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Dr. Achterhof and Dr. Smith are specialists in the care of infants, children, and adolescents. We provide comprehensive well and acute medical care to individuals from birth through college-age. In order to meet the needs of our patients, we have evening, Saturday, and same-day sick appointments available.
Dr. Smith was born and raised in Pennsylvania. He graduated with distinction from Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor of science in biology. Dr. Smith attended Georgetown University where he earned a masters degree in physiology. He received his medical degree from the Temple University School of Medicine and completed his pediatric residency at Thomas Jefferson University/ A.I. duPont Hospital for Children. During his pediatric residency, Dr. Smith was the recipient of the Dr. John W. Maroney Award for excellence in ambulatory care (selected by pediatric faculty members). In 2010, Dr. Smith was recognized by parents as one of the Delaware Valley's Favorite Doctors for Children in MetroKids Magazine. Dr. Smith has been board certified in pediatrics since 2003 and is affiliated with A. I. duPont Hospital for Children and Christiana Hospital.
Dr. Achterhof grew up in Indiana. She graduated magna cum laude from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, with a bachelor of arts in biology. Dr. Achterhof received her medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine and completed her residency in pediatrics at Thomas Jefferson University/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children. In 2010, Dr. Achterhof was recognized by parents as one of the Delaware Valley's Favorite Doctors for Children in MetroKids Magazine. Dr. Achterhof has been board certified in pediatrics since 2005 and is affiliated with A. I. duPont Hospital for Children and Christiana Hospital.