West Cary Pediatrics
Did you know that Avance Care West Cary now has pediatric providers? Our board certified pediatrician and pediatric nurse practitioner can help sick children feel better today!
We perform wellness services, vaccines, and paperwork for daycares, schools, camps, and colleges. We even have a board certified family practice physicians on call 24/7/365, for those times when your child needs help after hours.
Keri Fitzsimmons, MD
Dr. Keri Fitzsimmons is a UNC grown physician having graduated from both their medical school and Pediatric Residency Program. She is board certified in pediatrics and has been practicing general pediatrics for the last 11 years.
Her previous career was as a classroom teacher in Durham and the experience spilled over into her medical career, helping her learn to embrace the opportunity to take time for education, prevention, and a holistic approach to a child’s health.
Dr. Fitzsimmons has a special interest in working with new families for the care of their newborns, addressing the dynamics of growing families and their complex medical and personal challenges.
Christopher Elkins, CPNP
Christopher Elkins, CPNP, completed his undergraduate Bachelor’s degree in Nursing at ECU in Greenville, NC. After graduating in 2007, Practitioner Elkins began working as a nurse in the Pediatric Hematology / Oncology unit at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill, where he has worked for the past nine years. He then attended UNC Chapel Hill to complete his Master’s Degree to become a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.
Practitioner Elkin’s philosophy on nurturing the pediatric population is that the more you know about a family’s dynamic, history, and preferences, the more in tune you can be with the child’s health.