About Us

All professionals at Meadows Pediatrics maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Dr. Robert Leavitt

Dr. Robert Leavitt earned his Medical Degree from Columbia University's College Of Physicians And Surgeons in New York. He completed his internship and residency in Pediatrics at the the Brown University Program in Pediatrics at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, RI. Hailing from Longmeadow Dr. Leavitt has been practicing pediatrics for over 26 years. He founded Meadows Pediatrics in 1994. Dr. Leavitt is Board Certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is on staff at Baystate Children's Hospital. Dr. Leavitt's office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 9 AM to 5 PM. He enjoys the small practice size which allows him to deliver personal service and continuity of care to his patients and families. In his spare time he enjoys scuba diving, underwater photography, skiing, cycling, travel, cooking, and home brewing. Dr. Leavitt and his wife have raised their three children in Longmeadow where they reside with their dog, Jasper.

Dr. Karen Shore

Dr. Karen Shore earned her Medical Degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, and completed her internship and residency in Pediatrics at the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center, Boston. Prior to joining Meadows Pediatrics she was in practice in the Boston area for sixteen years, and was on staff at Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. Dr. Shore moved to western Massachusetts and joined Meadows Pediatrics in 2004. She has special interests in pediatric endocrinology and adolescent medicine. Dr. Shore is Board Certified in Pediatrics, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and is on staff at Baystate Children's Hospital. Her office hours are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM. Dr. Shore is a classical pianist who enjoys opera, gardening, cooking, knitting, and reading in her spare time. She and her husband are the proud parents of four children.