Healthcare Providers at Adirondack Pediatrics
We are proud to have board-certified pediatricians and practitioners on our staff whom have vast experience and knowledge. This allows us to better serve the medical and health well-being of you and your children.
Jim Fuchs, MD
Dr. Fuchs received a bachelor of arts degree in Psychology at Franklin and Marshall College in 1973, graduated with a medical degree from Albany Medical College in 1977, completed his pediatric residency training at the University of Colorado in Denver in 1980, and joined Adirondack Pediatrics in 1983. He and his wife, Dr. Kate O’Keeffe, an OB-Gyn in Glens Falls, have raised 3 daughters. He has served as a member of the Lake George Board of Education for 14 years, enjoys hiking & skiing in the Adirondacks, and is a member of the Lake George Saxophone Quartet, and Lake George Community Band.
Mary Nevins, MD
Dr. Nevins was born and raised in the Adirondacks. She received a bachelor’s of science degree in Biology and Psychology from Syracuse University in 1985. She went on to receive her degree in medicine from SUNY HSC in Syracuse in 1989. After completing her residency in pediatrics at Albany Medical Center, she joined Adirondack Pediatrics in 1992. Dr. Nevins is the medical director for the Warren and Washington County Child Advocacy Center (CARE Center). She is married, has two children, and loves to ski and play in the Adirondacks.
Roger Levac, MD
Dr. Levac is a French Canadian and grew up in and near Montreal. His family moved to Wisconsin, where he received his undergraduate and medical degrees (Medical College of Wisconsin, 1989). He completed his pediatric residency in Portland, Oregon, and after 2 years of locum tenens (short term jobs) all over the country, joined Adirondack Pediatrics in 1994. He lives in Queensbury with his family, is an avid rollerblader, and is involved with the WAIT House, a local homeless shelter.
Florence Nolan, MD
Dr. Nolan was born and raised in Glens Falls and graduated from a combined bachelor’s and medical degree program from R.P.I. and Albany Medical College in 1977. She did her post-graduate training in pediatrics at the New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center in NYC, and then did training fellowships in Adolescent Medicine and Pediatric Cardiology. She was the first director of the Pediatric ICU at New York Hospital and director of the Pediatric Emergency Services at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Medical Center in NYC from 1985-1987. She has been in private practice in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology from 1987 to present.
Lauren Meilhede, MD
Dr. Meilhede grew up in East Greenbush, NY. She graduated from Siena College in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in Biology. She then went on to obtain her medical degree in 2008 from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse NY. She completed residency in pediatrics at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine and became a board certified pediatrician in 2011. She came back to Upstate New York to join Adirondack Pediatrics in 2011 and has been here since. When not practicing pediatrics, she is spending time with her husband and 2 young children getting hands-on parenting experience!
Matthew Tarello, MD
Dr. Tarello was born and raised on Long Island before going to the University at Buffalo for undergraduate and medical school education. While in Buffalo, he met his future wife, a Glens Falls native. After a brief detour back to Long Island for his pediatric residency at Winthrop University Hospital, he and his wife moved back to Glens Falls and he joined Adirondack Pediatrics in 2015. When not practicing pediatrics, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, and both playing and watching most sports (Go Buffalo Bills!).
Melody Kinsley, DO
Dr. Kinsley is a Loudonville native, and received her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Siena College in 2004. She then went on to receive her medical degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, NY. Dr. Kinsley completed a dually accredited osteopathic and allopathic residency at Winthrop-University Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital, both located in Long Island. She is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, and the American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Kinsley has a variety of experience, having practiced medicine in both New Mexico and California. She resides in Glens Falls with her husband and son, and enjoys spending her free time outdoors with her family.
Ann Dys, NP
Ann received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Rochester in 1988. She worked in pediatrics and cardiology before receiving her masters degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 1992 from State University of New York in Binghamton. Ann is board ceritified by ANCC and is a ceritified asthma educator. She joined Adirondack Pediatrics in June 1993. Ann lives in Saratoga Springs with her family. She enjoys being a cub scout leader, sports, and Pop Warner first aid provider and spending time with her family.
Amy (Rowell) Bly, NP
Amy received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Russell Sage College in 2006 and completed her master’s degree in nursing, with clinical training at Adirondack Pediatrics, from The Sage Colleges in 2010. Amy joined the practice in the fall of 2010 as a full-time board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Amy was born and raised in the Adirondacks and enjoys hiking and skiing locally.
Katie Herrick, FNP
Katie received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Russell Sage College in 2005. She worked primarily in pediatrics before continuing her education and obtaining her Master’s Degree from Sage Graduate School in May 2012. She joined our practice in August 2012 as a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Katie lives in Wilton with her family. She loves to travel and spend time with family and friends.