MEET OUR STAFF!
Hope Scott received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University and her medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Scott completed her residency and was chief resident at Georgetown University Hospital prior to entering private practice at Reston Town Center Pediatrics in 1989. She became board certified in pediatrics in 1989 and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. In 2004, she earned an additional board certification in developmental-behavioral pediatrics. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, cooking, needlepoint, hiking, walking her dogs and hanging out with her husband and two adult children.
*Dr Scott’s developmental and behavioral pediatric services are available to all patients who receive their pediatric care at RTCPeds.
Jaclyn Fleming received her undergraduate degree in psychology from The George Washington University. Before starting medical school, she spent a number of years in the field of psychiatric research where she has numerous publications. In 2009, she decided to pursue her life-long dream of becoming a physician and received her medical degree from the Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, VA. Dr. Fleming completed her pediatric residency at Inova Fairfax Hospital. She became board certified in pediatrics in 2016 and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Upon completion of her pediatrics residency, she joined the Virginia Pediatric Group for 4 years before joining Reston Town Center Pediatrics in 2020.
In her free time, Dr. Fleming enjoys traveling, reading, and running.
After over 40 years of pediatric care, Dr Harrison retired at the end of April. Over the years he has touched many lives. He has mentored many students, residents and colleagues. We will miss him dearly. We wish you godspeed Dr Harrison as you enjoy your life of retirement.
You can leave well wishes for Dr. Harrison in the book that is found in our lobby.
Michelle Susco received her undergraduate degree from Canisius College and her medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Susco completed her residency in pediatrics at Children’s National Medical Center. She became board certified in pediatrics in 1994 and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. After residency, she practiced at Child Health Care of Manassas for five years prior to joining Reston Town Center Pediatrics in 1999.
In her free time, Michelle likes to travel, read and spend time with her husband and three young adult children. As an avid Washington Nationals and Buffalo Bills fan, she has a special interest in sports medicine treatment.
Douglas Wald received his bachelors degree from Union College in 2007. After a brief stint in marketing he went on to complete a post baccalaureate program at Columbia University before receiving his medical degree in 2016 from Tel Aviv University. Dr. Wald completed his pediatric residency at Georgetown University in 2019 after which he served as chief resident before joining Reston Town Center Pediatrics in 2020.
In his free time, Dr. Wald enjoys traveling and exploring nature with his dog, Franklin.
Dr. Angel Has Moved to the West Coast
Angelika Rampal received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Rampal completed her residency and was chief resident at UCLA Medical Center. She became board certified in pediatrics in 2005 and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She earned an additional board certification in integrative and holistic medicine in 2008. After residency, she joined the faculty at UCLA and practiced there for several years prior to joining Reston Town Center Pediatrics in 2010.
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Suzanne Powers received her undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech. Before starting her medical career, she worked as an engineer with General Electric. After 6 years in the work force, she decided to return to medical school. Dr. Powers received her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in pediatrics at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center. She is board certified in pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. After residency, Suzanne first practiced in Michigan at the Family Health Center of Battle Creek. She joined Reston Town Center Pediatrics in 2004. Dr. Powers served as the Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Reston Hospital Center for 6 years and is now involved in their Perinatal Interdisciplinary Council. She is a preceptor for INOVA Children's Hospital Pediatric Residency Program.
In her spare time, Suzanne teaches Jazzercise (yes, it is still around and a ton of fun!) and enjoys spending time with her family and her 2 adopted dogs.
Dr Nyakabau or “Dr N” is a native of Harare, Zimbabwe who moved to the Unites States in 2005 to further his education. He attended George Mason University, where he ran track and field and studied Biology. He then pursued a combined MD/MPH degree through Georgetown University School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Residency was completed at the Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania after which he helped to establish a Pediatric and Pediatric Behavioral Health Program at Family Healthcare of Hagerstown in Maryland. He joins Reston Town Center Pediatrics with a passion for teaching. Dr N loves to spend time with his family and his hobbies include weightlifting and sketching.
Vincent P Ascrizzi,
Kind, compassionate, patient friend, colleague, partner, mentor, father and husband, avid bird watcher and Caps fan. Dr. Ascrizzi was active in the Reston Community and Reston Hospital Pediatric Department. He was loved by his patients and touched the lives of so many.
