At Clarksburg Pediatrics LLC, our team consists of experienced,
pediatricians and friendly, nurturing staff members who take pride in giving
our young patients the personalized pediatric care that they deserve.
Armina Rahman, M.D., FAAP
Dr. Armina Rahman is a Board Certified Pediatrician who graduated fromCreighton University in Omaha, NE with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology in 1986. She attended the Creighton University School of Medicine and obtained her MD in 1991. Upon graduation Dr. Rahman began work in Pediatrics at the Creighton/University of Nebraska combined Pediatric Residency Program. After her residency she had additional training in Neonatology at Magee Women's Hospital/University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Rahman became certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in 1994 and successfully recertified in 2002, and 2008.
She has been practicing pediatrics for over 20 years. She was in private practice in Indiana for 7 years before moving to Montgomery county, Maryland in 2002 with her husband and son. She worked in a private practice in Germantown, MD. the first 2 years in Maryland.
Dr. Rahman furthered her pediatric experience by working as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Maryland. She treated patients in the Pediatric Emergency Room, Nursery/NICU, and inpatient floors. She started her own practice in Clarksburg, MD in November 2006.
Dr. Rahman believes that all children should receive top quality care and strives to make each child comfortable and happy to come to the doctor.
She also is a teacher and makes sure that parents are taught about their children as much as children are taught about their health. Her specialty is working with worried parents of newborns. She also has interests in asthma/eczema/ allergies, obesity in childhood and infectious diseases. She follows the guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics of which she is a fellow. She is always learning and feels continuing medical education is a must for all physicians.
Dr. Hershita Raheja M.D.
Dr. Hershita Raheja is a Pediatrician who was born and raised in Virginia. Her passion is educating new parents about newborn care, asthma and proper medication use, and mental health care. In a family full of established business professionals, Dr. Raheja decided at an early age she wanted to go into medicine. Though many in her family tried before her, she is the first Doctor in her family. She started her journey by attending George Washington University for her Undergraduate studies; graduating in 2013 with a BS in Psychology.
Dr. Raheja attended medical school at St. George's School of Medicine in Grenada, West indies. She completed her rotations in various hospitals in Brooklyn, NY graduating in 2018.
After clinical rotations, Dr. Raheja participated in a research internship from 2017-2018 at Cleveland Clinic in association with Akron Nephrology Associates in Akron, Ohio. She co-authored 2 publications: a textbook chapter, "Management of Intoxications in Pediatrics" published in Critical Care Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis: A Practical Handbook published in 2019; and a research article "Pediatric Intradialytic Hypotension: Recommendations from the Pediatric Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (PCRRT) Workgroup" published in Pediatric Nephrology: Journal of International Pediatric Nephrology Association in 2019.
In Mid 2018, Dr. Raheja then moved to New Jersey to start her Pediatric Residency. She trained at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center/Children's Hospital of New Jersey completing her Pediatric Residency in Mid 2021. Dr. Raheja has been with Clarksburg Pediatrics since July 2021.
Dr. Hershita Raheja truly enjoys continuity of patient care and has a unique bond with all her patients which allows her to positively connect with them and their individual concerns.
Dr. Sehar Maruf M.D.
Maryland. She graduated from University of Maryland, College Park in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and a Minor in Spanish.
She attended medical school at American University of the Caribbean on the beautiful island of St. Maarten and completed all of her clinical rotations at multiple sites throughout the United States. In her fourth year of medical school, she decided she wanted to pursue a career in pediatrics. She completed her pediatric residency training in 2021 at Bronx Care Hospital in the Bronx, NY.
Dr. Maruf has been a part of Clarksburg Pediatrics since March 2022. Her clinical interests are newborn medicine, growth/development, asthma, allergies, anxiety and depression. She also has a good knowledge of medical Spanish! Dr. Maruf strives to provide quality evidence-based care for her patients.
In her free time, she enjoys cooking, going for walks, hiking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Jacqueline Douge M.D., MPH, F.A.A.P
Jacqueline Douge, MD, MPH, FAAP is a pediatrician with over 20 years' experience in general pediatrics and public health. She formerly served as the Deputy Health Officer at the Frederick County Health Department and Bureau Director and Medical Director of Maternal Child Health at the Howard County Health Department. Dr. Douge holds a Master's Degree in Public Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, a Medical Degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Rutgers University. She is also board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
She's the co-author of the American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement the Impact of Racism of Child and Adolescent Health and has written several HealthChildren.org articles.
Dr. Douge has been with Clarksburg Pediatrics since April 2022.
Dr. Maria Yoon, D.O., M.S.
Dr. Maria Yoon was born in North Carolina but raised in Maryland. She graduated from Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 2011. She then served as a medical volunteer in Haiti in 2012 which further solidified her passion for holistic care for children and their families. After returning from Haiti, she completed a Master's Degree in Physiology at Georgetown University in 2013. She then earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree (D.O.) from Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine in North Carolina in 2019 and completed her pediatric residency training at Our Lady of the Lake Pediatric Residency Program in Louisiana in 2022.
Dr. Yoon and her husband moved back to Maryland in June 2022. She enjoys exploring new restaurants and cafes and taking walks with her husband after dinner. Dr. Yoon has been with Clarksburg Pediatrics since August 2022.
Dr. Leanne M. Miller M.D.
Dr. Miller Recently joined our practice. She has over 20 years of experience as an ABP board certified pediatrician. She graduated AOA from Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Her residency was completed here at Children's National Medical center in DC. Her under grad degrees include an A.S. In nursing and a B.A. in music.
Her holistic Philosophy of medicine has been shaped by her rich family medical history. She carries the torch of caring doctors to the third generation. Her father and uncle started one of the first European lifestyle education programs in America. She co-led her own lifestyle medicine club while in medical school, And wholeheartedly embraces Loma Linda university's motto "to make a man whole." She has completed further training in lifestyle management of anxiety and depression, and has created a children's version called "Highway to Happiness." She has presented it in schools and to her patients.
She has been practicing at Southwestern medical clinic in Michigan for the past 17 years where she worked as a hospital and office practitioner, and supervised family medicine residents, NPs, and students.
She is married to Nicholas Miller who is a church history professor and an
attorney with a practice in religious liberty issues. They have three
beautiful children that have enriched her practice and understanding as a
pediatrician and as a mother Her outside interests include spending time
with her family, hiking, biking, singing/playing violin, entertaining, and
cooking delicious, nutritious vegan food.
She is looking forward to meeting you and caring for your child's needs.