Who We Are

Our Team

In 2008 after 15 years in practice we decided to start something new. We wanted families to have a different kind of experience in the office: comfortable, welcoming, family-focused care that empowers parents and kids to take control of their health and wellness.

We have built an amazing team of pediatricians, nurse practitioners, RNs, MAs, billing and front office staff as well as a lactation specialist and psychologist all dedicated to partnering with you to provide top notch care in a non-traditional setting.

We can’t wait to meet you!



Cinzia : Administrator



Hi I’m Cinzia, pronounced chin-see-ah. I was born and raised here in Metro Detroit and attended Michigan State University (Go Green! Go White!) where I received my bachelors degree in Clinical Laboratory Science with a Specialization in Health and the Humanities. I am very blessed to be married to my best friend and we pray to have a family of our own one day soon. I love spending time hosting parties big and small for all of our family and friends but also enjoy our quiet time and summer time in Traverse City.

Amy : Billing



Hi my name is Amy and I am a medical biller here at Birmingham Pediatrics. I have worked in the pediatric field for the last 12 years. I love to shop and chocolate is my weakness.

Jessica : Billing



Hi, my name is Jessica and I am one of the Medical Billers here at Birmingham Pediatrics + Wellness. I have been in the medical field for 14 years with over 10 years of Medical Billing experience. In my free time I love to travel and go camping with my husband and 8 year old daughter.

Tom : Front Desk


Front Desk

I’m Tom, that “some guy at the front desk/ on the phone”. I love working with children and am proud to have been here since we opened in 2008. My quiz has 3 questions . . .

Stephanie : Office Manager


Office Manager

My name is Stephanie S. I've worked in pediatrics since 1998. What I like most about my job (aside from tormenting Tom at the front desk:)) is getting to know our patients and families, interacting with the kids and watching them grow. Never a dull moment when working with children.

Shan : Medical Assistant


Medical Assistant

Hello my name is Shan and I am one of the medical assistants here at BP + WC. Being a part of this medical team has been a great experience. It is my first time actually working with children as a medical assistant but not my first experience working with children. I'm also a cheer leading coach at Think Detroit Pal for the Eastside Falcons football team. I love my cheer team, all 10 of my babies!!! =). My current goal is to complete the RN program at Macomb Community College and to grow more at BP + WC as a medical assistant.

Debbie : Medical Assistant


Medical Assistant

I have been in the field of pediatrics as a CMA for 10 years. I love working with kids. In my spare time I spend as much time with my grand kids as possible. I love to travel and have a passion for crochet.

Stephanie B : Registered Nurse

Stephanie B

Registered Nurse

Hi, my name is Stephanie B. RN, IBCLC. I’m a mother of three and have worked at BPWC since 2010. As a nurse and lactation consultant, I love working with the families at BPWC.

Theresa : Registered Nurse


Registered Nurse

Hi, I'm Theresa, RN, and I've been with BP+WC since January of 2010. I've previously worked in Labor & Delivery and the NICU. I'm married and have two kids, 19 & 15, and I'm a die-hard Spartan fan. Go Green!

Mariana : Medical Assistant


Medical Assistant

My name is Mariana I am a very caring and hardworking Medical Assistant who has a great passion for children and loves helping people.I have a Bachelors Degree in Health Service Administration. There is nothing more important to me than my family especially my two boys.I grew up in Europe and speak three languages.


Dr Alita Rice : Medical Doctor/Provider

Dr Alita Rice

Medical Doctor/Provider

I attended the University of Missouri for my undergraduate studies and obtained my medical degree from Meharry Medical College. I completed my pediatric residency training at Children's Hospital of Michigan. I have practiced as a board-certified pediatrician in the Metro Detroit area for over twenty years. I love working with children of all ages and their families. During my free time, I enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, reading, listening to jazz, and spending time with my daughter.

Dr Molly<h6>O’Shea</h6> : Medical Doctor / Provider

Dr Molly


Medical Doctor / Provider

I am Michigan girl through and through! Born and raised nearby, I went to Marian High School and then UofM for undergrad and med school. I loved my residency years at Childrens Hospital of Michigan and have been in private practice ever since. I have been very involved with the American Academy of Pediatrics as a journal editor and wrote for a few years as the Ask the Pediatrician columnist for The Detroit News. I have a great husband and big blended family with 5 kids. Needless to say I cook a lot and luckily I love it!

Dr Stacey <h6>Wittenberg</h6> : Medical Doctor / Provider

Dr Stacey


Medical Doctor / Provider

I attended the University of Michigan and then Wayne State University medical school (go blue!). I trained at Beaumont Children Hospital and have been a board-certified, practicing pediatrician for almost 14 years. I enjoy taking care of children of all ages, and adopt a real-life, practical approach to pediatrics. As a mother of three growing boys, I realize that not everything in life goes “by the book” and enjoy working with our parents to find the best possible plan of care for our patients. I feel blessed to be a part of the exceptional team at Birmingham pediatrics!

NP Lori <h6>Carlson</h6> : Nurse Practioner / Providers

NP Lori


Nurse Practioner / Providers

My name is Lori. I started my pediatrics career nearly 20 years ago as an RN. I went to U of M and received my masters degree and certification as a pediatric nurse practitioner over 12 years ago. I grew up in Waterford, MI and lived there until moving to Brandon Township 10 years ago. I live there with my husband and two boys. We love sports, especially soccer and baseball. Spare time is spent taking care of our mini farm with 10 chickens , a dog, a rabbit, a guinea pig and a garden.

Dr. Erin <h6>Duchan</h6> : Medical Doctor / Provider

Dr. Erin


Medical Doctor / Provider

I attended Michigan State University, receiving my Bachelor of Science degree followed by my medical degree.  During medical school I was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society for the top 10% of medical students.  I completed her residency in pediatrics at Michigan State University’s Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, during which I authored numerous studies, journal articles, and book chapters.  My husband is a musicology professor at Wayne State University and we have 2 precocious daughters

Dr Nisrin <h6>Fadul</h6> : Medical Doctor / Provider

Dr Nisrin


Medical Doctor / Provider

I graduated from The University of Medical Science and Technology in Sudan. I Completed residency training in Children's Hospital of Michigan. I enjoy working with children of all ages and I feel privileged to be able to provide medical knowledge and support to parents throughout the different stages of childhood and adolescence. My husband, Jamal, and I enjoy the fun and challenges of raising our son and daughter. My hobbies include cooking, reading, and photography.