Marshall Health welcomes new pediatric physicians


HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall Health welcomes two pediatric specialists to care for children in both the acute care and inpatient settings.  

Ana Gonzalez, M.D., joins the care team at Pediatric NowCare at 5170 U.S. Route 60 in Huntington. Gonzalez exclusively provides same day, walk-in care at the NowCare clinic, open seven days a week. Gonzalez earned her medical degree from the Universidad del Norte in Columbia and completed her pediatric residency at Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.   

Lauren M. Tufts, M.D., is a pediatrician with a subspecialty in pediatric hospital medicine. The Huntington native is a two-time graduate of Marshall University, where she earned her Doctor of Medicine. Tufts also completed both her pediatric residency and pediatric hospital medicine fellowship at Marshall University. Tufts provides inpatient care for pediatric patients at Hoops Family Children’s Hospital at Cabell Huntington Hospital. She has special interests in pediatric point-of-care ultrasound and helping children who have experienced child abuse and neglect. She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.  

Gonzalez and Tufts will both serve as assistant professors of pediatrics at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.   

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