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Wishing Dr. Robert Hobbie a Happy Retirement!

After 50 years of dedicated and compassionate service, Dr. Robert Hobbie has decided to hang up his stethoscope and retire.

We are all incredibly grateful for his tireless dedication in providing care for thousands of children, treating their illnesses, and keeping them healthy.

Dr. Hobbie, be proud of the work you have done, the person you are, and the difference you have made.  We wish you health and happiness as you begin a new journey in life and know you will be deeply missed by everyone at PHA.



CT Magazine Top Docs 2021

We are very proud to announce Connecticut Magazine has named 9 of our physicians to the 2021 Best Docs List!!

Dr. Marivic Botta – Pediatrics

Dr. Robert Chessin – Pediatrics

Dr. Nimrod Dayan – Pediatrics & Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Dr. Patty Eagan – Pediatrics & Pediatric Endocrinology

Dr. Rick Freedman – Pediatrics

Dr. Tom Homa – Pediatrics

Dr. Susanna Jalkut – Pediatrics

Dr. Tom Odinak – Pediatrics

Dr. Amy Weinrib – Pediatrics


For the complete list of CT Magazines 2021 Top Docs

Staying Healthy & Safe

Please help us keep everyone Healthy & Safe

For the safety of our patients, their families and our PHA family, anyone with COVID-19 exposure will be seen by Telemedicine only.

If you have had a confirmed COVID exposure, please contact the office immediately if you already have an upcoming scheduled in-office visit.

Congratulations Dr. Hemenway & Dr. Hochstadt

We have a lot of celebrating this week at Pediatric Healthcare Associates!

Last night was the Fairfield County Medical Association Annual Physician’s Extraordinaire Awards Ceremony at the Norwalk Maritime Aquarium.  Local physicians were recognized for their strong commitment to providing the highest quality medical care for the patients whom they serve.

We are proud to announce the Doctors of Distinction for Physicians Practicing Medicine for 50 Years was awarded to Dr. Charles Hemenway from our Fairfield Center office.

Dr. Judy Hochstadt from our Shelton office was honored with the prestigious Benjamin Rush Award for Lifetime Achievement!

Welcome Melissa Sestito, L.M.F.T.

Melissa Sestito, L.M.F.T. has joined the medical staff at Pediatric Healthcare Associates.  Melissa is a licensed marriage and family therapist who graduated from Fairfield University with an M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy and the University of Delaware with a B.A. in Psychology.  Melissa will be practicing pediatric counseling in our Fairfield Center Office.