The developmental pediatric specialists at St. Luke’s Children’s support your child’s behavioral and developmental health with compassion, sensitivity, and skill. Our expertise covers a wide range of conditions including autism, Asperger’s, ADHD/ADD, developmental delay, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, genetic and birth disorders, fetal alcohol syndrome, learning issues, sleeping problems, post-traumatic stress disorder, cognitive deficits, speech delay, and aggression. Care is provided to patients from birth to 18 years of age.
Our team of specialists is dedicated to the care of children with disorders that affect development, behavior, and learning.
J.T. Leavell, MD has broad clinical interests including autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, complex learning disorders, and genetic disorders causing delays in development. He is board certified in pediatrics and developmental behavioral pediatrics.
Monica McCullough, MSN, RN, CPNP is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner and has served in a variety of nursing, educational, and leadership roles. She specializes in the treatment of autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and other neurodevelopmental and behavioral mental health conditions. She is passionate about supporting quality of life for families with a child/children with an autism spectrum disorder and helping these children enter adulthood with a strong sense of self-worth.
Monica earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Delaware and her first master's degree in child and adolescent mental health nursing from the University of Pennsylvania and her second master's degree in pediatric primary care nursing, nurse practitioner from Gwynedd Mercy College.
In her free time, Monica enjoys traveling with her family, gardening, and hunting for antique and flea market treasures.