Dr. Carol Andrews earned her doctorate degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and completed her residency at St. Louis University Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a board-certified pediatrician who is specially trained in developmental disabilities.
“Dr. Andrews is fabulous! Our family has been seeing her for over 20 years and don't know what we'd do without her!”
Within the first week of her pediatric rotation, Dr. Andrews knew this was her calling. Now she can’t imagine being anything other than a pediatrician. She really takes the time to get to know her patients and their families and likes to help them navigate life’s ever-changing challenges. She loves the positive impact she can make when a teen can trust and talk to her. If she’s not running a 5K or doing Pilates with some pals, you may find her out dancing and just enjoying life. We love the smiles she brings to our faces as she dances her way through our office hallways.Cordova
Dr. Brady Antonio earned her medical degree from Florida State University and completed her residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. She received her undergraduate degree from University of Florida with majors in Food Science and Human Nutrition. Her special interests include nutrition, newborn care, and breastfeeding.
“My son absolutely loves Dr. Antonio and actually cried when she left the room. He took to her so well. My husband and I are so happy to be with Pensacola Pediatrics and Dr. Antonio!”
Just recently moving from Charleston, South Carolina, Dr. Antonio is happy to be back home in Pensacola where she grew up. She is happily married to Scott and a loving mom to her daughter Anson and Mako, her fur baby. During her free time she enjoys cooking, boating, cheering for the Florida Gators and playing with her family.Johnson Avenue
Doctor Andrea Delacruz earned her medical degree from Nova Southeastern University and completed her residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth in Portsmouth, VA. She also has a Master’s Degree in Public Health. Dr. Delacruz is a board certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She served ten years in the United States Navy, most recently completing a tour at Naval Hospital Pensacola where she served as the Chief of the Medical Staff for two years.
Having asthma as a child she was inspired by her own pediatrician to provide that same level of dedicated care to children one day as a pediatrician herself! Her special interests include preventative care, asthma, and supporting military families. Dr. Delacruz truly enjoys the ability to build relationships with families and guide them as her patients grow and develop. She’s a proud mom of two children who always keep her on her toes! When she’s not working she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, reading, and getting outdoors!
Dr. Jessica Ewert earned her medical degree from the University of South Florida College of Medicine. She completed her residency at Florida State University’s Pediatric Residency Program at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. She is a board-certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Ewert has been involved in neonatal medical research at Sacred Heart Hospital. Her special interests include infectious disease medicine and NICU babies.
“Dr. Ewert is wonderful! She is extremely professional and friendly. She has a heart of gold!”
Wanting to carry on her father’s vision, Dr. Ewert decided during college to become a doctor and attended medical school with the plan of joining her father’s practice. She now loves watching families grow and being a part of their lives. A dedicated pediatrician, she routinley travels on medical missions in Haiti. During her free time, she enjoys taking her dog to the beach, and playing volleyball, spending her days outdoors. Also, Dr. Ewert continues to cheer on her alma mater, the Baylor Bears. Her sweet smile and soft-spoken ways are so comforting to her patients. Pensacola Pediatrics is glad she decided to follow in her father’s footsteps.Cordova
Dr. Ewing earned her medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She completed her residency with the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria, IL. She graduated summa cum laude from Eureka College in Eureka, IL with a degree in Biology. She is a board certified pediatrician and member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Ewing’s passion is getting to know and grow alongside her families.
“We love Dr. Ewing! She always takes her time and answers every question I have. She is very caring and attentive towards my baby and I feel I can trust her answers both as a doctor and from her own experience as a parent.”
From North Dakota to Illinois to Florida, Dr. Ewing jokes that she has spent her adult life migrating south. After spending 5 years in an outpatient practice in central IL she was drawn to the area by the ocean and the excellent reputation of Pensacola Pediatrics. She could not be more excited to be a member of the Pensacola Pediatrics team extending high quality, evidence based and compassionate care to the community of Navarre. When she is not at work you can find her reading or at the beach with her husband and two young children.Tiger Point
Dr. Amy Foland earned her medical degree in the British West Indies at the American University of the Caribbean and completed her residency training at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, OH. She is a former assistant professor of pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine, a board-certified pediatrician, and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Her special interests include pediatric dermatology and childhood asthma.
“Dr. Foland is fantastic! She is very attentive, knowledgeable, and kind. We are so glad to find a perfect fit for our family!”
