MEET OUR DOCTORS
Our team of board certified physicians specialize in the diagnosis and treatments of childhood immune, sleep, allergy, respiratory and pulmonary disorders. Our team includes:
GARY L. KOHN, MD, FAAP, FCCP
Specialty: Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Critical Care
Interests: Asthma Management, Cough, Infants with Chronic Respiratory Symptoms and Children with Neuromuscular Weakness
Degree: The Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL
Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL
Fellowship: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH (pediatric pulmonology), Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY (pediatric critical care)
Board Certifications: General Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Hospital Affiliations: Morristown Medical Center,Overlook Medical Center, St. Barnabas Hospital, St. Clare’s Hospital
Dr. Kohn joined Pulmonary and Allergy Associates in 2006. In 2010, Dr. Kohn was named one of New Jersey’s Favorite Kids’ Doctors in New Jersey Family magazine and one of New Jersey’s Top Doctors in 2009 and 2011 by New Jersey Monthly magazine. Dr. Kohn enjoys woodworking and is an avid skier.
FREDERIC SCOOPO, MD, FCCP
Specialty: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Interests: Pulmonary Fibrosis, COPD, Asthma and Cystic Fibrosis
Degree: University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
Residency: Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ
Fellowship: Hahneman University, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certifications: Pulmonary Medicine,
Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics, and Internal Medicine
Hospital Affiliations: Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center and St. Barnabas Hospital
Dr. Scoopo joined Pulmonary and Allergy Associates in 1996. He completed his fellowship at Hahnemann University and is an avid lecturer on topics in Pulmonary Medicine. He has been named over many years as one of New Jersey Monthly’s Top Docs. In his spare time, he enjoys boating and coaching sports. He currently serves on the Babe Ruth Baseball Board in his town.
JOHN J. OPPENHEIMER, MD, FACAAI
Specialty: Allergies and Asthma
Interests: Seasonal and Food Allergy Evaluation and Management
Degree: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Robert Wood Johnson University, New Brunswick, NJ
Fellowship: National Jewish Center for Immunology and Medicine, Denver, CO
Board Certifications: Pediatrics; Allergy and Immunology
Hospital Affiliations: Overlook Medical Center, St. Barnabas Hospital and Morristown Medical Center
Dr. Oppenheimer joined Pulmonary and Allergy Associates in 1994, after his position as a staff physician at both University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ and National Jewish Hospitals. He is a Fellow of both the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Dr. Oppenheimer has published over 90 articles regarding Asthma and Allergic Disease. He is the Associate Editor of the Annals of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, Co-section Editor of Current Reports of Allergy and Immunology, and is the Vice-Chairman of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology.
DONATELLA B. GRAFFINO, MD, FACAAI
Specialty: Allergy and Immunology and Pediatrics
Interests: Immunotherapy, Clinical Immunology,
Asthma and Food Allergies
Degree: Facolta di Medicina e Chirugia,
Universita'degli Studi Di Padova, Italy
Residency: Pediatrics, Overlook Hospital, Summit, NJ
Fellowship: Allergy and Immunology and Pediatric Infectious Disease, University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ, Newark, NJ
Board Certifications: Pediatrics and Allergy and Immunology
Hospital Affiliations: Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, St. Barnabas Hospital
Prior to joining Pulmonary and Allergy Associates in 2000, Dr. Graffino was Chief of Pediatric Allergy at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ and was Associate Director of the Fellowship Program. Dr. Graffino provides care for children with allergic and immunologic disorders. Her professional affiliations and memberships include being Former President of NJ Allergy Society, and a member of the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, and Morris County Women’s MD’s Networking group. She has won a Travel Scholar Award, and an Allergy and Asthma Publications award, as well as being rated one of the top doctors in the US in 2007. Dr. Graffino speaks fluent Italian and enjoys traveling, sailing, cooking, reading, and fundraising.
MARY HEWITT, MSN, CPNP
Specialty: Pediatric Pulmonary and allergy
Interests: Asthma, patient and family education
Degree: Bachelor's Science, Nursing: Kean University Master's Science, Nursing: Seton Hall University
Board Certifications: Pediatric Nursing Certification Board
Mary joined PAA in 2012. She has been providing care for pediatric patients with respiratory illnesses for 10 years. She has focused and aspired to family-centered education and management of acute and chronic respiratory conditions, primarily asthma. She has 18 years experience in pediatrics, including Pediatric intensive care.
JEANNE HORSEY, MSN, CPNP
Specialty: Pediatric Pulmonology
Interests: Asthma management, patient eudcation
Degree: Boston College School of Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Seton Hall University, Master of Science in Nursing
Board Certifications: Pediatric Nursing Certification Board
Jeanne joined PAA in 2012. She has been providing care for patients with respiratory illness for 12 years. Jeanne’s dedication to her patients is exemplified through work with the American Lung Association, holding the position of Vice President for the Northern Board. In addition, Jeanne has been involved with the Pediatric Asthma Coalition to streamline the care of patients with asthma across the state of New Jersey since it’s inception in 2000.
When Jeanne is not caring for children with asthma she enjoys spending time with her family, running and playing tennis.