Welcome to PHCA-Salem!

Welcome to PHCA-Salem!

The physicians and nurse practitioners of Pediatric Health Care Associates (PHCA) have provided primary medical care to children and adolescents on the North Shore of Boston for over 40 years. We look forward to helping you keep your children healthy, safe, and happy. Our practice is able to offer the widest range of clinical services and appointment availability of any pediatric practice in the region without sacrificing the quality, family-centered care you and your child will receive at each of our offices

PHCA-Salem is conveniently located in the Vinnin Square retail region of Salem.  This makes PHCA-Salem a great option for families living in nearby Marblehead, Swampscott, Lynn and Beverly.  There is ample on site parking, and the office is easily accessible for families with carriages and strollers, or individuals who need handicap access.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

PHCA is offering COVID-19 vaccine appointments in ALL of our offices to eligible patients, patients' families and friends 12 years of age and older. You do not need to be a registered family at PHCA to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in our office! Please call 978-818-6792 to book your appointment.

PHCA-Salem office


600 Loring Avenue
Salem, MA 01970

Phone: 978-741-8366
Fax: 978-741-4530


Office hours:
  • Monday through Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Urgent appointments on weekends, after hours, and holidays are available in our Peabody office

Why Choose PHCA?

Children don't get sick at convenient times. As a large group practice, PHCA is able to offer extended hours for your convenience.
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Breastfeeding?

Marie McDermott is a registered nurse specializing in newborn care and certified by the International Board of Certified Lactation, and has been with our practice since 1999.

Meet our lactation consultant

Primary Care Providers in Salem

Richard Cuneo, MD

Richard Cuneo, MD, FAAP

Pediatrician, Pediatric Health Care Associates
F. Susan Davis, MD

F. Susan Davis, MD, FAAP

Pediatrician, Pediatric Health Care Associates
Jill Diamond, MD

Jill Diamond, MD, FAAP

Pediatrician, Pediatric Health Care Associates
April Harper, MD, FAAP

April Harper, MD, FAAP

Pediatrician, Pediatric Health Care Associates
Connie Kim, MD

Connie Kim, MD, FAAP

Pediatrician, Pediatric Health Care Associates
Stuart Pergament, MD

Stuart Pergament, MD, FAAP

Director, Pediatric Health Care Associates
Marina Podstrelova, MD

Marina Podstrelova, MD, FAAP

Pediatrician, Pediatric Health Care Associates

Nurse Practitioners

Tracy Richmond

Vicky Ruleman, MD, FAAP

Pediatrician, Pediatric Health Care Associates
Melanie Pierre, RN, CPNP

Melanie Pierre, RN, CPNP

Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Health Care Associates