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Federico Frias, MD, FAAP
Dr. Frias founded APC Pediatrics in 2003. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree with honors Cum Laude from Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena in the Dominican Republic and completed his Pediatric residency training at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, a primary affiliate of Albert Einstein School of Medicine (Yeshiva University).
“As a child I wanted to be a superhero!”
Steven Rippy, MD
Dr. Rippy is a Board Certified Pediatrician. He received his undergraduate degree in Zoology at the University of Oklahoma. He attended medical school at St. George's University, with training in New York City. He graduated from Pediatric Residency at the University of Oklahoma, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he served as Chief Resident. Dr Rippy joined APC in June 2016.
“I love growing, learning and playing with my kids”
Vivian Acebal, MD
Dr. Acebal has devoted her professional career to work in Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Units, as well as private pediatrics practice. Dr. Acebal relocated to Bradenton/Sarasota area in May 2018 and short there after joined the APC Pediatrics team.
"When I was a child I wanted to be: A veterinarian!"
Heather Lucero ARNP, PPCNP-BC
Heather attended the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program at the University of South Florida, in which she earned her Masters of Science degree in Nursing. Heather joined APC in 2011.
“When I was a child I wanted to be a race car driver”
Kay has over 13 years experience as a Pediatric/Adolescent Nurse Practitioner with a special interest in Asthma, Injury Prevention and Wellness Promotion. Kay joined APC in July 2011.
“My favorite childhood memory: Laughing the night away’ sleepovers."
Alexandra F. Lambert
Originally born and raised in Buffalo, NY, Alexandra moved to the Philadelphia area in 2003 to attend nursing school at Villanova University. She started her nursing career at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia before returning to Villanova to continue her nursing education. She joined APC Pediatrics in December 2015.
“My favorite place is Anna Marie Island.”
Joaris R. Price ARNP, CPNP
Jo Price, ARNP, CPNP is a Board-Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She received a Bachelors and Masters in Science degree from the University of South Florida . She has 23 years of pediatric nursing experience that ranges from intensive care, pre and post operative care and outpatient primary care.
"My favorite place is Spain & St. John BVI"
Melanie Haase ARNP, CPNP
Melanie attended UCF for her bachelor's degree in nursing and then attended USF for her Family Nurse Practitioner degree, and finally attended RUSH university for Pediatric Acute Care certification. She has worked in wellness, urgent care and pediatric hematology/oncology.
"My favorite foods are cheese and chocolate!"
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Two Convenient Locations
APC Pediatrics — State Road 70
5255 Office Park BlvdSuite 110 & 111Bradenton, FL 34203
Monday - Friday8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Closed for Lunch Break12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
APC Pediatrics — State Road 64
1862 Rye RoadSuite 101 & 102Bradenton, FL 34212
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PMWednesday’s until 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PMSundayClosed
The Leading Bradenton Pediatricians Serving All Of Bradenton,
Lakewood Ranch & Sarasota, Florida.
APC Pediatrics — State Road 705255 Office Park BlvdSuite 110 & 111Bradenton, FL 34203
APC Pediatrics — State Road 641862 Rye RoadSuite 101 & 102Bradenton, FL 34212
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