Joseph Cannizzaro, MD
Known for his genuine compassion, Dr. Cannizzaro is dedicated to providing children and their families with healthier, happier and longer lives. This is his mission and why he assembled the team of holistic practitioners at Cannizzaro Integrative Pediatric Center.
As a classically-trained primary care physician who practices functional medicine, Dr. Cannizzaro believes that integrative medicine can bring conventional and complementary healing modalities together, creating a highly personalized and high-touch healing environment.
Sarah Sercombe, DNP, CPNP
Caring for patients and families in the unique way they deserve is Sarah’s passion and mission. With open and compassionate communication, she works collaboratively with families on specific health concerns, nutrition, supplements and illness prevention. Sarah has earned specialized certifications: Doctorate of Nursing Practice and Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.
Sarah considers herself an advocate for her patients’ individual health concerns and strives to understand each patient and family personally.
Lauren Meador, PA-C
Empathy, asking the right questions, and listening are Lauren’s strategies for discovering the road blocks to vibrant health for the families under her care. Because of her diligent sensitivity, patients praise her practical explanations and helpful suggestions.
Fascinated by the function of the human body and the optimizing effects that nutrition and exercise can have on it, Lauren earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition from the University of Florida and a Master’s degree from Barry University to become a Physician Assistant.
Melanie Confusione, RN
An accomplished “child whisperer”, Melanie always knew she would work with kids. She sees the fear behind a child’s behavior, works with it, and gains cooperation from the child as a result. Her gift allows the children in her care to assist in making the best choices for their own health.
Melanie completed her nursing degree at Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences and has worked as a registered nurse in the pediatric community for almost 20 years.