About

The Doctors

Stuart Feinstein, MD, FAAP

Stuart Feinstein, MD, FAAP

Stuart Feinstein, M.D., F.A.A.P. is a graduate of the State University of New York at Downstate Medical Center. He completed his internship and residency at the Schneider Children’s Hospital of the Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Feinstein has been in pediatric practice since 1986 at this present location. He is a member of the Academy of Pediatrics, the Nassau Pediatric Society, the Nassau County Medical Society, and the New York State Medical Society. Dr. Feinstein is a Diplomate of the American Board of Bariatric Physicians, specializing in weight loss management.

Email Dr. Feinstein at: SFeinstein@kids-care.com

Sharon M Perlman, D.O.

Sharon M Perlman, D.O.

Sharon Perlman, D.O. is a graduate of the Maimonides Medical Center Pediatric Residency Program, and the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Perlman is Board Certified in Pediatrics and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Osteopathic Pediatricians. Practicing with Dr. Feinstein since 2003, Dr. Perlman balances out Kids Care Pediatrics.

You can reach her by email at SMPerlman@kids-care.com

Warren Silberstein, MD, FAAP

Warren Silberstein, MD, FAAP

Warren Silberstein, MD is a Board Certified Pediatrician practicing in Lynbrook, NY since 1980. He did his undergraduate studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and graduated from S.U.N.Y., Downstate Medical College in 1974. He did his Pediatric Residency at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx.   Dr. Silberstein joined the Kids Care family in 2012.  

Dr. Warren is married and has 3 children. His favorite thing to do in his spare time is to play with his GrandQuads (quadruplet grandchildren). He is also sings, plays guitar & piano, bakes great cookies (will share recipes), and enjoys photography

He is the author of Helping Your Child Grow Slim, Simon & Schuster, 1982.

You can reach Dr. Silberstein at WSilberstein@kids-care.com

Nurse Practitioners

Kathleen DeVarso, CPNP

Kathleen is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practioner with over 12 years of experience in a Pediatric Primary setting. She received her Masters of Science degree in Nursing as a PNP from Molloy College in May 1998. Kathleen is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurses. We are proud to have her join Kids Care.

Come make an appointment and she’ll deliver the best in medical care all while entertaining your child. (ask to see her bubbles!)

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Cynthia Hyacinthe, PNP

CJH PictureCynthia is a Pediatric Nurse Practioner with over 20 years of experience in a Pediatric Primary setting. She received her Masters of Science degree in Nursing as a PNP from Molloy College in May 1998; and recently joins us after working at PM Peds and St Mary’s Hospital. We are proud to have her join us here at Kids Care.

We Hope you have the experience of allowing her to contribute to your children’s medical care.

Nutritionist

Maria Murray, RD, C.D.N

Maria Murray, RD, C.D.N

Nutritional support is the mainstay of any weight loss and maintenance program. You will meet in consultation with our Nutritionist, Maria Murray, RD, C.D.N.; to discuss your current status, and then together, a nutritional plan will be created. Diet plans can include complete meal replacements, partial meal replacements, high protein/low calorie plans, low and very low calorie plans, as well as maintenance strategies. All of these approaches will be customized for your needs.

Students

Nathan Minkoff, MD

Dr. Minkoff is a second year resident from the Cohen's Children's Medical Center Pediatric Program.  A graduate of SUNY Upstate,  he joins us Wednesday afternoons.  

Hospitals

We are affiliated with the following hospitals:

Long Island Jewish Medical Center New Hyde Park 718-470-3000
North Shore University Hospital Manhasset 516-562-0100
Mercy Medical Center Rockville Centre 516-705-2525

After you are discharged from the hospital, you must call us at 516-775-0493 to make a follow-up appointment for your newborn or child.

Please be aware that:

Mercy Medical Center does not have inpatient Pediatrics. Therefore, if you go there as an emergency, and need to be admitted, you will be transferred to Winthrop University Hospital.

Franklin Medical Center in Valley Stream also does not have inpatient Pediatrics. Therefore, if you go there as an emergency, and need to be admitted, you will be transferred to Long Island Jewish-Cohen’s Childrens Medical Center.

Insurance Participation

We participate in the following Insurance Plans:

(*you must assign us as the PCP for us to accept the insurance)

Aetna Health Plans*(HMO/PPO/EPO) HIP*
Americhoice MagnaCare
Blue Cross/Shield* Multi Plan
Care Connect NYS Medicaid
Child Health Plus* Oxford Health Plans*
Cigna Premier Preferred Care
Empire Plan (United) TriCare (Armed Services)
1199 United Health Care (Premium Care Designation)
First Health Oscar Health Insurance
Fidelis UMR
GHI US Family Health Plan
HealthFirst* WellCare