Caren Glassman, M.D. (Not Accepting New Patients)
Dr. Glassman is a board-certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Caren Glassman, M.D., is a native of the D.C. area and was born at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Maryland. Having grown up in Potomac, Maryland, she graduated from Winston Churchill High School. After completing her undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan, she attended medical school at The George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C.. Dr. Glassman then completed her pediatrics training at the Georgetown University Medical Center. Prior to joining Potomac Pediatrics, she was a pediatrician at a private practice in Germantown, Maryland. Dr. Glassman has a special interest in early childhood development. She currently resides in Potomac with her husband and their two sons.
Awards
“Top Doctors” in the Washingtonian Magazine 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
“America’s Top Pediatricians” in the Consumers’ Research Council of America 2009 Edition
Best Doctors 2009-2010 & 2011-2012 Edition
“America’s Top Doctors” in Castle Connolly 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Amy Kaplan, M.D. (Not Accepting New Patients)
Dr. Kaplan is a board-certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She was born in Livingston, New Jersey and grew up in Westfield, New Jersey. She received a B.A. in Human Biology at Stanford University. While attending medical school at The George Washington University School of Medicine, Dr. Kaplan was president of the American Medical Women’s Association. She completed her pediatrics residency at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.. Prior to joining Potomac Pediatrics, she was part of a private practice in Silver Spring for 3 years, on staff at Holy Cross Hospital as well as an attending physician at Suburban Hospital. Dr. Kaplan lives in Potomac with her husband and their three children.
Awards
“Top Doctors” in the Washingtonian Magazine 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Washington Top Doctors 2007 Edition
“America’s Top Pediatricians” in the Consumers’ Research Council of America 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2009 Edition
Best Doctors 2005-2006, 2009-2010, & 2011-2012 Edition
“America’s Top Doctors” in Castle Connolly 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019

Michelle Potter, M.D.
Dr. Potter is a board-certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Potter was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and grew up in Silver Spring, MD. After graduating from the George Washington University, Dr. Potter attended the Medical College of Wisconsin where she was awarded a scholarship for service to the school and community. She returned to DC for her residency at Children’s National Medical Center. Since completing her residency, Dr. Potter has worked at Kaiser Permanente’s Gaithersburg office, where she has been honored as being a “distinguished physician” based on patient surveys for the past several years. Dr. Potter lives in Kensington with her loving family.
Awards
“America’s Top Pediatricians” in the Consumers’ Research Council of America 2008 and 2009 Edition
Best Doctors 2011-2012 Edition

Megan Scheibel, M.D.
Dr. Scheibel is a board-certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and grew up in the Cleveland suburbs. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, Dr. Scheibel completed medical school at the Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio and then her pediatrics residency at Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Scheibel has a special interest in early childhood development. Prior to joining Potomac Pediatrics, Dr. Scheibel was a pediatrician in private practice in Germantown, Maryland. She lives in Montgomery Village with her husband and their three daughters.
Awards
“Top Doctors” in the Washingtonian Magazine 2008, 2010 and 2012
“America’s Top Pediatricians” in the Consumers’ Research Council of America 2004, 2007, 2008 and 2009 Edition

Jeremy Fishelberg, M.D.
Jeremy Fishelberg is a board-certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He was born in Livingston, New Jersey and grew up in South Brunswick, New Jersey. Dr. Fishelberg graduated with honors from The Universty of Michigan with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology. He attended medical school at The Sackler School of Medicine-Tel Aviv University in Tel Aviv, Israel. Dr. Fishelberg then completed his pediatric residency training at INOVA Fairfax Hospital for Children where he was honored as “Resident of the Year” in 2003. Prior to joining Potomac Pediatrics, he had been in a successful private practice in Fairfax, Virginia. Dr. Fishelberg currently lives in Potomac with his wife and two children.
Awards
“Top Doctors” in the Washingtonian Magazine 2010, and 2016.
“Patients’ Choice Award”, American Registry 2008.

