelors in nursing from University School of Nursing and a Master's of Nursing/nurse practitioner certification at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Worked on Infant/Toddler inpatient unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital for five years.


Our Medical Assistant Staff

Crysten Jessica Julie Tracey
Crysten Jessica Julie Tracey

Our Office Staff


Sara Donna  Michelle Tenisha

Practice Administrator

Office Manager


Referrals and Medical Records Coordinator

Amy Becky Crystal Heather
Amy Becky Crystal Heather
Malinda Nancy    
Malinda Nancy    

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Updated October 20, 2015

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