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CCP - Monroeville Pediatric Associates and CCP - White Oak are pleased to welcome four new providers to our practice. This growth in providers will allow us to better serve all of our patients and be more available when your child needs us most.
Caitlin Koerber, MD
Prior to joining CCP, Caitlin Koerber, MD was a senior pediatric resident at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. She received her medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and her undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College, where she majored in English literature and minored in biology and chemistry.
Cara Karls, PA-C
Cara Karls, PA-C received her bachelors of science in biology with a minor of chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh and masters of physician assistant studies at Seton Hill University. Prior to joining CCP, Cara practiced pediatrics in Grove City, Pa. since 2012. Cara is an active member of the Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants as well as the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Cara is a native of Greensburg. She currently lives in Irwin with her husband and two cats. She loves to spend time with her family and enjoys baking.
Elysse Leriotis, CRNP
Elysse Leriotis, CRNP attended Duquesne University where she received her undergraduate degree in nursing. She received her master of science in nursing and pediatric nurse practitioner degree from Drexel University. Prior to joining CCP, she worked in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC for over four years. She is a native Pittsburgher who enjoys exploring new things in and around the city. Outside of work, she enjoys being active, traveling, and photography. Elysse loves working with children and is looking forward to developing relationships with both her patients and families, while watching kids grow from infants to adults.
Adrienne Simak, CRNP
Adrienne Simak, CRNP attended Robert Morris University where she obtained her undergraduate degree in nursing. She received her masters of science in nursing and family nurse practitioner from Carlow University. Prior to joining CCP, she worked as an RN in the NICU at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and also as a CRNP in the Observation Unit at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Outside of work, Adrienne enjoys spending time with her children and family as well as yoga and traveling. She is excited to transition to the CCP team and is looking forward to developing long lasting relationships with her patients and families.
These pediatric specialists will join the rest of our medical team in providing exceptional pediatric care, right in our patients’ communities.
New patients are currently being accepted. Please call Monroeville at 412-373-1717 or White Oak at 412-673-2200 for more information.
Founded in 1980, CCP – Monroeville Pediatric Associates has been providing pediatric care to children and teens throughout the Pittsburgh area. With two office locations –one in Monroeville and one in White Oak – we are available when your family needs us most.
As a part of the Children’s Community Pediatrics network, and under the leadership and guiding principles of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, our practice is dedicated to providing your child with standard well and sick care, along with a variety of specialty services.
Our partnered physicians include: Carla T. Falcon, DO, FAAP; Elaine R. Joseph, MD, FAAP; Stewart G. Schott, MD, FAAP; and William A. Varley, MD, FAAP.
Children’s Community Pediatrics Adds Fourth Location in Erie
CCP is opening a new location in New Castle, Pa.
With MyUPMC, you can easily manage your child’s health online. Through this free online portal, you will have 24/7 access to your child’s medical record. Learn more.
By visiting Children’s Express Care, our after-hours clinic, your child will receive the same specialized pediatric care you’ve come to expect from your CCP pediatrician. Open conveniently on evenings and weekends, your child can receive care for minor injuries and illnesses when your pediatrician’s office is closed for the day. Learn more about our services or find a location near you.
In the case of a serious emergency, call 911 or go to the emergency room.
Paying your bill has never been easier. CCP offers you an easy and secure method for paying bills online through UPMC’s Pay My Bill website. Pay My Bill Now.
For questions regarding your billing statement, please call the CCP Billing Office at 1-888-857-7646 or email CCPBilling@chp.edu.
Are you passionate about caring for children? CCP offers the opportunity for you to apply your unique skills in pediatric medicine and to make an impact on children’s lives.
We are seeking candidates for full-time, part-time, casual, and temporary positions at our locations throughout 12 counties in western Pennsylvania.
To apply, visit the UPMC Careers website.
Children’s Community Pediatrics
Administrative & Billing Office
Pine Center, Suite 450
11279 Perry Highway
Wexford, PA 15090
For administrative inquiries, please call 724-933-1100 or 1-888-857-7646.
Should a concern about your experience at CCP arise, please discuss it with your child’s pediatrician. If the concern remains unresolved, please email your concern to our Director of Clinical Operations at email@example.com. We will investigate your concern and provide you with a response. Contacting the Director of Clinical Operations will not negatively affect your care.