The Pediatric Center in New Providence
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The Pediatric Center

About Us

The Pediatric Center is a team of highly skilled health care professionals providing the most advanced pediatric and adolescent care from birth to young adult. Their large, state-of-the-art office offers many on-site benefits including a full-service lab, designated sick and well-visit exam rooms, scheduling protocols that support social distancing, and virtual free prenatal and new mom classes. Open 365 days a year (including holidays), the practice is devoted to the individual needs of each child, in a warm and caring environment.

The Pediatric Center is happy to offer traditional in-person appointments and online virtual telemedicine visits with our providers. Call the office for more information or to schedule an appointment. Visit their website to view details of office hours, and appointment protocols.

The Pediatric Center’s board certified, award-winning physicians demonstrate professionalism and expertise at every level.

Our Doctors

Steven Moskowitz, MD, FAAP

Dr. Moskowitz opened The Pediatric Center in April, 1994. He is a board certified pediatrician, in private practice in Union County since 1988. Dr. Moskowitz completed his residency training at Overlook Hospital, a teaching affiliate of Columbia University, New York, and was promoted to Chief Resident of Pediatrics. Dr. Moskowitz worked as a neonatal associate at Saint Barnabas Medical Center where he was responsible for the care of premature infants in the ICU.

An award-winning pediatrician, Dr. Moskowitz has special interests in asthma and dermatology. He lives in Essex County with his wife and three children.

Education & Training
  • Residency, Overlook Hospital – a teaching affiliate of Columbia University, New York; Chief Resident of Pediatrics
Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
Honors and Awards
  • NJ Top Docs 2015 – 2020
  • NJ Family Favorite Kids Doc 2009-2020
  • Patients’ Choice Award 2009-2013
    • Patient Choice 5YR Award
    • Compassionate Doctor Award 5YR Honoree
Professional Memberships
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Eunhee Emily Shih, MD, FAAP

Dr. Shih has been practicing pediatrics in central New Jersey since 2003. She received her BA from Columbia University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Shih received her medical degree at UMDNJ: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School where she also completed her pediatric residency training. At Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, she was involved in several research activities and publications.

She has a working knowledge of Spanish and Korean and is the mother of 3 beautiful girls. She has special interests in breastfeeding education and child development.

Education & Training
  • Received her B.A, Columbia University, graduated Magna Cum Laude & Phi Beta Kappa
  • Received her medical degree at UMDNJ: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Residency training, UMDNJ: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
Honors and Awards
  • NJ Top Docs 2015 – 2020
  • NJ Family Favorite Kids Doc 2012 – 2020
Professional Memberships
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Kathleen L. Chin, MD, FAAP

Dr. Chin joined The Pediatric Center in 1998. She completed her pediatric residency at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After residency, she moved back to New Jersey to practice general pediatrics. Dr. Chin received her medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. There, she was the recipient of the Waldo E. Nelson Prize, for the outstanding graduate in Pediatric Medicine and was inducted to the Alpha Omega Alpha, Honor Medical Society. Dr. Chin received her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University, College of Pharmacy, graduating with high honors and inducted into the Rho Chi Honor Society. She was a licensed registered pharmacist in the State of New Jersey from 1991-1997.

Dr. Chin is Board Certified in Pediatrics, a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the American Medical Association.

Dr. Chin has a special interest in childhood development, children with special needs and general pediatrics. She resides in Morris County and is the proud aunt to three nephews and one niece.

Education & Training
  • Pediatric residency, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA
  • M.D., Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
Honors and Awards
  • Received Waldo E. Nelson Prize, outstanding graduate in pediatric medicine & inducted to the Alpha Omega Alpha, Honor Medical Society (Temple University)
  • NJ Top Docs 2015 – 2020
  • NJ Family Favorite Kids Doc, 2012 – 2020
  • Patients’ Choice Award 2009, 2011, 2012
Professional Memberships
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member of the American Medical Association

Denise Visci, MD FAAP

Dr. Visci joined The Pediatric Center in 1998. She had previously held positions at the Public Health Service in Trenton HIP in Mountainside, New Jersey. She also practiced general pediatrics in North Carolina prior to moving back to New Jersey.

Dr. Visci completed her undergraduate studies at St. John’s University in New York. She completed her medical degree at the Ponce School of Medicine, in Puerto Rico and is fluent in Spanish. She completed her pediatric residency training at Overlook Hospital in Summit, New Jersey.

Dr. Visci is board certified in pediatrics and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pedaitics. Dr. Visci has a particular interest in nutrition and general pediatrics. She resides in Morris County with her husband, who is also a pediatrician, and her two daughters.

