Our office is newly constructed, 

modern and well maintained.  

We offer separate sick and well 

waiting areas  and exam rooms. 


The atmosphere is family friendly  

and will make you feel at home. 

A 150-gallon aquarium, solar system,  

select videos, books & magazines

 will keep  all ages entertained  should you have a short wait  

(Our goal: never more than 15 minutes).

We are conveniently located at

32 Church Hill Road in Lexington Village

(Turn in at Newtown Savings Bank)

with easy access to and from Interstate-84.


Our office is open Monday-Friday from 8 am - 5 pm

Phones are answered 8:45 am - 12 pm and 1:15 pm - 5 pm 

with 24-7 coverage outside of these hours. 

Our doctors and staff are on-call evenings and on weekends 

and will assist you and keep in contact with you 

should your child require an urgent care visit.  

We also use an overnight nurse triage line that 

stays in contact with our office and the physician on-call.

WELCOME ,MARIA!

Richard 

Auerbach, MD

Marina 

Arena, 

MD

Corinna 

Soriano, 

MD

Allene 

Troy, 

PA LC

Maria 

Bernardi,

 PA

  Dr. Auerbach received an undergraduate degree at Tufts University & medical school and 

residency training at  the University of Connecticut Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. 

He is board certified in pediatrics (American Board of Pediatrics and National Board of Physicians and Surgeons)  and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

 He is an associate professor of pediatrics at the  Universities of Vermont & Connecticut Schools of Medicine. 

He moved to Newtown in 2001 with his wife & two sons, having practiced pediatrics since 1998  

Patient’s Choice Award

Dr. Arena received an undergraduate degree  (summa cum laude)  at The College of Saint Rose 

and a medical degree (cum laude) from Albany Medical College. 

She trained at Albert Einstein College of Medicine Schneider Children’s Hospital,  

where she regularly participated in research.  

She is board certified in pediatrics  (American Board of Pediatrics) and an AAP Fellow. 

A resident of Newtown since 2004, she lives with her husband and three children; 

having previously worked in Southbury and Stamford.

Dr. Soriano received an undergraduate degree  (cum laude) at the University of the Philippines 

and a medical degree from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine.

She trained at Mount Sinai School of Medicine Elmhurst 

She is board certified in pediatrics (American Board of Pediatrics) and a Fellow of the AAP. 

She has been living with her husband and three daughters in Newtown since 2007.

She joined our practice after working in both Newtown and Southbury as a general pediatrician for Western CT  (Nuvance, Danbury Hospital)

Allene Troy received an undergraduate degree at Fairfield University and a Masters in health science and 

physician assistant degree from George Washington University School of Medicine. 

Board certified (National College of Physician Assistants) IBLCE board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC), 

She provides comprehensive breastfeeding consultations.  

Living in Newtown with her husband and twins since 2008, she joined us after having worked 

as a PA and LC in Southbury (2000-2019) 

with Western CT Medical Group

 (Nuvance, Danbury Hospital).

Maria Bernardi received an undergraduate degree (cum laude) at the University of Connecticut and a physician assistant degree (magna cum laude)  from Midwestern University School of Medical Sciences. 

She is board certified (National College of Physician Assistants) and a member of the AAPA

She has been living in Fairfield with her husband and 2 children since 2005. 

Joining our group in 2022, she brings extensive experience, having practiced since 2002 in the 

Pediatric ED, PICU, and primary care at Pediatric Associates in Waterbury; 

as well as having served her community by working with several non-profit organizations.

Peggy, LPN and grandmother of 2,

retired in 2022 after having been with us and the area’s

 previous pediatricians for almost 50 years.

She continues to work for us on a per diem basis.


Kristen, RN has 3 boys and was our clinical supervisor. 

She joined us in 2013 from Brookfield Family Medicine.

She is completing an APRN program and will

continue with us as a clinician in 2023.


Cassie, LPN  is a mother of one son, 

 having joined our family in 2019  and quickly becoming 

a leader and the anchor of our nursing staff


Ali, RN is a new mom and

 joined us in  2022 after having worked 

as a nurse supervisor at Danbury / Nuvance 

Family Medicine in Brookfield


Jovanna, MA, mother of one 

has been our Medical Assistant since 2016 and

has extensive clinical and administrative duties


June, MA and administrative supervisor, is a mother of two and

has been with us since 2018, after working for 

almost 10 years at Danbury Hospital.


Genevieve has twin daughters and has quickly become a major asset 

to our practice assisting with 

administrative and front office responsibilities


Tara, RN will be joining our practice in 2022.

Having worked primarily in the pediatric emergency room, 

She is currently studying to be an APRN.

Danbury

Hospital

We maintain privileges at Danbury Hospital

When your child is born, a member of the neonatology 

department will provide nursery care.  

Please inform the hospital staff and we will be notified.   

When more urgent care is required we rely on the 

physicians and staff at Danbury hospital.  

We closely follow our children who are admitted to

the hospital under the hospitalist service.

Connecticut

Children’s

Medical Center


If your child requires specialty care, we may direct you to 

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center  

where we are familiar with specialists and their procedures.   

CCMC also has a new satellite center in Danbury

 which is fully staffed  by its specialists. 

 Dr. Soriano and Allene Troy 

are employees of CCMC’s medical group, which has been 

partnering with Auerbach Pediatrics,  

bringing them to Newtown in 2019.

Additionally, Dr. Auerbach was a student, 

trained at, and once was employed by CCMC.

YALE - NEW HAVEN

HOSPITAL



For certain situations we will also refer patients to  

Yale Children’s Hospital   

given its comprehensive subspecialty care and proximity. 

For subspecialty care, both centers have 

satellite offices in Danbury  

and throughout Fairfield and New Haven counties.

Billing and Financial Policies


In an effort to concentrate on your child’s healthcare,  

we have elected to outsource our billing to: 

AccuMed Billing

(203) 743-9539


If you have any financial issues that cannot be

adequately addressed by Judy or her staff,  

please don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Auerbach directly.   


Our billing practices and policies are fairly 

standard for the medical industry.   

We also ecognize the financial burden placed on families, 

and we do our best to minimize its impact;  but

please understand that the responsibility for coordination 

of benefits lies between you and your insurance company. 


Our policies regarding payments are posted and   

we ask for your consideration and prompt payment of any 

policy-determined copays, deductibles, and balances 

at the time of your visit.

Contacting our office


Routine scheduling and administrative issues

Please call 

203-426-KIDS 

(203) 426-5437

or email us 

mail@auerkids.com


For nursing questions or non-emergent issues

during office hours:

please feel free to email 

426KIDS@gmail.com 

or text our nursing line

(203) 628-2729


All messages are generally returned 

by the end of the workday.


Caring for your children is a shared responsibility

and we request that you allow us up to 7 days  

for refillable prescriptions: most importantly 

for controlled substances. 


If your call is urgent, and requires the assistance of 

the nursing staff or on call physician, 

Please call our main number and speak 

with front office staff or our answering service.


If you have concerns or questions regarding the 

overnight nurse triage line or the answering service, 

 please notify our office immediately. 


Please also note:  we may close early due to weather,

staffing,  or other unforeseeable events. 

We will always have an on-call physician or nurse available 

to answer your questions; offering you the opportunity to

 speak with our staff members, without 

the need to shorten our regular hours or close early.