Claire Kelleher, MD, FAAP
Dr. Claire Kelleher earned her medical degree from Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York, where she is from. She completed her pediatric residency at The Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Her professional interests include prenatal education and lactation. She is Board Certified with the American Board of Pediatrics. She is also a Certified Lactation Counselor.
“There is nothing better than watching a child grow and develop over time, and getting to be a part of that process is a real joy,” says Dr. Kelleher. “As a pediatrician, I have the opportunity to get to know families well as they care for their children, and I value the relationships that form from this. My mom and sister are both teachers, so I also love the educational possibilities in pediatrics-kids are forever learning!”
Outside of work, Dr. Kelleher and her husband love to travel and explore different national parks.
Some fun facts about Dr. Kelleher:
What’s on my TV: The Office, The Great British Baking Show, The Bachelorette
First Job: As a dental assistant at my local pediatric dentist office
Favorite Meal: A delicious lobster roll while overlooking the ocean
Bucket List: Taking a trip to Ireland to meet all of my husband’s extended family
Favorite Movie: That Thing You Do will be a forever favorite of mine!