Qualified Pediatrics: The Duckling Division
Qualified Quacks has expanded their Direct Primary Care (DPC) memberships and now includes care for infants to 2 years of age, in addition to care up to 18 years of age. We offer a team of dedicated, highly experienced Nurse Practitioners to care for all our ducklings’ needs. As always, our services are provided to our patients in the comfort of their home 24/7.
Meet Our Pediatric Nurse Practicioners
Qualified Quacks’ highly qualified and compassionate healthcare providers bring the medicine to you.
Annie Maher, Pediatric Nurse Practicioner
Annie is a board certified pediatric nurse practitioner with over 20 years of experience.
After graduating from Johns Hopkins University with her bachelors degree in nursing she worked in pediatric intensive care and pediatric cardiac intensive care. She earned her master of pediatric nursing from the University of Michigan in 2000.
Her experience includes teaching in the nursing school at Emory University, volunteering at a free primary care clinic in Atlanta, and 8 years as a medical provider at Camp Braveheart. The last 10 years she has been working in the pediatric emergency department at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
In 2019 she began specializing in child abuse and neglect and remains part of the Child Protection Team at CHOA. She is married and has 3 children who are in high school, college and young adulthood.
She is excited to be taking her years of experience out into the community and providing a holistic experience for families in their homes.
“I am looking forward to developing relationships with families and helping them to raise healthy children who will in turn become healthy adults. I believe that parents know their children best and that the art of listening is the cornerstone of good medicine.”
Robbie Mitchell, Pediatric Nurse Practicioner
Robbie is a board certified pediatric nurse practitioner with 20 years of experience. She graduated from Georgia State University with her master’s degree in 2001.
After obtaining her bachelor’s degree in nursing in 1991 from the University of Cincinnati, Robbie spent over a decade working in pediatric critical care as a registered nurse advancing to a nurse educator, nurse manager and ECMO specialist. As a pediatric nurse practitioner, Robbie has worked in Urgent Care, and for the last 18 years has worked in child advocacy, specializing in child abuse and neglect.
She remains part of the Child Protection Team at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Robbie worked as adjunct faculty for Mercer University, School of Nursing, teaching students in the field.
Robbie resides in Marietta and has two teenaged children who are in middle and high school. She enjoys tennis, running and Orangetheory Fitness in her free time. She has spent years giving pediatric advice to neighbors and friends when needed and is embracing the opportunity to provide this personalized care in her community.
Direct Primary Care
The DPC model is a practice and payment model where patients/consumers pay their physician/practice directly in the form of periodic payments for a defined set of primary care services.
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