At Napa Valley Pediatrics, our team consists of one very experienced and compassionate pediatrician and three well-skilled nurse practitioners. Our friendly, nurturing staff members take pride in assisting the team to provide personalized pediatric care that you and your family deserve. We understand you have a choice of pediatricians in the community, and we appreciate the opportunity to meet and exceed your expectations.
Christine Loffler- Barry MD
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Dr. Loffler–Barry is the founder of our clinic. She has been practicing pediatrics, neonatal intensive care and adolescent medicine in the Napa Valley since 1998.
Dr. Loffler-Barry attended medical school at the prestigious University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain and completed her pediatric training at UMDNJ in New Jersey. She was offered a position as the Chief Pediatric Resident at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ where she was later offered a pediatric hospitalist staff position for an additional year, before relocating with her family to California.
She is a Board-Certified pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of the Napa County Medical Society, and a member of the California Medical Association. She was trained by the prestigious Dr. Berry Brazelton in Touchpoints, a tool for pediatric developmental assessments. She has held the position of Chair of the Obstetrical & Pediatric Department in the past, acted as Interim Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and continues to provide on-call and admitting services for high-risk, premature and sick babies at the local Queen of the Valley Hospital. She has participated in the National Foundation of Celiac Awareness, was a supporter and active member of the Healthy for Life initiative, a local obesity task force in the valley and has been featured on the local radio station, discussing Latino health issues.
She is married and has two children, is fluent in both Spanish and German and is an enthusiastic urban beekeeper.
Elaine M. Gomez, PNP
Elaine Manansala Gomez is a seasoned Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) who has worked in our Napa Valley Pediatric Clinic since 2007.She holds a Master of Science and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner degrees from the UC San Fransisco. After graduating high school in Napa Valley, she attended and graduated from CSU, Sacramento with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. She has worked as an RN and then a PNP for over 12 years in private practice in Sacramento, before she and her young family moved back "home" to Napa.
Elaine likes all aspects of pediatrics, but specially finds joy in educating new parents, teenagers and seeing children and their families grow throughout the years. She shows compassion and empathy for families in their times of need, stress and during illnesses.
Elaine and her husband have 3 children. She feels her kids have been her best teacher in the realm of pediatrics. She enjoys reading, short runs through the hills of the beautiful Napa Valley, a good night's sleep and planning family trips near and far.
Kimberly Woolley, PNP
Kim Woolley is a Board-Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She joined the United States Air Force Nurse Corps soon after graduating from New Hampshire's Saint Anselm College in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
In 2002 she earned her Master of Science Degree from the UC of San Fransisco, with a focus in pediatrics and continued her Air Force career caring for families in primary care clinics in Texas, Washington DC, North Carolina, New Mexico and Ohio. Kim retired from active-duty service as Lieutenant Colonel in 2015 and settled in the North Bay in 2016 with her husband and two daughters. She is proud to call California her forever home.
Kim joined the practice at Napa Valley Pediatric Clinic in May of 2017 as a pediatric primary care provider, where she endeavors to help families navigate challenges to optimal health.
Samantha Granados, FNP
Samantha "Sam" Granados is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She obtained a degree in Neuroscience from the University of California, Riverside in 2017, where she spent time working in the Sleep and Memory Reasearch Laboratory. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the California State University, Los Angeles in 2019 and went on to work as an inpatient nurse at the Children's Hospital, Los Angeles. Sam obtained her Master of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Touro University Nevada in 2023. She loves working with kids and their families and providing all the support needed for children to grow into successful and healthy adults. May of
Sam was born and raised in Los Angeles and moved to Northern California in early 2023. She joined the practice at Napa Valley Pediatric Clinic in June 2023 as a pediatric primary care provider.
Sam enjoys baking, hiking, reading and traveling and loves dogs. She knows conversational Spanish and Tagalog.