Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center Team

Dr Mario Cruz - Philadelphia FIGHT

Mario Cruz, MD

Medical Leadership, Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center

Medical Director
Natasha Hoyte

Natasha Dubois, MPH, MSN, CRNP-PC

Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center, Y-HEP Adolescent and Young Adult Health Center

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Kareemah Bush, BS, RMA

Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center

Pediatrics Practice Manager
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Sonia Estevez

Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center

Medical Receptionist
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Caitlin Lobach, MSW, LSW

Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center

Family Support Specialist
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Nija Major

Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center

Medical Receptionist
Lisa Knoflicek, MD

Lisa Knoflicek, MD, CLC

Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center

Pediatrician
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Jamilla Townsend

Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center

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Sarena Townsend, CCMA

Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center

Medical Assistant
Marlee Finkelstein

Marlee Finkelstein, M.Ed, MS, RD, LDN

John Bell Health Center, Jonathan Lax Treatment Center, Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center, Y-HEP Adolescent and Young Adult Health Center

Registered Dietitian and Integrative Wellness Coordinator

Program Information

  • Location: 1207 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 - 5th Floor

  • Phone: 215-525-8600. Fax: 215-567-1012

  • Contact: Dr. Mario Cruz

  • Email: pediatrics@fight.org

  • Hours: Monday through Friday: 9am-5pm<br>We see also see patients on the 2nd Saturday of each month.

Spotlight On

Karam Mounzer, MD

Dr. Mounzer identified two major gaps in the care of patients with HIV/hepatitis C (HCV) co-infection, and the complexity of multidrug-resistant HIV treatment. He is involved with many clinical trials focusing on drug development and better understanding of HIV immunopathogenesis with the Wistar Institute. He is involved in teaching and mentoring.

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Dr. Karam Mounzer

Dr. Mario Cruz

Dr. Mario CruzDr. Cruz is a board certified pediatrician who serves as the Medical Director for our Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Center. He has presented and/or published in the fields of community violence and domestic violence prevention, quality improvement, behavioral health, curriculum development and mentorship. In 2019 he received the Greater Philadelphia Social Innovation Award for Innovations in Healthcare.


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