Dr. Mehrotra was born in India and raised in Liberia before he moved to the United States. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna cum Laude at SUNY at Stony Brook where he also went on to obtain his medical degree. He completed his three year residency in general pediatrics and a one year fellowship in neonatology at the University of Chicago, Wyler Children’s Hospital. After his fellowship he worked as an attending physician in the Department of Pediatrics at the Staten Island University Hospital and at Raritan Bay Pediatrics in affiliation with Raritan bay Medical Center before starting this current practice. He is fluent in Hindi and Spanish. He brings his own experience of fatherhood of a son and a daughter to help in the care of his patients by providing first hand practical advice.
Dr. Amrita obtained her medical degree from India and moved to United States to be with her family and pursue further studies. She recognized her call to be a pediatrician during her high school years, noting the positive influence her pediatrician had on her own personal growth. After coming to the United States, she completed her pediatrics residency at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ – Newark) while also being trained at The Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center. She was awarded the ‘best clinic resident’ during her final year of residency. She places special emphasis on the ‘parents-doctor communication’. She recognizes that promotion of healthy habits and behavior early on in children has positive influence on their overall health and well-being throughout childhood, adolescence and into the adult lives. Being a mother of a young child herself, she understands the value of ‘Individualized patient care’ and brings the same philosophy to her work. She loves working with children of all ages and encourages them for adopting healthy lifestyles. She is fluent in English and Hindi.
Judy Rooney acquired her MSN from Seton Hall University and is board certified with the Pediatric National Certification Board as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She worked over ten years as a nurse in the hospital setting before completing two years of clinical rotations at Hunterdon Pediatrics, Summit Medical Group Pediatrics, and Children’s Specialized Hospital. Her philosophy of nursing includes health promotion, illness prevention, development of self- esteem and a loving supportive family as the foundation for a happy child. She enjoys working with children of all ages and believes that communication is essential to building trusting relationships with her patients and their families. In her spare times she enjoys spending time with her family and attending her son’s soccer, baseball and basketball games.