Providers

Pediatricians

Jeff Drasnin, MD, FAAP
MD, FAAP
Jeff Drasnin, MD, FAAP

Dr. Jeff grew up in Cincinnati and graduated from Walnut Hills High School in 1989. As the son of one of ESD’s founding physicians, he has always been exposed to pediatric medicine.

Jeff P. Heaton, MD, FAAP
MD, FAAP
Jeff P. Heaton, MD, FAAP

Dr. Heaton lived around the country growing up with a father in the military. Thereafter, he settled in Lafayette, IN for high school where he graduated in 1991.

Shoba Krishnan, MD, FAAP
MD, FAAP
Shoba Krishnan, MD, FAAP

Dr. Krishnan was born and raised in Bombay, India. She attended the University of Bombay for her undergraduate and medical degrees where she graduated first in her class.

Jenny Parks, MD, FAAP
MD, FAAP
Jenny Parks, MD, FAAP

Dr. Parks was born and raised on the west side of Cincinnati. She attended Xavier University for her undergraduate degree where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Natural Science.

Mike Brown, MD, FAAP
MD
Mike Brown, MD, FAAP

Dr. Brown grew up in West Virginia and graduated from Hurricane High School in 2005.

Rick Berger, MD, FAAP
MD, FAAP
Rick Berger, MD, FAAP

Dr. Berger is a lifelong resident of Cincinnati. He grew up in the gaslight neighborhoods of Clifton. He graduated from St Xavier High School in 1988.

Erica Walters, MD
MD, FAAP
Erica Walters, MD

Dr. Walters grew up in Hayward, Wisconsin. After graduating as salutatorian from Hayward High School in 2009, she attended University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Nurse Practitioners

Liz Mitchell, APRN-CNP
Liz Mitchell, APRN-CNP

Nurse Practitioner Liz Mitchell grew up on the east side of Cincinnati and graduated from Ursuline Academy.

Erin Giordano, APRN-CNP
CPNP
Erin Giordano, APRN-CNP

Nurse Practitioner Erin Giordano grew up in Indiana, just outside of Cincinnati, and graduated from Milan High School in 2006.

Lydia Kern, APRN, CPNP
CPNP
Lydia Kern, APRN, CPNP

Nurse Practitioner Lydia Kern grew up on the west side of Cincinnati where she graduated from Colerain High School.

Sarah Teremi, APRN-CNP
APRN
Sarah Teremi, APRN-CNP

Nurse Practitioner Sarah Teremi grew up right across the river in Northern Kentucky.

Kelly Oakes, APRN-CNP
APRN
Kelly Oakes, APRN-CNP

Nurse Practitioner Kelly Oakes is a Cincinnati native. She grew up on Cincinnati’s West side. In 1996 she graduated Valedictorian from Colerain High School.

Mental Health Providers

Gretchen Dorman, LISW-S
Gretchen Dorman, LISW-S

Clinical Social Worker Gretchen Dorman is originally from Madison, Wisconsin, but has spent most of her professional career in Tennessee.