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WakeMed Physician Practices Pediatrics clinic provides primary medical care to children ages newborn to 18 years, treating a variety of diagnoses, including but not limited to respiratory and gastrointestinal disorders, otitis media, jaundice and prematurity. Staff also complete newborn and well-child exams.
The offices are located on the second floor of the Andrews Center
3024 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, NC, 27610.
We are accepting new patients.
To make an appointment, please call 919-350-7846.
Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Rasheeda Monroe, MDMedical Director, WakeMed Physician Practices - Pediatrics
Dr. Rasheeda Monroe is a board-certified pediatrician with WakeMed Physician Practices – Pediatrics. In addition to serving as the associate director for the practice, Dr. Monroe is the campus director for the UNC program based at WakeMed Raleigh Campus, where she provides oversight and direction of UNC medical students’ educational activities and assignments while at WakeMed and the surrounding community.
Previously, Dr. Monroe worked in private practice at Raleigh Children and Adolescent Medicine. As a student, she held a teaching role at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and performed research at the Harvard School of Public Health. She is currently the medical director of WakeMed's Pediatric Outpatient Clinic, and is also a director of Pediatric Medical Student Education for WakeMed Physician Practices.
She received her medical degree from the East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine where she graduated AOA (medical honor society), and completed her residency in pediatrics at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Monroe also has a bachelor's degree from East Carolina University in exercise sport science.
Dr. Monroe speaks Spanish and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Elizabeth Cleland-Roberts, MD, FAAP
Board-certified in pediatrics, Dr. Elizabeth Cleland-Roberts earned her medical degree from the East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine (Greenville, N.C.) and completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at the University of North Carolina Hospitals (Chapel Hill, N.C.). She earned her bachelor’s degree in biology at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH).
Dr. Cleland-Roberts is a member of the North Carolina Pediatric Society and the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is certified in PALS and formerly worked at New Bern Pediatrics in Raleigh, N.C. During her time at the Brody School of Medicine, Dr. Cleland-Roberts was honored twice for her work during patient rotations, and she currently serves as a preceptor and adjunct professor at the UNC-CH School of Medicine as well as the Brody School of Medicine.
Outside of medicine, Dr. Cleland-Roberts enjoys literature, theatre, travel, music, running, sailing and spending time with family.
Carrie Dow-Smith, MD
Dr. Carrie Dow-Smith is a board-certified pediatrician with WakeMed Physician Practices - Pediatrics. Dr. Dow-Smith joined the WakeMed team in 2005. In additional to caring for patients in the general pediatric practice, she also works with WakeMed Concussion Services, evaluating young athletes with head injuries.
Prior to joining WakeMed, Dr. Dow-Smith previously worked with Capital Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine in Raleigh, After Hours Pediatrics Urgent Care Center in Raleigh, and in a private pediatric practice in Houston, TX.
She received her medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, and completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine Pediatric Residency in Houston, TX (Texas Children's Hospital and Ben Taub Hospital). She earned a Bachelor of Science in biology from Wake Forest University.
Dr. Dow-Smith, who speaks Spanish, is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and member of the North Carolina Pediatric Society.
Jessica Hart, MD
Dr. Jesse Hart is a board-certified pediatrician with WakeMed Pediatric Practices. Before joining WakeMed, she was a full-time pediatrician at Capitol Pediatric and Adolescent Center in Raleigh. Dr. Hart’s areas of interest include caring for children with complex psychosocial needs, patient advocacy and adolescent medicine.
Dr. Hart received her medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY, completed her residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and received a BS with honors from Trinity College in Hartford, CT. Dr. Hart worked in the WakeMed pediatric clinic during her UNC residency and says it was one of her favorite rotations.
“At WakeMed I developed a passion for continuity of care, and I committed to being a pediatrician who goes the extra mile to connect with and advocate for patients and their families,” she said.
She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, North Carolina Pediatric Society and UNC School of Medicine Academy of Educators, and she is certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Dr. Hart has volunteered at clinics providing health care services to underserved populations in the United States and Guatemala, and has numerous honors to her credit, including the James Emonson Children’s Hospital Honour, Rebecca Socolar Children’s Champion Resident Award, Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, Cor Et Manus Award for Extraordinary Community Service and Gold Humanism Honor Society.
When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and dog, as well as travel, music, sports and cooking.
David Ingram, MD
Dr. David Ingram is a board-certified pediatrician with WakeMed Physician Practices - Pediatrics who specializes in pediatric infectious diseases. He is a professor of pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, working from the WakeMed Department of Pediatrics.
He received his medical degree from the Yale University School of Medicine, and completed a fellowship at the Department of Tropical Medicine, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, and International Center of Medical Research and Training in San Jose, Costa Rica. He completed his internship and residency in pediatrics at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He also completed a fellowship in infectious diseases at The Children's Hospital Medical Center and Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in engineering and applied physics from Harvard University.
Dr. Ingram is certified in pediatrics with a subspecialty certification in pediatric infectious diseases by the American Board of Pediatrics, where he holds diplomat status.
Mythili Rajan, MD
Dr. Mythili Rajan is a board-certified pediatrician with WakeMed Physician Practices - Pediatrics who has worked in pediatric clinics at WakeMed for nearly 25 years. Prior to joining WakeMed, she was a physician at John Umstead Hospital in Butner, NC.
She received her medical degree from Madras University in India, and served as rotating house staff in surgery, medicine, public health, obstetrics and gynecology at Government General Hospital in Madras, India. In the U.S., she was a rotating intern at Grasslands Hospital in Valhalla, NY, first-year resident in pediatrics at Westchester County Medical Center in Valhalla, second-year resident in pediatrics atLincoln-Misericordi Hospitals in the Bronx, NY, and assistant to the chief of pediatrics at County Medical Center in Valhalla.
Dr. Rajan provides clinical teaching in pediatrics to medical students, interns and residents, and supervises and evaluates them on their progress during the pediatric clinic rotation. She received the Resident Award for teaching in 1988-1989 from Duke University Medical Center, Duke-Watts Family Medicine Program. She is a member of the North Carolina Pediatric Society.
Susan Sinden, MD
Dr. Susan Sinden is a board-certified pediatrician with WakeMed Physician Practices - Pediatrics. She has worked at WakeMed since 1994. Her previous experience includes private practice and working as a pediatric emergency room physician in Augusta, GA., She also teaches clinic staff at WakeMed.
She received her medical degree from Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University, and completed her residency in pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. She also has a bachelor's degree from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC.
Dr. Sinden is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and holds certifications in advanced trauma life support and advanced pediatric life support.
Betty Witman, MD
Dr. Elizabeth Witman has been a board-certified pediatrician with WakeMed Physician Practices - Pediatrics since 1991, and is the chair of WakeMed's Department of Pediatrics. She previously was in private practice with Western Wake Pediatrics in Cary, NC, and has been clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine.
She currently serves on WakeMed's Child Sexual Abuse Team, and is a child medical examiner for the Child Medical Evaluation Program in the NC Division of Health and Human Services. About half her clinical time at WakeMed is devoted to teaching medical students from the UNC School of Medicine and precepting interns and residents from the departments of Pediatrics, Family Medicine, and Medicine-Pediatrics from the UNC School of Medicine. Her clinical duties involve caring for patients, supervising and teaching in both pediatric outpatient and inpatient settings.
She received her medical degree from Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University, and completed her internship and residency at North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC. She also has a bachelor's degree in psychology from Furman University in Greenville, SC, and completed her pre-medical education at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
3000 New Bern Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27610