Donations in his memory can be made to:
Dr. Nina Wagner-Johnson, MD
John Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.
750 East Pratt Street, Suite 1700
Baltimore, MD 21202.
Cornell University Lab of Ornithology
159 Sapsacker Woods Road
Ithaca, NY 14850.
Our Nurse Practitioners
RN, MSN, CFNP-BC
Brittany received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing at Xavier University in Cincinnati Ohio and her Masters of Science in Nursing at Georgetown University. She has worked in a variety of community health care settings in Greater Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia region with a focus on underserved and vulnerable populations. She became a certified Family Nurse Practitioner in 2012 and entered into primary care. Brittany is excited to return to Reston Town Center Pediatrics where she did her pediatric training while in graduate school. She is eager to continue to care for growing families in the Reston community.
Living in Virginia for the past 10 years she enjoys gardening, spending time outside with her family, traveling to visit relatives, cooking, crafting, and various water activities.
RN, MSN, CPNP, IBCLC
Nancy received her undergraduate degree from Villanova University. She served as an army nurse for several years, working in various locations and settings. Most of her time was spent on pediatric oncology units, the pediatric ICU, and the ER. Nancy earned her Masters of Science in Nursing and lactation consultant education at The Catholic University of America. She became a certified pediatric nurse practitioner and lactation consultant in 2000 and then entered private practice.
RN, MSN, CPNP
Amy earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing at Duquesne University, and her Masters of Science in Nursing at the University of Virginia. Previous to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, she spent eight years as a registered nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. She entered into private practice as a CPNP in 2014.
A Pittsburgh native, Amy has spent over the past ten years living in Virginia. She loves spending her down time cooking, traveling, and spending time outdoors.
Carolyn has moved
RN, MSN, CPNP
Katherine earned her undergraduate degree at James Madison University and Masters of Science in Nursing at the University of Virginia. She worked as a nurse in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Inova Fairfax Hospital for 5 years before entering private practice in 2013.
In her spare time Katherine enjoys running, barre classes, cooking, baking, reading, going to the beach, and spending time with her husband and daughter.
RN, MSN, CPNP
Carolyn received her undergraduate nursing degree at Villanova University and graduate degree of nursing science and public health leadership at the University of Virginia. She worked as a pediatric transplant nurse at Georgetown University Hospital for four years before joining private practice in 2012 at Reston Town Center Pediatrics. In 2015, she spent time volunteering in the pediatric hospital of Kosovo before working in the gastroenterology department of Boston Children’s Hospital, caring for children who required IV nutrition. She is thrilled to be returning to Reston Town Center Pediatrics and looks forward to caring for both healthy and complex needs children in the community once again.
Carolyn enjoys travel, reading, running and spending time with her family.
Our Lactation Consultants
Mary Bright obtained her nursing diploma from Chesapeake School of Nursing in 1971. After breastfeeding her second child, she realized she wanted to help others navigate the challenges associated with breastfeeding. With the support of co-workers and family, RTCP Lactation services was born. Mary received her Lactation Certificate from Georgetown University Hospital in 1993. Mary feels blessed to be able to do what she loves.
Mary enjoys living in the country and spending time with family and friends. Mary also enjoys dogs and horses, as well as sewing, stitching and quilting.
M.D., F.A.A.P., I.B.C.L.C.
Emily A. Lozano received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley and her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She completed residency at Children’s Hospital Oakland, and became board certified in pediatrics in 1999. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
After residency, Dr. Lozano practiced as a pediatric hospitalist taking care of newborns in the San Francisco bay area for a year prior to completing additional training in pediatric cardiology at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, TX. She moved to Northern Virginia in 2003 and has been a pediatric hospitalist and pediatric emergency physician at Reston Hospital Center.
During her time as a hospitalist she became interested in helping new mothers achieve their breastfeeding goals. She became an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in 2016. She joined Reston Town Center Pediatrics as a Lactation Consultant in 2017.
Education & Professional Affiliations
We supervise and educate pediatric residents & medical students from:
The University of Virginia Medical School
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Our nurse practitioners actively teach nurse practitioner students from:
The University of Virginia
George Mason University