Thank you for choosing McKnight Pediatrics! Here you can learn a little about us, how to reach the office and what services we offer.
Welcome to our website! First, we'd like to thank you for your interest in us and for taking the time to search for us. We hope you will like what you find and we invite you to return frequently. Next, we'd like to extend our gratitude for the many families who continue to entrust us with the care of their children. Without you we could not exist. We thank you for choosing us, trusting in us, and allowing us to be a part of your village.
We hope that you find our website helpful, informational, and easy to navigate. We welcome any and all comments. Click on the 'Contact Us' tab to learn how to send comments.
Marjorie B. McKnight, M.D.
Dr. McKnight is a native Washingtonian and graduate of Howard University and George Washington University Medical School. She has practiced pediatrics in Washington, DC since 1986. While practicing general pediatrics, her passion lies in wellness and disease prevention.
Dr. McKnight's interests outside of practice include gardening, cooking, walking, swimming and spending time with family and friends, especially her grandchildren Carter, Chase, and Claude.
Rachel Cohen, D.O.
Dr. Cohen received her B.A., B.S. and M.S. degrees from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. She then moved to NYC, where she obtained her medical degree from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in NYC. Her medical training was completed in General Pediatrics at Harlem Hospital Center, affiliate of Columbia University Medical Center. She and her family now reside in the DC area.
Dr. Cohen loves being a pediatrician and helping to serve the children in our community. Her professional interests include preventive medicine and holistic care. She believes in the utmost importance of physical and emotional well being.
Her hobbies include yoga, cooking, music, and being a mom to her two beautiful, little boys- Isaac and Eli.
Laura Eleazer, P.N.P.
Laura Eleazer is a board certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner originally from South Carolina. She completed her Master's of Science in Nursing at the University of Virginia and also completed a Pediatric fellowship program in Charlotte, North Carolina with Carolinas Healthcare System. Laura enjoys working in primary care where she is able to develop relationships with her patients and their families and assist her patients in reaching their optimal health and wellness. Laura enjoys living in Washington D.C. where there are endless things to do and see. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, spending time with family and friends and baking.
Our front office staff works together as a team to ensure the practice operates effectively and efficiently. Their responsibilities include answering your calls, taking and sending messages to the doctors, scheduling appointments, maintaining your records, and providing assistance during your visit among many others.
The members of our front office staff are: Virginia Miller, Chelsea White, Jasmine Chase and Kyle Butler-Myers.
Stephanie Redmond, our office manager, has been with the practice since 1992 and knows all there is to know about the office. She is always happy to help you in any way. Stephanie is also a parent in the practice.
Doretha Carroll is our operations manager. She works very hard before, during, and after office hours to keep this ship afloat.
Kyle Butler-Myers is an administrative assistant and our in house IT expert.
Virginia Miller is an administrative assistant.
Chelsea White is an administrative assistant.
Our clinical office is outstanding! We are fortunate to have well qualified, well trained medical assistants who all began their careers with our practice. They work every day to deliver the best possible care to you and your children. In addition, they strive to get to know your children, to ease their fears and to comfort them when needed.
August Lawrence is a registered nurse, a graduate of Prince George's Community College. She joined our practice in August of 2018.
Jeanine Carney is a registered nurse, a graduate of Prince George's Community College. She joined our practice in March of 2018.
Angelica Lara is a medical assistant who joined our practice in August 2012.
Marquetta Love is a medical assistant who joined our practice in October of 2018
Jasmine Chase is an medical assistant who joined our practice in September of 2018
The Patient Portal is now up and running! Click the link below to login.
Contact the office to set up an account. You will need to provide an email address and we will web enable you so that you will be able to access the portal. You get one set of login information per child. If you are unable to remember your information or get locked out then please contact the office, so we can reset and resend your information. Passwords last for seven days,so please try to login within the week you receive the login information. New patients can pre-register before their first appointment with the practice.
Although you can currently do a lot with the portal, there are some features that are not enabled yet.
- - You can view when your next appointment is, but you cannot schedule or cancel one. You must still call the office to do that.
- - You can view patient visit summaries. This is the printout you usually receive at checkout after an appointment.
- - You can view and print out a immunization records at home.
- - You can view normal results labs. If an abnormal result occurs, the doctor will reach you.
- - You may send a general message to the practice or a message about a prescription refill, but the portal is monitored by the front office staff, not the doctors. You cannot directly message the doctors.
- - Please fill out the family history questionnaire as soon as possible. You can find it under the "Questionnaire" tab with the developmental checklists.
Office/Change of Information Forms
Monday - Friday: 7am - 5pm
106 Irving Street NW Suite 2300 $25 fee for missed appointments and same day cancellations
Washington DC 20010
(202) 291-6257 fax: (202) 726-4926
answering service: (410)-787-4300
$25 fee for missed appointments and same day cancellations
All routine pediatric care for newborns through 21 years, travel vaccines and ear piercings for all ages, and informational workshops are available for our patients.
Flu vaccines are by appointment only, please call the office to set up an appointment.
Requests for any records from the office can be made in person or requires a signature from parent. This request form can be filled out in the office or faxed.
The practice only accepts school forms by:
1) mail with a self-addressed stamped envelope including payment of $15.00 per child
2) walk-in with the form and payment
No fax or email
We have a 10-14 business day turn around period. Call first to confirm forms are completed prior to pick-up. If you need a form expedited there is an additional $10 charge per child.
If needed, please call to schedule a physical in advance.
Please call the office for more information.
- Aetna (HMO, POS, & PPO)
- Carefirst BCBS (HMO, POS, & PPO)
- Cigna (POS & PPO only)
- Medstar Select
- United Healthcare (POS & PPO only)