Serving families of the greater Danbury area.

Childcare Associates of CT has been serving families of the greater Danbury area since 1980. More »

New babies are seen at the Danbury Hospital and followed up at the office for ongoing care.

We coordinate care for our patients with the Danbury Hospital when our patients are admitted or seen for emergency care. More »

Immunizations

Immunizations are given according to the recommendations of the American Board of Pediatrics. More »

Referrals

Referrals to specialists will be made when needed. More »

Weekend and Holidays.

Weekend and Holiday coverage is done by our Child Care Associates physicians, and our covering physician which include Claire Free, M.D. More »

 

Linda Golterman, MSN, C-PNP, APRN

photo2

Linda Golterman, MSN, C-PNP, APRN, is a board certified pediatric nurse practitioner. She completed the pediatric nurse practitioner program and obtained her master’s degree from Yale University School of Nursing in New Haven, CT. Prior to coming to Childcare Associate’s Linda worked as nurse practitioner in a pediatric urgent care center in Norwalk, CT and in genetics, metabolic disorders and newborn screening at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, CT. Linda enjoys teaching patients and their families about health, wellness and illness management and has a special interest in asthma. She is currently working on obtaining her certification as an asthma educator.

A pediatric nurse practitioner or APRN (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse) has advanced education, skills, and training in caring for infants, children and teens. Pediatric nurse practitioners have a master’s degree and are board certified in pediatrics and can diagnose and treat common childhood illnesses such as upper respiratory infections, ear infections, rashes and urinary tract infections. They can perform school physicals and teach families about growth and development. Nurse practitioners can prescribe medications, order tests and procedures, and manage chronic illnesses such as asthma. They maintain a close working relationship with the pediatricians in the office, consult them as needed and provide referrals to specialists when indicated.