Premier Pediatrics

Meet Our Staff

Bradley James Smith Bradley James Smith, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Dr. Smith was born and raised in Pennsylvania. He graduated with distinction from Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor of science in biology. Dr. Smith attended Georgetown University where he earned a masters degree in physiology. He received his medical degree from the Temple University School of Medicine and completed his pediatric residency at Thomas Jefferson University/ A.I. duPont Hospital for Children. During his pediatric residency, Dr. Smith was the recipient of the Dr. John W. Maroney Award for excellence in ambulatory care (selected by pediatric faculty members). In 2010, Dr. Smith was recognized by parents as one of the Delaware Valley's Favorite Doctors for Children in MetroKids Magazine. In 2012, Dr. Smith was recognized as the physician at Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital with the highest Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Scores. Dr. Smith has been board certified in pediatrics since 2003 and is on staff at A.I. duPont Hospital for Children and Christiana Hospital.

Rebecca A. Achterhof Rebecca Anne Achterhof, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Dr. Achterhof was raised in Indiana. She graduated magna cum laude from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, with a bachelor of arts in biology. Dr. Achterhof received her medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine and completed her residency in pediatrics at Thomas Jefferson University/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children. In 2010, Dr. Achterhof was recognized by parents as one of the Delaware Valley's Favorite Doctors for Children in MetroKids Magazine. Dr. Achterhof has been board certified in pediatrics since 2005 and is on staff at A.I duPont Hospital for Children and Christiana Hospital. She currently lives in Pennsylvania with her husband.

Sheila Sheila

Sheila joined Premier Pediatrics in April 2014. She comes to us with over 25 years' experience in the medical field. In September 2014, she completed her Medical Office Manager certification. She is using her past experience and recent training to supervise the office staff effectively and maintain a productive and efficient working environment. Sheila's goal is to deliver efficient and effective service to all Premier Pediatrics patients, assist both the patients and physicians in all aspects of care, and to use her extensive training, education and experience for the benefit of all. When she is not working, Sheila is busy spending time with her family and friends.

Allison Allison

We are excited to have Allison as a part of our Premier Pediatrics team. Allison has been a Medical Assistant for 4 years with previous pediatric experience. She is now attending Delaware Technical Community College to obtain her Nursing degree. After obtaining her degree she hopes to continue working in pediatrics. When not working or going to school, she enjoys exercising, relaxing on the beach, and spending time with friends. Allison is excited to be working with us and welcomes all of our patients! Please feel free to speak to Allison about any questions or concerns.

Jessica Jessica

We would like to present Jessica! She is an RN with plans to get her Bachelor's in the future. She's a huge Disney fan and is always making the patients smile. In her spare time, she enjoys relaxing at home, and spending time with her family and two cats.

Brittnee Brittnee

We are pleased to introduce Brittnee. Brittnee is a Medical Assistant who has been in pediatrics for three years! She has a bubbly personality and always makes the patients feel welcome. When Brittnee is not working she enjoys being outdoors with her dog and lounging by the pool!

Kristina Kristina

Please help us welcome Kristina! Kristina has recently joined our team here at Premier Pediatrics as a Medical Assistant. She loves working with kids and we think she fits right in! When Kristina's not working at the office, she enjoys going out for sushi with her sister and spending time at home with family and friends!

Abby Abby

Abby graduated from Delaware Technical Community College as a Registered Nurse. She is a book enthusiast, avid traveler, and enjoys taking her dogs Bailey and Elizabeth to the park. Abby has a passion for children and is excited to join the Premier Pediatrics team!

 


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