About Personal Pediatrics

Personal Pediatrics offers “PERSONALIZED CARE FOR THE PEDIATRIC PATIENT”. Our pediatricians provide medical care to infants, children and adolescents. We also partner with parents to achieve optimum health for your child. Our goal is to provide expert pediatric care to all of our patients from NEWBORN TO YOUNG ADULTHOOD. At Personal Pediatrics, you will receive personalized care from health professionals who meet the medical field’s highest standards and are highly respected in the community. Our pediatric doctors also keep current with the latest medical breakthroughs to ensure the best service available.

Pediatricians Dr. Marla Robbins, Dr. Lauri Kayaleh, and Dr. Maxine Silverman combine their knowledge with excellent listening skills and compassion to build trusting relationships with their patients and families. You receive the benefit of having a team of caring pediatric doctors on your side.

Drs Silverman and Robbins have been named Orlando Top and Best Doctors for 2022.

Meet our providers

Marla Robbins

Marla A. Robbins, M.D.

Marla Robbins, M.D. is a board certified pediatrician who has practiced pediatrics in the Dr. Phillips area of Orlando since 1986.  She completed her medical school education and residency training in the New York City area.  After starting a pediatric primary care office which expanded to a multi-provider group she decided to “get back to basics” and opened Personal Pediatrics in the community which she loves.

“We strive to be respectful and  make all our families feel welcomed in the office and appreciate the confidence we have been given to care for their loved ones.” “The greatest compliment I can be given is a referral of  a new family by an existing patient family or seeing a second generation newborn.”

Dr. Robbins is a member and fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics as well as the Central Florida Pediatric Society.  She has been named one of The Top and Best Doctors in Orlando multiple times by Orlando Magazine.

Dr. Robbins is fluent in Spanish.  She is the mother of three daughters and grandmother to six grandchildren.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, working to stay fit and spending time at Publix.

Maxine Silverman

Maxine Silverman, M.D.

Maxine Silverman, M.D. graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Psychology. She received a Masters Degree in Counseling from the University of South Florida in Tampa. Dr. Silverman graduated from the Texas A&M Medical School and did her residency at Shands, University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.

She has been a pediatrician in Orlando, Florida more than 25 years. Doctor Silverman has continually been recognized by Top Doctor and Best Doctors of Orlando.

Lauri J. Kayaleh, M.D.

Lauri J. Kayaleh, M.D.

Lauri J. Kayaleh, M.D. has been in private practice in the Orlando area for over 20 years, specializing in the care of infants, children and adolescents.

Doctor Kayaleh received specialty training in pediatrics at the University of Virginia and obtained her medical degree from the University of Florida. She is a Board Certified pediatrician through the American Board of Pediatrics and a member of the Central Florida Pediatric Society.

Katie Reynolds

Katie Reynolds, N.P.

Katie is a board certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with a specialty focus in pediatric primary care. She earned both her Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from University of South Florida in Tampa. She has pediatric experience at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Tampa as well as private primary care practice in Lakeland and the greater Orlando area.

She was inspired to enter the medical field after going through a lengthy and difficult diagnosis with a chronic disease in early childhood. She finds great purpose in the role of being a primary care provider and working as a team to advocate for each child’s unique health needs. Katie takes a particular interest in enhancing wellness through health promotion and education.

In her free time she enjoys reading, playing piano and guitar, spending time with her family and two dogs, and traveling the world.

Meet our devoted and caring staff

Lydia Lead

Lead Medical Assistant


Medical Assistant, Front Desk Supervisor and Referral Coordinator


Medical Assistant