1250 La Venta Dr., Suite 103
Westlake Village, CA 91361
145 Los Angeles Ave.
Moorpark, CA 93021
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Choosing a pediatrician is an important and personal decision and we want you to feel at ease with the care you and your child will receive.
As board-certified pediatricians and fellows of the American Academy of Pediatrics we are dedicated to providing comprehensive high quality preventive care and treatment for infants, children and adolescents from birth to age 21.
Howard Goldstine, MD, FAAP
Dr. Goldstine says he became a pediatrician because he never grew up. So be prepared for professionalism with a bit of humor mixed in which not only eases the child's fears but makes the parents laugh!
After attending Washington University (St.Louis), he received his MD. at the University of Illinois (Chicago) followed by internship and residency at Cook County Hospital (Chicago) and UCLA-Harbor General-Martin Luther King Hospital (Los Angeles). Practicing now for 38 years in the Conejo Valley and Moorpark, his practice has grown from two to seven physicians. His special interests include allergy and diagnosis and treatment for ADHD.
The proudest accomplishment of his life are his three successful children and six grandsons along with a forty three year marriage to an amazing woman.
David Scherr, MD, FAAP
Dr. David Scherr has been with Community Pediatrics for almost 30 years. He is originally from Brooklyn, New York where he grew up and graduated from Brooklyn College with a B.S. in Chemistry in 1975. After graduating he spent 1 year doing research in Medical Compliance at Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn and then attended Medical School there at the State University of New York graduating in 1980. He and his wife, Bette, then moved to California where Dr. Scherr did his internship and residency in Pediatrics at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. In 1982-1983 he was the Chief Resident of Pediatrics at Cedars Sinai where he helped coordinate the residency program. In July of 1983 he joined Community Pediatrics where he has practiced since. Over the years Dr. Scherr has been very active in local community endeavors including as board member for Agoura Pony Baseball, Westlake Community Hospital, and Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center. This includes one term as Chairman of Pediatrics at each of the local hospitals. Dr. Scherr has also been active in the Jewish Community and was on the board of Temple Beth Haverim in Agoura for many years including 5 years as Temple President until 2010. He and Bette have raised their two children, Rachel and Scott in the area. Rachel, a Ph. D. in nutrition is doing post doctoral research and teaching at UC Davis. Scott, has his doctoral degree in Physical Therapy and is doing research and teaching at USC and is working in Century City. Dr. Scherr's interests include running, reading fiction, and especially spending time with his family and his two dogs.
William Greene, MD, FAAP
Dr. Greene was born in west Los Angeles and has lived most of his life in sunny southern California. After completing his pediatric training at Cedars Sinai in 1983, he worked for a year and a half in the San Fernando Valley before joining Community Pediatrics and settling down here in the Conejo Valley in 1985. Known as the "office surgeon", Dr. Greene enjoys suturing simple and complex lacerations as well as fishing beads and other objects out of noses and ears. His wife Marilyn is a great asset to the office with her master's degree in early childhood as well as her M.F.T. She helps our families with parenting questions and often teaches parenting workshops at Community Pediatrics. Dr. Greene and Marilyn have a son who grew up and attended school in Agoura before moving to UCSD where he earned his BA and PHD in math. In his free time, Dr. Greene likes sports, hiking, working in the garden, and spending time with his family. He is also a big Lakers and UCLA Bruin fan.
Robert Nudelman, MD, FAAP
Dr. Robert Nudelman was born in Chicago, grew up in Evanston, went to college at Northwestern and medical school at University of Illinois. He completed his pediatric residency at Cook County Hospital and moved to sunny California in 1980 for a prestigous fellowship in pediatric infectious disease at Cedars Sinai hospital in Los Angeles. It was at Cedars Sinai hospital where he met Dr Scherr and Dr Greene. Dr. Nudelman became part of the Community Pediatric Medical Group family in 1988. He is board certified in general pediatrics and pediatric infectious disease and has a special interest in children with ADHD. Dr. Nudelman lives with his wife and son in Westlake Village. He speaks some Spanish.
Heather A Cornett-Young, MD, FAAP
Dr. Heather Cornett grew up locally in Ventura, California and graduated from UC Irvine with a B.S. in biological sciences. She received her medical degree from UCLA in 1999 and received the prestigous Janet M. Glasgow award, honoring top graduating female doctors. Dr. Cornett was also elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. After completing her pediatric internship and residency at UCLA in 2002, Dr. Cornett stayed at UCLA as chief resident in pediatrics for another year. As chief resident, she played an integral role in adminstration of the pediatric residency program at UCLA as well as instructing other pediatric residents and medical students on child health and parenting issues. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and speaks some Spanish. Dr. Cornett lives in Newbury Park with her husband, James and 3 children, Jackson, Owen, and Hannah. She enjoys snowboarding and mountain biking with her family in Mammoth.
Leslie Spiegel, MD, FAAP
Dr. Leslie Spiegel grew up in the San Fernando Valley. She completed her undergraduate degree Summa Cum Laude from UC San Diego (1998).
She has been a physician at Community Pediatrics since 2005. She graduated from the Keck School of Medicine at USC with Honors (2002), and completed her internship and residency at the prestigious Cedars Sinai Medical Center (2002-2005).
She has two adorable children and a wonderful husband, and enjoys spending her extra time working with the PFA of her local elementary school, and the Girl Scouts.
To help our patients and parents, we have a child behavior specialist and lactation consultant available for questions and appointments.
Marilyn Greene MA, MS, LMFT
Marilyn is an Early Childhood Specialist and licensed Child and Family therapist. She has been working with children and families for over 35 years. She facilitates parenting workshops for Community Pediatric Medical Group on various topics such as Discipline, Toilet Training and Sleep Training. Her private practice is in Agoura Hills. She does home and school visits and free phone consultations regarding parenting issues.
Please call Marilyn at 818-706-8472 to schedule an appointment or to discuss your child.
Elisa Hirsch, RN, IBCLC
Elisa is a Registered Nurse and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, with more than 30 years of experience helping mothers and babies breast feed. In addition to being on staff at two local hospitals, Elisa is also in private practice. Breastfeeding is a learned skill for mother and baby. Often in today's society moms are confused by all the conflicting advice they get about breastfeeding. There is no 'one size fits all' solution for breast feeding challenges because each mother and baby are unique. Elisa's role is to assist you in finding what works best for you and your baby. She is available by appt at the Westlake Village office and can be reached at 818-889-2238.