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Pediatric Associates of Kingston  Established in 1967

Our office consists of pediatricians, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, lactation consultants, certified asthma educator, along with a comprehensive Pediatric trained clinical staff, patient service representatives and business office, who team up to deliver expert Pediatric care to 30,000 patients from the Wyoming Valley region.
 

Through the years we have cared for thousands of babies and children. Many parents in our practice were patients here as children and now look to us to provide medical care to their children and families. To us, this is the highest compliment to our committment to caring for your children. And why we take pride in our mission...'Taking Exceptional Care of the Next Generation Since 1967'.

PAK HISTORY

1967 - Pediatric Associates of Kingston forms a private independeant medical group and opens in the medical district on Pierce Street in Kingston PA (one of our current locations) built specifically for two medical groups, Pediatric Associates of Kingston and OB-GYN Associates. The two groups are pioneers in their respective practices in the Wyoming Valley. Dr. Joseph Klein, MD and Dr. Sheldon Klueger, MD, both well known and highly respected Pediatricians welcome Dr. Edwin L. Lyons, MD to the group.
 

Early 1970- The untimely death of Dr. Kluger, leaves the practice to function with two physicians until adding John C. Gaudio, MD in July of 1971.
 

1972 - Due to the Wyoming Valleys devistation from Agnes Flood in June of 1972, the practice operates out of two connected mobile homes at the far end of the parking lot. The office was completely rebuilt using the original plans while functioning out of those mobile homes.

 

Summer 1978- Dr. John P. Rogers, MD joins PAK.
 

Spring 1980- further renovations and expansion at PAK office. Michael W. Harris, MD joins PAK.
 

Summer 1980-  open a second office in Mountain Top PA.
 

Late 1982- Dr. Joseph Klein retires, after practicing medicine for a  43 years. Mountain Top location closes.
 

May 1995- PAK becomes member of General Medical Services.
 

2000s -Many events that fashioned PAK as we know it today:

Late 2002 -Dr. Lyons retires
, PAK returns as a private indepentent group, Dr. Azra Sehic, MD joins PAK.

 

June 2003- Dr. Jeffrey R. Kile, MD joins PAK.

 

Dr. Matther Berger's office occupies former OB-GYN office space.
 

January 2008- Major renovations- PAK occupies entire building in Kingston.
 

September 2014- Dr. Azra Sehic, MD leaves PAK, Dr. Michelle Kunec-Sudo, DO joins PAK.
 

April 2015- PAK welcomes their first Physicians Assistant- Amy Flaherty, PA.
 

August 2015- PAK welcomes their first Nurse Practitioner- Natalie Gilboy, CRNP.
 

December 2015- Dr. John Pr. Rogers, MD retires.
 

February 2016- PAK welcomes Nurse Practitioner & Lactation Specialist Darnetta Yusko, CRNP, IBCLC.
 

May 2016- PAK welcomes Allen Sabatino, CRNP. Allen is also our Certified Asthma Educator.
 

June 2016- Michael W. Harris, MD retires.
 

July 2016- PAK welcomes Dr. Steven Leung, MD.
 

October 2016- PAK welcomes Dr. Alvaro Reymunde, MD.

July 2017- PAK welcomes Dr. Aimee Johnson, MD.

Sept 2017- NEPA BREASTFEEDING CENTER opens & earns endoresment from National Breasfeeding Center.

 

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