North Willow Grove Pediatrics
North Willow Grove Pediatrics
North Willow Grove Pediatrics

Our Providers

We currently have 5 Board Certified Pediatricians and 4 Certified Nurse Practitioners on staff. We are affiliated with Abington Memorial Hospital and have relationships with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. Our staff is also part of the Pediatric Teaching Rotation for the University of Pennsylvania Medical School students. All staff participate in ongoing medical education to keep current on all information and skills.

Joseph Cirotti, MD
John Kleback, MD
Patricia Holtz, MD
Nicole Dominick-Rizen, M.D
William Sohn, M.D. (1925-2008)
Donna Patterson, CRNP, PhD
Marie Smolenski RN, MSN, CRNP, CPNP
Susan Gresko RN, MSN, CRNP, PNP-BC


Joseph J. Cirotti, M.D.Joseph J. Cirotti, M.D., Pediatrician is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed his internship at York Hospital in York, Pa. He received further pediatric training at the National Children's Medical Center in Washington, D.C. While in the army, Dr. Cirotti served as Chief of Pediatrics at McDonald Army Hospital. He also served as Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Abington Memorial Hospital from 1988-2001. He is a member of the Advisory Boards of Community Services of Montgomery County, the Montgomery County Head Start Program and the Parenting Center at Abington. He is board certified in Pediatrics as well as a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.


John Kleback, M.D.John Kleback, M.D., Pediatrician is a graduate of MCP/Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed his residency at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. He is board certified in Pediatrics and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.








Patricia Holtz, MD, M.Phil, Pediatrician graduated from Johns Hopkins University with BA in biology and from University of Cambridge, England with a Master’s degree in biology. She earned her medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and completed her pediatrics residency at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Holtz is board certified in pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Holtz and her husband are the parents of two children. She enjoys gardening and hiking with her family.




Nicole Dominick-Rizen, M.D. grew up in western Massachusetts and received her B.A. in biology from the College of the Holy Cross. She graduated from Temple University School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency at A.I. duPont Hospital for Children. She is board certified in Pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.






Donna Patterson, PhD, CRNP, CPNPDonna Patterson, PhD, CRNP, CPNP, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner graduated with a BSN from Thomas Jefferson University, an MSN from the University of Delaware, and a PhD and Post Master's Certificate from the University of Pennsylvania. She has cared for children at Jefferson, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Bryn Mawr Hospital and overnight camps.






Marie Smolenski RN, MSN, CRNP, CPNP, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner graduated with a BSN from LaSalle University and an MSN from Gwynedd-Mercy College. She has cared for children at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, North Willow Grove Pediatrics and Coventry Pediatrics. She is a board certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and a Fellow of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. She is a member of the Pharmacology Committee of the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board. She is also a member of the Executive Board of PA Del Val NAPNAP. She has particular interests in asthma and vaccinations.



Susan Gresko RN, MSN, CRNP, PNP-BC, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, graduated with a BSN from Russell Sage College and an MSN from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a board certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and a Fellow of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. She is an assistant professor at Temple University. She is a child care health consultant. She is currently the President of PA Del Val Chapter of NAPNAP.



Our staff keeps growing! Currently we have on staff, 4 Board Certified Pediatricians and 4 Certified Nurse Practitioners to treat your children.

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AMH Health Center, 2510 Maryland Road, Ste #160. Willow Grove, PA 19090 | Phone: (215) 672-6622
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