At Touchpoint Pediatrics in Chatham, New Jersey, our pediatricians provide skilled, compassionate care to see your child through infancy, adolescence to young adulthood. From questions about your child’s behavioral health to proper vaccinations, the physicians at Touchpoint Pediatrics take time to listen to every parent’s concerns and emphasize the importance of involving children in all conversations about their health. Learn more about our team, which serves the Chatham and the surrounding areas.

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Jennifer Shaw, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Dr. Shaw has practiced pediatrics in Central New Jersey since 1995. The administrator and owner of our practice, both Dr. Shaw and Touchpoint Pediatrics have been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as the highest level Patient-Centered Medical Home. Before founding Touchpoint Pediatrics, Dr. Shaw accomplished the following:

  • Earned her M.D. from the University of Connecticut
  • Completed her general pediatric residency and specialty fellowship at Schneider Children’s Hospital of Long Island Jewish Medical Center, where she also received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarly Performance
  • Became one of the first board-certified developmental and behavioral pediatricians in the country, as well as earned board certification in general pediatrics
  • Served as medical director for Hunterdon County Child Development and Evaluation Center

Using her sub-specialty training, Dr. Shaw helps families and children cope with:

  • Temper tantrums
  • Separation anxiety
  • Sibling rivalry
  • Feeding struggles
  • Motivational problems
  • ADHD
  • Autism
  • Learning disabilities
  • And more.

Dr. Shaw is also on the teaching staff at Atlantic Health Systems (Morristown Memorial/Overlook Medical Centers) and St. Barnabas Medical Center. She resides in Chatham with her husband and three children.

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Margot Kerrigan, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Joining Touchpoint Pediatrics in 2010, Dr. Kerrigan received pediatric specialty training at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine/St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Paterson, New Jersey. She then completed graduate studies and research in biochemistry at Columbia University before attending St. George’s University School of Medicine. What’s more, she’s been recognized by the NCQA as the highest level Patient-Center Medical Home, as well as New Jersey Family’s Favorite Kids’ Doc.

Growing up in Cranfield and Westfield, NJ, Dr. Kerrigan now lives with her husband and four children in Basking Ridge.

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Saujanya Manikonda, M.D. F.A.A.P.

Dr. Manikonda joined Touchpoint Pediatrics in 2022. She completed her pediatric specialty training at Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Dr. Manikonda completed her graduate studies in Biomedical Engineering at The College of New Jersey before attending medical school at the American University of Antigua. In addition, she’s been recognized by the NCQA as the highest-level Patient-Center Medical Home.

Dr. Manikonda is a New Jersey native growing up in Princeton Junction and enjoys spending time with her daughter and husband.

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Valerie Tom, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Dr. Tom practiced pediatrics in Alexandria, Virginia for four years before joining Touchpoint Pediatrics in 2005. She grew up in Livingston, NJ, and now resides in Short Hills with her family. Her career and education highlights include:

  • Assistant Clinical Professor at George Washington University School of Medicine
  • Pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital of New York-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Graduate of UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School with cum laude honors in English and Biology
  • Recognized by the NCQA as the highest level Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • Highlighted in New Jersey Family’s Favorite Kids’ Doc list of recipients

To learn more about our team of pediatricians, contact us today. We proudly serve Chatham, Morristown, Hoboken, Summit, and Berkeley Heights, NJ, and the surrounding areas.