Board Certified Pediatrician
Joined HPA: 2019
Residency: Baystate Medical Center
Medical School: University of Massachusetts
Undergrad: University of Virginia
Dr. Rounds is a proud Pioneer Valley native. After graduating from Northampton High, she moved on to the University of Virginia, where she earned B.A.’s in both Spanish and biology with a minor in Chemistry. After college, Dr. Rounds spent a year living and working as a CNA in Austin, Texas. She returned home to Massachusetts to attend UMass Medical School in Worcester, and she was especially pleased to find her way back to Western Mass when she accepted a pediatric residency at Baystate Medical Center. After completing her training, Dr. Rounds spent 14 years as a practicing pediatrician in Ludlow, MA. Dr. Rounds was very happy to join Holyoke Pediatrics in 2019!
Dr. Rounds loves being a pediatrician. She feels it is an honor and a joy to care for children from birth through young adulthood. With a teamwork approach, she gently guides families to make reasonable treatment plans and to set achievable goals. She believes that wellness begins with healthy habits and strong self-esteem. With this in mind, she helps her patients achieve a feeling of empowerment over their own health and happiness as they move toward adulthood.
Dr. Rounds is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Rounds lives in Northampton with her husband and two sons. She loves swimming and dancing for exercise. She and her family also practice taekwondo together. She especially enjoys summer when she gets to spend time canoeing, camping and relaxing at the beach. You might see her around Holyoke after her favorite cardio hip hop class!
Dr. Rounds works 3 days per week in the Holyoke office, and welcomes new patients. Dr. Rounds also speaks Spanish.
Bedtime Story by Susan Barocas
(A portrait of me and my children - created by my mom!)