Poughkeepsie Office

301 Manchester Road, Suite 105Poughkeepsie, NY 12603(Manchester Crossing Plaza)MapPin Get Directions

Welcome to the Poughkeepsie office of CMG.Our doctors have been caring for children from Poughkeepsie to Pleasant Valley, from Wappingers Falls to Millbrook and many other communities in Dutchess and Ulster Counties for over 80 years. We provide a small office environment where you get to know your doctors, while having all of the resources that a large pediatric practice can offer. We focus on all aspects of health care for children, from infants through 21 years of age. We would love to be part of your family; come and be part of ours. This office is also open weekday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays, and all holidays, 365 days a year.

Your Poughkeepsie Pediatricians:

Dr. Puja Singh has practiced since 1997, and joined The Children’s Medical group in January 2007. She received her degree from Maulana Azad Medical College, University of New Delhi, India. She completed her pediatric residency training at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY in 1997.



Michelle Patrick, P.N.P. has been with The Children’s Medical Group since 1997. She completed her nursing studies at Columbia University where she earned her Bachelor of Science and Masters degrees as well as her certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.

Dr. Oluchi Nwahiwe is another of The Children’s Medical Group doctors who has joined us recently, helping us grow the practice to better serve the children and families of the Hudson Valley. Dr. Nwahie earned her undergrad degree at Lehman College (City University of NY), went to the Temple University School of Medicine, and performed her residency at Montefiore Medical Center.


Dr Sadie Britt

Dr. Sadie Britt is a talented pediatrician that joined Children’s Medical Group in August 2021. Having completed her undergraduate degree from Bucknell University, in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, Dr. Britt then attended Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. She completed her residency at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, New York. Dr. Britt will be taking the boards in October 2021.

Megan Hays, CPNP studied nursing at Columbia University School of Nursing, where she went on to earn her degree as a nurse practitioner. She is certified by the Pediatric Nursing Board. Joining our team in October of 2020, Ms. Hays brings with her an interest and genuine concern for families and children in times of stress and transition. Her medical interests include caring for new moms and lactation medicine, new immigrant health care, asthma education and preventative care, and constipation.

Megan Hays

Leigh Ettinger, MD

Dr. Leigh Ettinger, a distinguished pediatrician, became an integral part of Children’s Medical Group in January 2024. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the Children’s Medical Group. He is Board-certified in pediatrics, pediatric nephrology, and obesity medicine. His commitment to excellence is underscored by his continuous recognition as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor, a peer-nominated accolade he has received yearly since 2014.


  • Monday - Friday:
  • 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • Saturday:
  • 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Closed for Lunch:
  • 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  • Phone: (845) 452-1700
  • Fax: (845) 452-1752