Education & Training
  • M.D., Ponce School of Medicine, Puerto Rico
  • Residency training, Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ
Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
Honors and Awards
  • NJ Top Docs 2015 – 2020
  • NJ Family Favorite Kids Doc 2012 – 2020
  • Professional Memberships
    • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
    Our Services

    The Pediatric Center’s board certified pediatricians and nurse practitioners are committed to serving the health care needs of your children. Located in New Providence, New Jersey, The Pediatric Center offers comprehensive pediatric and adolescent care from birth to young adult.

    The practice prides itself on the partnership they develop with you and your child from physician-to-parent-to patient. Their professional team provides the high-quality advice and counsel you need to optimize the health of your child.

    • Availability – Extended office hours, including weekends and virtual appointments, with a provider on call after hours at all times.
    • Accessibility – Centrally located servicing Morris, Essex and Union County areas.
    • Convenience – Same day visits are available by appointment. Virtual visits are always accommodated. There is an in-office full-service laboratory and 24-hour patient portal.
    • Quality – All physicians are board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Their experienced, certified pediatric nurse practitioners hold master level degrees or higher in nursing and advanced pediatric nursing.
    • Excellence – As an award-winning practice, all providers and staff are committed to deliver the highest level of healthcare and support for you and your family.

    All new patients are welcome. We make it easy to transfer to our practice as a new family to the neighborhood or just seeking a new provider relationship.

    In addition, The Pediatric Center offers a free, virtual prenatal class on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 7-9pm. This class will prepare you for your newborn and will leave you feeling more confident, with a secure level of comfort in taking care of your new baby. This is a free class offered to expecting mothers and is open to the public – you do not need to be a current patient of the practice.

    Registration is required by calling: 908-508-0400 or filling out the form on this page.

    The Pediatric Center also offers a free, virtual new mom support group every Friday at 10 am.  As a new mom, it’s natural to have questions and seek insight from other moms or baby groups. Our new environment has made it more difficult to join moms’ groups, attend classes or even receive in-person support from your family while the world is social distancing.

    This is a free virtual class offered to new moms and is open to the public. Register by calling 908-508-0400 or filling out the form on this page.

    Our Office
    Phone: 908-508-0400
    Fax: 908-508-0370
    Monday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Saturday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Sunday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Please Note:

    *Please note: Saturdays & Sundays are by appointment only.

    Closed daily for lunch between 12:00 – 1:00 pm. All exam rooms are cleaned between every visit!

    Current policies and procedures can be viewed on The Pediatric Center’s website.

    Additional Contact Information

    Proudly serving patients throughout Northern NJ including, but not limited to:

    • New Providence
    • Summit
    • Chatham
    • Madison
    • Short Hills
    • Berkeley Heights
    • Basking Ridge
    • Stirling
    • Union
    • Scotch Plains
    • Warren

    The Pediatric Center accepts most health insurance plans. Please contact their office directly to verify: 908-508-0400.

    All of the staff- secretary, nurse, lactation consultant, and MD were incredibly professional, warm, considerate, respectful, and knowledgeable, I am one of those patients who needs a lot of information and does not take everything at face value – so medical professionals are usually taken aback by my questioning and skepticism.  The staff at this practice were patient and respectful of my questions and I felt they truly cared about my baby.  The MD was great- detail-oriented and spent the time to explain everything to me.  The lactation consultant was far more helpful than the FIVE I had consulted with beforehand.  Exceptional.

    Dr. Moskowitz and the entire staff at The Pediatric Center are caring, courteous and professional.  They are always available when needed and explain everything in a thoughtful and patient-centered manner.  Our family has been patients for 12 years.  We fully recommend Dr. Moskowitz to all.

    We have lots of choices and doctors closer to home but our kids won’t even consider any other Pediatrician.  Dr. Steve and his knowledgeable, professional and dedicated team treat each of our kids with patients and outstanding care – they are second to none!  I highly recommend Dr. Moskowitz and The Pediatric Center!

    The Pediatric Center’s exceptional doctors are also great listeners.  With three children, wo of whom have special needs, my boys’ neurologist sends all the reports to them, so when we go for our visit, they are alrady familiar with what’s going on.  My daughter had a rough first few years after being sick with RSV.  Dr. Chin was wonderful and proactive at handling anything my little girl would catch.  She’s amazing, and I am so thankful to have her as my children’s pediatrician!

    The Pediatric Center has been my kids’ pediatricians since they were toddlers.  My kids will still call on him for medical care or just advice, even though my oldest is 27 and my youngest 22.  This reflects the tremendous trust and confidence they have in Dr. Moskowitz and his staff and their comfort with confiding in them.  Dr. Moskowitz has a knack for relating to kids, his door is always open, and he really cares for his patients.