Smita Parikh Mengers, MD, F.A.A.P
Dr. Smita Parikh Mengers is a member of The Leading Physicians of the World and was recently named Among the Best Pediatricians by readers of Washington Families Magazine. She is a board certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Mengers was born in India and moved to the United States at the age of 7 years where she completed school in Chillicothe, Ohio. She graduated magna cum laude from Case Western Reserve University with a BA in Medical Anthropology and received her medical training at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio. She and her husband then moved to the DC area where she finished her pediatric residency training at Georgetown University Hospital.
She went into private practice in Montgomery County in 1992 and started her own small practice in 1999 where she loves watching her patients and their families grow up. She has been on staff at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital for 25 years. And not only is she on staff at but, also is the Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Holy Cross Hospital (Germantown Only). She an Assistant Clinical Professor for George Washington University School of Medicine and enjoys teaching students in her office. She has a special interest in travel medicine and has volunteered abroad on medical mission trips. She is fluent in Gujarati and speaks some Spanish and Hindi.
In her spare, she likes to travel, hike, and garden. She enjoys spending time with her husband Tim, two daughters, son and pets. She looks forward to providing you and your child with quality and compassionate care.