Top Doctor 2008: Pediatrician
Pillsbury started the Center for Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine in 1992 for one reason: to create a child-centered and family-friendly practice in an environment that puts the child at ease by having a pleasant office and a professional staff. A member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians, Pillsbury is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics. She wants to empower parents by guiding them through educational programs such as asthma classes for parents and older children. Pillsbury employs a lactation consultant who helps moms who are struggling to breastfeed. The consultant conducts support groups and provides one-to-one visits.