Meet our team at Neighborhood Pediatrics! Please take a few moments to learn about our skilled pediatricians and nurse practitioners and our friendly, nurturing staff.
At Neighborhood Pediatrics, we consider it both a great joy and responsibility to care for children. Most of us are parents ourselves, so we strive to be understanding and available to the families we are privileged to serve. We are honored that you have chosen us as your child's primary medical provider and are confident that you will be pleased with the quality of care and service that we can provide you and your family.
A vital part of our service to children begins with our outstanding staff who works hard to manage and maintain a professional, caring and supportive environment for our patients in a timely manner. Our doctors and nurse practitioner are lifelong learners. Not only have they received advanced medical training in pediatrics, they continually pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest in child health care.
Your child's health is as important to us as it is to you. We look forward to providing you with excellent medical care your child deserves.
Meet Our Providers
Kathleen Skoch, MD
Dr. Skoch studied medicine at University of Cincinnati and Case Western Reserve University then completed pediatric training at MetroHealth. She is a board-certified pediatrician and has been practicing medicine for over 20 years. Dr. Skoch founded Neighborhood Pediatrics in 2001.
Amy Daso, MD
Dr. Daso graduated from Denison University and studied medicine at Case Western Reserve University. She trained in pediatrics at the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital and joined Neighborhood Pediatrics in 2003. She is a board-certified pediatrician. Dr. Daso lives in Lakewood with her husband, Mike, and four children. She enjoys running, biking, swimming, and watching her children grow.
Abby Lader, DO, IBCLC
A native of Lakewood, Dr. Lader graduated from Miami University then studied medicine at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her pediatric training at Akron Children’s Hospital and joined Neighborhood Pediatrics in 2012. She is a board-certified pediatrician. She lives in Shaker Heights with her family. Dr. Lader enjoys hiking, kayaking, traveling, and cooking with her family. She has a special interest in breastfeeding.
Kara Konrad, CPNP
Kara Konrad, CPNP, graduated from Kent State University with her Masters of Science in Nursing in pediatric primary care. She is board certified as a pediatric nurse practitioner and has over 20 years experience in pediatric nursing. Kara lives in Rocky River with her husband, David, and four children. She enjoys walks with their dog, working out, yoga, and spending time with her family and friends. She joined Neighborhood Pediatrics in 2019.
Kathleen Kress-Farrell, CPNP
Kathleen Kress-Farrell, CPNP, graduated from the University of Dayton and received her Masters of Science in Nursing in pediatric primary care from Kent State University. She is board certified as a pediatric nurse practitioner and has over 11 years experience in pediatric nursing. Kathleen lives in West Park with her husband, Mike, daughter Ray and dog Dylan. She has a love for sports and enjoyed playing rugby for many years. She loves spending time with her family and friends, traveling and walks in the Metroparks. She joined Neighborhood Pediatrics in 2020.
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