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It is with deep sorrow that we at Westchester Park Pediatrics and Bridgespan Medicine announce the passing of our dear friend and colleague Dr. Jody Ross Birns.


Together with Dr. Avvocato, Dr. Ross founded Westchester Park Pediatrics with the commitment to deliver quality pediatric care to the Westchester community. Jody was a beloved doctor, mentor, colleague and friend who dedicated her life to the children and families that she loyally served for over 30 years. Her superior knowledge and experience combined with the ability to understand and respond to each family’s individual needs is what made her a truly unique person and a compassionate, caring physician. Her legacy is a testament to that hard work and devotion. We honor her memory by dedicating ourselves to the high level of professionalism that she always espoused.

Dr. Ross considered all of her patients her family. Westchester Park Pediatrics and Bridgespan Medicine remain committed to all of Dr. Ross’s patients, and to creating a professional and caring transition for all families.

Dr. Ross embodied a level of caring and love for her patients that we hope to always continue in her memory. She will be missed by all her family, friends, and colleagues.

Memorial Services will be held Sunday, September 11 at 10:00 a.m. at Westchester Reform Temple, 255 Mamaroneck Road, Scarsdale, NY  10583.

Her family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Medical Doctor’s Fund, Lauder Breast Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 300 East, 66th Street, NY, NY 10065

Welcome to Our Pediatric Practice


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Westchester Park Pediatrics is affiliated with Boston Children’s Health Physicians, formerly CWPW.

Welcome to Westchester Park Pediatrics

Our mission is to maintain and improve the health of your children with special care from our pediatric practice in White Plains, NY. Westchester Park Pediatrics has been providing pediatric and adolescent care in our state of the art, newly renovated pediatric facility for more than 10 years.

Due to new NY state regulations, we require at least 48 hours notice before we can refill prescriptions for controlled substances, including ADD and ADHD medications. As always, we cannot provide medication refills on weekends or holidays. Due to the new state regulations, we will be unable to make exceptions to this policy.


Bienvenidos a Westchester Park Pediatrics

Nuestra mision como medicos pediatras es la de mantener y mejorar la salud de sus hijos por medio del cuidado especial que recibira en nuestra oficina privada localizada en White Plains, NY. Westchester Park Pediatrics ha estado ofreciendo atencion medica a ninos y adolescentes por mas de 10 anos en un ambiente privado, amplio, moderno y acogedor.

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Our Team


Dr. Jody Ross
Dr. G. Patricia Avvocato
Dr. Carol Wurzel
Dr. Gillian B. Grijalva
Dr. Mary Woo
Dr. Wei Chen
Saribel Quinones, NP
Jillian Leigh Ahrenberg, RN

Our Location


  • 222 Westchester Avenue

Suite 202
White Plains, NY 10604



    Phone 914-761-1717

    Fax 914-761-1711