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Meet Our Physicians

Providing 30+ years of the highest quality pediatric care in Central Florida.

Dr. Patricia Johnson, MD, Pediatrician

Dr. Patricia Johnson

MD, Pediatrician
36 years of experience

Dr. Johnson grew up in northern Virginia and attended college and medical school at the University of Virginia. She completed her postgraduate training in pediatrics at the Medical College of Virginia.

Dr. Sam Smith, DO, Pediatrician

Dr. Sam Smith

DO, Pediatrician
30 years of experience

Dr. Smith, a native of Orlando, received his B.S. degree from the University of Central Florida. He completed his medical training at the Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine in Miami.

Dr. Thomas Fisk, MD, Pediatrician

Dr. Thomas Fisk

MD, Pediatrician
33 years of experience

Dr. Fisk was born in Charleston, South Carolina and grew up in Atlanta. He attended college and medical school at Emory University and later performed his residency at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas.

Dr. Emily Aguilar, MD, Pediatrician

Dr. Emily Aguilar

MD, Pediatrician
18 years of experience

Dr. Aguilar, originally from Rochester, N.Y, joined Interlachen Pediatrics in 2001. Following completion of her medical degree, she continued her postgraduate training at Arnold Palmer Hospital in Orlando.

Dr. Julie Ward, DO, Pediatrician

Dr. Julie Ward

DO, Pediatrician
19 years of experience

Dr. Ward was born in Jacksonville, FL and completed her undergraduate degree at Florida State University. She joined Interlachen Pediatrics in 2001.

Dr. Melanie Emmert, MD, Pediatrician

Dr. Melanie Emmert

MD, Pediatrician
13 years of experience

Melanie H. Emmert, M.D., was born in Frankfort, KY. Following her education at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, she completed pediatric residency training at Arnold Palmer Hospital.

Dr. Gabriela Roitman-Geller, MD, Pediatrician

Dr. Gabriela Roitman-Geller

MD, Pediatrician
30 years of experience

Dr. Roitman-Geller received her medical degree from the University of Buenos Aires Medical School. She began private practice pediatrics in Kentucky in 1995, before relocating to Orlando in 1997.

Dr. Sareh Dyer, MD, Pediatrician

Dr. Sareh Dyer

MD, Pediatrician
7 years of experience

Dr. Dyer was born in Jacksonville, FL. She received her undergraduate degree right here in Orlando at the University of Central Florida and went to medical school at Florida State University. Dr. Dyer joined Interlachen Pediatrics in 2015.

Dr. Melissa Velarde, MD, Pediatrician

Dr. Melissa Velarde

MD, Pediatrician
6 years of experience

Dr. Velarde was born in Venezuela and moved to South Florida at the age of 9. She is fluent in both English and Spanish. Dr. Velarde completed her medical training at Florida State University.

Dr. Shannon Hicks, MD, Pediatrician

Dr. Shannon Hicks

MD, Pediatrician
3 years of experience

Dr. Hicks is originally from North Carolina; however, her studies have taken her all over the world. As an undergraduate student, she taught elementary school children in Spain.

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Dr. Patricia Johnson, MD, Pediatrician
Dr. Sam Smith, DO, Pediatrician
Dr. Thomas Fisk, MD, Pediatrician
Dr. Emily Aguilar, MD, Pediatrician
Dr. Julie Ward, MD, Pediatrician
Dr. Melanie Emmert, MD, Pediatrician
Dr. Gabriela Roitman-Geller, MD, Pediatrician
Dr. Sareh Dyer, MD, Pediatrician
Dr. Melissa Velarde, MD, Pediatrician
Dr. Shannon Hicks, MD, Pediatrician

Our Offices

Two convenient locations servicing the Greater Orlando area.

Oviedo Office
Oviedo

1000 W. Broadway
Suite 100
Oviedo, FL 32765 (directions)

P: 407-767-2477

F: 407-767-1627

Maitland Office
Maitland

846 Lake Howell Rd.
Maitland, FL 32751 (directions)

P: 407-767-2477

F: 407-767-1627

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