Cally Gwon, MD, FAAP, IBCLC
Dr. Gwon is a board certified pediatrician who was raised in Arlington, Massachusetts. After attending Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Medical School, she completed her pediatric residency in 2000 at the Children's Hospital of Boston and Boston Medical Center Combined Program. She has an appointment as a Clinical Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. She joined the practice in 2004. Dr. Gwon is an international board certified Lactation Consultant and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Breastfeeding. She also has an interest in childhood asthma and food allergies. After playing soccer throughout childhood, she played Division 1 NCAA soccer for Dartmouth. She is married to a pediatrician and loves spending time with her two young children. She still plays soccer and ice hockey and enjoys coaching her children's sports teams. She also enjoys tennis, biking, and skiing.
PEDIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONERS
Michelle Marini, PNP
Michelle graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Nursing from Curry College and her Masters of Nursing from Northeastern University. She has worked at Children's Hospital Boston for 23 years, most of that time spent in the Emergency Department. She is certified as a pediatric nurse practitioner in addition to being PALS, ACLS, TNCC, and ENPC certified. At Children's she is a member of the leadership staff and is active in staff education. Michelle joined Newton-Wellesley Family Pediatrics in 2002 working Mondays and Thursdays while continuing her employment at Children's. She enjoys all aspects of pediatrics including adolescent care.
Charles Brown, MD, FAAP
Dr. Brown is a board certified pediatrician who has been in practice for 35 years and is the original founder of Newton-Wellesley Family Pediatrics. He graduated from Tufts Medical School in 1979 and completed his residency training at Children's Hospital San Francisco in 1983. He was named one of the Top Boston Pediatrics Doctors multiple times by the Boston Magazine, including in 2017. Dr. Brown is the father of six grown children and 2 grandchildren. Dr. Brown loves to kayak and cross-country ski in his spare time.
Mary Levenstein, PNP
Mary was board-certified as a pediatric nurse practitioner in 1988. She obtained a BS in Nursing from Boston University in 1981. She worked as an RN in adult medical/surgical, and then pediatric medicine until 1988. She obtained a MS in Nursing from Boston College in 1988, specializing in pediatric primary care. Mary has worked as a pediatric nurse practitioner in a community based pediatric clinic and private pediatric practice for many years. Recently in 2005, she attended the Adolescent Nursing Fellowship Program. Mary enjoys outdoor adventures with her family, reading, crafts, and travel.
Steven Greer, MD, FAAP
Dr. Greer is board certified in both General Pediatrics and Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics and joined Newton-Wellesley Pediatrics in April 2012. Dr. Greer graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at the Tufts Floating Hospital for Children in 1986. He completed a fellowship in Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics at Boston City Hospital in 1989. Prior to joining NWFP, Dr. Greer has practiced primary care pediatrics and developmental-behavioral pediatrics in a neighborhood health center as well as in private practice in Milford, MA and Newton, MA. In the field of developmental-behavioral pediatrics, Dr. Greer's interests and expertise include developmental delay, school difficulties (including ADD and ADHD), anxiety and family issues. Dr. Greer lives in Newton and has two exceptonal children. Dr. Greer is also fluent in Spanish.
Dr. Charles D. Brown, Ph.D.
Dr. Brown is a licensed practicing psychologist health care provider, as well as a nationally certified school psychologist. He received his Ph.D. from Boston College in Educational Psychology and his clinical training from the Kennedy Hospital in Boston (now known as The Franciscan Children's Hospital) and from the Human Relations Service in Wellesley, MA. Dr. Brown is a member of the National Register of Health Service Psychologists and has been in private practice, specializing in therapy for individuals, couples, families, children and adolescents for over 25 years. He served as a school psychologist for the Belmont Public Schools for 28 years and has taught at Tufts University in the School Psychology graduate school program and developed the Belmont School Psychology Internship Program with local universities including Tufts, UMass and Northeastern University. He also taught School Psychology graduate students at the Williams James College from September 2006 through May 2017
Lauren MacQueen, PNP
Lauren started with NWFP in October of 2012 as a RN. She obtained her BS degree in Nursing from Boston College in 2012 and earned her board certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in 2017 from Northeastern University and joined our medical team as a PNP in July of 2018.