Meet Our Doctors
Our physicians at Springdale-Mason Pediatrics partner with parents to promote the optimal health of their children. All of our physicians have office hours at both of our locations each week. We encourage you to get to know all of our doctors and choose three that you would like to see regularly. This will provide you with greater convenience in scheduling and offer more options if one of our doctors is unavailable when you need them. Click on the doctors’ names below to learn more about their education, their background and interests.
Parul Bawa, M.D.
Dr. Bawa was born in Columbus, Ohio and received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from The Ohio State University. She received her degree in medicine from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a member of the Cincinnati Pediatric Society.
Dr. Bawa joined Springdale-Mason Pediatrics in June 2002. Prior to joining our practice, Dr. Bawa served as Chief Resident at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois and was in private practice in Glenview, Illinois. She is a recipient of the Emanuel O. Doyne Community Teaching Award (Mead-Johnson National Award) for 2014.
Dr. Bawa is married and has two children. Outside of work, she enjoys yoga, college football and photography. As for practicing medicine, Dr. Bawa loves the opportunity to be a part of children's lives as they grow and develop. She believes that there should be an emphasis on prevention and education at all levels, including education of parents, patients and future physicians.
Paul Bunch, M.D.
Dr. Paul Bunch was born in Middletown, Ohio, and grew up in Cincinnati. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine and completed his residency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident.
He is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is a member of the Cincinnati Pediatric Society. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.
Dr. Bunch’s special areas of interest include childhood obesity, the use of technology in health care, quality improvement and medical education. He strives to approach pediatrics in an evidence-based and family-centered manner.
Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and five children in addition to traveling, music and history.
Ariana Fisher, M.D.
Dr. Fisher was born and raised in North Carolina. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She earned her Doctorate of Medicine at Georgetown University in Washington DC, where she graduated summa cum laude and was induced into the medical honors society, Alpha Omega Alpha. She then moved to Ohio to complete her training in pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, where she served as resident leader of the Primary Care track, focusing on general pediatric care. She and her husband fell in love with the Cincinnati area, and decided to make it their home for years to come.
Dr. Fisher is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Cincinnati Pediatric Society. She enjoys seeing children of all ages, and has a particular interest in preventive medicine and nutrition.
Dr. Fisher lives in Mason with her husband. She enjoys hiking, cooking, traveling, and watching all types of sporting events.
Laurie Holubeck, M.D.
Dr. Holubeck is a native of Honolulu, Hawaii. She received her Bachelor of Science with Honors from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1986, and graduated from the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine in 1990. She completed her pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles in 1993. She is board certified and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Holubeck has been with Springdale-Mason Pediatrics since 2005. Her previous work includes positions in private and public health practices in Los Angeles from 1990 to 1996 and working in private practice in Cincinnati from 1996 to present.
Dr. Holubeck is married and has two children. Outside of work, she enjoys running, hiking, camping,
travel and music, as well as singing and playing guitar in her church choir.
Dr. Holubeck says, “I love the fact that you can have a positive impact on a child and their family from the very beginning. Pediatrics offers a unique opportunity to develop a foundation of physical and emotional health that I hope children will carry with them into adulthood. I also really enjoy the freshness and liveliness that the kids bring into my day.”
Ellen Kellogg, M.D.
Dr. Kellogg was born in Clovis, New Mexico and grew up in Avon Lake, Ohio. She earned her B.S. from Xavier University in Cincinnati, then earned her medical degree at the West Virginia University School of Medicine. She received her residency training at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Kellogg joined Springdale-Mason Pediatrics in July 1999. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Cincinnati Pediatric Society and is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She believes that being a good pediatrician involves getting to know the whole family well—it’s not just about prescribing medications.
In her free time, Dr. Kellogg enjoys cooking, reading and gardening. She has 2 adult children. She also has a lifelong love of Girl Scouts and is involved with St. Vincent de Paul and other service organizations that support families in need.
Joe Leanza, M.D.
Dr. Leanza is an Ohio native who spent most of his childhood in rural mid-eastern Ohio. He received a B.S. in Biology from the University of Cincinnati, his Masters in Health Science (Public Health) from Johns Hopkins and his M.D. from the Medical College of Ohio in 1999. He completed his Pediatric Residency at EVMS/Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Norfolk, Virginia in 2002.
Dr. Leanza joined Springdale-Mason Pediatrics in July 2002. He enjoys helping families of all sorts and sizes with their problems and in wellness. He is board certified and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Cincinnati Pediatric Society. As a physician, he describes himself as a relative minimalist who is interested in healing and preventive medicine. He is focused on child/parent development and guidance, and provides teaching-oriented care.
Dr. Leanza and his wife have four children. The family enjoys soccer and other sports, music and is involved in their community and schools.
Ilana Primack, M.D.
Dr. Primack was born in Chicago, IL and grew up in the Chicagoland area. She attended the University of Wisconsin, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology and Toxicology. She then went on to earn her MD degree from Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University, where she was inducted into the medical honor societies of Alpha Omega Alpha and Gold Humanism. From there, she moved to Ohio and completed her pediatrics residency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. While there, she was in the primary care track, with emphasis on experiences pertinent for an office-based general pediatrician. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
She enjoys seeing children of all ages and has special clinical interest in preventative medicine, mental health, and sports medicine. She especially enjoys working in pediatrics because it can allow you the unique opportunity to save or mold not just a life, but a lifetime.
Dr. Primack lives with her husband, Joe, in Cincinnati. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, gardening, travel, and spending time with family and friends.
Physicians EmeritiThe following doctors have retired from practice at Springdale-Mason Pediatrics:
Pedro Ponce, M.D., 1965-1981
Susan Limouze, M.D., 1980-2007
Paul Chirlin, M.D., 1981-2010
Linda Jost, M.D., 1982-2015,
Deborah Goodlander, M.D., 1975-2018
Joel Singerman, M.D., 1997-2017
Jaysri Sekar, M.D., 1991-2022