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Notchview Pediatrics Joins Summit Medical Group

Last updated: Feb 11, 2020

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ, FEBRUARY 11, 2020 – Notchview Pediatrics, LLC has joined Summit Medical Group (SMG), further expanding SMG’s model of highly coordinated, multispecialty care in northern New Jersey.

A premier pediatric practice in northern New Jersey for over 60 years, Notchview Pediatrics has a long history of providing quality and comprehensive care to children from infancy to young adulthood.  As a result of the integration, five board-certified pediatric physicians and one advanced practice nurse have joined SMG and will provide services at three pediatric practice locations, including Pine Brook, a new entry in Morris County for SMG:

“Notchview Pediatrics is a prized piece of the medical community in northern New Jersey, and we are proud to welcome this impressive team of pediatric providers as part of Summit Medical Group,” said Jack Cappitelli, MD, Regional Medical Director, Bergen/Passaic.  “With this latest integration, we are advancing our mission to create more access to outstanding coordinated care, which is the hallmark of Summit Medical Group.”

“The integration with SMG marks an important milestone in Notchview Pediatrics’ long history and helps us to keep pace with the evolving needs of our patients,” said Dr. Ralph Caprio. “By offering our patients access to SMG’s extensive team of multispecialists and broad portfolio of services, we are able to deliver a greater level of pediatric care.”  

In addition to our Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine services, SMG’s comprehensive children’s health care services include Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Pulmonology, as well as Pediatrics After Hours.

Photo: We’re pleased to announce that Notchview Pediatrics has joined Summit Medical Group (SMG) adding three new sites (Clifton, Montclair and Pine Brook) to our list of pediatric locations. Pictured at the Clifton location from left:  Marnie Dardanello, MD, SMG’s Pediatrics Department Chair; Christine Masterson, MD, SMG’s Chief of Women & Children’s Health; Ralph Caprio, MD, pediatrician; Jack Cappitelli, MD, SMG’s Regional Medical Director – Bergen/Passaic, and  Lois Honcharuk, APN.  Not pictured are: Ruba Hanna, MD and Lai Ping Lew-Zeisel, MD, primarily based in Clifton; Susan Mediterraneo, MD, primarily located in the Pine Brook office, and Michael Lewis, MD, primarily based in Montclair. 


About Summit Medical Group

Summit Medical Group (SMG) is one of the largest independent physician organizations in the country and the premier multispecialty medical practice in New Jersey. With more than 900 providers and 80 medical specialties and services, SMG offers exceptional patient care, the finest comprehensive medical services, state-of-the-art diagnostics and technologies, and leading-edge treatments. Through our merger with CityMD, the leading urgent care provider in the New York metro area, we provide patients a full spectrum of high-quality primary, specialty and urgent care. For more information, visit