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  • Dietary and Nutritional Guidance for Children
    Find out if your child’s diet could be benefiting or hurting their health. Keeping your child healthy begins at home. In order to grow up healthy and strong, children need to Read more
  • Asthma and Your Child
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 12 people have asthma, which is especially prevalent in children. It is important to understand its symptoms and Read more
  • Types of Learning and Developmental Disabilities
    Find out the best ways to handle some of the most common childhood learning and development disabilities.   Even though there is more information than ever before regarding childhood developmental and learning Read more
  • Get Your Child Ready for the Upcoming School Year
    What your pediatrician in Brookline wants you to know about the importance of school physicals Getting your child ready for school can be a busy time. You can simplify your child’s Read more
  • What is Conjunctivitis?
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  • Caring for Your Newborn
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  • Signs Your Child May Have Asthma
    Childhood asthma is more common than you might think. In fact, it is the most common chronic disorder in children, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Asthma Read more
  • The Importance of Well Child Visits
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  • The Importance of Nutrition in Your Child's Health
    Your child is growing by leaps and bounds, so it should go without saying that the foods they consume can provide ample energy and fuel their mind and body, or Read more
  • The Importance of Well-Child Care Exams
    You call your Brookline, MA, pediatrician for your child's acute illnesses or problems--that painful earache, the flu or suturing of a small laceration. However, the professional staff at Pediatrics at Read more
  • What to Do When Your Child Has a Fever
    Your child awoke in the middle of the night complaining that they didn’t feel well. Your first reaction is to put your hand up to their forehead to see if Read more
  • Signs Your Child May Have Diabetes
    You disinfect their toys. You make sure they wash their hands. You keep them from putting odd things they find in their mouths. You do everything you can to keep Read more
  • Common Pediatric Eye Problems
    When your little one is first born they will go through a series of tests and screenings to make sure they are healthy. This includes checking their vital signs, hearing, Read more
  • New Parents: How to Select the Right Crib for Your Baby
    A new baby needs a lot of things. From bottles and car seats to high chairs and baby monitors, an expectant parent has a lot of decisions and purchases to Read more
  • Understanding Tonsillitis
    The tonsils are oval-shaped, pink masses of tissue on both sides of the throat. They are part of the body's immune system, designed to fight off bacteria and viruses that Read more
  • Headaches and Children: Knowing When to Call the Pediatrician
    A number of factors can cause a child to develop a headache, such as stress, lack of sleep, skipped meals and certain medications. Other times a child may suffer from Read more

Our Location

1180 Beacon St. Suite 7A Brookline, MA 02446

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Sick visits by on-call physician

Sunday:

Sick visits by on-call physician

Meet Our Staff

  • Meredith Saillant,
    MD
    Pediatrician

    Dr. Saillant completed undergraduate and graduate degrees at Brown University and  The University of Michigan, respectively, before graduating from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 2000.  She completed her pediatric residency in 2003 training at Children's Hospital Boston and Boston Medical Center through the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics.  She founded the town-wide middle school baseline concussion screening program in conjunction with the Town of Brookline in 2012 and has served as a consultant to the Pediatric Physicians Organization at Children's Hospital on their concussion treatment protocol. She is on the board of the Massachusetts Concussion Management Coalition. She joined the practice in 2003.

  • Rebecca Horne,
    MD
    Pediatrician

    Dr. Horne graduated from Brown University and received her MD from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.  Before going to medical school, she spent a year in Eritrea working in HIV/AIDS awareness and a year working at Planned Parenthood's public outreach department.  Dr. Horne completed her pediatric residency in the Boston Combined Residency Program at Boston Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center.  She spent several years at Boston Children's Hospital providing care for patients in the Young Parents Program.  She joined the practice in 2010.

  • Julie Dollinger, MD
    Pediatrician

    Dr. Dollinger graduated from Princeton University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and also holds a Master's degree in pharmacology from New York University.  She completed her pediatric training at Boston Children's Hospital, and has practiced general pediatrics in the greater Boston area for over 20 years.  Dr. Dollinger's areas of interests include developmental-behavioral pediatrics, adolescent medicine, natural/holistic medicine, and adoption. Dr. Dollinger has worked in the Indian Health Service in Chinle, AZ and Wolf Point, MT; she has travelled on medical missions to Cuba and Dneprepotrovsk, Ukraine.  Locally, she is a longtime member of the Maimonides Society (the medical philanthropic arm of Boston Combined Jewish Philanthropies) and has been medical consultant to several area preschools and private schools.  She also serves as Director of the Community Pediatrics Program at Boston Childrens Hospital.She joined the practice in 2017

  • Shana Zandman, MD
    Pediatrician

    Dr. Zandman graduated from Cornell University where she studied Human Biology and Development.  She received her MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Manhattan and completed her pediatric residency at the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center.  Dr. Zandman completed one year as Chief Resident at Floating Hospital and then worked for two years in a busy pediatric private practice in Barrington, Rhode Island prior to joining the practice in 2014.  She enjoys spending time with her husband and two young girls, cooking and international travel.