At Capitalcare Pediatrics Guilderland, our team consists of experienced, compassionate pediatricians and friendly, nurturing staff members who take pride in giving our young patients the personalized pediatric care that they deserve.

All of our pediatricians are highly educated professionals who have undergone rigorous academic and clinical training in pediatrics. We maintain a high level of expertise through continuing education in order to provide the most up-to-date care for the young patients we are privileged to serve.

Capitalcare Pediatrics Guilderland believes in a team approach to your child's health and well-being, so all of our doctors collaborate with parents to provide the highest level of care. We appreciate the opportunity to care for your child and pride ourselves on making pediatric care a pleasant experience for all of our patients.

Providers:

James D. Saperstone, MD, FAAP:  Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.  Specializing in Pedatrics for more than 30 years, Dr. Saperstone earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at University of Virginia School of Medicine and completed his pediatrics residency at Albany Medical Center. In addition, he is Associate Medical Director for Mohawk Valley Medical Association. 

Bradley A. Ford, MD, FAAP:  Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.  Dr. Ford has practiced Pediatrics for more than 30 years.  After earning his Medical Degree at Albany Medical College, Dr. Ford completed the Pediatric Residency Program at Albany Medical Center Hospital. 

A Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Ford is a member of the Capital District Pediatric Society and the Schenectady Pediatric Society.  In addition, Dr. Ford serves on the Board of Directors for Mohawk Valley Medical Association and the Center for the Disabled.  Dr. Ford was voted one of the Best Doctors in the Capital Region from 2007 to present and was featured in Capital Region Living Magazine.

Michael P. Sonnekalb, MD, FAAP:  Specializing in Pediatrics for more than 25 years.  Dr. Sonnekalb earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at Albany Medical College, where he also completed his residency training.  Dr. Sonnekalb serves as Co-Director of Pediatric Education fro the Ellis Hospital Family Practice Residency Program.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.  Dr. Sonnekalb is a member of  Capital Care's Executive Committee, Board of Directors and the Biological/OSHA Committee.  Dr. Sonnekalb was voted one of the Best Doctors in the Capital Region in 2005 to present and was featured in Capital Region Living Magazine. 

Darin M. Price, DO, FAAP: Completed his Pediatric Residency at The Children's Hospital at Albany Medical Center, after earning his medical degree at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury.

Certified in Neonatal Advanced Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.  Dr. Price is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of the American Medical Association and American Osteopathic Association.  Dr. Price is a member on Capital Care's Board of Directors.

Lisa F. Petraccione, PA-C:
Graduated from the Physician Assistant Program at Kings College in 1992.  She has practiced with Pediatrics Guilderland since 1993.  Lisa has been Board certified since 1992.

 

 

Sue McKinney, PA-C: 
Completed the Dental Hygiene, AAS Program at Erie College in 1976 and worked for five years as a dental hygienist.  Sue returned to school and completed the Albany Medical College-Hudson Valley Physician Assistant Program in 1985.  Her previous experience includes service as a Physician Assistant at St. Clare's Hospital Family Health Center from 1985 through August 2006.  She has practiced with Pediatrics Guilderland since 2006.

 

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