Staff | Woodburn Pediatric Clinic

Richard Steinberg, MD

Richard Steinberg, MD, grew up in the New York City suburbs. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard College in 1965. After receiving his MD degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Bronx, NY), he did his internship and residency in pediatrics at the Montreal Children’s Hospital in Canada. He became board certified in pediatrics in 1975. Dr. Steinberg has practiced in Woodburn for his entire career, two years with the migrant health clinic and, since 1975, in private practice.

Staff | Woodburn Pediatric Clinic

Saritha Seru, MD

Dr. Saritha Seru grew up in Visakhapatnam, India. She completed her medical school from Andhra Medical College, before she moved to the United States in 2004. She completed one year of research at the Oregon Health & Science University, OR. She did her pediatric residency at Crozer Chester Medical Center, PA. While pursuing residency, she had the opportunity to work in The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Elena Kormaskova, MD

Dr. Elena Kormaskova grew up in St. Peterburg, Russia.  She earned her medical degree and practiced OB/GYN and cared for newborns and infants.  In 2009, she continued her education  at Newark Beth Isreal Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey.  She joined our clinic July of 2012.

Dr. Kormaskova is married and has two children and has moved to the country.  Her other interest  include fishing, hiking, and camping with her family.

Staff | Woodburn Pediatric Clinic

Li Chang, FNP

Li grew up in Taiwan. She received her nursing degree there in 1980. She earned a master’s degree in Adult Health Nursing from California State University (Chico) in 1986. After working in various areas of nursing, including medical, surgical, burn units, emergency rooms, and critical care units, she made her decision to specialize as a trauma and critical care nurse at OHSU. She is also on the nursing faculty at the University of Portland.

Staff | Woodburn Pediatric Clinic

Miriam Habafy,
Physician Assistant

Miriam Habafy was born and raised in Morocco. She moved to the United States at the age of 18 to study in New Hampshire and graduated in 1991.  She received her Physician Assistant Master’s degree from Emory University in Atlanta in 1997.

Caden Middleton,
PMHNP

Caden Middleton, PMHNP, grew up in Peabody, Kansas.  He graduated from Butler Community College with an Associate of Applied Science in 2012, graduated from Wichita State University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2018, and graduated with a Masters of Science in Nursing from Walden University in 2020.  Caden became board certified as a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in 2020.  His nursing background consists of working in surgery, the neurocritical care unit, and the general intensive care unit.
Caden takes a holistic approach that encompasses lifestyle change (i.e. diet and exercise), counseling, psychotherapy, stress management, and medication therapy when helping others navigate challenging life experiences.  In his free time, he enjoys socializing with family and friends, practically anything outdoors (hiking, camping, snowboarding, etc.), and furthering his understanding of how to better help people be both physically and mentally healthy.  With a focus on wellness, he is passionate about helping others and their families.

Kathryn Hale,
PNP

Kathryn Hale grew up in rural southern Oklahoma. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Oklahoma in 2010. For the next 8 years, Kathryn worked as a Registered Nurse in various pediatric units including the PICU, PACU, and procedural sedation unit. In 2018, she received her Master of Science in Nursing specializing in pediatric primary care from Texas Tech University. Shortly after graduating, Kathryn and her husband moved from Texas to Oregon. She has been with WPC since 2019.
When Kathryn is not working, she likes to read, listen to podcasts, garden in her backyard, and go to the park with her son. Kathryn and her husband also enjoy traveling and have been exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

Shanti Bhatia,
MD

Dr. Bhatia was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She attended medical school at the Medical College of Georgia and completed her pediatric residency in Tucson, Arizona. Her areas of interest in pediatrics are mental health, integrative medicine, exercise and nutrition. Dr. Bhatia enjoys  cooking, trying new restaurants, exploring the outdoors, spending time with her family, going on roadtrips with her dog.

Kelsey Harris,
PA-C

Kelsey Harris, PA-C was born in Oregon City, OR and grew up nearby in West Linn, OR. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Medicine from Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA. After working for two years as a medical scribe in multiple clinical specialties in Spokane, WA, she obtained her Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies from High Point University in High Point, NC.

Kelsey’s medical interests include patient and parent education of health and wellness as well as pediatric cardiology. She emphasizes shared-decision making and patient-centered care in her day-to-day practice.
Kelsey lives in Newberg, OR with her husband, dog and cat. She loves rock climbing, hiking, camping, skiing, and travelling. She is working to improve her conversational and medical spanish speaking skills.