All of our Pediatricians are dedicated to providing the best care possible. They will gladly take the time you need to answer any and all questions you may have about your children’s health.
Monica Melamedoff, MD
Dr. Monica Melamedoff is a board-certified pediatrician and is a member in good standing of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has been in private pediatric practice in Nassau County since 1988. Dr. Melamedoff received her medical degree from the University of Buenos Aires in 1978. As a medical student, while working in the outskirts of Buenos Aires taking care of underserved children, Dr. Melamedoff understood the tremendous challenge involved in the care of children. She continued her Pediatric training at the Nassau County Medical Center. In addition to her practice, Dr. Melamedoff is an attending physician at North Shore Hospital at Manhasset, Plainview Hospital, and Schneider’s Children’s Hospital. She is a member of Schneider’s voluntary teaching staff as well. She is a published researcher.
Dr. Melamedoff has been the recipient of the Top Pediatrician Award by the Consumer Research Council in Washington, D.C. and the American Medical Association’s Physician Recognition Award.
Karen Choset, MD
Dr. Karen Choset is a board-certified pediatrician. She completed the honors program at Cornell University, earning a degree in Biochemical Nutrition. She received her MD from The Mount Sinai School of Medicine where she remained to complete her pediatric residency. Upon graduation, she joined the Mount Sinai Pediatric Faculty Practice with dual appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics.
After returning to her native Long Island, Dr. Choset has been in private practice since 2001. When she is not working, Dr. Choset enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters.
Amorita Snow, MD
She is a graduate of City College of NY(CCNY) with a Bachelors Degree of Science. She then went onto attain a degree in Medicine at The Albany Medical College, in Albany NY. The first position she held as an attending, was in Boston, Massachusetts. She then moved with her husband back to NY to join a private practice. She has been in private practice since 1992. The hospitals she maintains privileges at are North Shore University Hospital ( Northwell), Long Island Jewish and Winthrop University Hospital. . She has a special interest in Autism and is a member of the Nassau Pediatric Society. She is married and has 3 sons. Her hobbies include tennis, pottery, cooking, travel and gardening.
Diane Aranda, MD
Dr. Aranda has over a decade of experience in private practice in Long Island and the Bronx. Dr. Aranda earned her bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Education at the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education of the City University of New York Medical School. She received her medical degree at the SUNY Upstate Medical University College of Medicine in Syracuse and completed her Pediatric Internship and Residency at the LIJ Schneider Children’s Hospital. She has a special interest in childhood obesity and has served as an adjunct professor at the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education. Dr. Aranda is married and is the mother of two boys. She loves to bike ride, bake and read. She speaks, reads, and writes Spanish fluently.