The Department of Pediatrics has three principal missions:

  • To provide world-class quality of care to patients seen in the ambulatory setting
  • To provide new knowledge in the field of children's health and to provide cutting-edge therapies through clinical trials to the children of North Philadelphia
  • To provide Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University students with world-class levels of instruction in the field of Pediatrics.

The Department also provides subspecialty care in pediatric infectious diseases.

Temple Pediatric Care

Temple Pediatric Care (TPC) is our ambulatory pediatric service staffed by board-certified physicians who bring private office practice to our community.


Stephen Aronoff, MD

Appointments: 215-707-5437

Physician Office

3223 N. Broad Street, 1st floor, Old Dental School
3322 N. Broad Street, 3rd floor, Medical Office building
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Temple Pediatric Outpatient Medical Team

Stephen Aronoff, MD, Chair
Julia M. Burger, MD
Dione Cash, MD
Ilona Kane Duffy, MD
Jennifer Kestler, PA-C
David Fleece, MD
Ashleigh Hall, DO
Brittany Hansen, DO
Megan Heere, MD
Jessica E. James, MD
Amer Kechli, MD
Beth Moughan, MD, Section Chief
Denise Salerno, MD


Heidi Taylor, DO, Section Chief of Neonatology

Nurse Practioners

Shirlee Dinsdorf, CRNP
Cindy Wilson, CRNP