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Important Updates:

WALK-IN

We will start Walk-In on November 1, 2022.  Walk in is for urgent visits only. If you or your child is experiencing an emergency, please call 911.

When you arrive at our parking lot, please text our main number 508-668-2200.  Our main number will only receive text during walk-in hours which are Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.  Walk in is closed on weekends and holidays.

What to expect:

                You must arrive in our parking lot between 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM to receive a walk-in appointment

                Appointments will be taken in order of arrival and health concern and acuity

Holiday Hours:

Thursday, November 24 and Friday November 25, 2022, we will be closed in observance of the holiday. We can be reached for any urgent appointments through our answering service at 508-668-2200.

Contacting our office:

We ask for your patience during this time of increased illness in our communities. While we understand the frustration of being on hold with our office, we are doing our very best to answer each call and provide each patient and family with exceptional medical care.
Our entire staff is working as hard as they can to provide care for our patients during this time. Please be kind and respectful to those working their hardest to provide these services. Becoming rude and/or argumentative will not be tolerated and will be addressed by our management team at Walpole Pediatrics.

Welcome to Our Practice

At Walpole Pediatrics, we are committed to providing the highest level of pediatric care, combining expert training with the newest techniques, in a caring and nurturing environment, for our patients from birth through college. Our goal is to develop a trusting relationship that supports the physical and emotional growth of, not only our patients, but also their parents. We provide an interactive, fun environment for our patients, because, "coming to the doctor's office is not just about shots!"

Walpole Pediatric Associates has been providing professional and caring health care in Walpole for over 40 years. We pride ourselves in offering exceptional and supportive pediatric health care that nurtures a child's development in a friendly and fun environment.

Developing trust between a child and their health care provider while helping to remove the fear of a doctor's visit is one of our foremost goals. We provide expert care in a supportive learning environment for our parents, helping them develop the confidence and skills necessary to become great parents.

Our compassionate family of pediatricians include: Dr. Peter Cohn, Dr. Frances Orlando, Dr. Rachel-Levenson-Acker, Dr. Denise Shiu, Dr. Laura Arvidson-Guzman and Dr. Matthew Feeley  In addition we have our excellent nurse practitioner: Catherine Callaghan.

Walpole Pediatrics supports the emotional, behavioral, and mental health of our patients and families. Our integrated behavioral health providers work with our clinical team to provide care in the medical home for our families. Kaelyn Hevert, LICSW and Raceel Fitek, LMHC provide assessment, intervention, and consultation to Walpole Pediatric families for a variety of behavioral, emotional, and school needs. It is our goal to make high quality services available to all families at Walpole Pediatrics. 

When you choose Walpole Pediatric Associates, you can feel confident that you are teaming with knowledgeable, compassionate doctors who have dedicated their careers to child–focused health care. Please do not hesitate to contact our office with questions or concerns. Our Walpole pediatricians and nurturing staff look forward to meeting you and your family.

Below is a link to information on common pediatric diseases and problems in concise 1-2 page summaries - Pediatric Patient Education

Also is a link to a website sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics that has more useful pediatric information - HealthyChildren.org


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https://www.healthychildren.org/

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Meet the Doctors

  • Peter B. Cohn
    M.D.

    Education

    • 1979 - BA - Colgate University, Magna cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
    • 1983 - MD - State University of New York, Downstate

    Advanced Training

    • 1983-1986 - General Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center

    Certification

    • 1988 - American Board of Pediatrics

    Hospital Affiliation

    • Boston Children's Hospital

    Interests

    • Running and Cooking
  • Matthew Feeley
    M.D.

       Education

    • 2009 - BS McGill University, Montreal, Canada, with Great Distinction
    • 2013 - MD - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    • Advanced Training
    • 2013 - 2017 - General Pediatrics, US Air Force at Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA, Chief Resident
    • Certification
      2016 - American Board of Pediatrics
    • Hospital Affiliation
    • Boston Children's Hospital
    • Interests
    • Hockey, Golf and spending time with his wife and daughter
  • Frances A. Orlando
    M.D.

    Education

    • 2001 - BA Psychology - College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, Magna cum Laude
    • 2007 - MD - University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

    Advanced Training

    • 2007-2010 - General Pediatrics, Hasbro Children's Hospital, Providence, RI

    Certification

    • 2010 - American Board of Pediatrics

    Publications

    • Keane, M., Orlando, F., Varfaellie, M. (2006). Increasing the salience of fluency cues reduces the recognition memory impairment in amnesia. Neuropsychologia, 44(5): 834-839.
    • Varfaeille, M., Page, K., Orlando, F., Schacter, D. (2005). Impaired implicit memory for gist information in amnesia. Neuropsychology, 19(6): 760-769.

    Hospital Affiliation

    • Boston Children's Hospital

    Interests

    • American Sign Language
    • Road Races
  • Rachel A. Levenson-Acker
    M.D.

    Education

    • 1985 - BA Biology, Mount Holyoke College
    • 1990 - MS of Physiology and Neurosciences - Brown University, Providence, RI
    • 1995 - MD - Boston University Medical School, Boston, MA

    Advanced Training

    • 1995 - 1998 - General Pediatrics, Hasbro Children's Hospital, Providence, RI

    Certification

    • 1998 - American Board of Pediatrics

    Hospital Affiliations

    • Boston Children's Hospital
  • Denise R. Shiu
    M.D.

    Education

    • 1990 - Columbia College
    • 1995 - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

    Advanced Training

    • 1995-1998 - General Pediatrics, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA

    Certification

    • 1998 - American Board of Pediatrics

    Hospital Affiliation

    • Boston Children's Hospital

    Publications

    • 1990-1991 - Rockefeller University, NY, Research assistant under James P. Tam, PhD, Worked on project developing a vaccine against HIV-1 virus
  • Laura Arivdson-Guzman
    MD

    Education

    • 2010 - BS Human Physiology- Boston University, Boston, MA, summa cum laude
    • 2014 - MD - Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

    Advanced Training

    • 2014-2017 - General Pediatrics, Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA
    • 2017-2018 - Chief Resident, Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA

    Certification

    • 2017 - American Board of Pediatrics

    Hospital Affiliation

    • Boston Children's Hospital

    Interests

    • Reading, running, yoga

Testimonials

  • "The care and compassion of Dr. Smith and staff are what keep us coming back to Walpole Pediatric Associates"
    The Johnson Family
  • "The best pediatricians to take your kiddos to. My kids love seeing Dr. Smith when they’re sick"
    Jennifer R.
  • "I can trust the health of my children with Walpole Pediatric Associates"
    Stephanie De Leon

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Walpole Pediatric Associates

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Currently closed due to Covid