Milestone Pediatrics

20400 Observation Drive, suite 205 Germantown, MD 20876 301-972-9559

Meet Our Docs

Dr. Gary Brecher received his pediatric training at Kaiser Permanente Hospital in San Francisco, California. This was followed by a fellowship in Child Psychiatry and Development at Boston Children's Hospital. Then, he moved to this area and has maintained a pediatric office here since 1966. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and maintains yearly eligibility for the American Medical Association's Physicians Recognition Award. He serves on the staff of Shady Grove Adventist Hospital. Dr. Brecher's special interest and expertise lies in the management of asthma in infants and children. He is married and has five children and many grandchildren. Dr. Brecher lives in Potomac, Maryland and plays golf as often as possible.

Dr. Nancy Copeland joins Milestone Pediatrics after completion of her pediatric residency training at John's Hopkins Hospital. Originally hailing from the Midwest, Dr. Copeland completed her undergraduate training at DePauw University in Indiana. After graduation, she worked as a VISTA volunteer on a health project to help senior citizens access health care. Prior to medical school, Dr. Copeland completed a master's degree from Chicago Medical School in 2000. Subsequently, Dr. Copeland completed her internship at The University of Texas at Houston and residency at John's Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. Copeland learned to speak Spanish in San Louis Potosi, Mexico through a high school exchange program. She has continued to develop her language skills through a variety of experiences including her working as a medical translator at a clinic in Guatemala and caring for Spanish speaking patients during medical school and residency. Dr. Copeland enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Dr. Denise Lowe is a native of New York. She completed her medical training at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Lowe completed her pediatric internship and residency at Stony Brook University Hospital in Long Island, NY. Dr. Lowe is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Her primary pediatric interest is newborn and infant care and their development.

In her spare time, Dr. Lowe enjoys listening to music, cooking and keeping in touch with family and friends.

Dr. E. Keith Douglas arrives from Connecticut where he had a private practice for thirteen years. Dr. Douglas trained at George Washington University, Children's National Medical Center and Yale University.

Dr. Douglas is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a Fellow in the American Board of Pediatrics. He enjoys all aspects of pediatric medicine and has a special interest in adolescent health issues.

Dr. Douglas lives in Montgomery County with wife and children.

Dr. Taj Hadee is originally from New York State and she received her medical degree from S.U.N.Y. Buffalo School of Medicine. Dr. Hadee completed her Pediatric training at the Children's Memorial Hospital (now known as the Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago) in Chicago, IL. Dr. Hadee obtained fellowship training in physician-patient communication and the follow-up care of former NICU patients and she enjoys caring for Children with Special Health Care Needs. Dr. Hadee is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and she is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Hadee's outside interests include playing music, drawing, hiking, baking, traveling and enjoying time spent with family and friends.

Dr. Joann Kang joins Milestone Pediatrics after completing her pediatrics training at Cohen Children's Medical Center at North Shore - Long Island Jewish Health System in New York. She received a B.A. in Neuroscience with Phi Beta Kappa honors from Johns Hopkins University and received an M.D. from Temple University. Between undergrad and medical school, Dr. Kang served at the Red Cross in Baltimore as part of the AmeriCorps program. Dr. Kang is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Her primary interest in pediatrics is in preventive care

In her spare time, Dr. Kang enjoys trying different types of food, traveling, bowling and spending time with her family and friends.