Bryn Mawr Pediatrics

Dr. Theodore W. Clair
Dr. Wenonah L. Nelson
Wenonah L. Nelson, M.D., FAAP, attended Bucknell University and The Medical College of Pennsylvania. She completed an internship and residency in Pediatrics at Hahneman University Hospital [ now Drexel University]. She is Board Certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of The American Academy of Pediatrics. Her practice has always been in Bryn Mawr where she is an Attending Pediatrician at The Bryn Mawr Hospital, as well as at The Birth Center ( a local Midwife-run birthing center). Special interests include child developement and international adoption as well as general pediatrics. She and her husband are the parents of a daughter and two sons, all young adults.

Theodore W. Clair, M.D., FAAP obtained his undergraduate degree from Ursinus College. He then went on to Hahnemann Medical College (now Drexel University) and obtained his M.D. in 1963. He did his Internship at Abington Memorial Hospital and his Residency in Pediatrics at Philadelphia General Hospital (PGH). After his Residency, he served for 2 years as a Captain in the Medical Corps of the US Air force. In 1968, he joined Dr. Charles Classen in Bryn Mawr where he continues to practice Pediatrics today. Dr. Clair is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and he is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. He is also a Clinical Affiliate of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and is on active staff at Bryn Mawr Hospital. For many years Dr. Clair served as Physician for Radnor Township Schools. Dr. Clair is married. He and his wife Barbara have three grown children and six grandchildren. He enjoys all aspects of Pediatric Practice.




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Karla Nickolas Swatski, M.D., FAAP: Dr. Swatski was born in Central NJ. She graduated from Bucknell University with a BA in Chemistry. She then obtained her M.D. from Penn State College of Medicine. She completed her Pediatric Residency at St. Christophers Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Swatski has been working in suburban Philadelphia since 1994. She is on active staff at both Bryn Mawr and Lankenau Hospitals. She is married to Michael Swatski, a Pediatrician. They have 3 boys. Her special interests include care of infants and young children. She enjoys seeing children of all ages.
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Dr. Karla Nickolas-Swatski