Our Practice

At College Plaza Pediatrics, board-certified pediatricians Drs. Melissa Morgan, Susheela Thomas, and Joseph Fritzky along with nurse practitioners Barbara Baggstrom and Michelle Bartlett, provide comprehensive, high-quality pediatric healthcare to patients from birth to age 21.  “We collectively have more than 100 years of experience in dealing with issues ranging from infant prematurity care to childhood development disorders to teenage issues,” Dr. Morgan says.

Patient-Oriented Pediatric Care

The physicians and nurse practitioners provide sensitive, compassionate pediatric care while partnering with parents to put children on the path to optimal health and well-being.  They ensure patients and families are always treated with respect and receive personalized attention. The patient-oriented practice evening and Saturday hours, as well as telemedicine consults.

“We’re committed to offering exceptional pediatric healthcare that’s accessible for today’s busy working families,”  Michelle Bartlett, APN says.

A Collaborative Approach

College Plaza Pediatrics blends up-to-date and innovative diagnostic tools with their unique, collaborative healthcare approach. In addition to providing a full scope of pediatric services, they diagnose and treat pediatric mental health and behavioral issues such as ADHD, depression and anxiety, plus offer extensive lactation and breastfeeding support services. The practice also provides asthma monitoring, mild laceration repair, wart treatment, acne management and nonsurgical molding for newborn ear deformities.

The doctors frequently receive healthcare awards and accolades, and have been nominated as New Jersey’s Favorite Kids’ Docs since inception. They hold hospital privileges at Morristown Medical Center at Goryeb Children’s Hospital.

Our Pediatric Professionals
Julio C. Guerra, MD, FAAP

Medical Director and Owner

Director, InfantEar Program

Melissa Morgan, MD, FAAP

Board Certified Pediatrician

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Michelle Bartlett, APN
Board Certified Nurse Practitioner
Clinical Director
Co-Director, InfantEar Program

Ricki L. Gottlieb, MD, FAAP

Co-Medical Director and Owner

Susheela Thomas, MD, FAAP

Board Certified Pediatrician

Barbara Baggstrom, APN
Board Certified Nurse Practitioner
Certified Lactation Specialist

Latest Practice News:

Welcome Dr. Joseph Fritzky!

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We are happy to announce that Dr. Joseph Fritzky has joined our practice as a full time pediatrician.

Dr. Joseph J. Fritzky completed his pediatric residency training at Hackensack Meridian's K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital.

Born in Byram Township, NJ,  he attended high school at Lenape Valley Regional where he first developed an appreciation for the sciences. College brought him to Ramapo College of NJ, and it was here where he first aspired to become a physician, completing a degree in Biology. From there it was the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey where he completed his premedical studies prior to earning his medical degree from St. George's University.

By his peers, Joe is known for having a fervor for understanding the pathology and physiology of medical conditions with an unrelenting medical curiosity, constantly striving to practice evidence based medicine.

In his free time, Joe most enjoys spending time with family. He resides at home with his high school sweet heart, now wife, Krysta, and their two young boys, Callan and Luke, and never passes up on a chance to catch up with any of his eleven siblings. Joe enjoys reading medical literature, hiking, pick-up basketball games, and experiencing the world with his children.

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