North Shore Pediatrics
Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff

Thomas_SeamanThomas M. Seman, MD is a Partner at North Shore Pediatrics. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Vermont and his Doctor of Medicine Degree at Tufts University School of Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Seman holds a certification in Medical Photography from Beth Israel Hospital School of Medical Photography. Dr. Seman is Board Certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the America Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Seman is a member of the Medical Staff at Beverly Hospital.

Dr. Seman is married with 2 children and was named Best of Boston Pediatrician in February 2005.  In addition to caring for children, Dr. Seman enjoys skiing, photography, fishing and travel.  Dr. Seman practices primarily on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

 

David_DanisDavid O. Danis, MD is a Partner at North Shore Pediatrics. Dr. Danis completed his undergraduate education at the University of Wisconsin and his Doctor of Medicine Degree at the St. Louis University School of Medicine graduating Magna Cum Laude. Dr. Danis completed his training at the Boston Floating Children's Hospital where he served as Chief Resident.  Dr. Danis is currently a member of the Medical Staff at Beverly Hospital.

Dr. Danis is a Board Certified Pediatrician and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  In addition to his work with children in the Boston area, Dr. Danis has participated in treating children in Bangladesh, Peru and Haiti.  Dr. Danis has won numerous awards for teaching and is currently involved in teaching residents at our Danvers Office.

Dr. Danis is married with 4 children and practices primarily in our office on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

 

Maureen_MatthewsMaureen Mathews, MD is a Partner at North  Shore Pediatrics, PC.  Dr. Mathews holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the College of Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, a Masters of Public Health, a Masters of Arts in Medical Sciences and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Boston University School of Medicine.  Dr. Mathews completed her post-doctoral training at the Massachusetts General Hospital for Children and is Board Certified in Pediatrics.

Dr. Mathews has served as a Clinical Fellow in Pediatrics at the Harvard University Medical School and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  During her training she was a member of Alpha Omega Epsilon graduate honor society.

Dr. Mathews is available for appointments in our office on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Dr. Lance R. GoodmanLance R. Goodman, MD is a Board Certified Pediatrician and graduated from the University Of Virginia School Of Medicine in 1989. Following medical school, Dr. Goodman completed his pediatric residency at Cornell Medical Center in New York.

Since 2005, Dr. Goodman has been Associate Physician at Pediatric Partners in Boca Raton, Florida. In addition to seeing patients in his office, Dr. Goodman has also been Chief of Pediatrics at Boca Raton Community Hospital since 2010. Prior to joining Pediatric Partners, Dr. Goodman was Physician Partner at Sandy Spring Pediatrics in Atlanta, Georgia, where he also served as Chief of Pediatrics at Northside Hospital.

Dr. Goodman has a proven track record of caring for children and adolescents and will be a great addition to our team at North Shore Pediatrics, PC.

 

Shannon L. Dufresne, MDShannon L. Dufresne, MD is a member of the Medical Staff at North Shore Pediatrics. Dr. Dufresne completed her Bachelor of Arts in Biology at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts and her Medical Degree at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire.

She completed her Pediatric Residency at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth. Dr. Dufresne is especially interested in treating children with complex medical issues and the medical home. Additionally, Dr. Dufresne has been involved with the CHaD Advocacy Project and the Hanover Diversion Program for troubled adolescents.

 

Christine Danis, MS, PTChristine Danis, MS, PT has joined the medical staff of North Shore Pediatrics as a Physical Therapist. Christine graduated Magna Cum Laude from Saint Louis University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy in 1990 and finished her Masters in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions in Boston in 1997.

Christine specializes in orthopedics and she can treat any musculoskeletal dysfunction including chronic conditions such as scoliosis. She also can treat any chronic and acute injuries. Christine can provide assistance to families and athletes who wish to improve their performance on the playing field. Christine is available to see both children and adults in our Danvers office by appointment. She is also available to local sports teams and schools to provide programs on injury prevention. Christine is married with 4 children.

 

Kathy_TherrienKathy Therrien, PNP is a member of the Medical Staff at North Shore Pediatrics.  Kathy received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the State University of New York at Plattsburg and her Master's of Science in Nursing from the Maternal-Child Health Program at Boston College.  Kathy is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.

Kathy has focused her career on the care of Children.  Kathy began her career at Massachusetts General Hospital serving as a Staff Nurse and aided in the development of a Pediatric Standards of Care Manual for MGH.  Additionally, Kathy has gained international experience as a Pediatric Nurse Manager at the King Fahad Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

At North Shore Pediatrics, Kathy's practice is open to children from infants to adolescents.  Additionally, Kathy provides clinical nurse supervision to the nurses at NSP.  Appointments can be booked with Kathy on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and she can be seen on Monday evenings and Wednesday mornings.

 

Lauren Tajima, PNPLauren Tajima, PNP - North Shore Pediatrics, PC is proud to welcome Lauren Tajima to our Medical Staff.  Lauren is a pediatric nurse practitioner who joined our staff in May of 2007. Lauren graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology/Movement Science and completed her Master’s of Science in Nursing at the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions in Boston. Prior to joining North Shore Pediatrics, Lauren worked a number of Boston area pediatric practices and health care facilities including Boston’s Children’s Hospital.

Lauren will be available for appointments on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and will be seeing children and adolescents for both sick and well visits.

 

Andrea C. Jacobs, PNPAndrea C. Jacobs, PNP - Andrea C. Jacobs, PNP is a member of the medical staff at North Shore Pediatrics. Andrea received her Bachelor of Science in Biology degree from Boston College in 2004 and her Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing from the MGH Institute of Health Professions in May 2010.

Prior to joining NSP, Andrea was a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at a pediatric practice in Lowell, Massachusetts. Earlier in Andrea’s career she was a Pediatric Registered Nurse at a pediatric practice in Framingham, Massachusetts. Andrea has a diverse background in the care of children of all ages with specific interest in Asthma, ADHD and Obesity.

Andrea is married and can be seen in our office on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

 

Jamie Swanson, RN, MSN, CPNPJamie Swanson, RN, MSN, CPNP - Jamie Swanson, RN, MSN, CPNP obtained her Master of Science degree in Nursing from Columbia University School of Nursing and her undergraduate degree from Tufts in Psychology and German. Prior to joining North Shore Pediatrics, Jamie worked in various health care facilities throughout New York gaining experience in primary care, adolescent medicine, pediatric ambulatory surgery and emergency medicine. Jamie will now join our other Nurse Practitioners in providing care to children of all ages and can be see in our office on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

North Shore Pediatrics, PC  -  480 Maple Street, Suite 3A, Danvers, MA 01923
Telephone 978.406.4234  -  Fax 978.921.2968

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