Our Providers and Nurse Practitioners
Stephanie Kong MD
President and CEO of ZÖe Pediatrics
Having completed her Pediatric residency at Milwaukee Children’s Hospital, Dr. Kong went on to pursue a career as an Administrative Physician developing an expertise in managed care.
She has served in the capacities of Medical Director, Vice President of Medical Affairs culminating in serving as President of Family Plus, the HMO sponsored by Eagleton Children’s Hospital. She also served in the capacity of a Senior Consultant for Price Waterhouse Coopers before starting her own consulting firm, MetroHealth Group of America.
She started ZÖe Pediatrics in 2012 with our first office established in Thomaston, Georgia with the intent of bringing extraordinary care to the children of middle Georgia. In the same year later, we opened a second office in Barnesville, Georgia with the addition of our first Columbus office in April 2014 and our second office of Columbus in July 2016. We opened ZÖe’s After Hours Services Center in December 2016.
The philosophy of her approach to pediatrics is that children do not have to be sick to get better so it is much better to prevent rather than cure disease.
Charlaya Campbell MD
Dr. Campbell joined ZÖe Pediatrics in 2012 and was the 1st addition to the ZÖe Pediatrics family of excellent Pediatricians. She completed her Pediatric training at Morehouse School of Medicine after earning her medical degree from the University of St. Louis. She is everything a great Pediatrician should be and a little more. She is loved by her patients and has a large loyal following. She decided she wanted to be a Pediatrician when she was three years old and never waivered. She serves as a role model for all the “pediatricians in waiting” in our practice.
Lindsey Burnett MD
Dr. Lindsey Holloman joined ZÖe Pediatrics in 2016 and hails from Decatur, GA. She attended Xavier University of Louisiana where she a received a B.S. in Chemistry with a minor in Biology. She then went to medical school at The University of Tennessee and completed residency in Pediatrics at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge, LA.
Dr. Holloman is known by her known and loved by her patients for her quiet and gentle approach to their health and especially when they don’t feel well. She is committed to the concept that “the best gift we can give our children is the maintenance of their good health regardless of heir circumstance. When not working as a Pediatrician for ZÖe she enjoys spending time with family, baking, and reading in her.
Stella Siriboe MD
Dr. Stella Debrah-Siriboe is a graduate of the Howard University Pediatric residency program in Washington DC, and she was the Chief Resident for a year after completing the program. She worked in Pediatric Practices in Virginia, Tennessee and Georgia and has lived in Ringgold and Hawkinsville Georgia. She brings her extensive Pediatric experience to ZÖe Pediatrics and has particular interests in the management of Asthma and ADHD. She is passionate about her Pediatric Practice philosophy which reflects her view that every child is part of her global family and part of their village. She is a tenacious child advocate and will be an advocate for each patient as if they were her own.
Dr. Siriboe joined ZÖe Pediatrics in 2017 and will blend her excellent Pediatric skills with her holistic approach to each child see meets.
Mustafa Bakir MD
Dr. Mustafa Bakir joined ZÖe Pediatrics on 01 July 2018. Prior to joining ZÖe Dr. Bakir has worked as a Pediatrician in Florida, Chicago and Turkey. Dr. Bakir is a graduate of Istanbul University Medical Faculty in Turkey. He worked at the Hucettepe University Children's Hospital in Ankara, Turkey as well as the Marmara University Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey as an attending pediatrician for 25 years. Dr. Bakir has a particular interest in Allergic diseases and Asthma, Pediatric Infectious diseases. His expertise will allow ZÖe Pediatrics to offer allergy skin testing. His goal is to provide the best care to ZÖe Kids as well as all the kids of Columbus and new Alabama service areas. He has a very kind and gentle spirit and all the children love him. ZÖe Pediatrics is very proud that Dr. Bakir has joined our practice.
Denishia Tatum MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC
Denishia Tatum is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner who has a strong passion for children and enjoys providing care when they are sick or well. She originally attended Tuskegee University, in Tuskegee, Alabama where she earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing, graduating in the top 5% of her class. While working at Children’s Hospital of Alabama in Birmingham, Denishia decided to advance her knowledge of direct patient care and eventually pursued her Masters of Science in Nursing with an emphasis in Nursing Leadership. Denishia continued to seek advanced training in order to bring the best care to her patients and earned a Post-Masters Certificate in Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. She holds a national certification with the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB).
Denishia has worked primarily in private practice pediatric settings, and has experience instructing pediatrics in academia. She anticipates being involved in the entire continuum of care with her patients.
