Pediatricians at Central Park Medical Clinic are certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. They have expertise in many Pediatric areas and offer both consultations and routine primary care. They communicate and collaborate with other health care professionals (medical specialists, audiologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, psychologists, schools, CHEO and OCTC) to provide the best and most comprehensive care for their patients.
Corina Francu, MD, FRCPC
Dr. Corina Francu graduated from the University of Transylvania Faculty of Medicine in Romania in 2004. She subsequently completed her Paediatrics Residency at CHEO through the University of Ottawa. She has been practicing general paediatrics since 2014. Currently she sees children for a variety of paediatric issues in multiple settings - providing primary care at Central Park Medical Clinic and offering consultations in the Ottawa Valley region at the OVFHT in Almonte and the outpatient department at the Arnprior Hospital. She also provides enhanced level II NICU care at the Special Care Nursery at The Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus for premature and term newborns. She has an academic appointment as a lecturer with the University of Ottawa, teaching Family Medicine and Paediatric Residents, as well as with the Physician Assistant Professional Degree Program with the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine.
Tessia Falsetto, MD, FRCPC
Dr. Tessia Falsetto received a Bachelor of Science degree in Anatomy and Cell Biology from McGill University and medical degree at University College Cork in Cork, Ireland. She then went on to complete paediatric residency training at Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit, Michigan, where she stayed on as Chief Resident. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeon's of Canada. Now, she has returned to her hometown of Ottawa to provide paediatric primary care and consultations at Central Park Medical Clinic. In addition, she delivers routine newborn and level II NICU care at Queensway Carleton Hospital.
Mona Stephens, MD, FAAP
Dr. Mona Stephens received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Ottawa/Algonquin College collaborative program and medical degree from the Medical University of the Americas in Nevis. After graduating from medical school in 2013 she went on to complete her pediatric residency at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. She has been board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Stephens has been working to provide outpatient pediatric care since completion of her pediatric residency and is excited to join the Central Park Medical Clinic in her hometown of Ottawa, Ontario.
Carly Rabin, MD, FAAP
Dr. Carly Rabin received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Anatomy and Cell Biology from McGill University and her Medical Degree from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) in Dublin. She then went on to complete her residency training in Pediatrics at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, and will be starting work as a Pediatrician at Central Park Medical Clinic in February 2022. She is accepting NICU graduates by consultation only. She is also be accepting referrals in all Pediatric age groups for a variety of medical and behavioral issues, including but not limited to reflux, chronic constipation, chronic abdominal pain, headaches, asthma, eczema, growth problems, menstrual problems, ADHD, behavioral problems, speech delay and other developmental delays.
Luana Farren-Dai, MD, FRCPC
Kim Phung, MDCM, FRCPC
Dr Phung will be starting at Central Park Medical Clinic early September. Dr. Phung received her medical degree from McGill University and completed her Pediatric Residency at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. She subsequently completed her Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism fellowship at CHU Sainte-Justine through Université de Montréal. She is a board-certified pediatrician and pediatric endocrinologist by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. She moved back to her hometown of Ottawa to pursue a clinical research fellowship in Pediatric and Genetic Bone Disorders at CHEO, and is now looking forward to provide outpatient pediatric care at the Central Park Medical Clinic. She will be accepting pediatric medical consultations for a broad range of health issues in children of all ages. She will also be accepting patients for pediatric endocrinology consultations, including, but not limited to growth and puberty disorders, thyroid abnormalities, calcium disorders, vitamin D deficiency rickets, and pediatric obesity.