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Keeping kids healthy—it’s what we do
Our pediatricians and pediatric nurse practitioners treat babies, toddlers, children, teens and young adults. And it’s our mission for every child in our care to grow up happy, healthy and fit.

Why choose a Cohen Children's pediatrician?

For more than 35 years, the pediatricians of Cohen Children’s have provided family-oriented pediatric services and comprehensive well-care to children across Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties. We pride ourselves on getting to know all our patients and their families, allowing for individualized attention and personalized care. Our experienced, board-certified physicians and nurse practitioners work in association with the nationally recognized pediatric experts at Cohen Children’s Medical Center, one of the nation’s preeminent pediatric hospitals, to bring the most advanced and compassionate care to our community.

About us

Cohen Children’s General Pediatrics at Mineola is a well-established pediatric practice consisting of four Board Certified Pediatricians, who are also mothers themselves, as well as a board-certified pediatric nurse practitioner. Whether you need expert medical care or a listening hear, we are here for you. Our goal is to be your child’s comprehensive medical home from birth through age 21.  

Our focus is on caring for your child and your family as a whole, all while delivering evidence-based, comprehensive medical care. Our facility is state-of-the-art, but our core values are traditional: nurturing, compassion and empathy come naturally to us.

Some of the services we provide include:

We have everything you need to be prepared for your visit, including downloadable forms and a list of what to bring with you.

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Your community doctor—with access to top resources

When you choose one of our general pediatric locations, you also gain seamless access to our specialty services at Cohen Children’s Medical Center—ranked among the nation’s best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report every year since 2007. Cohen Children’s has a broad array of pediatric specialty services so that our patients get the excellent care they deserve. These resources also help your pediatrician or nurse practitioner care for even the most complicated cases.

You’re our partner in care

Children are our patients, but parents are our partners—we involve parents in the decision-making process every step of the way. Because only you can decide what’s best for your child. And when kids are old enough, we involve them, too, so they can get a head start on making smart choices about their health.

Our pediatricians

Louise Marie Castiglia, MD

Specialties: Pediatrics

Rose Cerniglia, DO

Specialties: Pediatrics

Rosanna Polsinelli, MD

Specialties: Pediatrics

Gina M. Gabrielli, DO

Specialties: Pediatrics
Melissa Carbonette, NP

Melissa Carbonette, NP

Cohen Children's Northwell Health Physician Partners General Pediatrics at Mineola
156 1st Street, Suite 205Mineola, NY 11501
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