Denishia is an active member of the United Advance Practice Registered Nurses of Georgia (UAPRN) and the Society of Pediatric Cardiovascular Nurses (SPCN).
In her free time, Denishia and her daughter Laila enjoy reading and weekend getaways to any place with sun and sand. Her motto: “All kids deserve to feel loved and leave with a hug!”
Tuskegee University- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (2007)
Grand Canyon University- Masters of Science in Nursing, emphasis in Nursing Leadership (2009)
Maryville University- Post Masters Certificate in Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (2018)
Jeremiah D'Annunzio MSN, APRN, CPNP-AC
Jeremiah D'Annunzio is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Jeremiah has always been drawn to pediatric care and greatly enjoys his daily interactions with his patients.
His career started as a registered nurse where he working in adult & pediatric ICU, emergency room, and hospice care. While working at Children's Hospital of Michigan, Jeremiah knew that he wanted to further his profession and pursue his Masters of Science in Nursing at Wayne State University where he completed the pediatric nurse practitioner program.
He has his certification with the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB).
In his free time Jeremiah spends his time with his wife, 3 kids, and the family's multiple pets! He also enjoys his electronics, photography, and woodworking.
Amanda Meade CFNP
Amanda Meade is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner who enjoys caring for patients of all ages. Working with children and educating their families has become a significant passion of hers. She attended University of Oregon for her Bachelors Degree in Human Anatomy and Physiology and then went on to pursue nursing through Rush University of Chicago where she obtained a Masters of Science in Nursing. After graduation she worked as a medical-surgical RN for four years before returning to school to become a Nurse Practitioner. She attended Frontier Nursing University online while working as an RN and starting her family.
Amanda has been working at ZÖe Pediatrics since September 2019 and has thoroughly enjoyed caring for the children and their families. In her spare time Amanda enjoys working creatively by making quilts and cross stitching. She also enjoys spending quality time with her two young boys, Levi and Logan as well as her husband Sean.
Amanda prides herself on her ability to actively listen to her patients and their families’ needs and thoroughly enjoys educating and promoting long term health and wellness.
Akram Elamaari MD
Dr. Elamaari is a Licensed Pediatrician in the State of Georgia, born in St. Louis, Missouri. He started his medical career in Libya where he attended medical school at University of Al-Fateh Faculty of Medicine. After graduating in 2005, he completed his residency in Pediatrics in 2009 at Tripoli Medical Center, one of largest hospitals in North Africa. In recognition of his academic excellence he was granted a full scholarship to further his education in the United States. His training in the US was split between New York at New Methodist Hospital and in Georgia at the Medical Center of Central Georgia where he had the unique opportunity to experience what is like to practice in both the Northern and Southern parts of the Country, which exposed him to a very diverse patient population. After completing his training in Georgia, Dr. Elamaari traveled back to Libya and worked for over two years serving in under privileged and war torn areas, where he gained valuable experience and sharpened his clinical skills in the most critical situations.
Dr. Elamaari has excellent experience in General pediatrics, Neonatology, Pediatric emergency, as well as Adolescent and Child Health. His passion for travel has made him well cultured and that combined with his love and commitment to the field of Pediatrics has made him a doctor who is always able to satisfy the needs of his patients and their families.
Served in an Area of need in which medical attention was not readily available in Ashburn, Ga. Dr. Elamaari joined ZÖe Pediatrics on 9/4/2018.
Lynn Dolan CPNP
Lynn Dolan is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner who enjoys caring for kids who are sick and well. She particularly has a special place in her heart for those with special needs. Since earning her BSN from Mercer University in 2008, Lynn has worked as a NICU nurse. With a goal to expand on her knowledge, she obtained an MSN in the pediatric field. She spends her time volunteering with the Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta and middle school children at church and spending quality time with her golden retriever, Maggie, and a golden doodle, Chloe.
Fareeda Babalakin MD
Dr.Fareeda Babalakin is a licensed Pediatrician in Georgia. She completed her medical degree in
University of Ibadan Oyo State Nigeria in 1989. She completed her Pediatric residency at New York
City health +Hospital/Woodhull in 1997. She has over 20 years of Pediatric outpatient practice split
between outpatient practice in Lagos Nigeria, Chester Pennsylvania and Little Rock Arkansas USA
She finds extreme Joy caring for children and watching them grow to chart their courses in life
One of the quotes she jokes with her patients is to say” I half blinked and you are all grown, can’t
afford to take a full blink”. She has keen interest in developmental Pediatrics as a result of a personal
journey caring for a family member with Autism
She is married with three children and when not attending to patients loves working out to stay fit
and playing golf.