Melissa Antonow, PNP
Melissa Antonow is an experienced and motivated Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, who graduated with honors from Molloy College. She began her work in medicine as a paramedic in NYC within large hospital systems. Her experience as a paramedic gives her an edge during emergency situations. Her nursing experience consists of 7 years in the ICU with preemies and children. Through her experience, she has learned to be meticulous with her care and has become a support system for the children and their families during challenging times. Her motivation was from the experience with her childhood pediatrician who always had time for a hug after she cried from her vaccines. Her goals for her patients are, first ensuring that your child is safe and has the most optimal nurturing environment. Secondly, to establish a team approach with the family to develop a plan that works best in each situation. Thirdly, to become a trusted resource and help your child through all of life’s stages. She enjoys painting, making memories with her family and friends, walking her dog, and making people laugh.