East Greenwich Pediatrics was founded by Dr. Kevin McGibney. He was joined by Dr. Claire Flanagan and Dr. Bonnie Reibman in the summer of 1999. Dr. McGibney passed away in March 2002, and Drs. Flanagan and Reibman moved the practice to its present location at 1377 South County Trail in East Greenwich. Dr. Reibman retired in 2015 and Dr. Flanagan retired in March 2020.
Clare McMillan, MD, FAAP
Dr. McMillan graduated from Brown University, the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the residency program of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. McMillan joined East Greenwich Pediatrics in the summer of 2003. Board Certified and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, she has particular interest in behavioral health and has been involved with PediPRN in a collaboration with Bradley Hospital to improve mental health training for pediatricians in Rhode Island. Dr. McMillan is the mother of two daughters and a son.
Cindy Klipfel, MD, FAAP
Dr. Klipfel is a graduate of Northwestern University and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where she also did her pediatric residency and served as chief resident. Dr. Klipfel was a pediatrician at Women and Infants Hospital in Providence and was a member of the teaching faculty at Brown University, teaching residents and medical students before joining East Greenwich Pediatrics in 2015. Dr. Klipfel has a particular interest in newborns and breast feeding and assisted Women and Infants hospital in attaining their Baby Friendly designation in 2015. Dr. Klipfel is board certified in Pediatrics and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Klipfel has three daughters.
Peter Pogacar, MD, FAAP
Dr. Pogacar is a graduate of Tufts University and the Boston University School of Medicine. After completing his pediatric residency at the Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital, he was in practice for five years at naval bases in Quantico, VA and Groton, CT. Dr. Pogacar joined East Greenwich Pediatrics in 2005. Dr. Pogacar serves on the Executive Board for the Rhode Island Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, is the Chair of the Chapter’s Pediatric Council and Pediatric Director for Rhode Island Primary Care. Board certified and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Pogacar is the father of two sons and a daughter.
Katherine Snape, PNP
Katie grew up in Rhode Island and received her undergraduate nursing degree from the University of Rhode Island. She was a nurse in the Emergency Department at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence for six years and then went on to complete a Master’s degree in nursing and her pediatric nurse practitioner training at Regis College in Weston, Massachusetts. Katie is the mother of a son and a daughter.
Karen Maule, MD, FAAP
Dr. Maule is a graduate of Harvard University and the University of Michigan School of Medicine. She completed her residency at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois and is board certified in Pediatrics and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Maule joined East Greenwich Pediatrics in 2012. Dr. Maule has been involved nationally in several injury prevention projects. Dr. Maule is the mother of a son and a daughter.
Crystal Souza, FNP
Crystal grew up in Rhode Island. She worked for 5 years as a Family Nurse Practitioner at Thundermist Health Center in West Warwick, RI, before joining us in the summer of 2020. Prior, she was a nurse at the Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence. Crystal completed her family nurse practitioner training at Simmons College. She has one daughter.