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Meet our team

We are dedicated to the care of children. Our team consists of board-certified pediatricians, pediatric specialists and specially trained staff. Our goal is to provide comprehensive pediatric care to keep your little ones happy and healthy.
Wali Gauvin

Wali Gauvin
M.D., FAAP

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Gauvin is a board-certified pediatric cardiologist. He received his medical degree from The State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse. He completed his pediatric residency at Winthrop University Hospital, and his pediatric cardiology fellowship at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital. Dr. Gauvin is passionate about nutrition and physical fitness and improving the mental and physical health of children. He is fluent in Spanish and English.

CharlRe’ Slaughter-Atiemo

CharlRe’ Slaughter-Atiemo
M.D., FAAP

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. CharlRe’ Slaughter-Atiemo is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. She earned her Bachelor of Science at Cornell University and graduated cum laude from Morehouse School of Medicine with her Doctor of Medicine. Dr. Slaughter-Atiemo completed her Pediatric Internship and Residency at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, PA. She has been the recipient of numerous awards including membership in the AOA Honor Medical Society. Dr. Slaughter-Atiemo is board-certified in Pediatrics and has an interest in Adolescent medicine and preventative care. She enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 kids, cooking, and traveling.

Lea Lacefield

Lea Lacefield
FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Lea Lacefield is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner, with specialized training in pediatrics and community health. Lea has worked in healthcare for over 13 years. She was born and raised in Southern Maryland and is passionate about providing care and giving back to her local community. Lea received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Chamberlain University and her Masters of Science in Nursing degree from Bowie State University. In addition, she is a certified lactation (breastfeeding) specialist and co-owns Milky Moms lactation services. As a medical provider, Lea is highly interested in parent education and preventative care. As a mother of three, she can relate to the joys and challenges of parenting and enjoys building relationships with children and their families.

Karla Washington

Nurse Practitioner

Karla Washington is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 13 years of nursing experience. She possesses a diverse background as a Nurse Practitioner with experience in adult primary care,pediatrics, and urgent care. Karla was born and raised in New York. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Bio psychology degree from Russell Sage College, then went on to pursue her Master of Arts in Community and Counseling Psychology degree, it was at that time Karla discovered her passion for nursing. Karla pivoted her career and completed her ADN in Nursing degree at Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Chamberlain University and Master of Science in Nursing degree from Chamberlain University. In her free time Karla enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.