The Northport Wellness Center is pleased to announce that board certified pediatrician, Francesca Farinacci, MD MPH has joined Northport Wellness Center pediatrician Dr. Larry Palevsky in his holistic, integrative pediatric and adolescent practice.
Dr. Farinacci will begin seeing children for well-child appointments at the Northport Wellness Center on Tuesday, June 6, 2023. She will be easing her way into the practice, working 1 day per week for the month of June, and then expanding to Tuesdays and Thursdays by July, and then adding a 3rd day in the office by August 2023.
Dr. Palevsky will be supporting Dr. Farinacci every step of the way as they expand their ability to welcome more families into the practice.
Dr. Farinacci integrates her medical expertise and personal experiences into providing integrative and holistic care for infants, children, and adolescents. After growing up in Northern California, she made her way south where she graduated from the University of San Diego with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology.
Prior to pursuing her medical training, Dr. Farinacci earned a Master in Public Health in Global Health from New York Medical College. She completed medical school at the American University of the Caribbean in St. Maarten in 2014 after finishing her clinical rotations throughout the NYC Burroughs and Long Island. In 2017, she graduated from the University of Toledo Pediatric Medicine Residency program. Her interest in learning about the critically ill child lead her back to Southern California where she completed a subspecialty fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at Loma Linda University in 2020.
Dr. Farinacci’s clinical experiences have included providing care for children of all socioeconomic statuses from urban, suburban, and rural healthcare environments spanning the U.S. including inpatient, urgent care, community health, and private practice settings. As a complement to her patient care work, she has served as a sub-investigator in clinical trials and has studied the relationship between food and child health outcomes. In her free time, Dr. Farinacci enjoys spending time outdoors hiking and gardening, staying physically active, appreciating art and music, traveling, and eating delicious food.
Please call the Northport Wellness Center at (631) 262-8505 to make an appointment to see Dr. Farinacci.