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Dr. Kersha S. Pennicott

Pediatrics & Urgent Care

New York

Dr. Kersha S. Pennicott

A native New Yorker, Dr. Kersha Pennicott is a board-certified Pediatrician and Breastfeeding Specialist. Dr. Pennicott earned her Bachelor of Science in Biological Anthropology with a minor in Global Health from Emory University, and her medical degree from the Morehouse School of Medicine. She also is an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant.

Dr. Pennicott returned to New York City to complete her training as a pediatrician at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with a global-health track focus. She then completed a fellowship specializing in the care of children requiring hospitalization at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami. Dr. Pennicott spent additional time in Florida as a pediatric hospitalist focused on the care of sick children with a range of complex diagnoses before returning to New York to work in a private practice as a general pediatrician.

Over the past decade, Dr. Pennicott completed medical missions to Haiti, Ghana, Uganda, India, and Peru. Her passion for global health and education has fueled her overseas work, which has included teaching medical students and residents, running a pop-up clinic, and implementing quality-improvement projects to benefit local communities. She has presented her work at both local and national conferences.

Dr. Pennicott uses her unique skills to enhance the ways Atria responds to children’s urgent needs, especially at night and on weekends. In addition to seeing children when they are sick, Dr. Pennicott leads the development of the Atria Kids Emergency Response Program to ensure that Atria has the world-class testing, technology, equipment, and referral network needed to meet any need that may arise. She also supports parents who face lactation challenges.

As the daughter of a New York City public school educator and a former elementary school substitute teacher, Dr. Pennicott values the opportunity to teach not only her patients, but their families as well. “Atria gives us a very different and unique opportunity to provide medicine in the ways I have always hoped to,” she says,”by being able to spend even more quality time providing education with patients and their caretakers. I know it will be invaluable.”

Dr. Pennicott knew from a very early age that she wanted to become a pediatrician and she is proud to have fulfilled that dream as the first physician in her family. Since part of her personal mission is to support underserved communities, she is excited to continue engaging in advocacy work by partnering with the Atria Health Collaborative.

When she’s not working, Dr. Pennicott enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Her hobbies include baking, yoga, and traveling the world experiencing new cultures.

Credentials

  • Former Pediatrician
    WestMed Medical Group
  • Former Pediatric Hospitalist
    Salah Foundation Children’s Hospital / Broward Health Coral Springs
  • Former Pediatric Hospitalist Fellow
    Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Affiliations

  • Fellow
    American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member
    AAP Section on Hospital Medicine
  • Member
    AAP Section on Global Health
  • Member
    Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine
  • Member
    Morehouse School of Medicine Alumni Association
  • Member
    Emory Alumni Association
  • Formerly affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital
  • Formerly affiliated with Salah Foundation Children’s Hospital / Broward Health Coral Springs

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David W. Dodick

Dr. David W. Dodick

Chief Science & Medical Officer, Atria; Co-Chair, Atria Academy of Science & Medicine

Paul G. Lee

Dr. Paul G. Lee

Co-Chair of International Executive Health; Internal Medicine

Richard S. Isaacson

Dr. Richard S. Isaacson

Director of the Atria Precision Prevention Program

Lawrence C. Newman

Dr. Lawrence C. Newman

Director of the Atria Brain Health Program

Ken Shubin Stein

Dr. Ken Shubin Stein

Co-Founder, Atria; Co-Founder and CEO, Atria Academy of Science & Medicine

Caleb Moore

Dr. Caleb Moore

Medical Director of Atria Palm Beach; Internal Medicine

Laura Balda

Dr. Laura Balda

Site Director of Atria Palm Beach; Family Medicine

Jaime Burkle

Dr. Jaime Burkle

Chair of Cardiology

Benjamin H. Lewis

Dr. Benjamin H. Lewis

Director of Research & Atria Registry; Cardiology

Rony Shimony

Dr. Rony Shimony

Director of Cardiology, Atria New York; Co-Chair of International Executive Health

