KidzCare Pediatrics PC – Sylva NC

132 Sylva Plaza
Sylva, NC 28779
Tel: 828-586-2377
Fax: 828-586-5888

Hours of operation at all our locations are
Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5 pm. Lunch 12:30 pm - 1 pm
Extended Hours by appointment only (only at selected locations, please call for more information):
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Welcome to KidzCare Pediatrics where you will find health care professionals dedicated to providing the highest quality medical care to our patients and families.  We’ve had the privilege of providing pediatric care in NC since 2003 and now extending into Georgia as of 2017.

Providers serving in our Sylva NC location

Penny O'Neill, MD

Penny O'Neill, MD

Dr. O'Neill, MD, FAAP joined Kidzcare Pediatrics in January 2020. She is a practicing Pediatrician at our Franklin and Sylva locations. Dr. O'Neill graduated from University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia in 1990 and has been in practice for 28 years. She completed her residency at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital. She is board certified in Pediatrics.


Jennifer Brown, MD

Jennifer Brown, MD

Dr. Jennifer Brown graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and completed her pediatric residency at NC Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem (Bowman Gray School of Medicine). She began her pediatric career in Fort Pierce, FL. She later moved to Franklin, NC, where in the midst of practicing general pediatrics and raising her own family, she began advocating for abused and neglected children.

Dr. Brown was privileged to help start Kids Place; Macon County’s Child Advocacy Center in 1991. She also became a regional trainer for the NC Child Medical Evaluation Program and served on the NC Pediatric Society Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect. She has taught on the subjects of abuse and neglect locally, state-wide, and internationally. (Presenting at conferences in Seoul, Korea and Skopje, Macedonia).

She is a published author of a children’s book called “Hooray! It’s a Duck Day” as well as articles on subjects such as child abuse, ADHD, and miscarriage. The last several years she worked in the public health system on the East Coast of North Carolina. She returned to Western NC in the spring of 2017 and joined Kidzcare Pediatrics as a board-certified general pediatrician last fall. In her free time she enjoys writing, art, gardening, and spending time with her four children and grandson.

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