Shira Weiss, M.D.
Dr. Shira Weiss is a board-certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and grew up in the Philadelphia suburbs. Dr. Weiss graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelors of Science in Microbiology. She attended medical school at Ben Gurion University of the Negev’s Medical School for International Health in Beer-Sheva, Israel. Dr. Weiss then completed her pediatric residency training at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland where she was also chosen to serve as chief resident for an additional year. Prior to joining Potomac Pediatrics, she had been practicing pediatric hospital medicine at a local hospital. Dr. Weiss currently resides in Brookeville with her husband and her two children.
Awards
“America’s Top Pediatricians” in the Consumers’ Research Council of America 2014 Edition

Neha Suri, M.D.
Dr. Suri is a board-certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Neha Agarwal Suri, M.D., is a native of the Maryland-D.C. area. She was born at INOVA Fairfax Hospital in Virginia and raised in Germantown, Maryland. She graduated from Seneca Valley High School and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland in College Park. She then attended medical school at The George Washington University School of Medicine and completed her pediatrics training at the Children’s National Health System in Washington D.C. In addition to having an interest in pediatric medicine, Dr. Suri also enjoys teaching and learning dance, attending Zumba classes and painting. She currently resides in Washington D.C. with her husband.

Joseph Mechak, M.D.
Dr. Mechak is a board-certified pediatrician and fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Mechak was born and raised in Rockville, Maryland. He attended Magruder High School and then Villanova University where he obtained a B.S. in Biology and was a member of the varsity swim team. He attended medical school at The University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Virginia where he also served as Chief Resident. Outside pediatrics Dr. Mechak enjoys attending and watching DC area and Villanova sporting events, running, swimming, and traveling. He is very excited to move back to the Rockville area with his wife and young daughter.

Dr. Emily Atwood
“Starting July 6, 2020” Dr. Emily Atwood is a board-certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She was born in Texas and raised in Illinois. After graduating from Harvard, Dr. Atwood taught middle school math and science for several years in Philadelphia and subsequently attended medical school at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth in New Hampshire. She completed her pediatric training at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC, where she also served as one of the Chief Residents. Dr. Atwood is particularly interested in the intersection between medicine and education, and in working with families to optimize student health and potential. Outside of medicine, she enjoys singing, walking her dog, and taking trips to the zoo with her family. She lives in Bethesda with her husband and their two children.


Alexandra Gorab, M.D
Staring August 4, 2020. Dr. Gorab was born in Los Angeles and grew up in Newport Beach, California. She is a Pediatrician, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Gorab graduated from Georgetown University with a bachelor’s degree in Human Science. She stayed in the D.C. area for medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine where she received the Pediatrics’ Award in her graduating class. Dr. Gorab then completed her pediatric residency training at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. She currently resides in the Bethesda area with her husband where they love to hike, bike, cook, and travel.


Natalia Darling, PA-C
Natalia Darling, PA-C is a board certified Physician Assistant and a native to the Washington, D.C. region. She was born at Sibley Memorial Hospital and raised in Montgomery County, Maryland. After receiving her high school diploma from the Academy of the Holy Cross in Kensington, Maryland she went on to receive a Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science with a minor in Spanish from the University of South Carolina. Soon after, she began work at Potomac Pediatrics, serving as a medical assistant for two years. She briefly left Potomac Pediatrics to attend the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, where she obtained a Master’s of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. She now resides in northwest Washington, D.C.

Heather Marko, MS,RD, LDN
Heather is a Registered Dietitian with a subspecialty in Sports Nutrition. She was born in Massachusetts and grew up in Saratoga Springs, New York. She earned her BS in Nutrition from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh where she was recruited to play for the Women’s Soccer team. Following graduation, Heather completed her Dietetic Internship/MS Degree at the University at Buffalo where she worked with the Division I athletes. In 2019 she moved to Chantilly, VA to start her role as the Director of Sports Nutrition for a local sports performance training facility. From there she accepted a position at the University of Miami. Here she served as the Interim Coordinator of Olympic Sports Nutrition before continuing her role as a Sports Nutrition Fellow. Special interests include low energy availability, the gut microbiome, & intuitive eating. In her free time Heather enjoys running, baking, and reading. She always makes time for friends and family, and continues to stay active with soccer.