Best Pediatricians & Providers

Pediatricians serving Edison, Woodbridge, Metuchen, Perth Amboy, South Plainfield and the surrounding areas since 1997

 

Nimisha Shukla, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Pediatrician in Edison, Woodbridge, and South Plainfield, NJDr. Shukla is a board-certified pediatrician and fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and has been caring for the children of Edison and the surrounding areas since 1997.

Born and brought up in Bombay, India, Dr. Shukla recieved her medical education from K.E.M. Hospital, University of Bombay - a top medical college in Bombay. She further specialized in an M.D. Pediatrics from K.E.M. Hospital and served as a pediatrics lecturer at the University of Bombay.

She completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at Downstate Medical Center, the State University of New York where she was also chosen and served as Chief Resident.

Dr. Shukla was a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Michigan State University and is now an Attending Physician at Saint Peter’s University Medical Center and J.F.K. Medical Center.

 

Hung Nguyen, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Pediatrician in Edison, Woodbridge, and South Plainfield, NJHung Nguyen, M.D., F.A.A.P. is a board-certified pediatrician who brings a comprehensive yet individualistic approach to 7 Days Pediatrics. Practicing since 1981, he started out in his home country of Vietnam as a surgeon, and then came to the United States and specialized in pediatrics. He is fluent in English, Vietnamese, French, and Spanish.

Dr. Nguyen began his residency at Summit Overlook Hospital and has current hospital privileges at JFK Medical Center and Raritan Bay Medical Center. All of our patients describe him as a very friendly and approachable doctor. He makes both the children and their families very comfortable.

Dr. Nguyen lives with his wife in Edison, where they have lived for over 10 years.

 

Jaishree Ramachandran (Rama), M.D., F.A.A.P.

Pediatrician in Edison, Woodbridge, and South Plainfield, NJDr. Jaishree Ramachandran is a globally experienced Pediatrician and has been a great asset to our practice.

Raised in India, Dr. Ramachandran completed her basic medical qualification from Calicut Medical College and then completed her MD in Pediatrics from Madras Medical College in Chennai, India. Dr. Ramachandran pursued her pediatric career in neonatology in India before moving to the UK to obtain her MRCPCH from the Royal College of Pediatrics, London. She then relocated to the USA and completed her pediatric residency at St.Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick where she is now an Attending Physician. Dr. Ramchandran is both a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the Royal College of Pediatrics in the UK.

Besides her interest in medicine, Dr. Ramachandran is a keen traveler who likes to explore different places and cultures. A resident of Princeton, New Jersey, Dr. Ramachandran is a doting mother who likes to spend time with and participate in activities with her teenage daughter.

 

Santiago Caasi, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Pediatrician in Edison, Woodbridge, and South Plainfield, NJ

Santiago Caasi Jr., MD is a dedicated Pediatrician who has been serving Edison, NJ for over 20 years. He graduated as a Doctor of Medicine from Manila Central University College of Medicine and finished his internship at Fatima College of Medicine in the Philippines. Dr. Caasi received his residency training in Pediatrics from the Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune, NJ which he credits for well preparing him for the challenging task of becoming a pediatrician.

Dr. Caasi worked at Edison Pediatrics Associates before joining and becoming a team member of 7 Days Pediatrics. Currently, he also works as a Pediatric Hospitalist at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy Division, NJ, (which is now a part of HackensackMeridian Health).

 

 

Namrata Reddy, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Pediatrician in Edison, Woodbridge, and South Plainfield, NJ

Dr. Namrata Reddy is a board-certified pediatrician as well as a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She joined this practice in 2013 and has continued serving our patients always with a smile on her face since then.

Dr. Reddy was brought up in Bangalore, India, and received her medical degree from St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore, and completed her internship and pediatric residency at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York. Dr. Reddy is affiliated with JFK and St. Peter’s University Hospital. Dr. Reddy has alos been a resident of Edison, New Jersey for many years now and enjoys giving back to her community by taking care of the children at our practice.

 

 

 

Jessica Pu, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Pediatrician in Edison, Woodbridge, and South Plainfield, NJ

Dr. Pu completed her Pediatric Residency at Maimonides Infant and Children's Hospital in Brooklyn, New York, and received further fellowship training in Hematology and Oncology at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital. She has extensive experience in Pediatrics including preventive care for newborns to adolescents, as well as diagnosis and treatment of various children’s diseases. She graduated from Henan Medical University in China with a medical degree.

Dr. Pu is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

 

 

Farhana Basit, M.D. , F.A.A.P.

Pediatrician in Edison, Woodbridge, and South Plainfield, NJ

Dr. Farhana Basit is a Board certified pediatrician, as well as a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is currently practicing in Edison, NJ, where she also resides with her husband and 3 children. Born in Pakistan, and studied at the Baqai Medical and Dental University, in the city of Karach, her resume includes internships at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Jersey City, New Jersey.. She completed her residency at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Camden, New Jersey. Dr Basit is very accommodating, and courteous when it comes to the care of her patients.

 

 

Delores E. Vandegrift, APN

Pediatrician in Edison, Woodbridge, and South Plainfield, NJ

Delores Vandegrift is a Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Prior to receiving her masters of science in nursing from Seton Hall University, she earned an undergraduate degree in nursing from the University of Delaware and her diploma in nursing from Saint Francis Medical Center School of Nursing. 

Delores has experience in both hospital and pediatric pratice settings. She has extensive experience in hospital-based maternal-newborn care including experience in a level II neonatal intensive care unit as she has a special interest in newborn and infant care. Delores also has also worked as a Lactation Consultant and in Public Health nursing. She has developed and presented a clinical education lecture to nurse practitioner students during their residency education at Seton Hall University.

Delores is a recipient of the Experiential Education award and the Amy York scholarship at Seton Hall University. During her nursing education, she has been awarded for her exceptional bedside manner. In addition, during her nursing career, she has also been nominated for the Nursing Excellence award and the Daisy Nursing Award. Delores is a member of the national honor society of nursing, Sigma Theta Tau. and is also a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and the New Jersey chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Delores enjoys traveling with her family, music, and photography.

 

 

Dr. Marina Ragheb, D.O. 

Pediatrician in Edison, Woodbridge, and South Plainfield, NJ

Dr. Marina Ragheb is a NJ native. She was born in Egypt and immigrated to the states when she was 7 years of age. She completed her undergraduate studies at Rutgers University in New Brunswick. She then lived in rural West Virginia as she completed her medical school education at the West Virgina School of Osteopathic Medicine - the no. 1 school in the nation among all medical schools graduating physicans who practice in rural areas. She returned home to complete her pediatric residency at Newark Beth Medical Center/Children's Hospital of NJ. Dr. Ragheb loves primary care pediatrics because it gives her a chance to watch her patients grow into healthy adults.

 

 


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