Best Pediatricians

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

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

7 Days Pediatrics

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 did her medical graduation from K.E.M. Hospital, University of Bombay. She further specialized in an M.D. Pediatrics from K.E.M. Hospital and served as a lecturer of pediatrics 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.

He began his residency at Summit Overlook Hospital and has current hospital privileges at JFK Medical Center and Raritan Bay Medical Center. He is down to earth, friendly and a very 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, 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 a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the Royal College of Pediatrics, UK.

Besides her interest in medicine, she is a keen traveler who likes to explore. A resident of Princeton, New Jersey, Dr. Ramachandran is a doting mother who likes to spend time with and participate in activities with her 11-year-old 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 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. His residency training in Pediatrics at Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune, NJ prepared him well 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, 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 and fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She joined this practice in 2013.

She was brought up in Bangalore, India and did her medical graduation from St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore, and completed her internship and residency at Bronx Lebanon Hospital, New York. Dr. Reddy is affiliated with JFK and St. Peter’s University Hospital. She is a resident of Edison, New Jersey. 



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 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.


Gina Tremaine, MSN, APN

Pediatrician in Edison, Woodbridge, and South Plainfield, NJ

Gina is an AANP board certified Family Nurse Practitioner with a focus on pediatrics. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Rutgers College of Nursing. There, she graduated Sigma Theta Tau and with the Ella Stonsby Award For Academic Excellence, in recognition of her earning the highest academic achievement in her class. She then furthered her education at Monmouth University, where she graduated with high honors and received her Masters of Science in Nursing. She is certified in Pediatric Life Support and IV placement.

She has over 7 years experience providing care for infants, children and adolescents in a variety of settings. Her background consists of the NICU, long term critically ill, newborn health promotion, and outpatient care focused in primary care. She strives to provide comprehensive and compassionate care with the goal of achieving optimal health for all of her patients. She believes that parents are able to best advocate for their children when empowered with the necessary education and support.

She is married, has a young daughter, a son on the way, and a miniature poodle. She loves spending quality time with her family, traveling to new places, and making memories at the jersey shore.



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 master 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 office pediatric settings.  She has extensive experience in hospital-based maternal-newborn care including experience in a level II neonatal intensive care unit.  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 recognized for her 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.  She is also a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and the New Jersey chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  She has a special interest in newborn and infant care.  Delores joined Advocare Moorestown Pediatrics in November 2017. Delores enjoys traveling with her family, music, and photography.


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