Our doctors and nurse practioner all share the common goal of providing quality medical care to their patients in a friendly, family-centered environment. They are all board certified in pediatrics and are Fellows of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Please click on a doctor's name to read more about them.
Suzanne Baum is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and has been with the Bay Pediatric Center since 2005. She received her undergraduate nursing degree at the University of New Hampshire and her master’s degree from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.
Suzanne was previously employed at DuPont Pediatrics in Seaford, DE and the Talbot County Health Department, in the school-based wellness centers.
She lives in St Michaels with her husband Kevin and two sons. She has experience with sick and well children and also works with weight management, asthma management and adolescent health.
Brittany Easter is a Family Nurse Practitioner and has been with the Bay Pediatric family since February 2019. She received her undergraduate degree of Bachelors in Nursing, at Towson University. She received her graduate degree of Masters in Nursing, at Chamberlain College of Nursing.
Brittany's previous employment includes, transplant and medical/surgical care at Johns Jopkins Hospital, school health at Baltimore County Public Schools, and occupational healthcare at Pivot Occupational health.
She lives with her husband, Robert, and three children. She has experience with both sick and well children and is a valuable member of our practice.
Rachel Spellman is a family nurse practitioner and certified pediatric nurse and has been with Bay Pediatrics since July 2019.
She received her undergraduate degree in nursing from Georgetown University and her masters degree of nursing from George Washington University. She has previously worked in pediatric primary care and in research in the Dept of Allergy and Immunology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
Prior to graduate school she worked in pediatric research, community health, and emergency medicine. She lives in Denton with her husband, son, and dogs. She has experience with both sick and well children and is a valuable member of our practice.
Karen M. Steinhardt is a Certified Physician Assistant and has been with the Bay Pediatric Center since 2008. She received her undergraduate Bachelors Degree of Health Science at the University of Kentucky and her master’s degree of medical science from Midwestern University.
Karen’s previous employment includes working as a Pediatric Physician Assistant in Salisbury as well as a Donor Coordinator with the American Red Cross Marrow Donor Program in Los Angeles, CA.
She lives in Cambridge with her husband, Scott, and two sons. Karen has experience with both sick and well children and is a valuable member of our practice.
Dr. Landy Cook is a native of Columbia, Maryland. He received his undergraduate degree from Brown University and his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He then attended residency in pediatrics at the University of Vermont. Dr. Cook is board-certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
He enjoys treating children of all ages from birth through adolescence.
Dr. Cook joined The Bay Pediatric Center in September, 2003. He spent the previous two years working in the small community of Taos, New Mexico and later moved to Easton to be closer to his family.
He and his wife Megan live in Easton with their three children. In his free time, Dr. Cook enjoys running, sailing, gardening, and outdoor activities.
Dr. Charlotta (Lotta) Denton received her medical degree from Karolinska Institue in Stockholm Sweden. She completed her internship at University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville and her pediatric residency at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C.
Dr Denton has enjoyed treating children in the Easton area since 1998 and has served as Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Memorial Hospital. She is board-certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Denton lives with her husband, Dr. Jeffrey Denton, and their four children in Easton. When she is able to find time, she enjoys reading, skiing, traveling and baking.
Dr. Kyle received her undergraduate degree from Ursinus College. She attended medical school at Jefferson Medical College and then completed a Pediatric Residency at the University of Virginia.
Dr. Kyle is board certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
She has been providing pediatric care on the Eastern Shore since 1996. Dr. Kyle came to the Bay Pediatric Center in 2003. She enjoys treating children of all ages from birth through adolescence.
She and her husband Doug, live in Cambridge with their 5 children. In her free time, she enjoys boating, swimming and spending time with her family.
Dr. Betsy Mason has been practicing Pediatrics in Easton for 18 years.
Dr. Mason received a Bachelor of Science degree from Duke University in 1986 and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Medical College of Virginia in 1990. She completed a Pediatric Residency at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia. She was appointed to the teaching staff of the residency program after graduation. She then was transferred to Naples, Italy where she was the Department Head of Pediatrics at the U.S. Naval Hospital, Naples, Italy.
During her years in the military, she also chaired the Family Advocacy Committee and continues her commitment to advocating for child victims of abuse and neglect. She has been working with other local professionals to help establish the mid-shore’s first Children’s Advocacy Center here in Talbot County and serves as its Medical Director.
Dr. Mason is Board Certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She also maintains membership in The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children.
Dr. Mason lives in Trappe with her husband, Dr. Richard Mason, a local Orthopaedic Surgeon. They have three children.
We would like to welcome Dr. Michael Pallone to our practice. Dr. Pallone is an experienced pediatrician who comes to us from South Central Pennsylvania. He graduated with both his undergraduate and medical degree from Penn State University, then went on to complete his Pediatric Residency there as well. He completed a Pulmonary Fellowship at Cincinnati Children's Hospital in Ohio. Dr Pallone sees patients for preventative healthcare as well as acute illness and has a special interest in treating asthmatic patients. Dr Pallone and his spouse reside in Easton and look forward to becoming a part of the local community. He is an avid boater and is happy to be living on the Eastern Shore.
Our beloved Dr. Wroth, who has been with The Bay Pediatric Center since 2006, is retiring:
"Dear Patients and Parents:
It is with both sadness and excitement that I announce my retirement from the clinical practice of Pediatrics. This has been an extremely difficult decision to make since I have truly loved my work."
Read Dr. Wroth's Retirement Letter