Rose City Pediatrics

Our Doctors

The four pediatricians in the group are board certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Pediatrics. Most either hold or have held teaching positions with area medical schools. The group is one of approximately 30 practices in California and 400 practices nationwide that have participated in research through the American Academy of Pediatrics. All physicians are on staff at Huntington Memorial Hospital (HMH). Some also admit to Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. All have extensive experience caring for ex-premature infants, multiples, and those with special needs. From 2008-2016, physicians in the group have been designated “Top Doctors” by peer-review poll of Los Angeles-area physicians published in Pasadena magazine The group has been recognized on multiple occasions by the California State Assembly and Senate, the Pasadena Immunization Coalition, and the California Vaccines for Children program for excellence in public health measures. The physicians are honored to have received citations from the United Sates Congress for community service on two occasions.

Maria Gokey, M.D.

Maria Gokey Dr. Gokey graduated Phi Kappa Phi from UC Davis before completing medical school at UCLA, where her research interests included HSV latency in trigeminal neuralgia and CMV detection methods. After medical school, she completed pediatric residency at Cedar Sinai Medical Center, where she was earned both the Cedar-Sinai Neonatology Award as well as the Rigler Award for the Outstanding Resident. Dr. Gokey went on to be Chief Resident at Cedar-Sinai and then Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA medical center. She practiced at Mulliken Medical Center in La Canada before being recruited by the Huntington Medical Foundation (HMF) in 1996. Dr Gokey has been at Rose City Pediatrics since its inception in April 2001. Â Dr. Gokey lives in La Canada with her husband and two children, Lauren and Ryan.

Mark Powell, M.D.

Mark Powell, M.D. Dr. Powell graduated from Cal State University Sacramento where he received the Dean’s Award as one of the top twelve graduating seniors. He completed medical school at UCLA, where he earned the Ranson J. Arthur Award for Scholarship and Humanism in the Practice of Medicine. After medical school, Dr. Powell completed his pediatric residency at Cedar Sinai Medical Center, where he received both the Cedar-Sinai Neonatology Award and the Riggler Award for the Outstanding Resident. He went on to be Chief of Service for the House Based Pediatric Program at Huntington Memorial Hospital before entering private practice in 1995. His most recent awards include Patient’s Choice Award (2008-2012), “One of the Nation’s Top Doctors” in US News and World Report (2012), and Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors (2012), and Compassionate Doctor recognition (2010-2012). He is the immediate past-president of the Los Angeles Pediatric Society and the present chairman of the department of Pediatrics at Huntington Memorial Hospital. Dr. Powell is fluent in Portuguese and an avid traveler.

Glenn Schlundt, M.D.

Glenn Schlundt, M.D. After graduating from the Polytechnic school in Pasadena, Dr. Schlundt attended UCLA before completing medical school at University of Massachusetts, where he earned the Lamar Soutter Award. He also earned a Masters in Public Health from Boston University, completing his research at the Massachusetts General Hospital. After residency at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Dr. Schlundt practiced at Harvard Community Health Plan and The Children’s Hospital, Boston, where he was Assistant in Medicine and an Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. He subsequently returned to Pasadena, where he joined the House Based Pediatric Program at HMH. Dr. Schlundt is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at USC, where he received awards for Excellence in Teaching in 2000 and 2011. He served two terms as Physician-at-Large for the Southern California Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and was an appointed member of the AAP Pediatric Council for the State of California and a nominee to the AAP National Committee on Health Care Finance. Board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons, he is an Associate Member of the Royal College of Physicians (UK), and a member of the National Physicians’ Alliance. Past clinical and research interests include neurodevelopment of abused and developmentally disabled children, and the effects of low-level carcinogen exposures on infants and children. Dr. Schlundt has served on the Board of Directors of the Pasadena Humane Society and SPCA. He lives in La Canada with his wife and two children, Garrett and Nathan.

Joel Warsh, M.D

Joel photo MD Dr. Warsh grew up in Toronto, Canada. He graduated from Toronto York University, with a B.Sc. in Health Sciences. He went on to earn his Master’s Degree in Epidemiology and Community Health, at Queen’s University, where he was honored with the Canadian Institute of Health Research Master’s Award. In 2009, Dr. Warsh moved to the United States, where he attended and earned his M.D. from Thomas Jefferson Medical College, where he was elected president of the Jefferson Pediatric Society.. In his last year of medical school, Dr. Warsh received the Edward Moore Memorial Award in Pediatrics. Dr. Warsh completed his Pediatric Residency at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, where he was the George Donnell Society Research Fellow He has published research in numerous peer-reviewed journals on topics including childhood injuries, obesity, and physical activity.
Dr. Warsh currently lives in North Hollywood with his wife, Sarah. He is an avid athlete, foodie and traveler.

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