After winning the Best of the Bay title for Best Pediatrician in 2013 and the Emerald Coast Alliance for Breastfeeding Leadership Award in 2015, you can be sure Dr. Foland is always on top of her game. Her passion for helping children with asthma stems from when she experienced it first-hand growing up; her brother dealt with severe asthma and allergies. She has even published research articles in asthma management. She is a proud mom of two children, who cheers for the Georgia Bulldogs and has swum with the sharks. However, Dr. Foland is as gentle as a lamb when she treats her patients. We love having Dr. Foland on the Pensacola Pediatrics team.9 Mile
Dr. David Hensley earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, TN. Dr. Hensley is a board-certified pediatrician as well as a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Hensley found his "calling" in college after switching from an academic biology focus and "has not looked back since." He LOVES his job! He has lived and practiced medicine in Pensacola for almost 16 years. When not working, Dr. Hensley enjoys spending time with his family and friends. Helping families along their journey through life and watching the children grow is what he enjoys most about being a pediatrician. We know everyone will love everything Dr. Hensley has to offer and couldn't be happier that he has joined the Pensacola Pediatrics team!Pace
Dr. Patrick Hunter earned his medical degree from the University of Louisville College of Medicine and completed his pediatric residency at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. He also has a Master of Science degree in biomedical ethics. He is board certified in pediatrics and a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. He served on active duty with the United States Army and as a Department of Defense civilian pediatrician. He has served as an Assistant Professor at University of Central Florida College of Medicine and Clinical Professor at the University of Hawaii School of Medicine.
His clinical interests include newborn care, well child care, immunizations, infectious diseases, asthma, and the promotion of early childhood literacy. He has practiced general pediatrics for almost 30 years.
He and his wife have been married for over 25 years. They have 3 daughters, two in college and one in high school. He is active in his church.
One of Dr. Hunter’s earliest “medical memories” is cutting his knee as a child. A family physician lived nearby and bandaged up his knee on the curb in front of his home. Dr. Hunter strives to practice medicine in that manner -- neighbors, working together, seeking the best for our children. He believes that children are gifts that we are privileged to care for.
Dr. Pamela Klein earned her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. She completed her residency at the University of South Carolina Children’s Hospital in Columbia, SC. She is a board-certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has received multiple awards including the Healthy Mothers/Healthy Babies Breastfeeding Task Force Award for Pensacola in 1995 and 2000 and the Physician Leadership Award in 2012 from the Emerald Coast Alliance for Breastfeeding Support, an organization she co-founded in 2009. She is also an associate clinical professor at the Florida State University College of Medicine.
“Dr. Klein was helpful with my breastfeeding issues. I would never have made it through without her! We love her and wouldn't see anyone else.”
Practicing medicine for 25 years, Dr. Klein describes her days as feeling blessed to treat her patients and now many second generation patients. At the age of 16, she became inspired to be a doctor by her uncle who was the lone physician in her hometown. You might be surprised to learn that she and her family are avid autocross competitors and have traveled all over the Southeast to compete. Her family also volunteers for the Tire Rack Street Survival School, a national program with a mission of decreasing teenage traffic fatalities. Dr. Klein is a well-rounded pediatrician who is loved by all of her patients.Tiger Point
Dr. Christine Krier earned her medical degree from the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center. She completed her residency with Texas A&M at Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi. She is a board-certified pediatrician and fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Krier started her career as a registered nurse and worked as a pediatric and newborn nurse. It was during this time that she decided to go back to school to pursue a medical degree. She has been caring for pediatric and newborn inpatients since graduation from residency. She loves caring for newborns and educating families on their newest additions. Dr. Krier oversees our nursery service at Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital. She is honored everyday to be a part of growing families.
During her free time, Dr. Krier spends her time with her husband, Kevin and two sons, Bob and Baker. She enjoys exploring new places, running, a good novel and a fun family day at the beach.
Dr. Heather Lenga earned her medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine. She completed her residency with the University of Florida at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, where she received the W. Reed Bell Outstanding First Year Resident and Outstanding Senior Resident awards and served as chief resident. Dr. Lenga is a board-certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is a proud member of the Escambia County Medical Society. Her special interests include maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
“Dr. Lenga takes excellent care of my daughter. She has a sweet, calming presence and really connects as both a doctor and a mother!”