Gabrielle Page-Wilson

Dr. Gabrielle Page-Wilson

Director of Endocrinology & Metabolic Health; Internal Medicine

Jahangir Rahman

Dr. Jahangir Rahman

Internal Medicine

Jennifer McGugins Hill

Dr. Jennifer McGugins Hill

Internal Medicine

Edward J. Greaney

Dr. Edward J. Greaney

Internal Medicine

Yadiera M. Brown

Dr. Yadiera M. Brown

Family Medicine

Paul Fenyves

Dr. Paul Fenyves

Internal Medicine

Daniel Yadegar

Dr. Daniel Yadegar

Internal Medicine; Cardiology

Bernard M. Kruger

Dr. Bernard M. Kruger

Internal Medicine

Daniel Angerbauer

Dr. Daniel Angerbauer

Preventive Medicine

Robert Kachko

Robert Kachko

Director of Integrative Health

Nicholas D. Caputo

Dr. Nicholas D. Caputo

Director of Urgent & Home Care, Atria New York

Alex Heromin

Dr. Alex Heromin

Director of Urgent & Home Care, Atria Palm Beach; Emergency Medicine

Evelyn C. Granieri

Dr. Evelyn C. Granieri

Director of Geriatrics

Elizabeth Poynor

Dr. Elizabeth Poynor

Chair of Women’s Health & Gynecology

Panta Rouhani Schaffer

Dr. Panta Rouhani Schaffer

Medical Dermatology

Kyle O’Flaherty

Kyle O’Flaherty

Director of Movement

Adam Ross

Adam Ross

Nutrition

Kelly Fradin

Dr. Kelly Fradin

Chair of Pediatrics; Chair of Home Services

Hina J. Talib

Dr. Hina J. Talib

Director of Adolescent Medicine; Co-Director of Pediatrics, Atria New York

Cory Kercher

Dr. Cory Kercher

Director of Pediatrics, Atria New York

Amish Nishawala

Dr. Amish Nishawala

Pediatrics

Kersha S. Pennicott

Dr. Kersha S. Pennicott

Pediatrics & Urgent Care

Celina Moore

Dr. Celina Moore

Director of Pediatrics, Atria Palm Beach

David W. Dodick

Dr. David W. Dodick

Chief Science & Medical Officer, Atria; Co-Chair, Atria Academy of Science & Medicine

Paul G. Lee

Dr. Paul G. Lee

Co-Chair of International Executive Health; Internal Medicine

Richard S. Isaacson

Dr. Richard S. Isaacson

Director of the Atria Precision Prevention Program

Lawrence C. Newman

Dr. Lawrence C. Newman

Director of the Atria Brain Health Program

Ken Shubin Stein

Dr. Ken Shubin Stein

Co-Founder, Atria; Co-Founder and CEO, Atria Academy of Science & Medicine

Caleb Moore

Dr. Caleb Moore

Medical Director of Atria Palm Beach; Internal Medicine

Laura Balda

Dr. Laura Balda

Site Director of Atria Palm Beach; Family Medicine

Jaime Burkle

Dr. Jaime Burkle

Chair of Cardiology

Benjamin H. Lewis

Dr. Benjamin H. Lewis

Director of Research & Atria Registry; Cardiology

Rony Shimony

Dr. Rony Shimony

Director of Cardiology, Atria New York; Co-Chair of International Executive Health

