Dr. Christine Sickle M.D.
joined the practice in 1994. Today, Sumner Pediatrics PC continues its original commitment to accessibility, with early morning walk-in hours, and availability in the evenings and on weekends.Christine Sickle has been a pediatrician for 22 years. She graduated from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1989, and completed her three-year residency at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. She is board-certified in Pediatrics, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Medicine is a second career for Dr. Sickle, as she also has a Masters of Education from the University of Hartford in Early Childhood Education. She taught in that field for seven years at Springfield Technical Community College.Dr. Sickle also had extensive training in developmental psychology at Brandeis University before entering medical school. Her training in early childhood education and developmental psychology is invaluable to her as she strives to provide excellent medical care to her patients. Dr. Sickle enjoys traveling, gardening, and reading