It was in junior high school when Dr. Lenga knew she wanted to go to medical school after first developing a fascination for science and the human body while in grade school. When she's not working, she enjoys baking, reading, and taking care of her dog, fish, and ducks. She is a proud mom of two kids - one a soccer star, the other a future dentist. Dr. Lenga always has a smile on her face. It's easy to understand why the relationships she's formed with her patients and "grandpatients" are what she enjoys most about being a doctor with Pensacola Pediatrics.Cordova
Dr. Jodi Picasso earned her medical degree at Ross University School of Medicine and completed her residency at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, AL. She received further training in Neonatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Picasso is a Board Certified pediatrician.
“Dr. Picasso took amazing care of our baby. She was so thoughtful and courteous during our stay!”
When you see Dr. Picasso at work, her love for pediatrics is beaming. Getting to take care of her patients, while also helping the parents be the best they can be, is what she enjoys most about being a doctor. Prior to being a part of the Pensacola Pediatrics team, she ran a newborn nursery and a small town practice. Dr. Picasso loves being a physician but also loves being a mother to two beautiful young children. Her kind and gentle ways are most comforting to every patient she sees.Cordova
Doctor Anthony G. Pietroniro attended Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. Upon graduating he completed his pediatric residency program including a chief residency year at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital here in beautiful Pensacola. After serving 3 years in the National Health Service Corp upon completion of his residency, Dr. Pietroniro relocated to Fort Myers Florida where he has served as a pediatrician for the past 24 years with Lee Memorial Health System.
“We absolutely loved Dr. Tony. I was a little apprehensive since we had seen Dr. Dean for 16 years, however I was really impressed in meeting him and how thorough he was. He is such a great fit for the practice and really took a lot of time with my daughter who is old enough to discuss her symptoms with him. He was great!”
While “Dr. Tony”, as his patients call him, has built a successful practice in Fort Myers, he has always longed to eventually return to his pediatric roots in Pensacola. He is very excited to be returning “home” to the Florida Panhandle where his career began and to become a member of Pensacola Pediatrics.9 Mile
Dr. Tiffany Ramos earned her medical degree from Florida State University College of Medicine, with her clinical years completed at the campus here in Pensacola. She completed her residency in pediatrics at Thomas Jefferson University/Alfred I. Dupont Hospital for Children. Dr. Ramos is a board-certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has been practicing in the Pensacola area since 2014. Her special interests include newborn care, breastfeeding, and foster care.
“Dr. Ramos is Amazing with our son. We couldn't have asked for a more loving caring doctor! The whole team is amazing!”
Dr. Ramos can recall telling her father when she was just 5 years old that she wanted to be a doctor. As she got older, Dr. Ramos knew she wanted to work with children. “I’ve always loved kids. They are curious, hopeful, and genuinely good.” She also enjoys the family dynamic and relationship building that is a huge part of Pediatrics. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of West Florida with a biology degree and a minor in psychology. Besides the three years she spent training at AI DuPont in Wilmington, DE, Pensacola has always been home. Dr. Ramos enjoys spending her weekends with her husband and 3 young children doing anything from hiking the trails at UWF, swimming or exploring the beach, or just hanging out and enjoying downtown Pensacola.Johnson Avenue
Dr. Randall Reese earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed his residency at Sacred Heart Hospital, where he was named Intern of the Year, Resident of the Year, and served as chief resident of their Pediatric Program. Dr. Reese is board certified in pediatrics and child abuse and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He serves on the boards and committees at Sacred Heart and Baptist Hospitals and Health First Network.
“Dr. Reese always is so gentle, kind and understanding. There's never any rush. He takes his time and listens to your every concern!”
Before medical school, Dr. Reese studied at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond Louisiana, where he graduated with a B.S. in biology and also majored in psychology, social work, and physical therapy. He also briefly explored history, pre-law, nutrition, and education before finally deciding to become a doctor. He also served 13 years in the National Guard as a medic, medical Officer in Charge, and battalion surgeon. Dr. Reese joined Pensacola Pediatrics in 1999 and has been 100-percent dedicated to his patients ever since. He enjoys reading, skiing and fitness, but most of all being the best possible husband and father for his family.Tiger Point
Dr. Jennifer Stadden earned her medical degree and completed her residency training at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham. A board-certified pediatrician, Dr. Stadden’s special interests include supporting breastfeeding moms, foster care families, and a healthy diet and active lifestyle.
