Forestream Pediatrics achieved the National Committee for Quality Assurance Level 3 Recognition for Patient Centered Medical Home for the third consecutive time beginning in 2013. Forestream Pediatrics has been serving the WNY community since 2003. We proudly serve as the school physicians for the Cheektowaga/Sloan Union Free School District, the West Seneca Central School District and the Lancaster Central Schools District. It is our goal to provide the highest quality medical care and service. In partnership with the patient and family, we are committed to providing preventative medicine and urgent care to improve the health of our community.
Wendy Gellman, MD
Wendy Gellman, MD graduated with a BS degree with Distinction from Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. She graduated magna cum laude from SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. She completed her Pediatric Residency at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo and is Board Certified in Pediatrics.
Kimberly Prise, MD
Kimberly Prise, MD graduated cum laude from the University of Rochester with a BS in Molecular Genetics and from SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences with an MD. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo and is Board Certified in Pediatrics.
Jennifer Yunker, MD
Jennifer Yunker, MD graduated from Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences with a BS in Biology. She graduated from Medical School at SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine. She completed her Pediatric Residency at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo and is Board Certified in Pediatrics.
Jill Kaczmarek, FNP
Jill Kaczmarek, FNP graduated summa cum laude from D’Youville College with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and subsequently Master of Science in Family Nurse Practitioner in 2000. She was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society. Jill has additional training in Lactation and Endocrinology
Chelsea Denue, PA-C
Chelsea Denue, PA-C graduated from SUNY Buffalo in 2007 with a degree in Biological Sciences and from Daemen College in 2010 with a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. She has 3 years experience in Emergency/Urgent Care medicine prior to joining Forestream Pediatrics in 2013.
Desiree Eckam, FNP
Desiree Eckam, FNP graduated from D'Youville College with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and subsequently a Master of Science in Family Nurse Practitioner in 2016. She is on the board of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. Desiree started at Forestream Pediatrics in May of 2016.