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Pediatric Care In Springfield, MA

Sumner Pediatrics, PC has been providing quality medical care for children and adolescents throughout the Springfield area and surrounding towns for decades. Dr. Joseph Stirlacci was the original founder. He was dedicated to serving the local community, and prided himself on his availability to his patients. He practiced out of a tiny office in the back of his home on Sumner Avenue for 40 years.
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Dr. Christine Sickle M.D. - Pediatric services in Springfield, MA

Dr. Christine Sickle M.D.

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
Dr. Christine Sickle M.D. - Pediatric services in Springfield, MA

Dr. Melissa Maciborski M.D.

Dr. Maciborski graduated from SUNY Buffalo Medical School in 2005 and did her training in Pediatrics at Dell Children’s Hospital in Austin, Texas. She has been practicing in the Springfield area for the past six years. She has a special interest in developmental behavioral pediatrics including ADHD. She is the mother of three young children ages 7,3, and 1. She enjoys hiking, camping, and gardening in her free time.
Solmaz (Sol) Masoudi, P.A.-C, - Pediatric services in Springfield, MA

Solmaz (Sol) Masoudi, P.A.-C

Solmaz (Sol) Masoudi, P.A.-C, joined Sumner Pediatrics in 2016. A graduate of University of Maryland Physician Assistant program, Solmaz worked in medical research at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore before switching careers into patient care. Solmaz has a love for pediatrics, especially Emergency Medicine. She approaches medicine keeping in mind the core values and trusting relationships needed in order to provide exceptional care to patients and their families. In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor activities, movies, camping, white water rafting and food tasting.

Leanne Vallee, P.A.-C

Leanne Vallee, PA-C, is a graduate of Springfield College with a BS in Athletic Training, MS in Exercise Physiology, and MS in Physician Assistant studies. She joined Sumner Pediatrics in 2017. She has a special interest in sports medicine with experience treating high school, collegiate, and professional athletics. Prior to her PA training she was an athletic trainer in the greater Springfield area working with high school through collegiate athletes. She is the mother of two young children and enjoys athletics and outdoor activities in her free time.
Our staff
  • Jo-Ellen Sarage, Office Manager/Referral Specialist
  • Stacey Bingham, L.P.N.,/ Nursing Manager
  • Nelly Viera, R.N.
  • Nasharee Branch, M.A.
  • Theresa Nicholson, M.A.
  • Adria Whitley, R.N
  • Joemarie Lopez, M.A.
  • Yesenia Blas, M.A.
  • Leslie Rose, Medical Receptionist
  • Heather DeCasse, Medical Biller/Collections