“Dr. Stadden is so approachable and patient, we just love her!! She always takes her time with us and thoroughly explains everything.”
Originally from Alabama, Dr. Stadden says she was drawn to Pensacola for the beautiful beaches and because of the practice ethics of Pensacola Pediatrics. She loves living in East Hill with her husband and three rescue puppies. She enjoys running, hiking and cycling, and is also an avid reader. We’re so happy to have the newlywed Dr. Stadden on our Pensacola Pediatrics team. She truly enjoys her work and lives life to the fullest.9 Mile
Dr. Jason Straub earned his medical degree from the University of Arkansas College of Medicine. He completed his residency at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola. Dr. Straub is the medical director for Emerald Coast Alliance for Breastfeeding Support. He is a board-certified pediatrician. It is his passion for children and the interaction between parents and kids that Dr. Straub loves and why he chose to be a pediatrician. He enjoys the relationships he develops with his patients and their families, watching them grow, and being able to help when they are sick.
“Dr. Straub is so helpful and always encouraged us to ask questions, call anytime, or even just schedule an appointment for peace of mind!”
Dr. Straub also has a passion for animals. He previously worked for veterinarians at the Humane Society in Boulder, CO and was a dog trainer for 10 years prior to deciding to become a pediatrician and enter medical school. On the weekends, he loves spending time with his wife and 3 kids. They love swimming, going to the girls' softball games or cheering on the Pensacola Wahoos when they can. Dr. Straub's patients always compliment his ability to keep kids calm or ease any anxiety. He's a perfect fit to our team!Cordova
Dr. Colleen Timmons earned her Master’s degree in Disaster and Emergency Preparedness and medical degree from Nova Southeastern University. She completed her residency at Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville. She is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
She previously worked as a pediatric hospitalist in Jacksonville, Florida before moving back home where she now is a part of our nursery service at Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital. She loves being back home and taking care of her friends’ and family’s new babies. She enjoys traveling, hiking and spending time with her family and her Corgi Rosie.
Dr. Andrea Tuttle earned her medical degree at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and completed her Pediatric training with the University of Florida Pediatric Residency at the Studer Family Children’s hospital in Pensacola where she graduated with multiple accolades including the W. Reed Bell Outstanding Senior Resident Award, Best Pediatric Research award, and two consecutive years of the “Clinic Rockstar Award” for her contributions and efforts in the outpatient pediatric residency clinic.
“The staff is so kind and helpful. I can’t imagine a better pediatrician than Dr. Tuttle. She takes the time to explain everything so clearly, we always feel like we’re getting her undivided attention and we never feel rushed. She’s made being first time parents much less stressful.”
Originally from Colombia, Dr. Tuttle moved to South Carolina after her father was stationed there with the US Navy. Through almost a decade amongst military families and a lifetime with the Latino Spanish-speaking community, Dr. Tuttle’s mission for offering the best medical care possible for these two groups of patients was born. She enjoys newborn care and talking to new parents about safe sleep practices. Some of her other interests include gastrointestinal diseases and children in the autism spectrum. In her spare time, she loves to cook, and to spend time with her husband, son, and Goldendoodle, Penny.
Laura Rae Morette graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing. She worked in Pediatric ICUs across Florida for several years gaining experience working with transplant patients, congenital heart defects, complex trauma and medically complex children. Laura Rae went on to earn her Master’s Degree from Vanderbilt University in Pediatric Primary Care in 2008, and has been working in primary care since. While she loves all aspects of providing care to children and their families, her special interests include healthy lifestyles, medically complex children and breastfeeding. Laura Rae is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with the Pediatric Nurse Certification Board, a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, and a member of the Florida Nurses Association.
Laura Rae is also an active member of our community serving on the Board of Directors for Pensacola Bay Area IMPACT 100, a neighborhood association board member, and an active volunteer at her daughter’s school. She resides in Pensacola with her husband and their two daughters. Her hobbies include community service, cooking and enjoying our outdoor environment.
Jack Minard graduated from the University of South Alabama with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and then continued studying there to earn his master's degree. While earning that degree, he worked at Baptist Hospital as a Registered Nurse for 4 years in various capacities including orthopedics, neurology, surgical, medical, cardiology, oncology, and post-operative units. He spent his last rotaion in pediatrics, where he knew all along he wanted to be.
