• Jacqueline Arnold
    M.D., F.A.A.P.

    Dr. Arnold grew up in California and received her undergraduate degree from the University of California at San Diego.  She received her medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency at Georgetown University Hospital. 

    She has raised 4 children and is now enjoying her 5 grandchildren. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia and has been married to Reid Adler for 30 years. They share their home with several cats. Dr. Arnold loves to garden and quilt. She is very interested in behavior issues and teenagers.

    Dr. Arnold is one of the founding members of The Kidz Docs.

  • Emily T. Remus
    M.D., F.A.A.P.

    Dr. Remus grew up in Michigan, where she was active in her school band, sports, and youth group.  She earned her undergraduate degree in biochemistry from the University of Notre Dame.  At Notre Dame, she enjoyed touring with the concert and marching bands.  She graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 2006, and completed her pediatric training at Thomas Jefferson University and duPont Hospital for Children in 2009.  

    Dr. Remus is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and is active in the Virginia Chapter of the AAP.  She has a certification in pediatric mental health from the REACH Institute.  Her interests include children with disabilities, medically complex patients, infant feeding, and mental health.  She enjoys caring for patients from birth through their college years. 

    Dr. Remus enjoys spending time outdoors, playing music, cheering on the Fighting Irish, and spending time with family and friends. She volunteers in her church and neighborhood communities. She lives in Arlington, VA with her husband and four young children.

    Dr. Remus has been practicing at The Kidz Docs since 2009.

  • Jenie Sales Ferrer
    D.O., F.A.A.P.

    Dr. Ferrer graduated Summa Cum Laude from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA and attended medical school at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, VA. In 2017, she completed her Pediatric Residency through Authority Health in Detroit, MI, serving as Chief Resident in her last year.

    Dr. Ferrer strongly favors team decision-making and involving parents/guardians in the plan of care. She is also a strong believer in patient and parent education – providing valuable resources for reinforcement when available.

    Dr. Ferrer was born in San Diego, CA but considers Virginia her home. She speaks English and Tagalog. She loves to travel, enjoys spending time with family, and likes scrapbooking. She lives with her husband and beautiful daughter.

    Dr. Ferrer has been practicing at The Kidz Docs since 2019.

  • Elizabeth Livingood
    M.D., F.A.A.P.

    Dr. Livingood grew up in the mountains of North Carolina but fell in love with the DC metro area after attending Georgetown University for her undergraduate degree. She stayed in DC receiving her medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Livingood completed her pediatric training at The Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tennessee. She then continued to work at Vanderbilt after residency where she was an assistant professor in the pediatric emergency department.  

    Dr. Livingood's special interests in medicine include nutrition and obesity. Arlington, VA is now home to Dr. Livingood, her husband, and two children. When she isn’t treating patients, she likes to travel, bake, and enjoy time with family and friends.

    Dr. Livingood has been practicing at The Kidz Docs since 2019.

  • Ann Tannous
    M.D., F.A.A.P.

    Dr. Tannous grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, but frequently visited Northern Virginia as she has many friends and family in the area.  She graduated from college at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, and from medical school at Temple University School of Medicine.  She completed her pediatric residency  at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and AI DuPont Hospital for Children. She has been working as a pediatrician for the past 10 years, initially outside of Philadelphia and most recently in Houston.   In her free time, she enjoys painting, reading, traveling and spending time with family.  

    As a pediatrician she enjoys having open dialogue and discussion with parents and families.  She believes that decisions should be made together after a thorough discussion.  She has extensive experience treating children with ADHD, depression, anxiety and also discussing childhood nutrition and obesity.  She speaks some Arabic and Spanish.  

    Dr. Tannous has been practicing at The Kidz Docs since 2020.

  • Bethan Fanning
    M.D., F.A.A.P.

    Dr. Fanning was born in England, but grew up in South Carolina. She attended Clemson University, where she got a degree in microbiology, followed by medical school at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine- Greenville. She completed her pediatric training at Children’s Wisconsin in Milwaukee, where she served a year as the president of the resident advocacy group. Dr. Fanning’s passions include patient advocacy and preventative healthcare.

    Dr. Fanning loves to cook and try out new restaurants. She also enjoys traveling and biking. Despite attending both Clemson and USC, she remains a loyal Clemson fan! She lives in Alexandria with her significant other and their cat, Sybil.

    Dr. Fanning has been practicing at The Kidz Docs in since 2022.

  • Amritha Patel
    M.D., F.A.A.P.

    Dr. Patel was born in Canada and grew up in Arizona. She attended Arizona State University (Go SunDevils!) and then completed medical school at the University of Arizona. She completed her pediatric training at Connecticut Children's Medical Center where she did additional training in Advocacy (with experience in lead exposure prevention and injury prevention). After residency, she received a Certificate of Public Health from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Patel's interests include developmental pediatrics and early childhood, international health, and patient education/shared decision making. 

    Dr. Patel lives in Alexandria with her husband and two young children. She enjoys spending time outdoors and taking advantage of the different seasons (new for this AZ native!), cooking and exploring the food scene. 

    Dr. Patel will begin practicing at The Kidz Docs in August 2023.

  • Kathleen Beckman

    Kathleen Beckman is a native Texan who has lived more than 20 years of her life overseas. After earning her BSN from the University of Texas, she married an Army officer and served mostly military families in their medical centers as a pediatric intensive care nurse/pediatric clinic nurse.  Upon returning to the D.C. area, Kathleen trained to become a pediatric nurse practitioner through Catholic University and has worked in private practice ever since.  

    Kathleen speaks French and Spanish and loves caring for our international families. She has special interests in developmental delays, asthma, newborns, and breastfeeding.

    Kathleen loves to read, hike, bike and share travel adventures with her family. She lives in Alexandria with her husband of over 30 years, her golden retriever Salado and kitty Brazos. She has three grown children and three grandchildren.

    Kathleen has been practicing at The Kidz Docs since 2017.