Gabrielle Page-Wilson

Dr. Gabrielle Page-Wilson

Director of Endocrinology & Metabolic Health; Internal Medicine

Jahangir Rahman

Dr. Jahangir Rahman

Internal Medicine

Jennifer McGugins Hill

Dr. Jennifer McGugins Hill

Internal Medicine

Edward J. Greaney

Dr. Edward J. Greaney

Internal Medicine

Yadiera M. Brown

Dr. Yadiera M. Brown

Family Medicine

Paul Fenyves

Dr. Paul Fenyves

Internal Medicine

Daniel Yadegar

Dr. Daniel Yadegar

Internal Medicine; Cardiology

Bernard M. Kruger

Dr. Bernard M. Kruger

Internal Medicine

Daniel Angerbauer

Dr. Daniel Angerbauer

Preventive Medicine

Robert Kachko

Robert Kachko

Director of Integrative Health

Nicholas D. Caputo

Dr. Nicholas D. Caputo

Director of Urgent & Home Care, Atria New York

Alex Heromin

Dr. Alex Heromin

Director of Urgent & Home Care, Atria Palm Beach; Emergency Medicine

Evelyn C. Granieri

Dr. Evelyn C. Granieri

Director of Geriatrics

Elizabeth Poynor

Dr. Elizabeth Poynor

Chair of Women’s Health & Gynecology

Panta Rouhani Schaffer

Dr. Panta Rouhani Schaffer

Medical Dermatology

Kyle O’Flaherty

Kyle O’Flaherty

Director of Movement

Adam Ross

Adam Ross

Nutrition

Kelly Fradin

Dr. Kelly Fradin

Chair of Pediatrics; Chair of Home Services

Hina J. Talib

Dr. Hina J. Talib

Director of Adolescent Medicine; Co-Director of Pediatrics, Atria New York

Cory Kercher

Dr. Cory Kercher

Director of Pediatrics, Atria New York

Amish Nishawala

Dr. Amish Nishawala

Pediatrics

Kersha S. Pennicott

Dr. Kersha S. Pennicott

Pediatrics & Urgent Care

Celina Moore

Dr. Celina Moore

Director of Pediatrics, Atria Palm Beach

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David W. Dodick

Dr. David W. Dodick

Chief Science & Medical Officer, Atria; Co-Chair, Atria Academy of Science & Medicine

Read full bio
Paul G. Lee

Dr. Paul G. Lee

Co-Chair of International Executive Health; Internal Medicine


Read full bio
Richard S. Isaacson

Dr. Richard S. Isaacson

Director of the Atria Precision Prevention Program

Read full bio
Lawrence C. Newman

Dr. Lawrence C. Newman

Director of the Atria Brain Health Program

Read full bio
Ken Shubin Stein

Dr. Ken Shubin Stein

Co-Founder, Atria; Co-Founder and CEO, Atria Academy of Science & Medicine

Read full bio
Caleb Moore

Dr. Caleb Moore

Medical Director of Atria Palm Beach; Internal Medicine

Read full bio
Laura Balda

Dr. Laura Balda

Site Director of Atria Palm Beach; Family Medicine

Read full bio
Jaime Burkle

Dr. Jaime Burkle

Chair of Cardiology

Read full bio
Benjamin H. Lewis

Dr. Benjamin H. Lewis

Director of Research & Atria Registry; Cardiology

Read full bio
Rony Shimony

Dr. Rony Shimony

Director of Cardiology, Atria New York; Co-Chair of International Executive Health

