Helping Hands Pediatrics providers are equipped to give your child the best possible care with a calming smile and years of experience.
Paul Chlpka, MD, attended Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, for his undergraduate education followed by the Medical College of Pennsylvania (now Drexel) in Philadelphia, PA for medical school. His residency training in Pediatrics was completed at Tod Childrens’ Hospital in Youngstown, OH. After completing three years as a resident he also completed a fourth year of training as Pediatric Chief Resident at Tod. He began private practice in 2000 with Hermitage Pediatrics and opened Helping Hands Pediatrics in July of 2002. Dr. Chlpka is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.
Laura Pesci, DO, graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh prior to attending LECOM in Erie for her medical education. Residency training includes an osteopathic year at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh followed by pediatric training at Tod Children’s Hospital in Youngstown, Ohio where she served as chief resident. Dr. Pesci is a board certified pediatrician and has been part of Helping Hands Pediatrics, Inc. since July 2007.
Sara Silvestri, MD, FAAP, attended Allegheny College for her undergraduate studies and attended graduate school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Silvestri performed her medical residency at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Upon completing her residency, she was hired by Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh as the Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and also in the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Dr. Silvestri is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is also a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Corinne Brooks, MD, attended Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA for her undergraduate education followed by The Ohio State University, College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Brooks performed her medical residency at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Her community activities include Columbus Free Clinic and Ronald McDonald House.


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585 East State Street - Sharon, PA 16146 - (724) 346-6494
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Member: American Academy of Pediatrics - Pennsylvania Medical Society
Voted Best of the Best 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013
United Healthcare (formerly Unison) Gold Star Provider 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011