At the heart of healing are the people who make all the difference. Comprehensive Pediatrics is a team of dedicated professionals whose goal is your child's well being.
We practice as a group of physicians and physician's assistants with a similar philosophy of providing excellence and compassion in pediatric care. For well care, acute, and chronic illness you can depend on the expertise of the doctors and staff at Comprehensive Pediatrics.
- New York Methodist Hospital
- Lutheran Medical Center
- Staten Island University Hospital
- Richmond University Medical Center
- Maimonides Medical Center
Nick G. Faraci, MD, FAAP
Nick G. Faraci, MD is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He received his B.S. in Biology and Philosophy from Wagner College and attended Ross University School of Medicine.
Dr. Faraci completed his post graduate training in Pediatrics at the State University of New York at Downstate Medical Center and the Staten Island University Hospital where he was Chief Resident in Pediatrics.
He has been serving the community of children in Brooklyn and Staten Island since 1984 with the creation of Comprehensive Pediatrics, P.C. He is an Attending Physician at five teaching hospitals in Staten Island and Brooklyn and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine.
Dr. Faraci is fluent in English, Italian, Spanish and conversational in French.
John Donati, MD
Dr. Donati earned his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine and did his post graduate training at Long Island college Hospital and Beth Israel Medical Center. He is an attending physician at hospitals both in Brooklyn and Staten Island. He works especially close with residents at Staten Island University Hospital and holds a position on the nominating committed for SIUH staff offices.
Dr. Donati has won many awards including the AMA "Physician Recognition Award" and he is one of the few pediatricians to have won the "Outstanding Community Pediatrician of the year" award multiple times. He has been a pediatrician serving both Brooklyn and Staten Island for over ten years.
Vincent E. Pinedo, MD, MPH, FAAP
Dr. Pinedo was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. After graduating from an academically specialized high school in Brooklyn, he began his medical career at Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education/CUNY Medical School. In this highly competitive combined BS/MD program, Dr. Pinedo received his MD degree and completed a Masters program at Columbia University. He graduated from SUNY Brooklyn Health Science Center in 2001.
Dr. Pinedo received his Pediatric training at Jacobi Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Afterwards Dr. Pinedo worked in a Bronx community Pediatric Emergency Room for 7 years. Over the following 6 years Dr. Pinedo went off to work in a variety of settings: Pediatric Urgent Care, Pediatric Private Practice both in NY and California, and in a Federal funded clinic working with children of migrant farm workers.
Dr. Pinedo loves working with the families of NYC where he grew up. His interests includes healthy eating and exercise. He has 2 boys and currently resides in Staten Island.
Dr. Pinedo is fluent in English and Spanish.
Henry M. Purrow, MD
Dr. Purrow has been a practicing pediatrician for over 40 years. He is board certified in both Pediatrics and Neonatology, and has a particular interest in infectious diseases and newborn care.
Dr. Purrow obtained his B.S. degree on a Pulitzer scholarship from Columbia University, and obtained his M.D. from the State University at Buffalo. He did his pediatric residency at Staten Island Hospital and Babies Hospital at Columbia Presbyterian. He then completed a fellowship at Downstate Medical Center.
Dr. Purrow joined Comprehensive Pediatrics in 2016.
He has four children and eight grandchildren.
Jerry Sica, PA-C
Jerry Sica obtained his B.S. in chemistry from Polytechnic University and completed his P.A. degree from Baley Seton. He is a clinical preceptor for Wagner and Hofstra PA programs for Wagner's NP program.
Jerry Sica is a member of the following of the NCCPA (National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants), AAPA (American Academy of Physician Assistants), AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics), and the NYSSPA (New York State Society of Physician Assistants).
He joined Comprehensive Pediatrics in 1996.
Calla Moore is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, specializing in primary care. She attended University of Pennsylvania for her B.S. degree in Nursing. She obtained her M.S. degree at New York University.
Calla is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. She is a Nationally Certified Asthma Educator as well as a Certified Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurse. Additionally, Calla specializes in pediatric nutrition and weight management.
Calla has previous experience at Yale-New Haven Hospital, NYU Hassenfeld Center and Maimonides Hospital. She has worked at Comprehensive Pediatrics since 2015. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, two sons and dog.