Jack is happily married and the proud father of two boys. Playing tennis, running, biking, and going to the beach are just some of the ways he enjoys spending his time off. Jack splits his time between our 9 Mile and Tiger Point offices.
Jami Steinmetz graduated from Georgia State University as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She spent the last five years as a nurse practitioner for the pediatric heart failure and heart transplant program at Children's Hospital of Atlanta. Before specializing in cardiology, Jami worked for ten years in pediatric primary care and pediatric urgent care in the greater Atlanta area.
Jami has been happily married for 20 years plus is a mother to two teenage boys. She was born and raised just outside of Atlanta but always spent her vacations at Pensacola Beach visiting family. Just recently they decided to move to Pensacola and finish raising their kids where they wanted to retire one day.
Jena earned her Associates of Science in Nursing at Pensacola State College. While she was working as a nurse, she pursed her Bachelor and then Master’s degree in nursing, specializing in Pediatrics. Becoming a Nurse Practitioner has been something Jena knew she wanted to do since she was twelve, after spending some time in the hospital herself. She worked as a pediatric nurse at Sacred Heart’s Children’s Hospital and then as a registered nurse for Pensacola Pediatrics.
Jena has three boys, three girls, and one bonus son-totaling seven children. Jena has spent most of her life in Pace and Pensacola. She loves the beach and what the surrounding area has to offer. She spends her free time on the boat, beach, or any where water is involved. Jena is mainly at our Johnson Avenue location, but does spend some time at Sacred Heart Hospital in the Newborn Nursery as well.
Jolee Sanborn graduated from the University of South Alabama with a Master’s Degree in Nursing specializing in Pediatric Primary Care. Prior to becoming a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, she worked at the Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart for 14 years. She knew from a young age that taking care of children was her passion, and she is dedicated to giving her patients the care she would expect for her own children. It is her goal that her patients and families feel comfortable and supported throughout their office visit, whether its for a sick appointment or well check.
Jolee is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with the Pediatric Nurse Certification Board and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is happily married to her husband and has three boys. In her free time she enjoys going on dates with her husband, traveling, being on the water, and staying active.
Kelly Hamon graduated from the University of San Diego with a Masters of Science in Nursing. She is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and is nationally board certified in pediatric primary care. She served in the United States Navy for 28 years working as a Registered Nurse for 11 years in a variety of capacities including high-risk antepartum/postpartum, neonatal intensive care and ambulatory care. Kelly has worked as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for the last 17 years in primary care pediatric and family medicine clinics. The last three years of her tour were spent serving the families at Naval Hospital Pensacola.
Kelly loves Pensacola! She is happily married with 2 adult children and 2 grandchildren. She enjoys traveling, running and spending time with her family.
Mallory Hinton graduated from the University of South Alabama with a Master’s Degree, specializing in pediatric primary care. She worked in pediatrics at The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart for 10 years before joining our team. She spent her clinical rotations with Pensacola Pediatrics and knew this was right where she wanted to stay. Mallory is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.
Mallory is married with three children, one boy and two girls. She was born and raised in Pensacola and has never wanted to be anywhere else. Her favorite thing to do is enjoy the beautiful beaches and water that she has been so lucky to grow up with. Mallory splits her time between our Cordova location and Sacred Heart Hospital Newborn Nursery.
Suzanne Canon graduated from the University of South Alabama as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She has nine years of experience in Pediatrics as a Registered Nurse. Most of this time was spent in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital. She also previously worked with Pensacola Pediatrics as a phone nurse and has been a school health nurse in Escambia County.
Suzanne has been happily married for nearly 19 years and has three children. When she is not at work, you can find her cheering her kids on at soccer games or watching her eldest riding horses. Some of her favorite things to do include CrossFit, enjoying the beach, and exploring new camping and hiking spots with her family.
Susan Weber graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science. She then attended the University of South Alabama and received a masters in Nursing. Prior to becoming a pediatric nurse practioner, Susan worked at Sacred Heart Children's Hospital for 7 years. She spent time working in all of the pediatric units, but pediatric oncology was where she found the most interest. Susan is a Certified Pediatric Practioner and member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. She is married and enjoys spending time with her family, hunting for shells at the beach, and watching the Blue Angels fly. And of course, she is a big Auburn Football fan.