About Us

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COVID-19 TESTING

Beginning Monday, 11/30, Avon Pediatrics will be offering drive-thru COVID-19 PCR testing for our patients, by appointment only. Please call our office today to schedule your appointment!

860-676-1111

The Flu vaccine is now available at Avon Pediatrics.

Please call our office today to schedule your child’s Flu shot appointment!

Meet Our Providers

Avon Pediatrics is affiliated with Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and Hartford Hospital.

Steven J. Brown

MD, FAAP

Dr. Brown received his Bachelor’s degree from Vassar College where he majored in psychology. He graduated with Departmental Honors, Cum Laude, and is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. He earned his Medical Degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook Medical School. He then completed his pediatric residency at North Shore University Hospital Cornell University Medical College. He is Board Certified in Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the Connecticut State Medical Society and the Hartford County Medical Association. He has three children, and he lives in Simsbury.

Kenneth Perks

MD, FAAP

Dr. Perks received his Bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College where he majored in biology, minored in studio art, and graduated Cum Laude. He earned his Medical degree from New York Medical College. He then completed his pediatric residency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He is Board Certified in Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the Connecticut State Medical Society and the Hartford County Medical Association. He has three children, and he lives in Canton.

Sarah E. Needham

PNP

Sarah Needham graduated from Villanova University with a Bachelor’s degree in nursing. She then earned her Master’s degree as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse. She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing. She is Board Certified in Primary Care Pediatrics by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She has also completed training as a certified Breastfeeding Specialist. She has two children, and she lives in Avon.