At Riverdale Park Pediatrics, PC in Riverdale, MD, we are staffed with professional providers dedicated to serving patients 21 years old and below. Our child healthcare experts are here to give you no less than the best medical attention and care for your children. We are fully licensed and registered to perform the services you need, so have peace of mind knowing that your children are properly assisted and cared for when you choose us.
Dr. Stafford is a Board Certified pediatrician who earned her medical degree at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. She then completed her residency at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC. Her primary areas of interest include behavioral health, ADHD, endocrine disorders, and preventative medicine. She has attained professional working proficiency in Spanish. She loves spending time with her family and friends, playing music, and doing art.
Dr. Aguilar received his medical degree from the National University of Honduras. He then completed his pediatric residency and served as Chief Pediatric Resident at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center affiliated with Weill Cornell University in New York. Dr. Aguilar is Board Certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is fluent in Spanish, and his areas of interest include ADHD, asthma, allergic rhinitis, obesity, and preventive medicine. Dr. Aguilar is affiliated with Franklin Square Hospital and Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital.
Dr. Perez was born in Colombia, South America where he completed elementary school and high school with concentration in pedagogy at 15 years of age. He attended University at Libre de Colombia where he earned the degree of medical doctor and surgeon. Dr. Perez worked as a family doctor as well as emergency physician for many years prior to moving to the United States where he completed his residency at Flushing Hospital Medical Center in which he was appointed as a Pediatric emergency attending. He is also affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital and is board certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Perez is fluent in Spanish and his areas of interest include behavioral pediatrics, ADHD, Neurology, Obesity, as well Dysorphology. During his free time, Dr. Perez enjoys spending time with his family, dog, cooking, and playing his accordion or guitar.
Misha Purnell is a Maryland native. After obtaining her nursing degree from Towson University in 2002, she began her medical career as a neonatal intensive care nurse at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC. She also gained NICU experience working in other institutions in the D.C. area including Washington Hospital Center, George Washington University Hospital, and Georgetown University Hospital. With 10 years of professional experience in newborn pediatric care, she later went on to pursue her pediatric primary care nurse practitioner degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2015. Misha has a love for children and cares compassionately for her patients. In her spare time, she enjoys dancing, watching movies, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Yulanda Swindell brings over 20 years of pediatric experience to Riverdale Park Pediatrics. She earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from Howard University College of Medicine in 1994 and completed her pediatric residency training at Children's National Medical Center in 1997.
Prior to joining Riverdale Park Pediatrics, Dr. Swindell was a primary care pediatrician with Kaiser Permanente and later Board of Child Care. She has also served in student health at
University of Maryland, community medicine with Greater Baden Medical Services, Inc and most recently, group medicine with Potomac Physician's Associates in Annapolis, Maryland.
She comes to us as a strong children's advocate with a wealth of experience. She has a passion for teaching and strives to improve quality of life for her patients and their families. She has a special interest in children with exceptional needs.
Consult an experienced provider from Riverdale Park Pediatrics, PC regarding your child’s health. We are knowledgeable in providing effective treatments for different ailments, including asthma, injuries, and acute illnesses. Schedule your visit in our clinic by dialing the phone number listed on this website. We look forward to serving you soon!