About Us

Allied Pediatrics of Greater Brockton has been serving patients with offices in Brockton, East Bridgewater and Braintree since 1997.

Throughout our more than 15 years taking care of young patients, we have provided children with a full range of care from well-child visits to diagnosis and treatment of a range of pediatric illnesses.

We offer specialized nutritional and mental health counseling by certified personnel and have a strong focus on the management of weight, behavioral and emotional problems and school related issues such as attentional and hyperactive conditions and developmental problems.

Ronald Sunog, MD

Dr. Sunog has been practicing pediatric medicine in the Brockton area for over 20 years. He attended the Boston University School of Medicine Six-Year Medical Program and completed his Pediatrics Residency, as well as being Chief Resident at Boston Medical Center.

David Alvarez, MD

Dr. Alvarez has been practicing pediatric medicine in the Brockton area for over 20 years. Board certified in Pediatrics, he attained his degree from the Universidad Central del Caribe in Puerto Rico. He is a native Spanish speaker and can speak some Portuguese.


Anuradha Bhimavarapu, MD

Dr. Anu is an American Board Certified Pediatrician and a graduate of S.V . Medical College in Tirupati, A.P, India. She served residencies at the State University of New York, Health Science Centre in Brooklyn, NY as well as the Kings County Hospital, Down State Medical Centre & the Staten Island University Hospital.

Her clinical interests include Adolescent Gynecology, school problems & Child Development.


Marianne Glassanos, PNP

Marianne received a BS in Nursing from Boston College in 1975 and a MS, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner degree from Boston College/Harvard Medical School in 1978. She worked as a Clinical Specialist in Newborn ICU at Univ Michigan from 1978 to 1980. She has worked as PNP since 1980 and has been at Allied Pediatrics since it's doors opened in 1997. She has 2 kids, three grandchildren and lives in Hingham, MA. Her clinical interests include Adolescent Issues, Obesity & Breastfeeding.

She likes knitting, cooking and playing golf.

Karyn Ellis, PNP

Karyn Ellis was born and raised on the South Shore of Massachusetts. She received her Bachelors of Arts degree in Marine Science from Boston University in 2002. She proceeded to complete her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 2005 and received her Masters of Science in Nursing in 2006 from Regis College. She is currently working on her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Regis College and plans to graduate in 2014.

Karyn is a Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She joined Allied Pediatrics as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in 2006 and has enjoyed working at each of the three offices. She enjoys precepting and mentoring nurse practitioner students and has acted as clinical faculty at Regis College for pediatric community nursing.



Melissa Clifford, PNP

Melissa joined Allied Pediatrics initially as a Registered Nurse in 2008, and then as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in 2010. She is a graduate of MGH Institute of Health Professions where she earned a Masters of Science Degree in Nursing with a concentration in Pediatrics. She is a licensed Registered Nurse and Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She also holds a Bachelor of Art Degree in Psychology from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

Her clinical interests include Nutrition and Weight Management and Preventative Medicine. She is an avid runner and loves to read. She lives in Braintree with her husband & her son, Jacob.

Eileen Ginty, LICSW

Eileen is our on-staff Licensed Social Worker. She visits our Brockton location twice a week to counsel patients going through a number of issues such as divorce, family disruption, behavioral issues, school issues, depression, etc.



Janet Decourcey, PNP

Janet Decourcey is a Pediatric Nurse Practioner practicing out of our Braintree location.

Jodi-Ann Surrey Smith

Jodi is our on-staff Nutritionist. She visits our Braintree & Brockton locations to counsel patients on good nutrition & weight issues.