Read full bio
Gabrielle Page-Wilson

Dr. Gabrielle Page-Wilson

Director of Endocrinology & Metabolic Health; Internal Medicine

Read full bio
Jahangir Rahman

Dr. Jahangir Rahman

Internal Medicine

Read full bio
Jennifer McGugins Hill

Dr. Jennifer McGugins Hill

Internal Medicine

Read full bio
Edward J. Greaney

Dr. Edward J. Greaney

Internal Medicine

Read full bio
Yadiera M. Brown

Dr. Yadiera M. Brown

Family Medicine

Read full bio
Paul Fenyves

Dr. Paul Fenyves

Internal Medicine

Read full bio
Daniel Yadegar

Dr. Daniel Yadegar

Internal Medicine; Cardiology

Read full bio
Bernard M. Kruger

Dr. Bernard M. Kruger

Internal Medicine

Read full bio
Daniel Angerbauer

Dr. Daniel Angerbauer

Preventive Medicine

Read full bio
Robert Kachko

Robert Kachko

Director of Integrative Health

Read full bio
Nicholas D. Caputo

Dr. Nicholas D. Caputo

Director of Urgent & Home Care, Atria New York

Read full bio
Alex Heromin

Dr. Alex Heromin

Director of Urgent & Home Care, Atria Palm Beach; Emergency Medicine

Read full bio
Evelyn C. Granieri

Dr. Evelyn C. Granieri

Director of Geriatrics

Read full bio
Elizabeth Poynor

Dr. Elizabeth Poynor

Chair of Women’s Health & Gynecology

Read full bio
Panta Rouhani Schaffer

Dr. Panta Rouhani Schaffer

Medical Dermatology

Read full bio
Kyle O’Flaherty

Kyle O’Flaherty

Director of Movement

Read full bio
Adam Ross

Adam Ross

Nutrition

Read full bio
Kelly Fradin

Dr. Kelly Fradin

Chair of Pediatrics; Chair of Home Services

Read full bio
Hina J. Talib

Dr. Hina J. Talib

Director of Adolescent Medicine; Co-Director of Pediatrics, Atria New York

Read full bio
Cory Kercher

Dr. Cory Kercher

Director of Pediatrics, Atria New York

Read full bio
Amish Nishawala

Dr. Amish Nishawala

Pediatrics

Read full bio
Kersha S. Pennicott

Dr. Kersha S. Pennicott

Pediatrics & Urgent Care

Read full bio
Celina Moore

Dr. Celina Moore

Director of Pediatrics, Atria Palm Beach

Read full bio
David W. Dodick

Dr. David W. Dodick

Chief Science & Medical Officer, Atria; Co-Chair, Atria Academy of Science & Medicine

Paul G. Lee

Dr. Paul G. Lee

Co-Chair of International Executive Health; Internal Medicine

Richard S. Isaacson

Dr. Richard S. Isaacson

Director of the Atria Precision Prevention Program

Lawrence C. Newman

Dr. Lawrence C. Newman

Director of the Atria Brain Health Program

Ken Shubin Stein

Dr. Ken Shubin Stein

Co-Founder, Atria; Co-Founder and CEO, Atria Academy of Science & Medicine

Caleb Moore

Dr. Caleb Moore

Medical Director of Atria Palm Beach; Internal Medicine

Laura Balda

Dr. Laura Balda

Site Director of Atria Palm Beach; Family Medicine

Jaime Burkle

Dr. Jaime Burkle

Chair of Cardiology

Benjamin H. Lewis

Dr. Benjamin H. Lewis

Director of Research & Atria Registry; Cardiology

Rony Shimony

Dr. Rony Shimony

Director of Cardiology, Atria New York; Co-Chair of International Executive Health

