All professionals at Pediatric & Adolescent Care, P.A. maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Stuart B. Taylor, M.D.

Stuart B. Taylor, M.D.

Stuart B. Taylor, M.D. received his A.B. from Brandeis University. He received his M.D. from the University of Maryland, and served his Pediatric training at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. Dr. Taylor is Board Certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He has been practicing in Montgomery County since 1986, and is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Taylor has three children, and two grandsons.

Linda E. M. Berger, M.D.

Linda E. M. Berger, M.D.

Linda E. M. Berger, M.D. received her B.A. from Cornell University. She then received her M.D. and served her Pediatric training at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. She is Board Certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Berger joined our practice in 1995 and is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Berger has three children.

Rachel Lynn Rennert, M.D.

Rachel Lynn Rennert, M.D.

Rachel Lynn Rennert, M.D. received her B.A. from Cornell University. She then received her M.D. and served her Pediatric training at Georgetown University. She also has a Masters degree in Child Development from the University of Minnesota. She is Board Certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr Rennert joined our practice in 1998 and has two children.

Maria DelGiorno, M.D.

Maria DelGiorno, M.D.

Maria DelGiorno, M.D. received her B.S. from Loyola University. She then received her M.D. and served her Pediatric training at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. She is Board Certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. DelGiorno joined our practice in 1999 and has three children.

Sirisha A. Durbhakula, M.D.

Sirisha A. Durbhakula, M.D.

Sirisha A. Durbhakula, M.D. received her B.A. from Northwestern University. She then received her M.D. from Upstate Medical University S.U.N.Y., and served her Pediatric training at Albany Medical Center. She is Board Certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Durbhakula joined our practice in 2005, and is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine. Dr Durbhakula has three children.

Maria DelGiorno, M.D.

Kristen Johnston, C.P.N.P.

Kristen Johnston, C.P.N.P. is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner. She received a B.S. in Nursing from Creighton University in Omaha and a M.S. Degree from the University of Maryland. Mrs. Johnston was a pediatric nurse for fourteen years. She received her Pediatric Nurse Practitioners training at Children's Hospital in Washington. She is licensed to care for both well and sick children under the general supervision of a physician. Mrs. Johnston joined our practice in 1994 and has three children.

Maria DelGiorno, M.D.

Francine Benjamin, CPNP.

Francine Benjamin, CPNP. is a Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She received a BS. in Nursing from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and a MS. in Nursing from Catholic University in Washington, D.C. Mrs. Benjamin worked as a pediatric nurse for six years at Children's Hospital in Washington, D.C. and as a pediatric nurse practitioner for twenty years at Kaiser Permanente in Gaithersburg, MD. She is licensed to care for both well and sick children under the general supervision of a physician. Mrs. Benjamin joined our practice in 2007 and has three children.

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