Meet The Providers

Dr. Maiya Clark

Dr. Maiya Clark MD, FAAP graduated Magna Cum Laude from Spelman College where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics. She completed her medical education at Georgetown University School of Medicine in her hometown of Washington, DC. She completed her pediatric residency at The Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper Hospital in Camden, New Jersey. After residency, Dr. Clark returned to the DC metropolitan area and practiced for several years at a large practice based in Annapolis, MD.

After leaving that practice, Dr. Clark opened her own practice in Silver Spring, MD 2008. Dr. Clark wholeheartedly believes in practicing the art of medicine with integrity and compassion. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is Board Certified in Pediatrics. Dr. Clark has a special interest in behavioral pediatrics and childhood obesity. In her spare time she enjoys, traveling, reading and spending quality time with her daughter.

Felicia James

Felicia James, MSN, CPNP-PC, IBCLC is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) who earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Marymount University. From there she gained several years of nursing experience working at Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC) on a pediatric medical-surgical care unit and in CNMC’s Level I emergency and trauma department. She earned her master’s degree in Nursing as a Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner at the John Hopkins University School of Nursing.

Felicia is certified through the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB). She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.

Felicia is very passionate about lactation and infant/maternal health advocacy. Her other interests include integrative medicine, childhood obesity, asthma education, and community health. In Felicia’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, traveling, arts & crafts, and volunteering in the community.

Dr. Natalie Sergent

Dr. Natalie Sergent is a licensed psychologist with career experience in child and adolescent behavioral health. She provides in-office services for the patients of Sunshine Pediatrics on Wednesdays. Prior to her role at Boys Town, Dr. Sergent was the psychology training director at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, UT, overseeing their APA-accredited predoctoral internship program, their postdoctoral fellowship program, and their practicum student program. She completed her undergraduate work at the University of South Carolina, her masters and doctoral training at the University of Indianapolis, and her predoctoral internship at Primary Children’s Hospital. She also completed a one-year postdoctoral fellowship at the same location, providing therapy and assessment services to children, adolescents, and their families in outpatient and day treatment settings. Dr. Sergent has been trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Her primary clinical interests are in trauma treatment, treating depression and suicidality in adolescents, and supervision/training.