Gabrielle Page-Wilson

Dr. Gabrielle Page-Wilson

Director of Endocrinology & Metabolic Health; Internal Medicine

Jahangir Rahman

Dr. Jahangir Rahman

Internal Medicine

Jennifer McGugins Hill

Dr. Jennifer McGugins Hill

Internal Medicine

Edward J. Greaney

Dr. Edward J. Greaney

Internal Medicine

Yadiera M. Brown

Dr. Yadiera M. Brown

Family Medicine

Paul Fenyves

Dr. Paul Fenyves

Internal Medicine

Daniel Yadegar

Dr. Daniel Yadegar

Internal Medicine; Cardiology

Bernard M. Kruger

Dr. Bernard M. Kruger

Internal Medicine

Daniel Angerbauer

Dr. Daniel Angerbauer

Preventive Medicine

Robert Kachko

Robert Kachko

Director of Integrative Health

Nicholas D. Caputo

Dr. Nicholas D. Caputo

Director of Urgent & Home Care, Atria New York

Alex Heromin

Dr. Alex Heromin

Director of Urgent & Home Care, Atria Palm Beach; Emergency Medicine

Evelyn C. Granieri

Dr. Evelyn C. Granieri

Director of Geriatrics

Elizabeth Poynor

Dr. Elizabeth Poynor

Chair of Women’s Health & Gynecology

Panta Rouhani Schaffer

Dr. Panta Rouhani Schaffer

Medical Dermatology

Kyle O’Flaherty

Kyle O’Flaherty

Director of Movement

Adam Ross

Adam Ross

Nutrition

Kelly Fradin

Dr. Kelly Fradin

Chair of Pediatrics; Chair of Home Services

Hina J. Talib

Dr. Hina J. Talib

Director of Adolescent Medicine; Co-Director of Pediatrics, Atria New York

Cory Kercher

Dr. Cory Kercher

Director of Pediatrics, Atria New York

Amish Nishawala

Dr. Amish Nishawala

Pediatrics

Kersha S. Pennicott

Dr. Kersha S. Pennicott

Pediatrics & Urgent Care

Celina Moore

Dr. Celina Moore

Director of Pediatrics, Atria Palm Beach

David W. Dodick

Dr. David W. Dodick

Chief Science & Medical Officer, Atria; Co-Chair, Atria Academy of Science & Medicine

Paul G. Lee

Dr. Paul G. Lee

Co-Chair of International Executive Health; Internal Medicine

Richard S. Isaacson

Dr. Richard S. Isaacson

Director of the Atria Precision Prevention Program

Lawrence C. Newman

Dr. Lawrence C. Newman

Director of the Atria Brain Health Program

Ken Shubin Stein

Dr. Ken Shubin Stein

Co-Founder, Atria; Co-Founder and CEO, Atria Academy of Science & Medicine

Caleb Moore

Dr. Caleb Moore

Medical Director of Atria Palm Beach; Internal Medicine

Laura Balda

Dr. Laura Balda

Site Director of Atria Palm Beach; Family Medicine

Jaime Burkle

Dr. Jaime Burkle

Chair of Cardiology

Benjamin H. Lewis

Dr. Benjamin H. Lewis

Director of Research & Atria Registry; Cardiology

Rony Shimony

Dr. Rony Shimony

Director of Cardiology, Atria New York; Co-Chair of International Executive Health

Gabrielle Page-Wilson

Dr. Gabrielle Page-Wilson

Director of Endocrinology & Metabolic Health; Internal Medicine

Jahangir Rahman

Dr. Jahangir Rahman

Internal Medicine

Jennifer McGugins Hill

Dr. Jennifer McGugins Hill

Internal Medicine

Edward J. Greaney

Dr. Edward J. Greaney

Internal Medicine

Yadiera M. Brown

Dr. Yadiera M. Brown

Family Medicine

Paul Fenyves

Dr. Paul Fenyves

Internal Medicine

Daniel Yadegar

Dr. Daniel Yadegar

Internal Medicine; Cardiology

Bernard M. Kruger

Dr. Bernard M. Kruger

Internal Medicine

Daniel Angerbauer

Dr. Daniel Angerbauer

Preventive Medicine

Robert Kachko

Robert Kachko

Director of Integrative Health

Nicholas D. Caputo

Dr. Nicholas D. Caputo

Director of Urgent & Home Care, Atria New York

Alex Heromin

Dr. Alex Heromin

Director of Urgent & Home Care, Atria Palm Beach; Emergency Medicine

Evelyn C. Granieri

Dr. Evelyn C. Granieri

Director of Geriatrics

Elizabeth Poynor

Dr. Elizabeth Poynor

Chair of Women’s Health & Gynecology

Panta Rouhani Schaffer

Dr. Panta Rouhani Schaffer

Medical Dermatology

Kyle O’Flaherty

Kyle O’Flaherty

Director of Movement

Adam Ross

Adam Ross

Nutrition

Kelly Fradin

Dr. Kelly Fradin

Chair of Pediatrics; Chair of Home Services

Hina J. Talib

Dr. Hina J. Talib

Director of Adolescent Medicine; Co-Director of Pediatrics, Atria New York

Cory Kercher

Dr. Cory Kercher

Director of Pediatrics, Atria New York

Amish Nishawala

Dr. Amish Nishawala

Pediatrics

Kersha S. Pennicott

Dr. Kersha S. Pennicott

Pediatrics & Urgent Care

Celina Moore

Dr. Celina Moore

Director of Pediatrics, Atria Palm Beach