Community Services for Children welcomes Dr. Kelli Nayak to Board of Directors

Dr. Kelli Nayak

Community Services for Children is honored to welcome Dr. Kelli Nayak to the Board of Directors.

Nayak is a pediatrician with Lehigh Valley Hearth Network and has served as the medical director of the Lehigh Valley Physicians Group pediatric clinic on 17th Street in Allentown since 2016.

Prior to coming to the Lehigh Valley, Nayak was the pediatric clinic medical director for the Miami Rescue Mission Clinic, which serves homeless and uninsured children. She previously worked as an urgent care physician at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami, and at National Naval Medical Center and Walter Reed Army Medical Center, in Bethesda, Md., where her rotating schedule covered the general pediatric clinic, adolescent clinic, newborn nursery and inpatient ward.

She is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida, and was nominated clinical teacher of the year for Lehigh Valley Health Network in 2016 and 2017.

Nayak holds a bachelor’s degree in international political science from Williams College in Williamstown, Mass., and a received her medical degree from MCP-Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. She completed her residency through the National Capital Consortium Pediatric Residency Program at the National Naval Medical Center and Walter Reed Army Medical Center.