• Island Pediatric Associates

  • 718-474-3375

  • Welcome

    Island Pediatric Associates is a group practice of board certified pediatricians who specialize in the care of infants, children and adolescents.
    We provide routine well child examination, immunizations, flu vaccines, and sick visits.
    We are affiliated with Cohen's Children's Hospital at Long Island Jewish Hospital, Winthrop University Hospital and South Nassau Communities Hospital.

    About Dr Douglas Friedfeld

    Dr. Douglas Friedfeld completed his undergraduate training at Emory University. He is a graduate of Emory Medical School and completed his Pediatric Residency at The University of Vermont. For the past 22 years, he has enjoyed being a part of Island Pediatric Associates. Dr. Friedfeld is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

    Since its inception, Dr. Friedfeld has been an Assistant Clinical Professor at NSLIJ Hofstra Medical School and loves working with his students. Of special interest, Dr. Doug provides International Travel Medical consults for all ages.

    He is an outdoor enthusiast and loves to golf, cycle, hike and ski.

    About Dr. Marc Lashley

    Dr. Lashley has been in pediatric practice since 1990. His undergraduate training was at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Lashley finished his medical training at Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, and completed his residency in pediatrics at The Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Lashley is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics, and Nassau Academy of Medicine. He was president of the local chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics from 2013-2015, and now serves as an advisor to them. Dr. Lashley also has been on the Executive Board of the Nassau Pediatric Society for several years as the Chairman of both the Membership and Immunization Committees and was President of the Nassau Pediatric Society in 2002. Doctor Lashley has two grown sons and enjoys family time, being in nature and camping. Dr Lashley has been appointed to the faculty of Hofstra Medical School and is a student mentor for them.

    About Dr. Karen Coley-Piccirillo

    Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY; Dr. Karen Coley-Piccirillo, graduated from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1989; she went on to complete a general internship at Lutheran Medical Center in 1990, then a Pediatric residency at Schneider Children's Hospital (now Cohen's) at LIJ, in 1993. Following her training, Dr. Karen was an attending physician for Mount Sinai, outpatient services at Queens hospital. She left that to open her own practice in 1997, she maintained her solo practice until 2012, when she decided to merge Malverne Pediatrics with Kids Care Pediatrics in Lynbrook, NY. In June of 2016, she was offered and exciting opportunity to join Island Pediatrics, a division of Allied Pediatric Associates.

    Dr. Karen Coley-Piccirillo is board certified in Pediatrics and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, both since 1993; she has been licensed to practice medicine in NYS since 1991.

    Dr. Karen lives in Malverne, New York; she has two daughters, Caitlyn and Megan; and two cats, Keats and Jinx and a dog, Tammie. She is happy to have an opportunity to work in a new community, providing exceptional pediatric care to all.

    About PA - Jessica Chamorro

    Jessica Chamorro is a certified physician assistant born and raised in Valley Stream. She completed her studies at St. John's University, where she was a dean's list student. Jessica has trained in various fields of medicine in many diverse settings, including private practices to large hospitals such as Winthrop University Hospital and Jamaica Hospital. She completed her elective study in the field of dermatology but found her true passion in pediatrics. She loves children and often volunteers her time in the classroom spending time with special needs children. Jessica has been a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants since 2014 and she is board certified by the NCCPA. In her spare time, she enjoys visiting the dog park with her dogs, painting and baking.

    Office Policies

    Office Policies and Services

    Monday 9 am - 6 pm (Lunch 1 pm - 2 pm)
    Tuesday 9 am - 6 pm (Lunch 1 pm - 2 pm)
    Wednesday 9 am - 6 pm (Lunch 1 pm - 2 pm)
    Thursday 9 am - 6 pm (Lunch 1 pm - 2 pm)
    Friday 9 am - 5 pm (Lunch 12 pm - 1 pm)
    Saturday 9 am - 12 pm
    Sunday 9 am - 11 am

    Insurance Plans

    Most insurances accepted (call office for updated list)

    Contact Us

    Belle Harbor Office
    114-12 Beach Channel Drive
    Rockaway Park, NY 11694

    Long Beach Office
    This location is now closed permanently.

    Belle Harbor Office
    Phone: 718-474-3375

    Allied Physicians Group