At Growing Together Pediatrics, our team consists of an experienced, compassionate pediatrician and friendly, nurturing staff members who take pride in giving our young patients the personalized pediatric care that they deserve. We understand that you have a choice of pediatricians in the Central Florida area, and we appreciate your consideration. We can assure you that you'll feel confident in our ability to meet all of your expectations. We maintain a high level of expertise through continuing education in order to provide the most up-to-date care for the young patients we are privileged to serve.
Growing Together Pediatrics believes in a team approach to your child's health and well-being, so our providers collaborates with parents to provide the highest level of care. We appreciate the opportunity to care for your child and pride ourselves on making pediatric care a pleasant experience for all of our patients.
Janelle Haynes Barfield, M.D.
Janelle Haynes Barfield, M.D. is a Board Certified Pediatrician and owner of Growing Together Pediatrics. Dr. Barfield received her Bachelor’s degree from Florida A&M University and went on to complete her medical degree at the University of Florida in 2006. She specialized in pediatrics right here in Orlando at Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital residency program. Dr. Barfield has been practicing in private practice in Central Florida since 2009.
Dr. Barfield enjoys the many challenges of caring for children, taking a special interest in allergies, asthma, ADHD, and acne. She strives to use evidence based medicine, mixed with experience, and parental intuition to care for her patients. As a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics she stays informed of the latest medical guidelines, research, and medications to provide excellent current care.
On a personal note, Dr. Barfield spent most of her childhood in Northern Virginia. When she is not busy caring for her patients, she enjoys traveling and time with her husband and daughter. Dr. Barfield is a resident of Belle Isle and she is excited to have the opportunity to serve the children of her community!
Dr. Barfield has a passion for giving children a healthy start on life, and is so excited to meet you and your family!
Sheydy Rodriguez, M.D.
Dr. Sheydy Rodriguez was born and raised in a small town in the south of Puerto Rico. She attended college at the University of Puerto Rico and went on to complete her medical degree at the UAG School of Medicine in 2002. Dr. Rodriguez completed her pediatric residency at San Lucas Hospital in 2006. After graduation she worked in a pediatric office for several years and then in 2013 decided to relocate with her family to Central Florida to practice in primary care pediatrics.
As a physician, Dr. Rodriguez strives to integrate the physical, mental and emotional well being of her patients in every stage of their development. She strongly believes that early detection and prevention of illnesses is the key to healthy and happy children.
Kattya Antenor, M.D.
Kattya Antenor, M.D. received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Florida and went on to complete her medical degree at the University of Connecticut in 2012. She completed her residency training with the UF Department of Pediatric Residency Program at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Children's Hospital in 2015. Although not a native to Orlando, Dr. Antenor has fallen in love with Central Florida.
During the course of her medical education and training, Dr. Antenor has developed a particular interest in asthma, allergies, and eczema. She is passionate about early literacy, preventative medicine, and eliminating health disparities. She believes in the importance of practicing evidence based medicine, developing a strong patient-parent-doctor relationship, and physician advocacy within the community.
On a personal note, Dr. Antenor was born in Haiti and grew up in Hollywood, Florida. She is fluent in Haitian Creole. You may see her around Orlando with her husband and 2 daughters taking advantage of all the things Orlando has to offer ; performing arts, professional sports, theme parks, and great food.
Erika Diogene, D.O.
Dr. Diogene is a board certified pediatrician. She was born and raised in sunny South Florida and completed her Pediatric Residency right here in Orlando at Arnold Palmer Children's Hospital.
Dr. Diogene is a Doctor of Osteopathy or D.O. as they are commonly reffered. D.O.'s are fully licensed physicians that receive special training focusing on health promotion and disease prevention. Dr. Diogene has a passion for teaching children healthy habits that will last throughout their lifetime! She is also fluent in Haitian Creole.
Barbara Peters, MSN, PNP-BC
Barbara Peters, MSN, PNP-BC is a Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner who has recently joined the team at Growing Together Pediatrics. Barbara received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Miami in 1982. After six years as a cardiac care and intensive care nurse, she returned to the University of Miami and completed her Master's degree in preparation for her role as a Nurse Practitioner.
Barbara chose to specialize in pediatrics with a passion for improving health, and preventing diseases in children and young adults. She also has a special interest in asthma, adolescent health, neurology, nutrition, and clinical research. Barbara enjoys teaching both children and adults about healthier living.
On a personal note, Barbara grew up in Liberty City, a suburb of Miami. She is the mother of two sons and grandmother of five. She enjoys traveling near and far with her husband of 31 years. Barbara is excited about providing quality care to children and helping them grow!
Deanna Jett, MSN, CPNP-PC
Deanna Jett, MSN, CPNP-PC is a board certified pediatric nurse practitioner, with a specialty in primary care. She is a master’s prepared practitioner and graduated from the University of South Florida. Deanna’s clinical background is in critical care medicine where she spent 5 years as an ICU registered nurse at Florida Hospital.
Although caring for the critically ill was an invaluable experience, Deanna always knew her calling was for pediatrics. She has taken a special interest in preventive medicine and truly enjoys being able to provide family-based, compassionate care to help children live a healthy, thriving childhood.
On a personal note, Deanna and her fiancé live in Apopka, where they enjoy the quieter part of Orlando. In her spare time, Deanna enjoys crafting, spending time with her family as well as traveling to new places with her fiancé.
Deanna is thrilled to join the exceptional team at Growing Together Pediatrics and she will be practicing out of the new Ocoee location. She cannot wait to meet your family!