Louis Tesoro, MD
“Caring for children’s medical well-being with warmth and compassion and appreciating the value of family and friendship are things I learned growing up in Brooklyn in a large Italian family”
Dr. Tesoro received his undergraduate training and MD degree at Yale University. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and is Board Certified in Pediatrics. He has been with The Pediatric Group since 1988.
Dr. Tesoro is past Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at the University Medical Center at Princeton. He previously served on the Medical Executive Committee. Deeply involved with service at St. Charles Borromeo and a founding trustee of Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart, he is dedicated to quality education and moral development of children. He has a wife and two children. He enjoys alpine skiing, scrambling, running, tennis and computers.
Helen Rose, MD
“Guiding parents through all the wonderful and difficult stages of childhood, in a practice that values relationships with families, compassion, and outstanding medical care, is what I love about what I do.”
Dr. Rose received her undergraduate training at Westchester University in Pennsylvania and obtained her MD degree at Temple University Medical School. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at New York University Medical Center and is Board Certified in Pediatrics. She has been with The Pediatric Group since 2007. Dr. Rose has become involved in providing continuing medical education for pediatricians at Penn at Princeton. She also does presentations locally regarding newborn care, child safety, and topics of interest for young parents. Dr. Rose has four children, three sons and a daughter. Her husband, Bruce, is an internist at Capital Health. Helen enjoys quilting, reading, knitting and cooking.
Paula Zollner, MD
“I cherish vivid memories of my own friendly pediatrician, a solo practitioner in Swarthmore, PA. Despite the rapid pace of change in medicine, The Pediatric Group continues to be an exemplary model of a medical home for the community. I’m proud to be a part of that history.”
Dr. Zollner is a graduate of the Hun School of Princeton. She earned her undergraduate degree at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts and her MD at Rutgers University Medical School. She trained in pediatrics at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia and is board certified in pediatrics. Before joining The Pediatric Group in 2010 she ran a solo general pediatric practice in nearby Pennington NJ. In her spare moments, Dr. Zollner enjoys cooking, tennis, and a good book. She keeps involved with family and friends as well as with the Catholic Community of Hopewell Valley. She is married to a nephrologist and has two adult daughters busy pursuing their own careers.
Karen Rossi, APN
“I truly enjoy working with children and their families. The relationship that is formed with your child and family is a bond that should make you feel comfortable and confident in the care received. The Pediatric Group is a warm compassionate practice that my children experienced and now my grandchildren are experiencing. I am proud to work for a place that values this bond.”
Karen Rossi received her undergraduate degree from William Patterson University and her graduate degree from Seton Hall University. Karen is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and is board certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board. She has professional interests in asthma and breast feeding. Karen lives with her husband and dog and has two grown children and two grandchildren. She enjoys reading, doing puzzles, bike riding, swimming and traveling.