Michael D. Wyatt, M.D., FAAP, grew up in Bradenton, Florida. Dr. Wyatt graduated with a degree in Biology from Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa, and received his medical degree from the University of South Florida in Tampa. He completed his pediatric residency at The University of South Florida, Tampa General Hospital. Dr. Wyatt especially enjoys newborn and toddler care, but is equally comfortable with the care of children and adolescents. He and his wife, Stephanie, have been married since 1987. They have seven children: Mack, Cooper, Jamison, Madison, Carter, Landry, and Emery. Dr. Wyatt’s hobbies include travel, hiking, gardening, cooking, and watching baseball.
Mary C. Grooms, M.D., FAAP, is originally from Virginia Beach, Virginia. She graduated from Davidson College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and received her medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia. She completed her pediatric residency training at the University of Florida. Dr. Grooms practices general pediatrics with a special emphasis on the promotion of healthy sleep habits. She believes in the promotion of lifelong health through immunization and preventive medicine. She and her husband have two school-aged daughters. When away from the office, Dr. Grooms enjoys family time, reading, writing, running, cooking, and travel.
Catherine G. Boon, M.D., FAAP is a Gainesville native and a graduate of the inaugural class of the IB Program at Eastside High School. She received her undergraduate degree in anthropology and biology from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia and her medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia. She returned home to complete her pediatric residency training at the University of Florida. Dr. Boon is board certified in general pediatrics and strongly believes in preventative medicine and in following a standard immunization schedule. She cares for children from infancy through age 21 and enjoys the challenge of medically complex children. When away from the office, she enjoys spending time with family, playing tennis, cheering at any sporting event, and volunteer work.
Tanya E. Banks, PNP, is from Debary, Florida. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Florida and her Masters of Science in Nursing from Florida Atlantic University. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Ms. Banks practices newborn through adolescent medicine with a special interest in nutrition and preventive and wellness care. She is married with two children, two dogs, one cat, and a bearded dragon. When away from the office, Ms. Banks enjoys time with her family and volunteering at her children’s school.
Chris Schreier, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, is a triple gator! He received his bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees from the University of Florida. He worked as a pediatric nurse for nine years at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital and has been a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner since 2013. He is board-certified in general pediatrics and cares for children from infancy through age 21. His interests include ADHD and other mental health issues in children, newborn visits, performing circumcisions, and helping first-time parents in caring for their newborn. He strives to make his patients and their families feel important during their visit to the clinic and encourages questions and a teamwork approach in caring for children. Dr. Schreier has three children and loves spending time with his family, cooking, playing golf, and cheering for the Gator Football team. He can also be seen in the clinic always sporting his crazy socks!
Julianna Witte, APRN, has lived in Gainesville since receiving her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Florida in 1984. Because GPA was the medical home for her two sons, Oscar and Luke, she feels blessed to be part of our team now as a master degreed, board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, advanced practice registered nurse providing care to newborns through young adults. Her special interest includes assisting children, teens and adolescents that suffer from stress, depression, or anxiety live happy and healthy lives full of hope. The Creating Opportunities for Personal Empowerment (COPE) program is a cognitive behavioral therapy program that she has brought to GPA to better serve the needs of our patients ages 7-21 years. Away from GPA, she enjoys spending time with her family, 2 dogs, cooking, gardening, home design, and her widows’ ministry.
Kelsie McKenzie received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and went on to receive her Master’s degree from Emory University. She is board certified in Pediatrics Acute Care. She has worked both in primary care and emergency medicine.
She cares for children from birth through age 21 years. She enjoys teaching families and patients and seeing them grow together.
Outside of the clinic, she loves getting involved in the community. As well as spending time with her family, friends, and pets. She loves reading, crafting, baking, woodworking, and traveling.